Allen & Overy's Global Law Intelligence Unit is a faculty of expert Allen & Overy lawyers dedicated to cross-border law and to helping solve the puzzles of multi-jurisdictional law.
The Intelligence Unit has an executive team expert in comparative law, backed by an elite group of international lawyers as members of the Unit.
The Intelligence Unit draws on the capability of the firm’s 2,500 lawyers – one of the largest and most potent assemblies of lawyers the world has ever seen. It also draws on a network of some of the most outstanding law firms around the globe.
Many businesses in the world are international with operations in many jurisdictions. These businesses require a law firm that can deliver global law intelligence.
There are four fundamental contemporary forces which drive the impulse behind the Intelligence Unit. These are (1) the multitude of jurisdictions, (2) the volatile rapidity of world-wide legal change, (3) the fragmentation of the law internationally, and (4) the growth of GDP and capital.