United Kingdom
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Mar 04 2016
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90 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6XX, GBR
Olswang is an international law firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom and with additional offices in Reading, Brussels, Madrid, Paris, Singapore and most recently Munich. It also works closely with a network of firms across eighty countries. The Lawyer ranked the firm 22nd largest in the UK by worldwide turnover in 2010. That year, the firm had over 600 staff, including 97 partners. David Stewart is the firm's chief executive.The firm's main practice areas include media, technology, telecommunications, real estate, corporate, intellectual property, commercial litigation and arbitration, finance, leisure, tax, EU and competition, and employment.HistoryOlswang was founded in 1981 by Simon Olswang and Mark Devereux, who is now the firm's senior partner. as a breakaway from property law firm Brecher & Co. Its early reputation was primarily based on film and media work. The firm grew rapidly through the 1990s, developing more of a focus on technology as well as media. In common with other professional service firms, Olswang converted to a limited liability partnership status under English law with effect from May 1, 2009.

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