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David Browne, Corporate Partner from Hewitsons talks about LEI’s 25th Anniversary

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As a Corporate Partner at Hewitsons for 22 years, I have had a significant level of involvement in LawExchange International. Whether it is being able to confidently refer my clients to another member firm or receiving referral work from within the network, it works seamlessly in providing high quality legal provision to clients. The cohesion and effectiveness of the network Read More

Colin Jones, Managing Partner of Hewitsons talks about LEI’s 25th Anniversary

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As Managing Partner of Hewitsons, the founder firm of LawExchange International, it has been an absolute delight  to see our worldwide network develop and go from strength to strength over the past 25 years. LawExchange provides our clients with global reach based on access to quality and trusted legal services worldwide. This has been of great benefit and value to Read More

The Mounties are there when needed!

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Gumlink A/S, a corporate client of our Danish member firm, Holst, Advokater of Aarhus, recently instructed Holst in complex parallel transactions, the first of which involved the sale of the 50% share capital which they owned in a Canadian company, TabLabs Inc. The purchasers, who owned the other 50%, then immediately sold the entire share capital to an acquirer. Jakob Read More

Client Testimonial for law firms Caluwaerts Uytterhoeven and SWS Law Firm

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After almost two years and several marathon meetings, the attorneys at Caluwaerts Uytterhoeven and SWS Law Firm closed an M&A deal in Poland. The Belgian client provided the following feedback: “I would like to thank everyone for the support in our Polish adventure. Thanks to Marzena Buchowiecka of SWS Law Firm for the patience and her attendance and legal advice Read More

Client Testimonial for law firms Uchida & Samejima and Diazigareda

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“I hardly ever participated! I relied on the experience and coordination of two synchronized firms working in different jurisdictions. Thank you Uchida & Samejima for efficiently helping us in establishing our new operation in Japan and thanks DiazIgareda for facilitating a clear understanding of our needs abroad.” Santiago Matus. Chief Operations Officer of Baja Aqua-Farms, S.A. de C.V., a worldwide leader of bluefin tuna farming and Read More

3 LEI Firms Join Forces

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A long standing Levenbach client was working on an acquisition in the leisure industry, involving Denmark, Sweden and Germany. As soon as parties negotiated a heads of terms subject to the outcome of a due diligence investigation, the client requested Levenbach (Auke de Vries / Stephan Voermans) for a quote for assistance in the mentioned jurisdictions. After quick receipt and Read More

Practice Tip: Corporate Snapshot

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Fred Hutchison , Amalie Tuffin and Cammie Bright - Hutchison Our firm has developed a simple Excel workbook that we use as an electronic minute book and a quick reference for the current status of each client company.  The workbook gives us a snapshot of the company and that’s what we call it, the Corporate Snapshot. It begins with the Read More

CLIENT TESTIMONIAL: “A VERY POSITIVE IMPRESSION”

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A German manufacturer of automotive parts and with corporate ties to Russian companies was asking ZIRNGIBL, Berlin (Markus Wiedemann) for a tax lawyer in Russia. Markus intermediated the contact to our LawExchange member KIAP, Moscow. After having had the first meeting with Mr. Andrey Zuykov, Head of KIAP Tax Practice, the client was very satisfied and told Markus that he Read More

POLISH – BELGIAN M&A TEAM

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During a year Belgian clients tried to reach an understanding concerning the sale of a 50% participation of a building company in Poland. After intervention of the Belgian attorneys at Caluwaerts Uytterhoeven the clients agreed to engage also the local counsel of SWS Law Firm in order to achieve a breakthrough in the discussion. A 7-hour meeting in Cracow resulted Read More

PROCOPIO BRINGS BROAD EXPERTISE TO A CLIENT IN NEED

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A longtime client of Procopio corporate law attorneys recently found itself facing the possibility of a union vote by its workforce. Although the company had never turned to Procopio for labor advice before, L&E Partner Tyler Paetkau of our Silicon Valley office was able to step in on short notice and set in motion a series of actions that led Read More