The industrials sector is continually evolving and crossing borders. Global economic uncertainty, political instability, and its impact on trade, climate change, digitalization, automation and disruptive business models are just a few of the many challenges businesses in the industrials sector are currently facing.

Prudent businesses in this rapidly changing sector turn to lawyers who have cross-disciplinary knowledge and on-the-ground presence in local markets, who are able to advise clients on their day-to-day and strategic concerns wherever they choose to do business. With offices in over 40 countries throughout the world, we offer a dedicated team that understands the sector, the challenges it faces and the pragmatic, cost-effective solutions that work for our clients. We are proud to support the diverse needs of our global client base, which includes many of the most successful industrial companies worldwide across our core areas:

  • Aerospace and defense
  • Automotive
  • Chemicals
  • Manufacturing

We help our clients on important issues affecting the industry, such as:

  • Acquisition, asset and export finance
  • Brand protection, patents, licensing and IP
  • Commercial and procurement contracts and outsourcing
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data protection
  • Digitalization and IoT
  • HR, employment, employee benefits and pensions
  • Litigation and arbitration
  • M&A and international corporate restructurings (ICR)
  • Product compliance and safety
  • Real estate and real estate finance
  • Regulatory advice, including on environmental, health and safety (EHS) matters
  • Restructuring
  • Risk, governance and compliance, including anti-bribery and corruption
  • Supply chain management, including distribution/agency agreements and contracts
  • Tax, including import and export, transfer pricing and sanctions

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