Europe (Non UK) Office Profiles

Pinsent Masons is going through an active period of global expansion. Since 2012 we have opened European offices in Paris, Munich, Düsseldorf and Madrid. All offices are significant entities in their jurisdictions; supporting and growing their own strong clients bases as well as supporting the firm’s established clients with global ambitions. In early 2017 we opened an office in Johannesburg and will be opening an office in Dublin in October 2017.

  • Paris

    Our French office is based in Paris, the heart of France’s business and economic centre. Our team offers commercial and corporate legal services to international companies, banks and funds investing and operating across Europe and French clients wanting advice on regional and international matters.

    Our team has considerable experience working on cross border transactions. We are market leaders in Franco-German transactions as well as having expertise working on legal and commercial cross-border matters for UK, US and Asian clients throughout Europe. Our team combines local knowledge with an international perspective to help clients achieve their commercial objectives.

    Whether our clients are seeking to improve productivity or ensure compliance, we support them in achieving competitive success and growth. The team advises on a full spectrum of corporate and commercial law and is fully conversant in all aspects of compliance and regulation, local law and day-to-day advisory services. Our clients benefit from our market-leading capability and experience in a number of key practice areas, which include:

    Banking; Commercial; Construction Advisory & Disputes; Corporate (including Capital Markets); Employment; Intellectual Property; Litigation & Arbitration; Property; Restructuring; Tax; and TMT.

  • Munich and Düsseldorf


    Our German offices are located in the heart of Munich and Düsseldorf, centrally located to service the needs of both national and international business and investors, as well the vibrant science and technology communities. Our German lawyers bring considerable industry experience in a variety of sectors in particular AM & T (Advanced Manufacturing & Technology services), where we are a leading provider of specialist advice to clients that are rich in intellectual capital and rely on technology, enterprise and innovation to grow.

    We advise on a wide range of business activities, including complex cross-border transactions, but also general corporate and commercial matters, both international and domestic. In providing our service, we are always guided by our goal to support our clients in building and maintaining sustainable businesses that are fit for an ever increasing global competition. Our lawyers are fluent in both German and English and advise on matters in all the key global markets in Europe, the USA, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific region.

    Our clients benefit from our market leading capability and experience in a number of areas, including:

    Corporate and M&A; Employment; Litigation & Arbitration; Property; Projects; Tax; Banking & Finance; Competition; Compliance; Stock Corporation & Capital Markets and TMT.

  • Madrid

    Our Spanish office is based in Madrid, in the heart of Spain’s business and economic centre. We offer commercial and corporate legal services to international companies investing and operating across Europe, and Spanish clients seeking advice on regional and international matters.