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Global volume of mergers and acquisitions transactions
For the eighth consecutive year, DLA Piper obtained the number one ranking in the world for the total volume of transactions in 2017, according to the Mergermarket classification tables for legal advisors.
# N1
Law Firm of the Year
DLA Piper was named the best in the world by Real Estate and Franchise by International Who's Who 2017 and one of the five most innovative law firms in North America, according to the Financial Times.
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lawyers classified as leaders
The most important legal directories in the world have named more than 1,000 of our DLA Piper lawyers and practices among the best.
40 countries
Presence in more than 40 countries worldwide
DLA Piper is a global firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Asia Pacific region. The firm seeks to be the global leader, delivering quality and value to customers.
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No. 1 firm in Venture Capital in Chile and No. 1 in Corporate Governance