Linklaters’ New London Headquarters Agreement


Slaughter and May advised Linklaters on its new lease agreement for 20 Ropemaker, a new development which will serve as the global firm’s London headquarters from 2026.

The new building benefits from a prime City location, excellent facilities and flexible workspace that the firm will develop to create a state-of-the-art environment that will prioritise client service, employee health and wellbeing and help to attract and retain outstanding talent. Linklaters has committed to taking in excess of 300,000 sq.ft. of space with the option of right-sizing this space in future years. The firm will initially occupy 14 floors of the building, from the ground up.

Linklaters is a global law firm focused on bringing legal certainty in a changing world.

The Slaughter and May team included Real Estate partner John Nevin (Picture), Simon Bartle (senior counsel), Michael Condlyffe (associate); for Construction aspects Tom Inker (associate) and Tax William Watson (partner), Ed Milliner (senior counsel).

Involved fees earner: Simon Bartle – Slaughter and May; Michael Condlyffe – Slaughter and May; Tom Inker – Slaughter and May; Ed Milliner – Slaughter and May; John Nevin – Slaughter and May; William Watson – Slaughter and May;

Law Firms: Slaughter and May;

Clients: Linklaters;