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Why Globalaw?

Globalaw seamlessly addresses and meets global client needs thanks to a personal and collaborative relationship among selected and high quality firms throughout the world.

Vision: Globalaw aims to be recognized as a leading global network for providing its clients excellent, personalized legal services.

Mission: To provide an effective platform to seamlessly address and meet global client needs thanks to a personal and collaborative relationship among selected and high quality firms throughout the world.

As one of the top 10 leading law firm networks in the world, Globalaw and its members pride themselves on being able to seamlessly address and meet global client needs.

With over 115 independent law firms and approximately 4,500 lawyers from over 90 countries, spanning every continent on the globe, it is not a bold statement to say that Globalaw is the go-to network for businesses seeking to do business globally.

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Discover our success stories

  • M&A

    Aspen Pharma acquires 3 drugs from GSK for €1bn - England and 18 European Globalaw jurisdictions.

    Our English member (Gordon Dadds London (GD)) acting for Aspen Pharma (Aspen) was instructed by its GC to assist with preparation of a due diligence report covering 18 Globalaw European member firms during a 6 month due diligence exercise.

  • Dispute resolution

    International Discovery – USA (Texas) and Taiwan

    A client of our USA (Texas) member (Jackson Walker) was engaged in litigation in the US and needed to obtain documents and other information held by two Taiwan companies. Jackson Walker turned to Taiwan member (Shay & Partners) to assist in obtaining discovery against the Taiwanese companies by way of letters rogatory issued by the US court requesting international judicial assistance. With Shay & Partners' help, the letters rogatory were prepared and transmitted through the proper diplomatic channels to the Taiwanese district courts with jurisdiction over the target companies.

  • Employment/Labour

    The Power of Globalaw - 10 member firms respond to legal inquiry from Japan

    A large multi-national Japanese client of our Japanese member (Chuo Sogo Law Office), contacted it with a narrowly-defined question of employment/labour law affecting a proposed global re-organisation of its subsidiaries in the following 10 jurisdictions: USA (California, Massachusetts, North Carolina and Texas), France, Germany, Hong Kong, South Korea, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. The firm sent a request to 10 Globalaw member firms in the respective jurisdictions on 29 January and collected all 10 responses by 1 February: three days later.

  • Immigration

    Assistance Attaining Visas - Global

    Globalaw firms are often called upon to assist with visa enquiries. As an example when a U.S. employee of a client of our USA member in Texas (Jackson Walker) was injured in Bosnia and transferred to Germany, our German member firm was immediately contacted for assistance and obtained the required visa.

What's coming next?

European Regional Meeting 27 – 30 March 2019

Globalaw’s European Regional Meeting will be held in Kitzbuhel, Austria from 27 – 30 March 2019 at the beautiful hotel Rasmushof. We have a very early room cut off deadline of 15 December so please register asap by clicking here. For hotel information, please visit here. If you have further questions, please contact the Secretariat at [email protected]

Asia Pacific Regional Meeting 09 – 11 May 2019

Save the date for Globalaw’s Asia Pacific Regional Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand hosted by Legal Advisory Council Limited . The conference will take place 09 – 11 May 2019 at the Waldorf Astoria Bangkok. Please mark your calendars accordingly and stay tuned for more information

Americas Regional Meeting 27 – 30 June 2019

Globalaw’s Americas Regional Meeting will take place in Los Angeles, California 27 – 30 June 2019 at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. More details will be coming soon.

Globalaw’s Annual Members Meeting TBD October 2019 (GLAMM 2019)

This year Globalaw’s Annual Members Meeting will take place in Zurich, Switzerland. Please save the date for this annual conference and stay tuned for more information in the next couple of months.