Press Release

Cooley Named London Office of the Year

Wins British Legal Awards for second time since its groundbreaking UK launch
December 1, 2017

London – December 1, 2017 – The judges at Legal Week magazine have recognized Cooley as London Office of the Year at the annual British Legal Awards. Cooley earned the same accolade in 2015 after opening its London office in January of the same year.

“When we opened Cooley in London we sought to bring something unique to the market,” said Justin Stock, Cooley’s UK managing partner. “We are thrilled to receive another high-profile affirmation of our efforts. Together with a devoted and passionate team of talented professionals, here and globally, we will continue to raise our ambitions and strive to deliver unparalleled service to our clients, who are changing the world.”

The British Legal Awards showcase the achievements of one of the country's most successful sectors. Hosted by ALM’s Legal Week in association with The City of London Law Society, the ceremony was attended by 1,000+ leading lawyers and company representatives.

Following its powerful launch in January 2015, Cooley’s London office has built out robust practices including in corporate/M&A, finance, venture capital & private equity, capital markets, technology transactions, insurance, litigation, IP, product compliance & liability, white collar crime, tax, employment, competition and privacy & data protection, among others. In less than three years, the UK office has grown by more than 50% in headcount. Its renowned leadership across technology, life sciences and other high-growth industries is widely acknowledged around the world. 

About Cooley LLP

Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matters, and high-stakes litigation, where innovation meets the law. 

Cooley has 900 lawyers across 12 offices in the United States, China and Europe.