You operate in a global economy, you may be a UK business exporting or importing your products and services, you may be an overseas business investing in the UK or you may be an individual with interests abroad.
Our international lawyers provide specialist legal advice and support with inward investment, international export and import. As founding members of the Association of European Lawyers, we have a network of international lawyers and associates around the world available to help you.
We have drawn together a team of lawyers from across the firm to advise on international issues arising from the EU referendum. The team encompasses specialists in procurement law, state aid, intellectual property, IT, commercial contracts, data protection, corporate, immigration, private wealth, real estate, construction and litigation.
Much will depend upon the exit terms that will be agreed between the UK and the EU, and on the trade agreements to be reached between the UK and non-EU nations. Nevertheless, at this stage we can help you assess how well prepared you are for Brexit, and what steps you can take now to improve your positon.
We also have a dedicated page with news and updates relating to Brexit.
If you are building a presence in the UK we can advise you on immigration and employment issues, on how to incorporate a UK trading entity or branch office, and help you protect your business and get legal contracts right.
If you are exporting our international lawyers can help you appoint agents, distributors and representatives and make sure that you have the right trading contracts and that you get paid on time.
If you are importing we can help with your import documentation and the regulations that apply in the UK.
We work with other professional advisers like UK Professional Services and business organisations like UKTI and Invest in Bristol and Bath to help your business grow.
We are founding members of the Association of European Lawyers and have a network of international lawyers and associates around the world that can provide you with local legal assistance, when needed.
In our team of international solicitors, across our network of offices, we have lawyers who are fluent in French, German, Spanish, Mandarin, Russian, Bengali, Hindi, Hebrew and Italian.
M Subs Ltd needed immigration support for its international staff travelling frequently between the US and the UK. We turned to VWV for help and they provided an impeccable and timely service that enabled us to meet our project goals by fully employing our diverse team of professionals as and where needed.