LONDON, 29 June 2020 – Baker Botts LLP is moving its London office from 41 Lothbury, where it opened in 1998, to 20 Fenchurch Street, one of the City of London’s tallest commercial skyscrapers, which also boasts Sky Garden, London’s highest public garden. Baker Botts is targeting a Q3 2021 move and will occupy the 27,833 square-foot space on floor 30 of the building.
“Our London office is a key component of the firm’s strategy of growth. Not only does our office move reinforce our commitment to the City but it also shows our focus on increasing the firm’s footprint in London and expanding our client offering,” said John Martin, Managing Partner, Baker Botts.
“London is critical to the firm’s success and we continue to strategically target the best talent that aligns with our core areas of strength. The move to this new space will further strengthen our ability to grow with and represent the world’s most dynamic companies.”
Baker Botts London office has built out a range of practices, including global projects (oil and gas, LNG, renewables, power and project finance), corporate/M&A, commercial disputes and international arbitration, technology transactions (incorporating deals where energy and technology intersect), venture capital and private equity, IP (including cyber, data and privacy related matters) and UK competition and antitrust.
“We have accelerated our growth over the last three years with the addition of a number of new partner hires, who have made a solid impact since they joined,” said Mark Rowley, partner in charge of Baker Botts' London and Middle East offices.
“Our talented team and unique culture have ensured our success to date. Moving to this flexible, collaborative and cutting-edge new space offers us every opportunity to grow and build even further, whilst ensuring we are well positioned for the inevitable transition to more agile working environment in a post-COVID world.”
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Baker Botts is an international law firm of approximately 750 lawyers practicing throughout a network of 14 offices around the globe. Based on our experience and knowledge of our clients' industries, we are recognized as a leading firm in the energy and technology sectors. Since 1840, we have provided creative and effective legal solutions for our clients while demonstrating an unrelenting commitment to excellence. For more information, please visit bakerbotts.com.