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Our Independent Strategy

We are an independent law firm with a first class international reputation. This has been built on our ability to manage and support our clients across the world.

We do this through our ‘best friend’ network of trusted leading local firms which offer the best-fit for our clients’ specific requirements in other jurisdictions. Our “best friends” are chosen to reflect the areas of expertise typically required by our clients. They consistently meet our values, approach to fees and client service standards.

“…quality of service that makes it clear that they value your business. The speed and accuracy of their actions and advice save money and are enormously helpful in the decision-making process.” – Chambers

Our approach successfully brings together lawyers who are regularly dealing with international commercial issues together with the experience which comes from many years of advising global operations headquartered in the US, Europe and Asia.

International and cross-border support

Our international network can support all our client’s cross-border needs from multi-jurisdictional M&A deals to specific international trade matters. We have access to local law firms who are in the best position to understand the local market and solve your problems. We are flexible and can direct you to a local law firm to instruct directly or manage the law firm and project for you.

Our International Group

Our dedicated International Group pulls together partners from across the firm who are responsible for the ongoing strategy and investment in our international resource. They are responsible for our relationships with our ‘best friend’ network of law firms and overseeing the quality of service delivery.

We support and are active members of a wide range of international organisations including IBA, ABA, AIJA, ITMA and INTA for a full list click here.

International trade

Our team of nationally recognised experts cover all the key practice areas that are relevant to our clients’ businesses within international trade. We will help you find a way through the complexities of export & import, tariffs, customs, sanctions and associated regulations. We will advise you on related financing. And, if things go wrong, we will support you in resolving any disputes.

This approach successfully brings together lawyers who deal with international, employment, corporate and commercial issues regularly, with years of experience in advising global operations headquartered in the USA, Europe and Asia under their belt.

As Brexit approaches and borders get trickier to navigate, our lawyers will simplify getting things to where they need to be. Our Brexit Countdown is here Click

About Walker Morris

Walker Morris is one of the leading, independent commercial law firms in the UK. With 46 Partners and 500 people we are the largest single site full service law firm outside of London. This year has seen Walker Morris move into award winning new premises at the same time as seeing 12% growth in turnover and investing over £1m in technology.

With 29 practice areas ranked by Chambers and Legal 500, both the Firm and our lawyers are recognised as leaders in their fields with 96% of our partners recommended in either Chambers or Legal 500 for their expertise.

For further information contact any of the members of our International Group.

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"Walker Morris is an impressive firm. We can’t convey enough what a great job the Walker Morris team did on this project."
EZCorp, Inc.