Several law firms are starting to show their existence by showing the strength of their team in mainland Europe, this is following the situation where the UK has renounced its membership from the European Union.
Pinsent Masons, Addleshaw Goddard and Simpson Thacher, they have all announced their plans to expand mainland Europe. Pinsent Masons will open an office in Amsterdam, the Netherlands where they will focus on cyber affairs, data, technology and science.
Gates where they will offer legal services ranging from corporate, real estate and dispute resolution. Addleshaw Goddard himself has opened his first office in mainland Europe with the opening of their office in Hamburg, Germany in June 2019.
Simpson Thacher & Barlett, a law firm headquartered in the United States, plans to open an office in Brussels this summer. They will focus on dealing with laws and regulations in Europe. According to Simpson Thacher & Barlett, the office in Brussels will complement their presence in addition to London.
Another law firm that is also increasing the presence of their team is Simmons & Simmons which has recruited a real estate partner for its Frankfurt office. Likewise, Clyde & Co.