Watson Goepel LLP is a member of Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW), a global association of more than 100 independent law firms located in more than 180 major commercial centres throughout the world. Membership in LAW allows our firm to service the legal needs of our clients that are expanding their operations and relationships into new domestic and foreign markets. Membership in Law allows us to have a truly global reach while maintaining our independence and flexibility so we can ensure we provide our clients with the most effective legal services and solutions for their unique circumstances.
The advantages to working with Watson Goepel and our global colleagues in LAW are:
We speak your language.
Few business barriers are more difficult to surmount than those of language. In addition to our own multilingual services, our partner firms in LAW offer fluency in all major languages, so our can easily transact business around the world. Every LAW member firm is proficient in English.
One phone call connects you to a global network.
Our membership in LAW provides instant built-in legal contacts with independent, indigenous law firms in any part of the globe. The presence of LAW’s member firms in so many places around the world means fast, efficient and personalized legal services are often no more than a local phone call away.
We can connect you to a world of opportunities.
Our membership in the LAW network can also help clients to broker potential business opportunities around the world. For example, you might be a Canadian manufacturer wishing to purchase a factory in Germany or a Chinese business wishing to invest in a Canadian Logistics or natural resource company. We can leverage LAW’s extensive worldwide network to help our clients locate a business prospect, negotiate licensing arrangements or solve import/export problems.
We can help you find local resources.
LAW’s members are independent, but have strong networks within their local communities. Through their local connections, they can help our clients find capable professionals and experts in other disciplines beyond legal services.
We are cost efficient and technologically advanced.
Each member firm of LAW is specifically chosen for the ability to offer a high degree of expertise as well as a commitment to cost efficiencies for LAW clients. LAW members employ the latest technology to communicate, prepare work product and transfer vital information.
You will receive personalized service.
Our philosophy is based on personal contacts, with clients and amongst the member firms we partner with in LAW. Within a matter of hours, we can connect you with a principal or partner of a LAW firm in a foreign country. We meet with our colleagues in LAW regularly to remain up to date with legal, fiscal, political and business trends and developments around the world, to exchange new ideas, and to create relationships for the benefit of LAW members and our clients.
We offer strength, scope and flexibility.
Today, many people have foreign property or business interests with legal needs outside their own country. As a member of LAW our clients have the strength, scope and flexibility to receive advice on legal matters around the world.