Skip To The Main Content

London Office

Since opening our London office four decades ago, we have built a thriving European practice through innovative lawyering and dedicated client service. Clients from around the world entrust us with their most important and complex corporate transactions and legal disputes because we offer unparalleled U.S. and English law capabilities, putting the collective skill of our entire Firm to work to help our clients achieve their commercial goals. With an understanding of not only the legal intricacies of a particular matter but also our clients’ business imperatives, we are able to offer professional, pragmatic advice and sound judgment.

Top Band Rankings
Ranked Band 1 in Banking and Finance: Sponsors – London; and Investment Funds: Private Equity – UK-wide by Chambers UK 2013-2024

Our London office advises clients on a broad range of matters including:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Capital markets (including IPOs and high yield bond offerings)
  • Banking and credit
  • Private fund formation
  • Tax
  • Real estate
  • Restructuring and bankruptcy
  • International arbitrations
  • Antitrust and foreign investment
  • Government and internal investigations

Our office includes U.S.- and English-qualified lawyers who speak a range of European languages. Our clients also benefit from our ability to collaborate with a range of local counsel throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa and beyond.

Team of the Year
The Firm was named Private Equity Practice Group of the Year by Law360 for the past nine years.
“The fund team are pre-eminent in this space and have a very dominant knowledge of the market.”
Chambers UK (quoting a client)

    News & Events



        One Ropemaker Street
        London EC2Y 9HU
        +44-(0)20-7275-6502 fax


        Spotlight on
        Simpson Thacher Named Europe “Law Firm of the Year” for Transactions at 2022 PEI Awards
        Spotlight on
        Simpson Thacher Named U.S. Law Firm of the Year by Legal Business
        Spotlight on
        Turnarounds & Workouts Names Simpson Thacher Among Top European Restructuring Practices of U.S. Law Firms
        Spotlight on
        Interested in a career in our London office?