The Firm is the exclusive member firm
for the Principality of Monaco of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association
of independent law firms. Lex Mundi is the mark of excellence for legal services
globally. With more than
20,000 lawyers in
560 offices, Lex Mundi member firms are present in more
than 161 countries, states,
and provinces. These premier law firms provide legal representation and local
market knowledge just about anywhere needs may arise. Our Firm's membership in
Lex Mundi provides us with global reach and access to legal resources that
enhance our ability to serve our clients’ needs around the world.
The key to Lex Mundi is the quality
of the individual member firms. Member selection criteria are very stringent and
members are among the leading law firms in their jurisdictions. While remaining
independent, each Lex Mundi member firm is committed to uniform service
standards that provide clients with consistency and confidence, and each shares
a remarkable dedication to clients.
By selecting a Lex Mundi law firm,
clients can have confidence that they will be connected to:
Quality representation. Lex Mundi
member firms must be committed to providing not only high quality legal work
but superior client service as well. Each member firm is admitted only after
substantial due diligence, and must survive regular quality and peer review
procedures in order to retain membership in the association.
Preeminent law firms. Each Lex
Mundi member is an elite firm in its jurisdiction. Potential members are
evaluated on quality, responsiveness, ability to provide a full range of
legal services, reputation, technology, management structure, ethical
standards, conflict avoidance procedures, size, court admissions and other
Local market knowledge. Lex Mundi
member firms are locally based law firms, indigenous to their areas. As a
result, they have developed the expertise most necessary in their
jurisdictions as well as strong ties to the legal and business communities.
They also can apprise clients of the area’s political context and provide
firsthand information about the local landscape.
A recognized resource worldwide.
Through the Lex Mundi association, clients and their advisors can receive
introductions to top local law firms around the world.
Lex Mundi ensures the quality of
individual member firms in a number of ways:
Recruiting standards and
procedures. Lex Mundi employs a rigorous method of selecting and admitting
Membership review policy and
procedures. To ensure that members continue to be the most highly regarded
firms in their jurisdictions and continue to provide responsive, high
quality legal services, the organization reviews each member firm every
eight years. Membership is terminated if a firm does not meet Lex Mundi
Service standards. Each member
adheres to a general service philosophy as well as specific standards, such
as a 24-hour rule on returning telephone calls.
Involvement of clients. Lex Mundi
has formed a Client Advisory Council as a forum to obtain feedback directly
from client organizations on the best ways to serve clients and advice on
policies and projects for consideration.
Corporations worldwide, their owners
and their advisors are the ultimate beneficiaries of the worldwide reach and the
exceptional global legal expertise that Lex Mundi provides. Lex Mundi firms
provide companies with:
First-rate legal skills
Local market knowledge and
Relevant industry expertise
Sound business and language
Working together, Lex Mundi member
firms are able to provide cost-effective solutions for clients just about
anywhere on the globe. Lex Mundi: The Mark of Excellence for Legal Services.