"QE London may have only been on the scene for a few years, but the firm has assimilated itself into the global law landscape." –Legal Business
Our lawyers are dedicated solely to business disputes. We specialise in high-stakes commercial litigation and have built a reputation as one of the premier firms for complex commercial and financial disputes.
Our 50+ lawyer London office is led by lawyers who were also lead partners at firms like Allen & Overy (Stephen Jagusch), Herbert Smith (Ted Greeno), and in one case a barrister from Essex Court Chambers (Sue Prevezer QC). With talents like this no case is too challenging. No case is too big. No case is too complex. Our London partners have seen and done it all.
The Wall Street Journal has dubbed our firm a "global force in business litigation". Our litigation group, though modeled on the firm’s successful U.S. practice, is tailored to the unique characteristics of the London litigation market.
A significant amount of our work is acting against the global, money centre banks, something major City firms cannot do because of conflicts. Our lawyers act in the very largest Commercial Court and Chancery Division cases, the so-called "mega-trials". QE has secured landmark victories in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal.
Unlike most London litigation practices, our combination of barristers and solicitors, including a senior QC, provides the firm with the resources it needs to oversee entire cases in-house. For some matters involving multiple financial institution adversaries, QE London is the only top-tier City firm that can act.
London is also the centre of our highly rated international arbitration practice lead by Stephen Jagusch QC, formerly the global chair of Allen & Overy’s international arbitration group. Our arbitration specialists have experience in all forms of commercial and investment arbitration including:
Our lawyers have literally arbitrated disputes all over the globe. They have arbitrated disputes under the rules of all the major arbitration bodies such as LCIA, ICC, AAA, ICSID, UNCITRAL, as well as the arbitration centers in Stockholm, Singapore, Hong Kong, Vienna and more.
**The London office of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP operates as a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales (with registered number OC337278) and is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation authority. A list of members and their professional qualifications is open to inspection at our registered office, 90 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6LJ. We operate in association with the US limited liability partnership of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, which is organised under the laws of the State of California, USA.
**We use the word "partner" to refer to a member of the UK LLP, or an employee or consultant who is a lawyer with equivalent standing and qualifications.
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan UK LLP operates as a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales (with registered number OC337278) and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (number 488675). A list of members of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan UK LLP who are designated as partners and their professional qualifications is open to inspection at its registered office, 90 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6LJ. The Legal Ombudsman of England and Wales provides complaints and redress mechanisms which are available to clients if Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan UK LLP is not able to resolve the complaint ourselves. Details on how to contact the Legal Ombudsman and further information on the procedures involved can be found at www.legalombudsman.org.uk.
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan UK LLP is registered for Value Added Tax in the United Kingdom (registration number GB 947 3328 03).
The Firm maintains professional indemnity insurance cover as required by the Solicitors' Indemnity Insurance Rules 2006, on a world-wide basis with Paragon. Please refer to the head of our London office for further details of the insurance and how to contact the insurers.
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan UK LLP
90 High Holborn
London, WC1V 6LJ United Kingdom
Tel: +44 20 7653 2000
Fax: +44 20 7653 2100
London Co-Managing Partners: Richard East and Sue Prevezer QC
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This is a statement under section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the "MSA"). It outlines the steps that Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan UK LLP ("Quinn Emanuel UK") has taken to identify and combat slavery and human trafficking in both our own operations and in our supply chains.
Quinn Emanuel UK is a law firm specialising in high-stakes commercial litigation and has built a reputation as one of the premier firms for complex commercial and financial disputes. Quinn Emanuel UK was established in 2008 and now has over 60 lawyers, and over 120 staff members in its London office.
As a professional services firm, our supply chain generally consists of those service providers that assist us to deliver legal services to our clients and to provide services to our employees. This includes providers of information technology, legal knowledge, transcription, translation, stationary, cleaning, and cab services.
Quinn Emanuel UK is committed to practising our business responsibly, which includes opposing slavery and human trafficking in all their forms. We expect the same from our suppliers.
In order to support the objectives of the MSA, we have conducted a preliminary risk assessment with respect to our business and our suppliers. Our initial assessment is, as a highly regulated professional services firm, there is a low risk of modern slavery or human trafficking within our business.
With respect to suppliers, we have identified our regular suppliers and we consider that most are low risk. Many of our suppliers are large professional services companies based in the UK and our assessment is that there is a low risk of modern slavery or human trafficking in those businesses. We have determined that cleaning companies are a potential risk area, in particular where cleaners may not speak English. We have contacted the relevant suppliers in question with regard to their obligations under the MSA.
We commit to refreshing our approach towards combatting modern slavery and human trafficking annually.