Clients across the globe instruct us on public M&A deals knowing that whatever the scale of complexity and challenge ahead, we will deliver to ambitious takeover schedules, drawing on the best legal minds across our global practices, with local, personal advice.
We have consistently dominated the legal advisory league tables and are recognised by the leading independent directories as top tier for M&A in Europe and globally.
Our lawyers know that legal advice is not “one size fits all”. Our wealth of experience means that we are able to understand complex legal and commercial issues from every angle. And, if faced with challenges we have not seen before, our lawyers also have market-leading experience of advising on some of the most innovative deals in recent years across a multitude of sectors.
"Linklaters maintains a highly sophisticated corporate practice that enjoys an outstanding reputation for complex M&A work. It consistently acts on landmark cross-border deals, servicing industry-leading clients from the energy, healthcare and TMT sectors, among numerous others. Its clients also benefit from a market-leading borrower-side finance practice that can assist with high-value deal work. Linklaters' extensive international footprint covers Europe, the Americas and East Asia."
Chambers UK 2024, Corporate/M&A: £800 million and above: London
"Trusted by some of the biggest corporates in the market, the ‘fantastic’ lawyers at Linklaters LLP offer ‘strength in depth, excellent technical abilities and good teamwork’. Drawing on the expertise of specialist groups including tax, antitrust, employment and technology and working alongside a network of 30 international offices, the wide-ranging practice covers the full gamut of corporate work, advising buyers, sellers and financial advisers on public takeovers, joint ventures, corporate restructurings such as carve out transactions, as well as private M&A and equity capital markets work."
Legal 500 UK, M&A: Upper Mid-market and Premium Deals, £750m+: London