The Dechert LLP website provides general information about the firm. Although this information may be considered advertising under the rules of some courts, including the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, Dechert’s site is not intended to advertise our legal services, to solicit clients, or to provide legal advice. The purpose is to provide information, with the understanding that the information on our site does not constitute or contain legal advice, and that prior results are no guarantee of similar outcomes. Our legal updates, lawyer publications, and other information have been abridged from laws, court decisions, and administrative rulings. They should not be considered legal opinions or a substitute for legal counsel.
Dechert is not authorised under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (the “FSMA”) and offices of Dechert which are not authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority will not be able to provide any service which constitutes a regulated activity under the FSMA. Dechert London is able in certain circumstances to offer a limited range of investment services to clients because it is a member of the Solicitors Regulatory Authority. It can provide these investment services if they are an incidental part of the professional services it has been engaged to provide.
As a service to visitors, Dechert houses archived information in some areas of the site, which may be of value for historical or research purposes. This information may not be applicable to your situation, accurate, current, or complete. Our website may not always be operational or free of functional defects. We disclaim any liability in connection with any actions taken or not taken based on any of our website’s content.
Neither our presentation of the information on the site nor your receipt of the information creates a lawyer-client relationship or imposes any obligation on Dechert LLP.
Any electronic communication sent to Dechert may not be secure and thus may be disclosed. Accordingly, please do not send sensitive or confidential information electronically. In addition, the sending of electronic mail to any lawyer or other contact/address identified in the site does not create a lawyer-client relationship, and the contents of any such mail are not privileged, unless the sender is a current client of Dechert and the communication is sent pursuant to that relationship.
Photographs that accompany lawyer biographies in the “Lawyers” section of the site are those of Dechert lawyers. Other photographs or images of persons located on the site may or may not be of current Dechert lawyers or staff and are not to be construed as depicting such. All non-Dechert persons featured on website photographs and images are models and are used for illustrative purposes only.
You may download, print, and copy material on this website for your personal use as long as you do not alter any of the materials and that you ensure that each copy clearly acknowledges Dechert LLP as the source.
The Dechert LLP web site provides general information about the firm. Although this information may be considered advertising under the rules of some courts, including the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, Dechert’s site is not intended to advertise our legal services, to solicit clients, or to provide legal advice. The purpose is to provide information, with the understanding that the information on our site does not constitute or contain legal advice, and that prior results are no guarantee of similar outcomes. Our legal updates, lawyer publications, and other information have been abridged from laws, court decisions, and administrative rulings. They should not be considered legal opinions or a substitute for legal counsel.
Dechert internationally is a combination of separate limited liability partnerships and other entities registered in different jurisdictions. Dechert has more than 900 qualified lawyers and 700 staff members in its offices in Belgium, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Russia, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates, the UK and the US.
Dechert LLP in the US (“Dechert LLP US”) is a Pennsylvania limited liability partnership which has branch and representative offices in Beijing, Brussels, Dubai, Frankfurt and Munich.
Dechert LLP in the UK (“Dechert LLP UK”) is a limited liability partnership registered in England & Wales (Registered No. OC306029) and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales. The registered address is 160 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4QQ, UK. A list of names of the members of Dechert LLP UK (who are referred to as “partners”) is available for inspection at the above address. The partners are solicitors or registered foreign lawyers. The use of the term “partners” should not be construed as indicating that the members of Dechert LLP UK are carrying on business in partnership for the purpose of the Partnership Act 1890.
Dechert (Paris) LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales (Registered No. OC332363), authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales, and registered with the French Bar pursuant to Directive 98/5/CE. A list of the names of the members of Dechert (Paris) LLP (who are solicitors or registered foreign lawyers) is available for inspection at our Paris office at 32 rue de Monceau, 75008 Paris, France, and at our registered office at 160 Queen Victoria Street, London, EC4V 4QQ, UK.
Dechert in Hong Kong is a Hong Kong partnership regulated by the Law Society of Hong Kong.
Dechert Kazakhstan Limited, a private limited company registered in England & Wales (Registered No. 07978170), is a wholly owned subsidiary of Dechert LLP US. Legal services in Kazakhstan are provided by the Almaty branch of Dechert Kazakhstan Limited. A list of the names of the directors of Dechert Kazakhstan Limited is available for inspection at its registered office: 160 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4QQ, England.
Dechert in Ireland is an Irish partnership regulated by the Law Society of Ireland.
Dechert (Luxembourg) LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England & Wales (Registered No. OC391300) regulated in Luxembourg by the Luxembourg Bar and authorised and regulated in England & Wales by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, and registered with the Luxembourg Bar. A list of the names of the members of Dechert (Luxembourg) LLP (who are solicitors or registered European lawyers) is available for inspection at our Luxembourg office at 1, Allée Scheffer, B.P. 709, L-2017 Luxembourg, and at our registered office at 160 Queen Victoria Street, London, EC4V 4QQ, UK.
Dechert Russia LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dechert LLP US, is a Delaware Limited Liability Company with a registered branch in Moscow.
Dechert (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., a private limited company incorporated in Singapore (Registered No. 201420707M), is a wholly owned subsidiary of Dechert LLP US. The Data Protection Officer for Dechert (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., is Esther Wong who can be contacted by emailing Esther.Wong@dechert.com
Scam and Fraudulent Emails Notice
JANUARY 2020: SCAM DIVERTING PAYMENTS FOR TRANSACTIONAL FUNDS
Dechert LLP was made aware of a scam involving emails diverting payments for invoices to an unknown bank account.
The scam emails used a domain similar to our genuine domain. Authentic emails from Dechert will only use the domain of “@dechert.com”.
The scam emails used the domain of “@dechiert.com” (please note the extra “i” in the email address) and have been reported to the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
Dechert maintains bank accounts in key jurisdictions, the details for these accounts will very rarely change. If Dechert bank account details were to change, we would provide sufficient advanced warning to clients over the phone and transmit any new details by secure verifiable means.
If you have cause for concern regarding bank account details, or suspect you may be a victim of fraud, please side with caution and call your usual Dechert contact to confirm whether the communication is genuine. You can also contact the London Risk and Compliance team directly at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call the Dechert switchboard on +44 20 7184 7000 and request to speak with the Senior Manager for Risk and Compliance.
Dechert maintains robust IT infrastructure and security to ensure our systems are mitigated to industry standards from fraudulent activity or third party observation.
Gender Pay Equality
Dechert has long been dedicated to providing a supportive, high performance culture that enables our talent to achieve their full potential. Among our guiding principles is a pledge to build an inclusive firm that reflects the diversity of the world in which we practice.
Dechert LLP is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination. The Firm prohibits unlawful discrimination in any term or condition of employment against any employee or applicant for employment because of the individual’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, membership or service in the armed forces, or any other characteristic protected by law.
We are proud of our organization and want every employee at the Firm to feel welcome with an equal opportunity to excel. Thank you for your interest in Dechert LLP.