Legal Notice and Disclaimer

Ogletree Deakins is an international law firm representing its clients through affiliated entities subject to the laws of their respective jurisdictions. Information about these entities through which we provide services to our clients is described below.

The information provided on this website is intended solely for the general interest of our customers. This information does not constitute legal advice and is not a substitute for obtaining the legal opinion of a lawyer authorized to practice in a particular jurisdiction. Ogletree Deakins accepts no responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions in the content of this website. The use of this website is not meant to be and does not constitute the establishment of a Client-Attorney relationship. You may not send us confidential information by email without the permission of one of our lawyers.

In some jurisdictions, this website may be considered as advertising. Choosing a lawyer is an important decision and should not be based solely on advertising or the information provided on this website.

We use the terms “shareholders” and “partners ” to describe individuals who are members, shareholders, or who hold equivalent qualifications or status level in our affiliated entities. Generally, we use the term “shareholder” to define a shareholder within Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., based in the United States (including the United States Virgin Islands). We use the term “partner” to define a person who is a member of Ogletree Deakins International LLP and based in the European Union.

Legal liability for the provision of services to clients is defined in the engagement letter or agreement between the client and the Ogletree Deakins entity concerned. None of the entities of Ogletree Deakins is responsible for the actions or omissions of the other entities, unless expressly agreed otherwise.

For any questions regarding this website, please contact our Customer Service by email at or by phone at 404-881-1300.

United States of America

Ogletree Deakins operates in the United States through Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., a professional corporation in the State of South Carolina. Its main office is located at 300 North Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601, USA.

Unless otherwise indicated, the lawyers in each of our offices are not certified as specialists by any state bar or similar agency, including, among others, the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization, or Missouri Bar. The list of practice areas contained herein does not constitute or imply any certification or specialization representation whatsoever.

The following statement is required by the Alabama Rules of Professional Conduct: “No representation is made that the quality of legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.”

United States Virgin Islands

Ogletree Deakins operates in the United States Virgin Islands through Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, LLC, a limited liability company located at 1336 Beltjen Road, Suite 201, St. Thomas VI 00802.

Ogletree Deakins operates in Mexico through Ogletree Deakins International, SC, a civil partnership (sociedad civil) located in Torre del Ángel, Paseo de la Reforma 350, Pisos 10 y 11, Col. Juárez, México, D.F. 06600 México.

In the United Kingdom, Germany and France, Ogletree Deakins operates through Ogletree Deakins International LLP, a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales under number OC378101 and whose registered office address is Fourth Floor, Thavies Inn House, 3-4 Holborn Circus, London EC1N 2HA. A list of the names of the partners of Ogletree Deakins International LLP is available at this address.

Ogletree Deakins International LLP is authorised and regulated by the UK Solicitors Regulation Authority (“SRA”). The firm’s SRA registration number is 572229. Information on the SRA rules is available in the SRA Handbook via this web page and the Solicitors’ Code of Conduct via this web page

The firm has taken out compulsory professional liability insurance in England and Wales with the insurer Lloyd’s Syndicate 4000, One Lime Street, London EC3M 7HA.  The policy number is PSLNS1801032.

Ogletree Deakins International LLP’s claims procedures are available upon request. If we are unable to resolve a problem between us, you may be forced to ask the Ombudsman to review your request. The contact details of the Legal Ombudsman are available on the website . You must usually file your complaint within 6 months of our written response to your request. If your complaint concerns our invoicing, there is also the possibility of objecting to it by requesting an assessment of this invoicing from the Court (Part III of the Solicitors Act 1974).

The VAT registration number of Ogletree Deakins International LLP is GB144786679.

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