Nature of practice and clients
Gide is a premier international law firm and the first to have originated in France. Founded in Paris in 1920, the firm now operates from 17 offices worldwide. With 600 lawyers, drawn from 35 different nationalities, Gide offers some of the most respected specialists in all sectors of national and international finance and business law. In each of its offices in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa, the firm provides its clients with comprehensive knowledge of local markets, regional expertise, and the resources of an international law firm.
We assist international institutions, public authorities, banks, foreign investors and leading local business groups with all of the legal issues raised in the course of their investments, commercial and financial transactions.
Our Practice Groups
Our international practice groups combine local knowledge with global best practice and link our offices in servicing our clients worldwide in areas including:
- Banking and finance.
- Competition and international trade.
- Dispute resolution.
- Insurance, industrial risk and transport.
- Intellectual property and telecommunications.
- Media and technology.
- Public administrative law.
- Real estate.
- Investment funds.
In any location where we do not have an office, we maintain close relationships with the best law firms in the region. Gide is also a member of Lex Mundi, an international network of over 160 other independent firms, each ranking best in its local jurisdiction. Together, we provide full multi-jurisdictional integrated advice.
Gide has offices in Algiers, Beijing, Brussels, Budapest, Casablanca, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Kiev, London, Moscow, New York, Paris, Shanghai, Tunis and Warsaw.
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