Will Lawes joined Lazard as a Managing Director at the beginning of 2017 after 30 years at Freshfields, including spending the last five years as Executive Chairman of the firm globally. Will has advised boards on public M&A, complex reorganisations, corporate governance and crisis management, including shareholder activism.
Our offices in the United Kingdom
Lazard has been a leading player in the United Kingdom's financial centre since the firm opened its first London office in 1877. Today, the U.K. remains one of the largest operations in Lazard’s global network.
Based in the heart of one of the world’s most international and connected financial hubs, with unrivalled access to global markets, Lazard U.K. advises clients on strategic matters including mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, debt and capital structure and capital raising.
Lazard's client relationships are built on trust and discretion, drawing on 175 years of experience working with leading businesses globally.