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DLA Piper

DLA Piper is a world leading global business law firm located in more than 30 countries throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Africa, Europe and the Middle East. We are positioned to help companies with their legal needs anywhere in the world. Whilst our reach is global, our focus in local.

With an office located in Birmingham City Centre, and 80+ offices worldwide, we are perfectly positioned o advise you on your investment in the Midlands region and anywhere else in the world. Our services are delivered by leading local specialists with sector focused knowledge who act for many of the Midland’s top businesses, as well as serving the needs of national and international clients.

We are committed to building trusted mutually beneficial relationships with our clients; we listen to their needs, anticipate problems and provide pragmatic solutions; and most importantly deliver consistent quality across each of our jurisdictions through straight forward, approachable partner led relationships.

Each of DLA Piper’s global offices provides advice on key business areas including corporate, employment, finance and projects, intellectual property and technology, litigation, pensions, planning, real estate, regulatory, restructuring and tax. Our full service offering allows us to support you through one globally integrated relationship.

DLA Piper is highly regarded within the Midlands Region; having received a number of tier 1 rankings in its key disciplines by Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 legal directories. DLA Piper ‘leads the way in terms of its cross-border capability’ mentions Legal 500 and, amongst many other accolades, the office is continuously regarded as a ‘regional heavyweight’.

Recent Projects:

  • Advised Synergy Health on its US $5.2 billion merger with Steris Corporation.
  • Acted for PWC as administrators of the Caparo Industries Group. the trading of the business in administration and the eventual sales of the businesses and assets by TDR Capital. Advised Tattershall Castle Group on the disposal of its business and assets to Stonegate Pub Company backed.
  • Advised Intertek on the multi-jurisdictional acquisition of Moody International Group of Investcorp.
  • Advised Dignity on its acquisition of 36 locations from Laurel Funerals and its conditional acquisition of 5 crematoria from Funeral Services Ltd (trading as Co-op Funeral care)