ABOUT US: FINDING THE SMARTEST WAY TO DELIVER THE BIGGEST IMPACT

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The problems our clients bring us vary. But we solve them with the same, single-minded focus. We always ask: ‘What’s the smartest route to the biggest impact?’ For example:

  • We led the legal negotiations for VW and Ford on one of the largest strategic alliances in the world, helping to forge a new era in electric and commercial vehicles across 170 markets. Impact: $billions of new value created.
  • We helped devise a new way for our manufacturing client to power its new factory. Impact: a plan 90% cheaper than the next best option that saved them £100 million.
  • We combined legal expertise and A.I. to complete a lease review of a retailer’s 189-site property portfolio. Impact: we slashed the time taken by 70% and costs by 75%.
  • We interrogated data in block-chain to resolve a cyber-currency dispute. Impact: millions of bitcoin recovered for a tech start-up.
THE FRESH LEGAL ANSWERS YOU NEED… AT THE PACE YOU DEMAND

Each year, over 3,000 leading companies and finance players around the world trust us to deliver. We help them in multiple industries and in over 90 countries. Not just once, but again and again. Many of our 40 FTSE100 clients have been with us for more than 20 years: one for 150.

Tomorrow’s problems won’t be solved with yesterday’s answers. And, we believe that good business demands good legal advice. Which, ultimately, comes down to just four words. Yes. No. Stop. Go. Assuming you’d value that clarity, imagination and impact, we’d be delighted to talk business. Your business.

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A FEW KEY FACTS

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FTSE 100 clients

countries

Years valued service

Tier 1 rankings





We’ve acted for many of the world’s most recognised and respected companies in the last 2 years – including 40 FTSE 100 companies.

We’ve helped clients in 96 countries in the last few years, via our 13 offices across 3 continents.

The average length of our FTSE 100 client relationships is 24 years. Clients that appoint us return to us.

40 AG practice areas ranked in Tier 1 across the UK in legal directories 2021.

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5th

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Awards and accolades

Most innovative

Lawyers globally

SPECIALISTS PRACTICES





Over 99 awards and accolades for the practice and business of law in the past four years.

The FT ranked us as the 5th most innovative law firm in Europe.

Over 1300 lawyers around the world, including over 280 partners.

Specialist in over 50 areas of business law.

2500

>40

COMPANIES

CSR initiatives



Over 2,500 companies have relied on our specialist technology, consultancy and innovation teams.

We are active in over 40 different Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives focused on ‘Unlocking Young Potential’.

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96

FTSE 100 clients

countries



We’ve acted for many of the world’s most recognised and respected companies in the last 2 years – including 40 FTSE 100 companies.

We’ve helped clients in 96 countries in the last few years, via our 13 offices across 3 continents.

24

40

Years valued service

Tier 1 rankings



The average length of our FTSE 100 client relationships is 24 years. Clients that appoint us return to us.

40 AG practice areas ranked in Tier 1 across the UK in legal directories 2021.

>99

5th

Awards and accolades

Most innovative



Over 99 awards and accolades for the practice and business of law in the past four years.

The FT ranked us as the 5th most innovative law firm in Europe.

>1300

>50

Lawyers globally

SPECIALISTS PRACTICES



Over 1300 lawyers around the world, including over 280 partners.

Specialist in over 50 areas of business law.

2500

>40

COMPANIES

CSR initiatives



Over 2,500 companies have relied on our specialist technology, consultancy and innovation teams.

We are active in over 40 different Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives focused on ‘Unlocking Young Potential’.

REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS

Last year, around the world, we acted for: 871 Financial Services companies and Funds; 470 well-known Consumer brands and Retailers; over 900 Real Estate businesses and Investors; 266 Energy clients; over 200 Healthcare industry clients; 140 Transport sector clients; and many other remarkable clients. Just some examples include:

Associated British Foods
BayernLB
BNP Paribas
British Land
Bruntwood
Department for Transport
Emirates
FNZ
GSK
Hitachi
HSBC
Multiplex
NHS
Oman Investment Corporation
RBS
Siemens
SSE
Ted Baker London
Terra Firma
The Carlyle Group
Volkswagen
WeWork

AWARDS & ACCOLADES

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HERITAGE

DEVELOPING IN LINE WITH A CHANGING WORLD

Addleshaw Goddard traces its roots back to the very first public record of solicitors in the UK – the Law List – published in 1775. It has grown globally through amalgamation ever since, developing in line with a changing world.

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