UK Corporate TRANSACTIONAL

WilmerHale has "a number of bright lawyers who quickly get to the heart of the commercial issues" (Legal 500 UK, 2012).

Our well-established UK corporate and transactional team is an integral part of the firm's worldwide transactional practice. We have extensive experience working on cross-border matters, which gives us the expertise and in-depth knowledge to provide straightforward answers to the multi-jurisdiction business issues that our clients face.

In addition to offering advice on the full range of corporate legal services, the UK transactional practice has specialist expertise in the following areas:

  • Cross-border M&A – the UK team handles transactions of the largest scope, working closely with our international offices to offer an integrated and efficient transaction team
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity – venture capital deals are the cornerstone of the UK Corporate practice and reflect the firm's long-standing focus on technology, life sciences and entrepreneurial companies
  • IP Licensing and Transactions – we advise on all aspects of the protection and exploitation of intellectual property in the UK and EU
  • Employment and Employee Benefits – we provide employment, employee compensation and employee benefits law services across European borders
  • Establishing US Operations – we advise non-US clients seeking to initiate operations within the United States on the full spectrum of business formation, governmental registration, financing, intercompany agreement, employment and employee benefits services.

WilmerHale has "a number of bright lawyers who quickly get to the heart of the commercial issues" (Legal 500 UK, 2012).

Our well-established UK corporate and transactional team is an integral part of the firm's worldwide transactional practice. We have extensive experience working on cross-border matters, which gives us the expertise and in-depth knowledge to provide straightforward answers to the multi-jurisdiction business issues that our clients face.

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Pillman, Joe C.

Joe C. Pillman

Retired Partner

+44 (0)20 7872 1000 (t)

joe.pillman@wilmerhale.com

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May 3, 2016

Selected 2016 Strategic Alliances, Joint Venture and Licensing Transactions

Our corporate, licensing, intellectual property and regulatory lawyers regularly handle a broad range of strategic alliance, joint venture, licensing,
collaboration, product development, outsourcing, manufacturing, distribution and similar agreements, including many significant deals that are helping to shape the future of science, technology and commerce.

May 3, 2016

Selected 2016 Technology Transactions

For more than four decades, we have represented technology clients in venture capital financings, public offerings, and mergers and acquisitions; handled their licensing, outsourcing, services, joint venture, development and distribution transactions throughout the world; protected their innovations through patent prosecution and portfolio development; defended their interests in enterprise-critical patent litigation; and navigated regulatory issues vital to their success.

March 24, 2016

2016 Corporate Reports

WilmerHale's annual IPO, Venture Capital and M&A Reports offer insights into market conditions and provide comprehensive statistics and analysis that are hard to find elsewhere.

September 18, 2015

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP Named a Top-Tier Firm by The Legal 500 UK

In the 2015 edition of The Legal 500 UK, WilmerHale is named a top-tier firm for dispute resolution - international arbitration and crime, fraud and licensing - fraud: white-collar crime, and is recommended in six other practice areas.

May 6, 2015

Selected 2015 Strategic Alliances, Joint Venture and Licensing Transactions

Our corporate, licensing, intellectual property and regulatory lawyers regularly handle a high volume of strategic alliance, joint venture, licensing, collaboration, product development, outsourcing, manufacturing, distribution and similar agreements, including many significant deals that are helping to shape the future of science and technology.

May 6, 2015

Selected 2015 Technology Transactions

For more than four decades, we have represented technology clients in venture capital financings, public offerings, and mergers and acquisitions; handled their licensing, outsourcing, services, joint venture, development and distribution transactions throughout the world; protected their innovations through patent prosecution and portfolio development; defended their interests in enterprise-critical patent litigation; and navigated regulatory issues vital to their success.

March 27, 2015

2015 Corporate Reports

WilmerHale's annual IPO, Venture Capital and M&A Reports offer insights into market conditions and provide comprehensive statistics and analysis that are hard to find elsewhere.

March 12, 2015

WilmerHale Lawyers, Practices Recognized in 2015 Edition of Chambers Global

Thirty-two WilmerHale lawyers are named among "The World's Leading Lawyers for Business" in the 2015 edition of Chambers Global. In addition to these individual accolades, the firm is recognized in 17 practice areas that span six different regions.

October 1, 2014

Sentencing of Corporate Offenders in the UK: A Practical Guide

On 1 October 2014, the Sentencing Council's Definitive Guideline for Fraud, Bribery and Money Laundering Offences came into force, providing for the first time a framework for the sentencing of corporate offenders in the UK.

June 17, 2014

Yandex to Acquire Auto.ru

Yandex, the leading internet company in Russia, today announced that it has agreed to acquire Auto.ru, one of the leading online auto classifieds businesses in Russia.

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