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International Legal Services

Experienced UK solicitors giving international legal advice to UK and non-UK businesses

At Downs, we act for many businesses outside of the UK who need help understanding and applying English law. We also advise clients here in the UK who need international legal advice, often through our network of trusted foreign law firms.

Now, more than ever, businesses need help dealing with the challenging issues that arise in international trade, from Brexit to understanding local laws. Our experienced International Group responds quickly to our clients’ international legal services needs. The Group, which includes lawyers from our key practice areas, shares a wealth of industry knowledge and expertise. As a result, we can better support our clients wherever they are in the world.

  • Dispute Resolution Specialist
    Christopher Millar - Senior Partner
    01306 502225
    email Christopher
  • Corporate Specialist
    Julian Harvey - Partner
    01306 502221
    email Julian
  • Commercial Property Specialist
    Andrew Peach - Partner
    01306 502270
    email Andrew
  • Family Specialist
    Victoria Walker - Partner
    01932 588574
    email Victoria
  • Probate Specialist
    William Edwards - Partner
    01483 411529
    email William

International legal services: providing those extra services that make the difference

Downs also provides notarial services for international business, including the authentication of documents to operate abroad and to comply with the foreign legal requirements (such as apostiles).

A number of our lawyers speak foreign languages, from French to fluent Japanese.

Inbound and outbound international services: advising UK and non-UK businesses

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In light of the demand from our overseas clients we have an office in central London. The office is conveniently located in the City, near St Pauls Cathedral, and enables us to meet with clients and overseas lawyers who are based in London during their visits to the UK.

Whether you are based near one of our offices throughout Surrey (Cobham, Godalming or Dorking), in the City of London, or overseas, choose Downs: your competitive edge in international legal matters.

Contact one of our experts in international legal services today.