Legal services

The UK has a global reputation as a leading centre for international legal services and dispute resolution.

Clear contract law

English law is often chosen for commercial contracts because of its clarity and judicial precedents, whereby decisions of the courts form a binding source of law for future decisions.

Experienced judges

UK judges are internationally respected for their independence, rigour and commercial expertise, making UK court judgments a guarantee of excellence.

Global knowledge

The global expertise of our lawyers can help you close cross-border business deals, manage financial transactions and resolve international disputes.

£24 bn

annual value of the UK legal system

80%

of parties at the London Court of International Arbitration are from overseas

£1.1 bn

world class justice centre to be built in the heart of legal London

40%

of all global corporate arbitrations are governed by English law

200+

foreign law firms are based in the UK

Global innovation of legal services (LawTech)

The UK has one of the fastest growing LawTech sectors in the world and is a leader in Europe.

LawTech Delivery Panel

The LawTech Delivery Panel is industry-led but Government supported and helps foster an environment in which new technology can thrive in the UK legal sector.

Government and regulatory alignment

Government funding supports development and innovation in areas such as regulation of LawTech.

Encouraging innovation

There are an increasing number of innovation spaces opening across the UK for start-up LawTech companies to develop software and products.

Next steps

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