Globalization and protectionist trends, the impact of Brexit - the significance of trade law has rarely been so much in the spotlight of multinational companies and governments across the globe. Our International Trade Team has extensive experience in helping clients navigate through key areas of international trade law including customs, EU trade defence, export controls and sanctions and trade regulatory matters.
By combining our first-class legal trade expertise with deep sector knowledge, we have become known for our refreshingly creative thinking helping clients achieve their commercial goals. We have direct inroads into all levels of government and we have a wide network of offices across the world.
Our team has extensive experience in EU trade matters, long-lasting relationships with key EU decision-makers and excellent insight into the workings of the EU institutions and the political drivers of EU policy-making. Several team members of our Trade group have held senior positions in national administration(s), the European Parliament and/or the European Commission.
We provide expertise in:
- Export and import controls
- Tariff and non-tariff based trade barriers
- Rules of origin
- Customs classification and valuations
- Food and product safety
- Packaging and labeling
- Dual use goods and technologies