Steve Blakeley Discuss Akin Gump’s London Office, Int’l Practice, with MCC

Akin Gump partner in charge of the London office Steve Blakeley was interviewed by Metropolitan Corporate Counsel on that office’s business strategy and practices as well as on the international orientation of the London office.

Regarding the firm’s London operations, Blakeley noted, “Our strategy in London is extremely clear – we are building practices which reflect areas of legal practice in which Akin Gump has a strong reputation in the U.S. or globally and which would benefit from a London presence and English law capabilities.”  He discussed in detail the London office’s practices—among them, corporate, including capital markets; emerging markets; finance; and funds—and the firm’s work with leading national and international energy companies such as LUKOIL and Petrobras.

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