SOURCE: BuckleySandler LLP

BuckleySandler LLP

September 08, 2014 08:15 ET

BuckleySandler Establishes International Presence With Opening of London Office

Law Firm Expansion to Further Assist Clients With Global Litigation, Financial Crimes Compliance, Privacy/Data Protection & FCPA Needs

WASHINGTON, DC and LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Sep 8, 2014) - BuckleySandler LLP, a leading financial services and criminal & civil enforcement defense law firm, announced today the opening of its first international office, located in London. James T. Parkinson has relocated from the firm's Washington, DC office to be its London partner-in-residence, enabling the firm to better assist its clients with their global regulatory, litigation, enforcement, financial crimes, FCPA, privacy/data security and anti-money laundering needs.

"As the enforcement, regulatory and litigation challenges facing our clients globalize, it has become apparent that we need to be in London to enable us to meet our clients' global needs," explained BuckleySandler Chairman and Executive Partner Andrew L. Sandler. "Jamie's move to London and our evolving strategic partnerships with global law firms with complementary practices are important steps in enabling the firm to assist clients in their global challenges and expand our global financial crimes practice."

"I am excited to be relocating to London to better enable the firm to meet the global needs of our clients and expand our global financial crimes practice. Our new London presence is a significant part of BuckleySandler's overall development of a strong capability to advise clients on comprehensive solutions to regulatory and enforcement problems on a global basis," noted Parkinson. "This is an important initiative for the firm and a welcome professional opportunity for me."

Sandler added, "With Jamie in London and the firm expanding our strategic partnerships, we are now able to respond immediately to client needs on a global basis."

BuckleySandler's London address: 16 St Martin's Le Grand, London EC1A 4EN.

With more than 150 lawyers in Washington, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and London, BuckleySandler provides best-in-class legal counsel to meet the challenges of its financial services industry and other corporate and individual clients across the full range of government enforcement actions, complex and class action litigation and transactional, regulatory and public policy issues. Operating in the United Kingdom as BuckleySandler International LLP, a limited liability partnership incorporated in England and Wales, for the practice of US law. The Firm represents numerous national and international leading financial services institutions. Online: www.buckleysandler.com; Twitter: https://twitter.com/BuckleySandler; InfoBytes Blog: http://www.infobytesblog.com.

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