DLA Piper


DLA Piper


United Kingdom



+44 (0)20 7349 0296 160 Aldersgate Street London EC1A 4HT Email


DLA Piper is a global law firm with offices throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. We represent clients in a broad range of geographies and across many practice disciplines. We joined as a strategic partner of ESELA in 2019.

DLA Piper is at the forefront of impact investing and ESG advice, bringing together a cross disciplinary, seasoned and forward thinking team of lawyers from our global network of offices, with expertise in investment funds, direct equity investments, impact finance and impact bonds, policy implementation and compliance, and dispute resolution. We have worked side by side with clients across asset classes to design and implement strong legal foundations to meet impact goals.

Our impact investing team works closely with our established Responsible Business, Human Rights and Pro Bono practices to support innovation and ensure we are contributing to the wellbeing of communities around the world. The team is also closely aligned to our Emerging Growth and Venture Capital group, as well as our Technology Sector and Boardroom Advisory Service group, which ensures we are able to provide a truly full service offering.

Types of Work

In addition to work in investment funds, direct equity investments and impact finance, we have wide experience in arbitration, banking, tax, competition and trade, as well as corporate finance.

As a firm we have has strong practices in employment, energy, hospitality and leisure, insurance, intellectual property, litigation, mergers and acquisitions and has developed key teams in pensions, private equity, real estate and technology.

Areas of Interest

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