Legal

We see opportunities and risks from every angle by combining our legal expertise and business understanding

We believe businesses need legal services that provide certainty in a time of disruption, that help them think differently and even turn that disruption into their advantage.

We quickly identify opportunities and risks and provide clear, actionable advice on the best response. We’re legal partners who embrace technology to enable smarter, faster decision making. We understand our client’s businesses and how they need to evolve. 

At PwC we’ve got lawyers. But we’ve also got accountants, consultants, experts in industries, deals, risk, tax and technology. We work together to help clients unlock value throughout their business while protecting their people and their organisation.

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“We are more than just lawyers. We provide legal solutions across all commercial disciplines and draw on our wider business expertise to help clients unlock value, while protecting their people and their organisation.”

Ed Stacey Head of Legal

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Learn more about why #LegalMeansBusiness

The future of Legal

The legal profession is going through significant change. Legal teams must adapt quickly to changing client and employee demands brought on by advances in technology. There is a growing need to get more value from legal services and those teams that succeed will be agile, innovative and knowledgeable.

Find out more about three areas where we expect to see significant change in the future: technology, people and business.

Technology has been one of the biggest disruptors to the legal sector in recent years, and we don’t expect that to change. Whether teams embrace this and turn it to their advantage will be the difference between success and failure.

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Our Legal services

Our team brings the best of business understanding, technology innovation and Legal expertise to advise our clients on industry and technology trends.

NewLaw - We support our clients in managing and transforming their legal operations by providing process and technology optimised managed legal services and contract review and remediation services.

Employment - our team provides the broadest employment law offering of any global law firm. We advise on complex UK and international HR projects, and acting on contentious and non-contentious matters. 

Immigration - Our full service immigration team works with clients on all types of advisory and compliance based immigration services which includes technology solutions to tackle complex immigration processes.

Pensions - We advise on all aspects of UK pensions law and combine our legal advice with expertise from pensions professionals to form a joined-up pensions service..

Corporate - we support a range of services from shareholder agreements, joint ventures, limited liability partnerships, due diligence exercises and corporate simplification projects. Our team consists of specialists in business structuring, mergers & acquisitions and banking. 

Data protection and privacy - We provide business-critical support on data protection, privacy, confidentiality and security matters to businesses, governments and public authorities all over the world.

Government and Public Sector - We guide public bodies and utilities through domestic and international law, contentious and non-contentious issues.

Dispute Resolution - Representing clients on a broad range of commercial tax and commercial disputes.

Entity Governance and Compliance - Supporting international business with all aspects of compliance and governance issues. 

Financial Services - we work with borrowers and lenders on a range of matters, from the negotiation of bank facilities, to fund acquisitions of properties to intra group financing. 

Intellectual Property - Advising business, from start-ups to multinational companies, on a wide range of legal and regulatory issues relating to technology, brands and content. 

Private Client - we advise international individuals and families on structuring their business and personal assets to protect such assets, and transferring wealth between generations. 

Real Estate - we advise on complex real estate structuring and acquisitions, management and disposals.

Why Legal at PwC?

With more than 3,700 legal specialists in over 100 countries, we have one of the most extensive legal services networks in the world. Our team is uniquely placed as part of the Tax practice which provides opportunities for cross-working and collaboration between specialities. You may work alongside Tax Advisers, Management Consultants, and Accountants. We focus on quality of training, daily exposure to wider business skills and the highest standard of client work. Combined with our ambitious growth plans, this makes us an exciting place to launch your career.

Innovation drives us to explore new offerings and how we can deliver to clients. The nature of our work is extremely varied and our client base is hugely diverse - you’ll rarely work on similar projects twice. We create an environment where we respect and support new ideas. We encourage our people to reimagine the work they do and come together as one team to help each other be the best we can be.

 

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