With 23 offices, approximately 1,700 attorneys and more than 50 practice areas, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates serves clients in every major international financial centre, providing the specific legal advice companies need to compete most effectively in a global business environment. Our clients include approximately 50 per cent of the Fortune 250 industrial and service corporations; financial and governmental entities; and small, entrepreneurial companies and non-profits. We provide our clients with the highest-quality and most cost-effective advice in an atmosphere emphasising teamwork, creativity, responsiveness and diversity.
In the Asia-Pacific region, we have approximately 90 attorneys across seven offices, giving us the resources to handle the largest and most complex transactions. Our global network of offices strategically positions the firm to coordinate and execute the cross-border elements of these transactions.
Our international competition practice, led out of our Brussels office, advises clients in Asia-Pacific and around the globe on a full range of competition issues, including the rapidly evolving areas of EU law, merger control, cartels and articles 101 and 102 (formerly articles 81 and 82). Our Brussels-based attorneys regularly coordinate with their US and Asian colleagues on global merger and antitrust cases.
Skadden is recognised as a top practice in the area of EU and international competition by Chambers Europe, IFLR1000 and The Legal 500. According to Chambers Europe 2014, ‘The firm is great for complex and sophisticated legal matters, and has the ability to provide broad coverage and bring significant resources to bear.’