Facts & figures

  • The firm has 17 offices spread across Europe, US, the Caribbean, Asia and Australia.
  • Withers was founded in London in 1896.
  • Withers Bergman in the US was formed following the merger of Bergman, Horowitz and Reynolds and Withers in 2002.
  • Bergman Horowitz and Reynolds was founded in New Haven, CT in 1962.
  • In 2014 the firm established an alliance with BLW LLP and SBL Shmith to provide tax, immigration and corporate advice under the name of Withers SBL.
  • In 2015 the firm formed the Withers KhattarWong alliance in Asia with leading Singapore law firm KhattarWong.
  • Our global revenues are over $200 million.
  • 167 partners.
  • Over 1000 people worldwide.
  • A third of our partners trained with the firm.
  • Our clients’ businesses span over 80 countries. Please click here to see a list of some of the clients for whom we act.
  • We represent a significant number of the wealthiest individuals and families in the US, Europe and Asia. In the UK alone we have acted for 51% of the top 100 Sunday Times Rich List and for 20% of the top 100 in the Forbes Rich List.  In Asia, we act for 30% of the Top 20 Hong Kong billionaires of the Forbes World's Billionaires list.
  • Withers was the first major law firm to convert to a UK limited liability partnership (LLP).
  • Our Office Managing Directors are: Claire Blakemore (London), Roberta Crivellaro (Milan), Justine Markovitz (Geneva and Zurich), Louis Piscatelli (New Haven), David Guin (New York), David Lehn (Greenwich), Niki Olympitis (BVI) and Jay Krause (Singapore).

Management team

Ivan Sacks

Margaret Robertson
Managing Director

Sharon Ser
Regional Senior Partner (Asia)

Louis Piscatelli
Regional Senior Partner (US)

Nigel Sprunt
Global Marketing Director

Jason Dinwoodie
Executive Director (US)

Jeremy Rooth
Director of Business Transformation & Knowledge Management

Simon Eldridge
International Finance Director

Simon Luckett
Human Resources Director

Peter Gibbons
Director of Operations

Clive Cutbill
International Risk and Compliance Director


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