DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning them to help clients with their legal needs around the world.
They strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality and value to their clients.
They achieve this through practical and innovative legal solutions that help their clients succeed. They deliver consistent services across our platform of practices and sectors in all matters they undertake.
Their clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies. They include more than half of the Fortune 250 and nearly half of the FTSE 350 or their subsidiaries. We also advise governments and public sector bodies.
In everything DLA Piper do connected with their People, their Clients and their Communities, they live by these values:
We exhibit a global mind-set by celebrating our geographic diversity and working seamlessly across borders.
We reach out to others, give help willingly and make ourselves available when needed.
We listen attentively and value new ideas and perspectives.
We are strategic and future-orientated, always thinking and planning ahead.
We challenge, and are open to being challenged.
We are resilient, we adapt quickly. We guide and help others do the same.
We focus on delivering the highest standard of legal advice and service excellence.
We get to the heart of issues and challenges and provide pragmatic, commercial solutions.
We operate with transparency and work efficiently to deliver value.
In 2005 DLA Piper became one of the largest business law firms in the world through a merger of unprecedented scope. The strategy was simple – to create a truly global firm capable of handling the most important legal needs of clients wherever they do business.
Building strong client relationships is the compass for our business strategy and future development. We are grateful for the support of our clients, our people and our communities, all of which have made it possible for us to celebrate the milestones and achievements that make up our evolving history. To share a bit of our story with you, we invite you to view our historical timeline.
Our Global Scholarships programme supports outstanding law students in developing countries reach their potential and contribute to the rule of law in their communities. And our Head Start initiative aims to improve equality of opportunity and break down barriers faced by under-represented groups when entering the legal profession.
Over the course of our six-year partnership with UNICEF, we have pledged $7.5 million through fundraising and pro bono legal support to improve child justice and protect children’s rights worldwide.
We are proud to be signatories of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC). Our support for the initiative underlines our commitment to responsible business.
DLA Piper strives to be a leader in environmental sustainability, undertaking initiatives to reduce the environmental footprint of its business activities in line with our Global Environmental Policy.