History

See how Taylor Wessing's journey has unfolded...

  • 2002
    Taylor Wessing is born following the merger of Taylor Joynson Garrett and Wessing & Berenberg-Gossler.
  • 2007
    Taylor Wessing launches in Dubai through a merger with long-standing associated firm, Key & Dixon.
  • 2008
    Taylor Wessing opens a Beijing office, its second in China, strengthening its foothold in the country and furthering its commitment to its multi-national Chinese clients.
  • 2011
    Taylor Wessing becomes the first law firm to open a dedicated office in London’s Tech City, reflecting the firm’s support of both UK technology companies and international businesses locating in the area.
  • 2012
    RHTLaw, the Singapore firm with which Taylor Wessing formed an exclusive co-operation agreement in August 2011, formally joins the firm as RHTLaw Taylor Wessing. The move creates a wider network for the firm in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Phillippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
  • 2013
    aylor Wessing is named Law Firm of the Year by leading industry publication The Lawyer – for the firm’s “strategically astute, not to say imaginative, growth and its commitment to investing in new economies, thereby differentiating itself from so many of its competitors…Taylor Wessing has tapped extraordinary sources of energy.”
  • 2014
    Taylor Wessing opens two business offices in the US, in Silicon Valley and New York City, to provide on-the-ground support to US clients.
  • 2015
    The firm adds two new offices through a merger with leading Netherlands firm Deterink Advocaten en Notarissen.
  • 2016
    The firm extends its presence in Hong Kong with the creation of a new local office and association with local firm HM Chan & Co.
  • 2018
    Taylor Wessing opens a Liverpool office, its fourth in the UK. Adoption of Swiss Verein structure.