Fieldfisher is a leading full service European law firm with a fresh way of thinking through the solutions that our clients need to help grow their businesses.
Fieldfisher was created in 1989 following the merger of Waterhouse & Co and Field Fisher Martineau but can in fact trace its roots back to the 1800s. We now comprise of some 400 lawyers and 300 support staff servicing the needs of our clients both locally and globally.
Our lawyers act for a diverse portfolio of national and international companies in relation to all aspects of their business. Our client base includes multinationals, listed and unlisted companies, regulators, public bodies and government departments, Royal Charter bodies, financial institutions, professional partnerships, trade associations, and charities.
Our clients trust us with work that can have a huge impact on their business or organisation. We have therefore built our firm around people who you can rely on to get it right: people who possess exceptional legal knowledge, great market insight and real approachability.
That is why 1,400 in-house lawyers voted us one of the top five law firms in the country for the quality of our legal advice and for the responsiveness and friendliness of our lawyers.
We offer a seamless cross-border capability through our offices in Brussels, Hamburg, Munich, Dusseldorf, Paris, London, and Manchester. We also have an office in Palo Alto, and a partner firm in Shanghai from which our clients can receive a full range of legal services. Our international reach is further enhanced by the strong relationships we have with affiliate firms and also the network of law firms we have established which are positioned across the globe. This enables us to cater for our clients' cross-border needs. We advise our international clients on domestic and EU law and have extensive experience advising on large and complex multi-jurisdictional matters.
Our core operations are focused on the provision of legal advice and services across a range of disciplines in which we have particular expertise and experience. These include:
• Dispute Resolution
• Employment & Pensions
• Corporate and Commercial Law
• Financial Services & Financial Institutions
• Intellectual Property (including Commercial IP and IP Litigation)
• Technology (including Data Protection) & Outsourcing
• Real Estate
News about this ABA Member
The British Ministry of Justice has announced plans to consider whether to extend the scope of the offence of 'failing to prevent' a crime beyond bribery and tax evasion. ABA Corporate Member Fieldfisher has produced a short briefing note to explain what might happen.
ABA Corporate member, Fieldfisher, has published an update on remaining US sanctions on Iran, and the opportunities that are opening up for both US and non-US firms to do business with Iran.
ABA Corporate member Fieldfisher, a law firm, has a range of research publications on current financial issues on its website. For example, the firm has a 'micro site' dedicated to Interbank Offered Rates (IBORs) that explains the background and issues behind the ending of IBORs and current initiatives to replace them. The site addresses the use of new benchmarks throughout...