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DWF is a global legal business, transforming legal services through their people for their clients. Like DWF, their clients recognise that the world is changing fast and the old rules no longer apply. That’s why DWF always finding agile ways to tackle new challenges together. But DWF don’t simply claim to be different. DWF prove it through every detail of our work, across every level. DWF go beyond conventions and expectations.

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm providing the world's preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service.  Recognised for their industry focus, their 4,000 lawyers globally provide strong service across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure; mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.

Wherever they are, Norton Rose Fulbright operates in accordance with their global principles of quality, unity and integrity. They aim to provide you with the highest possible of legal service and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

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asb law

asb law is committed to improving the delivery of legal services. By combining an investment in client relationships with project management and continuous improvement principles, asb law ensure a relevant and flexible service, designed with you, to meet your needs.

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

With 1,600 lawyers in 32 offices across North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP is a fully integrated global law firm that provides clients with connected legal advice, wherever and whenever they need it. The firm is known for its relationship-driven, collaborative culture, diverse legal experience and industry-shaping innovation and offers clients one of the most active M&A, real estate, financial services, litigation and corporate risk practices in the world.

Clyde & Co

Clyde & Co is a leading international law firm with over 1,500 lawyers operating from 50+ offices on 6 continents. We act for corporates, financial institutions, private individuals and governments. We advise businesses on cross-border, high profile and complex cases.

Clyde Code supports companies with smart contracts needs by providing fully integrated legal and technical advice to help them realise the growing potential of smart contracts and DLT.

The Clyde Code legal team provides clients with smart contracts legal advice including on jurisdiction, regulation, terms and conditions, and enforcement. The team has an established reputation for being at the cutting edge of the legal sector’s involvement in smart contract and blockchain related technologies.



Elevate is the law company, providing consulting, technology and services to law departments and law firms. The company’s global team of lawyers, engineers, consultants and business experts extend and enable its customers’ resources and capabilities worldwide. Ranked by Chambers & Partners as a top global legal service provider and by Inc. magazine as the #53 fastest growing private company of 2016, Elevate is a trusted provider to Global 1000 corporations and to the law firms that serve them.

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HighQ is a leading provider of secure document exchange and team collaboration software. We provide innovative collaboration and publishing products to some of the world’s leading law firms, investment banks and corporations. Our products uniquely combine secure, enterprise-grade document management with the best corporate social tools. You can securely exchange critical business information and collaborate with colleagues, customers and partners in one unified space.




Monckton Chambers has been synonymous with EU law since the UK’s accession to the EU in 1973. Widely regarded as the one of the leading Chambers within the field, we are market leaders in: competition law, public and administrative law, public procurement, telecommunications, VAT and Customs law and have a rapidly growing reputation in the fields of data protection and information law, environmental, human rights and sports law. We offer advisory and litigation services within these fields and have particular expertise in handling and challenging regulatory investigations by the European Commission and UK regulators for in house clients. We are renowned for our intellectual rigour, commercial focus and ability to get results.


At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. It is this focus which informs the services we provide and the decisions we make. In our work with General Counsel we combine the latest technology, our forensic and legal expertise and crisis experience to help organisations:

Protect reputation through planning, investigations and response to the biggest governance, risk and regulatory challenges.

Navigate new markets through safeguarding assets, resolving disputes and creating confidence in future growth aspirations.

Prepare for data threats in a digitally enabled world through managing cyber threats and understanding data risks.


Travers Smith

Travers Smith LLP is an international law firm with offices in London and Paris. The firm represents publicly-listed and private companies, financial institutions and private equity clients, as well as other business enterprises involved in large and complex UK and cross-border matters and transactions. Travers Smith’s business comprises the following main practice areas: Commercial, IP & Technology, Competition, Corporate Finance and M&A, Dispute Resolution, Employee Incentives & Remuneration, Employment, Finance & Restructuring, Financial Services & Markets, Investment Funds, Operational Risk & Environment, Pensions, Private Equity, Real Estate, Regulatory Investigations and Tax.

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Kroll is the leading global provider of risk solutions. For more than 40 years, Kroll has helped clients make confident risk management decisions about people, assets, operations and security through a wide range of investigations, cyber security, due diligence and compliance, physical and operational security and data and information management services.

Headquartered in New York with more than 35 offices in 20 countries, Kroll has a multidisciplinary team of nearly 1,000 employees and serves a global clientele of law firms, financial institutions, corporations, non-profit institutions, government agencies and individuals.

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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance is one of the world's pre-eminent law firms, with significant depth and range of resources across five continents. As a single, fully integrated, global partnership, Clifford Chance pride themselves on their approachable, collegial and team-based way of working. Clifford Chance always strive to exceed the expectations of their clients, which include corporates from all the commercial and industrial sectors, governments, regulators, trade bodies and not-for-profit organisations. Clifford Chance provide their clients with the highest-quality advice and legal insight, which combines the Firm's global standards with in-depth local expertise. 

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Cooley's lawyers solve legal issues for entrepreneurs, investors, financial institutions and established companies. Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matters, and high-stakes litigation, often where innovation meets the law. Cooley has 900 lawyers across 12 offices in the United States, China and Europe.

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Evershed Sutherland

As a global top 40 law practice, Eversheds Sutherland provides legal services to a global client base ranging from small and mid-sized businesses to the largest multinationals, acting for 72 of the Fortune 100, 61 of the FTSE 100 and 120 of the Fortune 200.

With more than 2,400 lawyers, Eversheds Sutherland operates in 66 offices in 32 jurisdictions across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States. In addition, a network of more than 200 related law firms, including formalized alliances in Latin America, Asia Pacific and Africa, provide support around the globe.





Iken is the UK’s leading provider of specialist matter management, workflow and reporting software for in-house legal teams. Our software works intuitively to increase efficiency, drive productivity and minimise risk - as well as providing detailed management information, in real time, at the touch of a button.





LOD was the first flexible legal service provider in the UK and over the past decade we’ve transformed the way in which lawyers and legal teams work. Today, we’re one of the largest and fastest growing flexible legal services businesses, continuing to lead the market we created and completing hundreds of assignments with the world’s leading businesses and law firms. In 2016, LOD merged with AdventBalance to create one of the world’s largest New Law businesses with global scale: eight offices, 600 lawyers, and more than 500 corporate and law firm clients.



Globality was founded in March 2015 by two seasoned entrepreneurs, Joel Hyatt and Lior Delgo, who had a vision to make globalization work for more businesses and people around the world.

The inspiration to start Globality is based on the belief that helping small and midsize businesses become players in the global economy is the most important way to address globalization's challenges. Globality has created a cross-border business platform that combines artificial intelligence and industry expertise to match clients with pre-vetted, highly qualified small and midsize service providers around the world and enables them to do business together seamlessly on a secure platform.



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Heriot Brown

Heriot Brown is a boutique legal search and recruitment consultancy, with a particular focus on placing lawyers in the in-house legal market. We believe that the people best equipped to help lawyers meet their career goals are lawyers themselves. With significant time spent practicing as lawyers behind us, we offer our clients an in-depth understanding of the legal market, gained from first-hand experience.

Taylor Root 

Taylor Root is one of the world’s most recognised brands for legal, compliance and corporate governance search and recruitment. Operating from ten offices around the world and with over 100 specialised consultants, many of whom are legally qualified in their local jurisdictions, we consider ourselves a market leader within our industry. With a history of success spanning almost three decades, we have developed an exceptional network of contacts throughout both the private practice and in-house markets. Our clients include most of the world’s leading law firms as well as a large proportion of the FTSE 250 and Fortune 500 companies.