DLA Piper is one of the world’s largest business law firms. With offices in more than 30 countries, it is a truly global, truly local business law firm.
DLA Piper is a leader in the field of legal services. The firm represents 140 of the top 250 Fortune 500 companies, and nearly half of the FTSE 350 or their subsidiaries. Other clients include leading multinationals and Global 1000 entities.
The global firm provides a comprehensive range of legal services in markets and sectors around the world. In many of these services, DLA Piper includes internationally recognised, pre-eminent legal advisers and principal authorities in certain sectors. DLA Piper also provides a knowledge-basket of unique online resources and publications for clients, including those available to regular New Zealand clients:
- WIN: What In House Lawyers Need – a resource for in-house general counsel
- uKNOW: an employment law database which compares employment law in jurisdictions
- Rapid Response: an emergency legal response team available on a global basis
- Shifting Landscapes: dedicated to research studies in online business and social media
- REALWORLD: provides answers to legal questions regarding entering foreign markets
- Global Sourcing Portal: brings together tools, articles, reports, and contact details of the DLA Piper global team
- 4200 lawyers
- 8000 people
- 32 countries
- 78 offices (plus two in New Zealand) and growing!
DLA Piper and its group firm members (including DLA Phillips Fox) share a common vision to provide a standard of delivery of services, many systems, regulatory, legal and commercial capabilities that are harmonised across the globe.
New Zealand Clients
DLA Phillips Fox is the exclusive alliance partner of DLA Piper. We are literally a law firm without borders, capable of delivering top quality advice in almost any jurisdiction.
For international clients, the two New Zealand offices represent a reliable, trustworthy partner for seamless advice – delivered in the style and to the same high standards as DLA Piper.
For New Zealand clients, DLA Piper provides dependable, highly capable legal advice in more than 30 countries. Our associates across the globe can be mobilised on your behalf at minutes’ notice.
Recent DLA Piper Awards
DLA Piper leads global M&A legal adviser league tables -
DLA Piper has retained its number one ranking by deal volume in 2011 amongst the top corporate law firms, both globally and in the United Kingdom, according to merger market’s league tables for legal advisers. The firm also rose up the ranks to second place in Europe, up from fourth in 2010, and retained its fourth position ranking in the Americas.
DLA Piper ranked #1 among the world's leading global law firms in the Law360 Global 20 -
On February 10, Law360 released its rankings of the largest law firms based on number of lawyers. DLA Piper landed on top of the rankings by overall firm size, and our real estate practice was also first, with 475 lawyers.