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Linklaters is the business name for an international legal practice carried on by Linklaters LLP, its affiliated firms and other entities carrying on business under or including the name Linklaters or under joint venture or collaboration arrangements in association with Linklaters LLP (together “Linklaters”). Accordingly references in the Legal Notices and elsewhere on this website to “Linklaters” mean Linklaters LLP and the other partnerships and affiliated firms or entities authorised to carry the name “Linklaters” or one or more of those affiliated firms or entities as the context requires.

Before 1 May 2007, “Linklaters” was a general partnership constituted under the laws of England and Wales. Some documents on this website were produced before 1 May 2007. Nothing in those documents is to be taken to indicate that Linklaters LLP or any of its limited liability affiliated undertakings are unlimited liability undertakings or general partnerships.

Linklaters LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC326345. It is a law firm authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. The term partner in relation to Linklaters LLP is used to refer to a member of Linklaters LLP or an employee or consultant of Linklaters LLP or any of its affiliated firms or entities with equivalent standing and qualifications. A list of the names of the members of Linklaters LLP together with a list of those non-members who are designated as partners and their professional qualifications is open to inspection at its registered office, One Silk Street, London EC2Y 8HQ, England or on www.linklaters.com and such persons are either solicitors, registered foreign lawyers or European lawyers.

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