Established in 1974, Katten is a full-service law firm with approximately 700 lawyers located in London, the USA and Shanghai.
Our nationally recognised practices include corporate securities; financial services regulation; corporate; commercial finance; environmental; insolvency and restructuring; intellectual property; litigation; real estate; structured finance and securitisation; and trusts and estates. Katten represents public and private companies in numerous industries, including one-third of the Fortune 100, as well as numerous government and not-for-profit organisations and individuals.We provide full-service legal advice from locations across the USA, and in London and Shanghai.
We forge partnerships with our clients based on our uniquely flexible and entrepreneurial culture. Knowing the law is not enough; we also understand our clients’ business objectives and address their legal needs in a manner that is consistent with the “big picture”. Our clients see us as trusted advisers and we demonstrate our value every day in the successful results we earn.
Our London office was established in 2005 and regularly advises on complex cross-border transactions.
The team has broad-based capabilities covering: construction; mergers and acquisitions; general corporate; joint ventures; commercial; data privacy; IT; IP; employment; tax; real estate; finance; litigation; asset management; fund formation; financial services regulatory; and derivatives and capital markets.
Our UK team, some of whom are US-qualified, is able to offer integrated legal advice for clients operating in the UK, Europe, the USA and Asia. All of our London lawyers practise English law, with all coming from magic circle, silver circle or US/transatlantic firms.