Legal Advisory

Deloitte Legal in the UK brings together lawyers, consultants and technology experts, who understand the implications of digitisation, big data, AI, robotics and platform-based business models in today’s world. In addition, because our clients’ needs generally span more than one country, our team is part of a global network of more than 2,000 Deloitte Legal professionals who collaborate seamlessly across more than 80 countries worldwide.

So whether a client needs to manage the risks of moving to the cloud, navigate data protection and IP rights, maximise opportunities to grow their business or develop the workforce of the future, we can help.

Our Legal Advisory services include:

Commercial & Technology

FTSE titan, feted unicorn or fledging start up, you’ll need expert contractual advice at every step, from licensing and marketing to commercial structures and revenue sharing. And you don’t want to hang about. Digital transformation is happening at pace.

Corporate Law

Our corporate team specialise in supporting businesses as they expand. We’ll advice you on straightforward corporate structuring, mergers & acquisitions and complex deals involving highly technical earn-outs or warranty protections.


Our disputes team believe that the best way to avoid disputes is to get strategic risk management advice right up front. However, if you do end up with a technology, IP-related or commercial disputes then we’ll help you get to the bottom of the situation.

Employment Law

Our team of employment and labour law specialists can help you be a great employer for the digital age, helping you identify and manage new and existing risks.

Global Employer Immigration Services

Organisations today are faced with an increasingly complex global talent landscape. The workforce is becoming more agile and diversified, requiring organisations to re-evaluate their views on global mobility and their global workforce.

Incentives, Reward & Pensions Law

Our team advises companies on the design, implementation and operation of employee incentive plans, as well as helping clients to navigate the legal aspects of both defined benefit and defined contribution pension schemes.

Intellectual Property

Our IP team is rich in technology expertise. Our clients are some of the world’s most innovative companies and we handle business critical IP issues in rapidly digitising industries.

Real Estate

Our Real Estate team consists of specialist lawyers with leading reputations for delivering both routine and highly complex transactions. Working with developers, investors, occupiers and public bodies, the team has a wealth of experience in advising on major projects across a wide variety of sectors.

Tax litigation, Advisory and Settlement

Managing tax risks has never been more important, and more difficult. Our multidisciplinary team of qualified lawyers, accredited mediators, HMRC-trained inspectors and qualified tax advisers provide strategic advice to manage and resolve disputes efficiently and practically.

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Key contact

Michael Castle

Michael Castle

Managing Partner

Michael is the Managing Partner for Deloitte Legal UK & North South Europe. Deloitte Legal combines market leading lawyers, consultants and technology experts to provide clients with new solutions to ... More