Our clients tell us they are looking for a one-stop legal advisor who can co-ordinate consistent legal support across multiple jurisdictions and time zones. Operating internationally, businesses need to be transparent, understand compliance obligations as well as local customs, laws and cultural differences. We are here to support our clients in negotiating and concluding international and cross-border transactions and agreements.

As a member of Legal Network International (“LNI”), one of the leading networks of independent law firms covering over sixty jurisdictions worldwide, we can offer our clients easy access to high quality, cross-border legal services should this be the appropriate route for the client. For more information, see the LNI website.

We have developed our international approach to help clients achieve their business objectives consistently and efficiently wherever they operate. Our offering ensures a dedicated single point of contact to support our clients internationally.

  • We source the right local law firm to fit our client’s business in terms of experience, culture and costs.
  • Hamlins can remain the principal legal advisor, managing local firms and workflow seamlessly from our London hub. Where appropriate, clients can instruct the local firm themselves.
  • We negotiate competitive rates with trusted local counsel, ensuring premium service levels.
  • We ensure business objectives and ways of working are adhered to consistently across borders.


Hamlins attends LNI Conference 2019

This May, members of the Hamlins team attended the LNI International Conference in Dublin, Ireland. Watch our video below to find out more.

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Examples of work undertaken by our lawyers

    We have been involved in many significant cross-border matters. Here are some examples to give a flavour of our international capability and reach.

    • Working with local country law firms on global strategies relating to defamation and media issues for high profile businessmen and politicians.
    • Acting for a Saudi Arabian diversified business active in many countries worldwide regarding a $130m software licensing dispute with a high profile global software house.
    • Acting as the lead legal advisor on the recently launched global sailing series SailGP, including the structuring and protection of the commercial and intellectual property rights for the SailGP country teams and the negotiation of key sponsorship and commercial partnership arrangements with global brands including Rolex, Jaguar Land Rover and Louis Vuitton.
      • Advising TEOCO, a leading U.S. provider of Assurance, Analytics and Optimization solutions to Communications Service Providers (CSPs) worldwide, on the acquisition of AIRCOM International, a network design and optimisation software and solutions provider. Advice included competition, data privacy and cyber security issues. The combined company served a global base of more than 300 communication service provider customers across more than 100 countries from its office locations in over 15 countries.
      • Advising on the launch and development of the A1 Grand Prix, the exciting sports concept devised by HRH Sheikh Maktoum Hasser Maktoum Al Maktoum. Advising and working on the day-to-day legal operations including the staging of events in over 20 venues globally and the regular liaison with over 24 international teams.

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