Slaughter and May: Best Corporate & Commercial Legal Team UK 2023

Slaughter and May

Slaughter and May is an international law firm with a 134-year legacy fuelled by a forward-thinking mentality. Slaughter and May is headquartered in the heart of London with additional offices in Brussels, Beijing and Hong Kong. The firm is driven by a team of legal experts with deep experience across a range of sectors and specialities. Slaughter and May provides clients around the globe with legal advisory on the most complex, high-profile and groundbreaking matters of the day. Its history is studded with noteworthy milestones, including the iconic privatisation of British Airways, British Gas and British Steel in the ‘80s and ‘90s. More recent highlights include advisory on a €1.8bn sustainability-linked revolving credit facility in Norway and the largest corporate green “dim sum” bonds issuance in Hong Kong. Slaughter and May has partnered with the UK government on numerous occasions, providing vital services and legal expertise on public sector projects, procurement policies and taxpayer savings strategies. The firm has served since 2021 in an advisory capacity on a Cabinet Office panel for strategic projects. Slaughter and May has set social-mobility targets to increase representation of lower socio-economic backgrounds across the firm. It maintains a pipeline of fresh talent through development programmes, from two-year mentoring schemes to weeklong workshop and networking sessions. The judging panel announces Slaughter and May — a repeat programme winner — as the 2023 award recipient in the category of Best Corporate & Commercial Legal Team (UK).