First Law International Sprl (FLI) is the headquarters to an Elite global network of 65 independent full-service, best-in class law firms known as FLI NET, with its head offices in Brussels, the Capital of the European Union.
Each member firm is carefully vetted to ensure it meets FLI's high quality standards, common culture of timely responsiveness, cost-efficiency and unprecedented customer satisfaction.
Based on the scientific principle that a flock of geese that flies together in a V-line formation achieves an aerodynamic uplift that enables each member of the flock to travel further distances by attaining greater efficiency, FLI NET acts as a central point of management and coordination for a wide range of clients.
Basing its business model on the same energy-releasing principle, FLI is able to harness the synergies between member firms and offer clients a timely and cost-efficient alternative to international legal support in any of the world's thriving economic centers.
A key offering by FLI is its unique Assistant General Counsel (Assistant GC) support, in which FLI essentially functions as the outsourced extension of the in-house counsel. Acting as the coordination and management center of gravity for cross-border services rendered by the FLI NET member firms, FLI's innovative business model empowers clients to focus on other more valued-added activities than managing a multitude of law firms in various jurisdictions.
Unlike other traditional law-firm-to-law-firm networks, FLI's member firms, although independent, have developed strong integration skills in order to act as one flock. Every six months for the past 13 years FLI has hosted a general or regional conference to bring the FLI NET firms and their clients (GCs and other corporate executives) together. The result is unprecedented match of talent and client expectations. By doing this, FLI aims to relieve the pressure of mega billings from the traditional larger firms as the only top-value alternative for GCs.
As cross-border legal projects are no longer one-off occurrences, FLI’s ability to coordinate complex legal projects seamlessly is an invaluable resource for companies intending to implement their international strategies in sound and cost-effective manner.
As FLI gradually earned its place in the heart of the GC and his or her corporate clients, FLI has grown into a household name for an exceptionally cost-effective alternative for comprehensive cross-border support. FLI's value proposition takes on a new dimension as the true extension of the in-house counsel's legal department.
The FLI network covers more than 65 countries across the globe.
Africa Algeria, Angola, Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Republic of Congo
Americas Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, USA
Asia Pacific Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
CIS and Middle East Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Iraq, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine, UAE, Uzbekistan
Europe Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Itay, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom