Ever increasing globalisation through better communication, transport and trade exchange means business activity is no longer domestically confined.

This acceleration in globalisation has increased the need for multijurisdictional advice to support cross-border business operations.

From advising on cross-border transactions to acting on complex, high-value international disputes to helping international businesses setting up in the UK, Pitmans Law helps clients to achieve their global goals. With our offices located in Reading, London and Southampton we are able to offer clients City expertise with flexible pricing models.

Working with the specialist legal firms that form part of Interact Law, the global network that we founded over 20 years ago, we can provide global reach through expert local jurisdictional advice.

We advise businesses across the globe on:

We also provide specialist advice on international dispute resolution, including:


Pitmans Law works with a wide range of clients from around the world and across industry sectors including:

  • AbbVie
  • Credit Suisse
  • Fiat Chrysler
  • Hibu
  • Hitachi Capital
  • KFC
  • Metro Bank
  • Novacyt
  • Olivetti
  • Panalux
  • Santander
  • Singapore Airlines
  • Sirin Mobile Technologies
  • Sky
  • Sunpower
  • Svenska Handlesbanken
  • Symantec
  • Toshiba
  • TUI
  • UTI Worldwide
  • Versata
  • Yamaha
  • Vodafone

Case studies

Advised in connection with the admission to trading on AIM of shares in companies from various jurisdictions, including the US, Japan and Israel

Advised a US-based cloud company on the validity of their data protection provisions under English law

Supported Precipart, a global company, in investing into the UK with a new office in Oxfordshire, providing a comprehensive review of the company’s policies, contracts and wider documentation to achieve compliance with UK employment law as well as bespoke insurance, corporate IP and data protection advice

Advised a UK company on enforcing multi-million pound US judgments against individual directors and international companies in the UK and Europe, and tracing of assets in Europe and the US emanating from a complex and historic tax fraud

International speakers

Collectively, our lawyers speak 13 languages, including French, German, Spanish, Urdu and Portuguese. Our clients appreciate the ability to have complex, intricate business discussions in their native language.

“Pitmans is praised for its great business and industry knowledge”

Legal 500

“Pitmans works hard to maintain good client relationships”

Legal 500

“Their main strength and usefulness is the breadth of experience and expertise together with an eye for the commercial goals in any transaction.”

Chambers & Partners

“They are knowledgeable, responsive and a pleasure to work with.”

Chambers & Partners