We are a market-leading, independent, UK law firm, based in Scotland. Our lawyers are globally connected experts in their fields, advising clients across all key sectors of the UK and wider economy, from real estate, financial services and education, to energy, food and drink, life sciences and transport. 

We take pride in providing clear, commercially focussed advice, and on building strong partnerships based on trust. Our work takes us beyond Scotland's borders. We collaborate with law firms across the globe to deliver quality legal support for projects, personal affairs, transactions, and disputes across jurisdictions, in the UK and beyond. We coordinate advice through one point of contact or project manager. Our independence allows us to choose the best fit for the job – securing local expertise through our networks and alliances.


Amongst our colleagues we have more than 100 foreign language speakers - from Japanese to French and Urdu.


£40 billion of international deals in the last three years.


Access to over 16,000 international lawyers across more than 100 countries through our membership of leading law firm network, Terralex.

What is International Arbitration?

International arbitration is a means of resolving disputes between parties, usually organisations of some kind, in different countries or jurisdictions. It is the referral by disputants to a decision maker who pronounces a legally binding decision.

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What is International Arbitration?

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International Business key highlights

  • We work with the best firms in their jurisdictions to deliver the right services for our clients.
  • 44 top tier rankings from the major legal directories.
  • Over 850 specialists providing expertise for multiple sectors. Working with clients across Scotland, the UK and internationally.
  • Brodies is a member of the international network of experts Energy Law Group. The Energy Law Group (ELG) is the most extensive network of experts in energy, mining and natural resources law in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.