Dechert’s European Financial Services practice operates as an integral part of our global group with approximately 150 financial services lawyers working throughout our international offices in Europe, the United States and Asia. We are recognised as leaders in providing depth of service for financial services and investment management legal work. We are consistently ranked as a leading firm for financial services and investment funds by independent directories, including The Legal 500 and Chambers.
Our global financial services practice of which the alternative investment industry is a specific focus, continues to grow in depth and strength. We assist in setting up funds, management companies and distribution operations in jurisdictions around the world. We advise on the creation of new open- and closed-end, domestic and offshore funds and fund linked structured products. Dechert also provides advice on fund-related regulatory and corporate matters as well as tax planning. Dechert is one of only a handful of international law firms to expand to Ireland – and is the first major transatlantic funds and finance practice in Dublin. Our top-ranked practice is uniquely positioned to serve Europe’s leading investment funds centres.