London - McDermott Will & Emery



As you pursue your business goals in the United Kingdom and around the world, we’ll be at your side with practical insights and a wealth of sector-specific knowledge to equip you for success. Our full-service City practice complements the Firm’s global capabilities. We function seamlessly within the Firm’s extensive international network to deliver innovative strategies and solutions tailored to your business needs.

Working together, we help fuel missions and knock down barriers, to support you wherever your business takes you. We serve a broad range of clients including multinational and national corporations, financial institutions and investment banks, and high-net-worth individuals. Our offshore capabilities are extensive, ranging from the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man to the Cayman Islands and Bermuda, and we have a strong network of professionals in China and throughout English- and French-speaking Africa.

No matter what challenge or opportunity you may be facing, we help you navigate the relevant areas of law, including:

  • Corporate/M&A
  • Dispute Resolution (Litigation and Arbitration)
  • Energy
  • ESG, Impact & Sustainability
  • Finance Restructuring and Special Situations
  • Healthcare & Life sciences
  • Labour & Employment
  • Private Equity
  • Structured Finance
  • Tax & Transfer Pricing
  • Private Client & Wealth Management

Our client roster includes leading FTSE 100, FTSE 250, Borsa Italiana, DAX 40, Euronext Paris and Fortune 1000 organisations, governmental and regulatory authorities, international banks and trade organisations.

Our dedication to excellent client service has gained recognition from directories such as The Legal 500 and Chambers UK, as well as honours such as M&A Advisor’s “M&A Deal of the Year” Award ($1 billion to $10 billion) for our Outstanding Work for Praxair.

Hamid Yunis is the managing partner for the Firm’s London office.


We combine personal passions with industry and legal prowess to deliver for our clients every day.


Public Transport

From Bank Station

Bank station is well served by five underground lines (Central Line, District & Circle Lines, Waterloo & City Line and the Docklands Light Railway (DLR)).

  • Leave the station by Exit 3 and continue along Threadneedle Street until you reach the traffic lights where Threadneedle Street meets Bishopsgate. 
  • The office will be visible just across the road.

For those travelling by air, the Docklands Light Railway provides a direct rail link between London City Airport and Bank station.

From Liverpool Street Station

This major London train station is served by a number of underground lines, (Central Line, Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line and Metropolitan Line).

  • Exit the station onto Bishopsgate and turn right. Continue straight and the office is on the left hand side, opposite Threadneedle Street.
  • It should take no longer than 5 minutes on foot from the station.

For those travelling by air, there is a regular Stansted Express rail service between Stansted Airport and Liverpool Street Station.

From London Bridge Station

London Bridge station is located on the south side of the river Thames. This station has regular rail links to and from Sussex and South London and is served by two underground lines (Jubilee Line and Northern Line).

  • Exit the station onto London Bridge. 
  • Once across the bridge itself you will join Gracechurch Street, continue straight. 
  • Gracechurch Street becomes Bishopsgate at a set of traffic lights, continue straight and the office is on the right hand side, opposite Threadneedle Street
  • It should take no longer than 20 minutes by foot from the station.

For those travelling by air, the First Capital Connect service runs trains every 15 minutes between Brighton, Gatwick, Luton and Bedford, into London Bridge.

From Heathrow Airport

Heathrow airport is approximately 15 miles west outside of London. There is a regular rail service between Heathrow Airport and London Paddington. Paddington station is served by 4 London Underground lines (District Line, Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line and Bakerloo Line). The most time efficient way to reach the office is to travel from Paddington by the District Line to Notting Hill Gate station and then change on to the Central Line and continue until you reach Bank station.