Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP are one of a number of organisations whose legal professionals contribute their expertise to our CPDcasts. CPDcasts are 30 minute downloadable Legal CPD Podcasts, each of which cover a specific CPD topic in extensive detail.
The following legal experts from Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP contribute to our CPDcasts:
Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge is an international law firm with approximately 550 lawyers across 13 offices in the US, London and Hong Kong.
Asset Recovery & Fraud: Tracing and recovery of misappropriated public funds from dishonest public officials, their companies, trusts and associates on the related complex political, practical and legal issues. The firm assists governments to plan and implement effective international asset tracing and recovery programmes, enforce civil or criminal forfeiture/confiscation orders in the UK and make requests for mutual legal assistance in criminal proceedings. Business Law: The firm's corporate and finance lawyers handle billions of pounds of private equity, venture capital and debt finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions and public offerings for clients, with particular experience in life sciences and technology, telecoms, media and broadcasting, banking and financial services and insurance and reinsurance.
Commercial Litigation & Arbitration: Advising on a full range of commercial disputes. The firm aims to resolve disputes in the manner best designed to achieve its clients' business objectives and is committed to the use of ADR where appropriate. The firm’s litigators are experienced in antitrust, asset tracing, IP, securities, employment, environment, construction and product liability.
Employment: Commercial advice in matters ranging from policy issues and outsourcing to disciplinary procedures, Employment Tribunal and High Court disputes.
Insurance & Reinsurance: The firm has one of the largest insurance and reinsurance departments in the world, with lawyers across the US, UK and Hong Kong. Clients include the world's largest insurance and reinsurance companies, which the firm represents in corporate, transactional and regulatory matters, in (re)insurance arbitrations and litigation, and in sophisticated claims and coverage matters.
Intellectual Property: The firm's IP practice acts for a wide range of companies in both soft and hard IP. The firm is consistently ranking among the leading firms for number of patents prosecuted to issuance each year and is recognised for achieving excellent results in patent litigation and interferences. Its lawyers and patent agents hold degrees in technology and scientific disciplines, many with PhD degrees in engineering, life sciences and chemistry. The firm's Trademark and Brand Protection Group advises some of the best known brands in the world and has a formidable reputation in protecting and developing its clients' brands.
Product Liability: The firm has significant experience in the litigation and arbitration of disputes arising from a variety of products and advises clients on how to minimise exposure to potential claims.
Restructuring & Insolvency: in the UK, the firm is recognised as a leading firm having been involved in many of the well-known insolvencies since the inception of the firm's London office some 50 years ago. In addition to its Insurance Insolvency and Restructuring Practice, the firm's strengths centre on large-scale insolvencies involving international aspects where asset tracing, freezing and repatriation form a major component, as well as exit solutions for insurance companies.
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