KEY CONTACT

Sharon White

Sharon White
Dubai office managing partner

T: +971 4407 3909 Email Sharon | vCard Office: Dubai

Europe

Stephenson Harwood works with a sophisticated, internationally diverse range of corporate, institutional and individual clients across Europe. We are renowned for providing high quality legal support for international transactions and dispute resolution in addition to the day to day legal needs of our clients.
  • Profile
  • Experience
  • Key contacts

Our client base is international and we regularly advise on multi-jurisdictional transactions and disputes. Our legal experts are dedicated to providing the right legal solution for clients, at the right time.

We are able to service our clients' needs in Europe either through our own offices in London, Paris and Piraeus or through our longstanding relationships with independent preferred firms across all the major business centres in Europe.

These partner firms share a similar philosophy and working style to Stephenson Harwood and are home to acknowledged legal experts in each jurisdiction. This means our clients benefit from a responsive, consistently high quality service delivered in a way that they know and appreciate.

Our extensive transactional and dispute resolution experience across Europe means we have the expertise and capability to navigate the complexities of working across a number of different legal jurisdictions in order to deliver the optimum result for our clients.

HNA Group

A leading China based conglomerate with a global turnover of US$19 billion - advised on the financing of its acquisition from GE Capital of the TIP Trailer Services group.

GSK

Advised GSK on a number of trade mark matters including a multi-jurisdictional dispute relating to the colour of its global blockbuster inhaler product, Seretide.

BTG plc

We have advised this FTSE-250 specialist pharmaceutical company for many years on a wide variety of corporate, commercial and intellectual property matters, including its £177 million acquisition of Biocompatibles International plc.

Vincent Tchenguiz

Advised companies associated with property magnate Vincent Tchenguiz in a high profile Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation.

incadea plc

Advised this Munich based software company on the acquisition of RC Real Business Solutions GmbH and the subsequent £121m takeover of incadea by Dealertrack Technologies Inc.

Macquarie Bank

Advised on its entry into the European rolling stock leasing market, including the acquisition of passenger and freight portfolios operating across a wide range of European jurisdictions.

Findus Group

Advised Findus, one of the largest frozen food manufacturers in Europe, on the acquisition of the retail business of Lutosa, a leading Belgian potato brand.

Aircraft financing transactions

Advising major European banks such as Deutsche Bank and BNP Paribas on multiple aircraft financing transactions.

Sharon White

Sharon White Dubai office managing partner

T: +971 4407 3909
Email Sharon | vCard Office: Dubai

Latest news & insights

04 Aug 2021

From News

Stephenson Harwood advises MPC Container Ships on US$70 million deal

Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has advised MPC Container Ships (MPCC) on its US$70 million revolving credit facility deal with CIT Group.

More

03 Aug 2021

From Insights

Hydrogen quarterly insight - August 2021

This is Stephenson Harwood's second hydrogen quarterly insight which is aimed at providing you with legal updates relevant to the industry and bring you up to speed on..

More

03 Aug 2021

From News

Stephenson Harwood advises Elysian Capital on Wholebake deal

Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has advised Elysian Capital on its acquisition and investment, in conjunction with management, in Healthfull Holdings Group Limited, th..

More

03 Aug 2021

From Insights

Changes to the Listing Rules - SPACs

SPAC stands for "special purpose acquisition company" which is a newly incorporated company with no business operations that is formed to raise capital through an IPO ..

More

02 Aug 2021

From Insights

Data Protection update - July 2021

Welcome to our Data Protection bulletin, covering the key developments in data protection law from July 2021.

More

02 Aug 2021

From Insights

Back to the start: Supreme Court restores orthodox approach on liquidated damages

The Supreme Court has handed down its long-awaited judgment in Triple Point Technology, Inc v PTT Public Company Ltd [2021] UKSC 29.

More

29 Jul 2021

From Insights

B is for Biologics License Application

A BLA is a request for permission to introduce, or deliver for introduction, a biologic product into interstate commerce in the US. By way of background, the US has a ..

More

28 Jul 2021

From News

Stephenson Harwood advises Hotel Chocolat on £40 million fundraising

Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has advised British chocolatier Hotel Chocolat Group plc on its £40 million fundraising by way of a secondary placing of new ordinary s..

More

28 Jul 2021

From Insights

Cryptocurrency fraud: recent decisions and remedies

Cryptocurrencies are an increasingly popular investment option for both professional and retail investors. However, trading in them remains risky as criminal authoriti..

More

27 Jul 2021

From Insights

Commodities in Focus - Edition 11 2021

Welcome to the eleventh edition of Commodities in Focus (CIF); our bulletin for clients engaged in the production, trading, carriage, storage and financing of commodit..

More

27 Jul 2021

From News

Stephenson Harwood wins tax litigation award at Trophées du Droit

Members of Stephenson Harwood’s Paris-based tax team have won the 'rising team for tax litigation' award at the 21st Trophées du Droit ceremony, which was held in Pari..

More

27 Jul 2021

From Insights

Wherever I lay my hat is not necessarily my home (for the purposes of bankruptcy)

In order to be made bankrupt in this jurisdiction one needs to have lived here permanently for a material (or perhaps considerable) amount of time. However, what migh..

More

26 Jul 2021

From Insights

Government to introduce a new duty on employers to prevent sexual harassment

The government has published its response to the consultation on sexual harassment in the workplace. The key issues raised in the consultation and the government’s re..

More

22 Jul 2021

From News

Stephenson Harwood advises on Microlise IPO

Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has advised Singer Capital Markets Advisory LLP in its role as nominated advisor, sole broker and bookrunner to Microlise on Microlise’..

More

22 Jul 2021

From News

Stephenson Harwood advises BGF on AD Williams investment

Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has advised UK investor BGF on its investment in AD Williams, an accident repair group.

More

21 Jul 2021

From Insights

ESG and litigation risks

In this article, we consider the nature of ESG litigation and the potential legal challenges ESG may bring.

More

print-footer
logo
© Stephenson Harwood LLP 2016. Any reference to Stephenson Harwood in this document means Stephenson Harwood LLP and/or its affiliated undertakings. Any reference to a partner is used to refer to a member of Stephenson Harwood LLP.