Neil Gerrard, Partner at Dechert Law Firm, is a lawyer with over 20 years of experience advising clients on their most important legal and business objectives. He has been practicing law for the past 23 years and was previously a partner at Dechert LLP. Neil Gerrard´s expertise includes corporate governance advisory services, cross-border transactions, mergers, and acquisitions advice. This blog post will provide information about Neil’s background and some insight into his professional successes to date. Before entering private practice, Neil worked for almost two years at Clifford Chance.
Neil Gerrard devised the transactional part of the company’s M&A practice and became recognized as an expert in mergers & acquisitions. Neil Gerrard has advised on over £20 billion worth of deals during his career. Dechert is a global law firm that helps businesses navigate the complexities of cross-border transactions and litigation in today’s fast-changing legal, regulatory, and business environment. Neil Gerrard states how it has over 2,000 lawyers and government officials spread across 30 offices worldwide – including Philadelphia – and is ranked as one of the world’s leading international law firms by Chambers and Partners.
“The Dechert LLP, a global law firm that successfully helps businesses navigate the complexities of cross-border transactions and litigation in today’s fast changing legal, regulatory and business environment. It has over 2,000 lawyers and government officials spread across 30 offices worldwide – including Philadelphia – and is ranked as one of the world’s leading international law firms by Chambers and Partners” (LinkedIn).
It is currently ranked number 1 in the category of international law firms. The organization is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was founded approximately 70 years ago by Norman. Dechert has grown substantially over the last decade due to mergers with different law firms around the world. It specializes in many areas of law, including mergers and acquisitions, litigation, intellectual property, energy and natural resources, labor and employment, life sciences, international trade, and government regulation. As Neil Gerrard states, the company has offices all over the world in places such as Beijing, New York City, Washington DC., Mexico City and London. It’s headquarter is located in Philadelphia, with approximately 2,000 employees. It is a very successful law firm specializing in many law areas and focuses on international practice. The organization is led by CEO, Neil Gerrard who has served as the CEO since 2008.