In today's global economy, with countless interconnected markets, customers are just as often on another continent as they are down the street. For this reason, businesses operating internationally regularly face complex and evolving legal and regulatory frameworks that affect where their goods and services are delivered, by whom and how fast.
With these dynamics at play, and with our clients’ expanding interests in mind, Mayer Brown’s International Trade practice has long offered informed and effective guidance on all aspects of international trade law. Armed with a global network of knowledgeable and experienced trade lawyers, and an ability to draw upon the experience of numerous former government officials, we are ideally positioned to tackle the full gamut of international issues facing our clients.
Across our offices in Beijing, Brussels, Ho Chi Minh City, Sao Paulo, Shanghai, Singapore and Washington, we count among our ranks two former US Trade Representatives (USTR), a former US Secretary of Commerce, a former EU ambassador to the United States, a former member of the US Congress, a former chief of staff at USTR, the former chief policy director with the US House Ways & Means Committee, a former assistant director in Singapore's Ministry of Trade and Industry, a former senior official in New Zealand's Customs Service, and numerous former trade negotiators, senior lawyers and economists in the United States, Europe, Singapore and elsewhere around the world.
We combine this experience with in-depth industry knowledge and diverse jurisdictional understandings to advise on the following:
Mayer Brown also has one of the most active and experienced international litigation and dispute settlement practices in the world, which offers extensive experience before the World Trade Organization’s dispute settlement panels and Appellate Body.
For more information, view our brochure describing our International Trade practice in Chinese, Russian and Vietnamese.
"Among the best for customs law," Mayer Brown provides "service of the highest level in all aspects."
- Legal 500 2015