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In association with a leading international law firm, Legalease are producing a series of online country comparative legal guides, designed to give the in-house community greater insight to the law and regulations in unfamiliar jurisdictions.

Each country chapter is written by a firm ranked by The Legal 500 in an easy to use Q&A format. The Compare Jurisdictions tool allows you to compare the areas of law you’re interested in across the jurisdictions of your choice.

Practice Areas

International Arbitration

In association with White & Case LLP

Austria small flagAustria

In association with:

Zeiler Partners

Brazil small flagBrazil

In association with:

Siqueira Castro – Advogados

Canada small flagCanada

In association with:

Bennett Jones

France small flagFrance

In association with:

White & Case

Germany small flagGermany

In association with:

Baker McKenzie

Ireland small flagIreland

In association with:

Arthur Cox

Italy small flagItaly

In association with:

Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli & Partners

Malaysia small flagMalaysia

In association with:

Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill

New Zealand small flagNew Zealand

In association with:

Chapman Tripp

Panama small flagPanama

In association with:

Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega

Poland small flagPoland

In association with:

Laszczuk & Partners

Portugal small flagPortugal

In association with:

SRS Advogados

Romania small flagRomania

In association with:

Zamfirescu Racotj & Partners

Singapore small flagSingapore

In association with:

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Spain small flagSpain

In association with:

Clifford Chance

Sweden small flagSweden

In association with:

MAQS Advokatbyrå

Switzerland small flagSwitzerland

In association with:

Niederer Kraft & Frey AG

Turkey small flagTurkey

In association with:

Firat Izgi

UAE small flagUAE

In association with:

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

United Kingdom small flagUnited Kingdom

In association with:

Hardwicke

United States small flagUnited States

In association with:

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP


Mergers & Acquisitions

In association with Hogan Lovells International LLP

Austria small flagAustria

In association with:

Fellner Wratzfeld & Partners

Bermuda small flagBermuda

In association with:

Appleby

Brazil small flagBrazil

In association with:

Demarest Advogados

British Virgin Islands small flagBritish Virgin Islands

In association with:

Appleby

Cayman Islands small flagCayman Islands

In association with:

Appleby

China small flagChina

In association with:

Zhong Lun Law Firm

Finland small flagFinland

In association with:

Avance Attorneys

Germany small flagGermany

In association with:

White & Case LLP

Greece small flagGreece

In association with:

KLC Law Firm

Guernsey small flagGuernsey

In association with:

Appleby

Isle of Man small flagIsle of Man

In association with:

Appleby

Japan small flagJapan

In association with:

Atsumi & Sakai

Jersey small flagJersey

In association with:

Appleby

Malta small flagMalta

In association with:

Mamo TCV Advocates

Mauritius small flagMauritius

In association with:

Appleby

New Zealand small flagNew Zealand

In association with:

Chapman Tripp

Norway small flagNorway

In association with:

Aabø-Evensen & Co Advokatfirma

Romania small flagRomania

In association with:

Mușat & Asociaţii

Russia small flagRussia

In association with:

King & Spalding

Saudi Arabia small flagSaudi Arabia

In association with:

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Spain small flagSpain

In association with:

Deloitte Abogados

Thailand small flagThailand

In association with:

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Peangpanor

Turkey small flagTurkey

In association with:

Özdirekcan Dündar Şenocak Attorney Partnership (in association with Gide Loyrette Nouel in Turkey)

United Kingdom small flagUnited Kingdom

In association with:

Hogan Lovells International LLP

United States small flagUnited States

In association with:

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Vietnam small flagVietnam

In association with:

Frasers Law Company


Merger Control

In association with Clifford Chance

Australia small flagAustralia

In association with:

Minter Ellison

Austria small flagAustria

In association with:

bpv Hügel Rechtsanwälte OG

Belgium small flagBelgium

In association with:

Squire Patton Boggs

Canada small flagCanada

In association with:

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

China small flagChina

In association with:

Han Kun Law Offices

Cyprus small flagCyprus

In association with:

Antoniou McCollum & Co. LLC

Denmark small flagDenmark

In association with:

Bruun & Hjejle

France small flagFrance

In association with:

McDermott Will & Emery

Germany small flagGermany

In association with:

Jones Day

Ireland small flagIreland

In association with:

Arthur Cox

Israel small flagIsrael

In association with:

Herzog Fox & Neeman

Italy small flagItaly

In association with:

McDermott Will & Emery Studio Legale Associato

Japan small flagJapan

In association with:

Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

Malta small flagMalta

In association with:

Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Mexico small flagMexico

In association with:

Hogan Lovells BSTL, S.C.

Russia small flagRussia

In association with:

Goltsblat BLP

South Africa small flagSouth Africa

In association with:

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Inc

Turkey small flagTurkey

In association with:

ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law

Ukraine small flagUkraine

In association with:

Avellum

United Kingdom small flagUnited Kingdom

In association with:

Clifford Chance LLP

United States small flagUnited States

In association with:

Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP


Tax

In association with Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP

Australia small flagAustralia

In association with:

Clayton Utz

Austria small flagAustria

In association with:

Dorda Brugger Jordis

Belgium small flagBelgium

In association with:

Tiberghien

Cyprus small flagCyprus

In association with:

Andreas Neocleous & Co LLC

France small flagFrance

In association with:

CMS

Germany small flagGermany

In association with:

Baker & McKenzie

Gibraltar small flagGibraltar

In association with:

Hassans

Greece small flagGreece

In association with:

Iason Skouzos + Partners

Hong Kong small flagHong Kong

In association with:

DLA Piper

Ireland small flagIreland

In association with:

Arthur Cox

Italy small flagItaly

In association with:

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

Japan small flagJapan

In association with:

Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Malaysia small flagMalaysia

In association with:

Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill

Mexico small flagMexico

In association with:

SMPS Legal

Spain small flagSpain

In association with:

Clifford Chance

Switzerland small flagSwitzerland

In association with:

Lenz & Staehelin

Turkey small flagTurkey

In association with:

Nazali Attorney Partnership

United Kingdom small flagUnited Kingdom

In association with:

Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP

United States small flagUnited States

In association with:

Mayer Brown


Employment & Labour Law

In association with Linklaters LLP

Austria small flagAustria

In association with:

BLS Rechtsanwälte Boller Langhammer Schubert GmbH

Belgium small flagBelgium

In association with:

Linklaters

Canada small flagCanada

In association with:

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

China small flagChina

In association with:

River Delta Law Firm

Colombia small flagColombia

In association with:

Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas

Finland small flagFinland

In association with:

Dittmar & Indrenius

France small flagFrance

In association with:

Chassany Watrelot Associés

Germany small flagGermany

In association with:

Seitz Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater

India small flagIndia

In association with:

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Ireland small flagIreland

In association with:

Matheson

Italy small flagItaly

In association with:

Grimaldi Studio Legale

Japan small flagJapan

In association with:

TMI Associates

Luxembourg small flagLuxembourg

In association with:

Bonn Steichen & Partners

Mexico small flagMexico

In association with:

Sánchez Devanny

Singapore small flagSingapore

In association with:

Drew & Napier LLC

South Korea small flagSouth Korea

In association with:

Shin & Kim

Spain small flagSpain

In association with:

Sagardoy Abogados

Sweden small flagSweden

In association with:

Advokatfirman Cederquist

Switzerland small flagSwitzerland

In association with:

Walder Wyss Ltd

Thailand small flagThailand

In association with:

Rajah & Tann (Thailand) Limited

Turkey small flagTurkey

In association with:

Özdirekcan Dündar Şenocak Attorney Partnership (in association with Gide Loyrette Nouel in Turkey)

UAE small flagUAE

In association with:

Afridi & Angell Legal Consultants

United Kingdom small flagUnited Kingdom

In association with:

Linklaters LLP

United States small flagUnited States

In association with:

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Uruguay small flagUruguay

In association with:

Hughes & Hughes


Insurance & Reinsurance

In association with Norton Rose Fulbright

Austria small flagAustria

In association with:

Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte

Belgium small flagBelgium

In association with:

Lydian

Brazil small flagBrazil

In association with:

Tavares Advogados

Canada small flagCanada

In association with:

Norton Rose Fulbright

Chile small flagChile

In association with:

Carey

France small flagFrance

In association with:

Norton Rose Fulbright

Germany small flagGermany

In association with:

Norton Rose Fulbright

India small flagIndia

In association with:

Tuli & Co

Ireland small flagIreland

In association with:

Matheson

Israel small flagIsrael

In association with:

Levitan, Sharon & Co.

Mexico small flagMexico

In association with:

Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, SC

Norway small flagNorway

In association with:

Advokatfirmaet Steenstrup Stordrange DA

Peru small flagPeru

In association with:

Osterling Abogados

Singapore small flagSingapore

In association with:

Withers Khattarwong

Spain small flagSpain

In association with:

Clyde & Co LLP

Sweden small flagSweden

In association with:

Advokatfirman NorelidHolm

Switzerland small flagSwitzerland

In association with:

mbh ATTORNEYS AT LAW

Turkey small flagTurkey

In association with:

AKT Law Firm

UAE small flagUAE

In association with:

BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP

United Kingdom small flagUnited Kingdom

In association with:

Norton Rose Fulbright

United States small flagUnited States

In association with:

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP


Intellectual Property

In association with Gowling WLG

China small flagChina

In association with:

Gowling WLG

France small flagFrance

In association with:

Gowling WLG

Germany small flagGermany

In association with:

Gowling WLG

Greece small flagGreece

In association with:

Prentoulis Lawyers & Consultants

India small flagIndia

In association with:

Chadha & Chadha - Intellectual Property Law Firm

Japan small flagJapan

In association with:

Nishimura & Asahi

Mexico small flagMexico

In association with:

Dumont Bergman Bider & Co SC

Philippines small flagPhilippines

In association with:

Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia

Portugal small flagPortugal

In association with:

SRS Advogados

Singapore small flagSingapore

In association with:

JurisAsia LLC

South Africa small flagSouth Africa

In association with:

Adams & Adams

Spain small flagSpain

In association with:

Grau & Angulo

Sweden small flagSweden

In association with:

Advokatfirman Lindahl KB

Switzerland small flagSwitzerland

In association with:

Wenger & Vieli AG

Turkey small flagTurkey

In association with:

Firat Izgi

UAE small flagUAE

In association with:

Gowling WLG

Ukraine small flagUkraine

In association with:

Gorodissky & Partners Ukraine

United Kingdom small flagUnited Kingdom

In association with:

Gowling WLG

United States small flagUnited States

In association with:

Reising Ethington


Restructuring & Insolvency

In association with Kirkland & Ellis

Argentina small flagArgentina

In association with:

Bulló Abogados

Australia small flagAustralia

In association with:

Gilbert + Tobin

Belgium small flagBelgium

In association with:

Loyens & Loeff

Bermuda small flagBermuda

In association with:

Harneys

British Virgin Islands small flagBritish Virgin Islands

In association with:

Harneys

Cayman Islands small flagCayman Islands

In association with:

Walkers Global

Denmark small flagDenmark

In association with:

Skau Reipurth & Partnere

France small flagFrance

In association with:

Orrick

Germany small flagGermany

In association with:

White & Case LLP

Greece small flagGreece

In association with:

Karatzas & Partners

Indonesia small flagIndonesia

In association with:

Makarim & Taira S.

Ireland small flagIreland

In association with:

Arthur Cox

Israel small flagIsrael

In association with:

Yigal Arnon & Co.

Italy small flagItaly

In association with:

Mazzoni Regoli Cariello Pagni Studio Legale

Japan small flagJapan

In association with:

Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

Luxembourg small flagLuxembourg

In association with:

Loyens & Loeff

Mexico small flagMexico

In association with:

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C.

Poland small flagPoland

In association with:

WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr

Singapore small flagSingapore

In association with:

Shook Lin & Bok LLP

Spain small flagSpain

In association with:

Cuatracasas

Switzerland small flagSwitzerland

In association with:

Lenz & Staehelin

The Netherlands small flagThe Netherlands

In association with:

Loyens & Loeff

United Kingdom small flagUnited Kingdom

In association with:

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

United States small flagUnited States

In association with:

Kirkland & Ellis LLP


Technology

In association with DLA Piper

Brazil small flagBrazil

In association with:

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados

China small flagChina

In association with:

Zhong Lun Law Firm

France small flagFrance

In association with:

Feral-Schuhl/Sainte-Marie

India small flagIndia

In association with:

IndusLaw

Indonesia small flagIndonesia

In association with:

SSEK Legal Consultants

Israel small flagIsrael

In association with:

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co., Advocates

Italy small flagItaly

In association with:

CMS

Malta small flagMalta

In association with:

WH Partners

Mexico small flagMexico

In association with:

Bello, Gallardo, Bonequi y García, S.C.

Norway small flagNorway

In association with:

Brækhus Advokatfirma DA

Romania small flagRomania

In association with:

Maravela & Asociaţii

Singapore small flagSingapore

In association with:

Bird & Bird ATMD LLP

The Netherlands small flagThe Netherlands

In association with:

DLA Piper

Turkey small flagTurkey

In association with:

Ozdagistanli Ekici Attorney Partnership

United Kingdom small flagUnited Kingdom

In association with:

DLA Piper