Legal Notices

Last Updated: January 22, 2024

Important: read before proceeding. The following notices refer to McGuireWoods LLP and McGuireWoods London LLP collectively as “McGuireWoods.” These notices, along with our Privacy Statement and Cookies Policy, provide information you need to know regarding the use of our website and how we collect and process your personal information. It is your responsibility to familiarize yourself with them. By using the McGuireWoods LLP website you agree to be bound by the provisions included in the:

  • Terms of Use set forth below, which describe the general nature of the information provided on the McGuireWoods website, set out legal disclaimers about past results, and disclose information and additional disclaimers required by certain jurisdictions where we have offices;
  • Privacy Statement, which describes, among other things, the personal data we collect, how personal data is collected, how we protect your personal data, how we use the personal data collected, and the sharing and transfer of personal data;.
  • Cookies Policy, which describes our use of Cookies and provides additional information regarding your control over Cookies; and
  • Copyright Notice, which applies to the entire website.

If you have questions about our Terms of Use, Privacy Statement, Cookies Policy or Copyright Notice, please contact us at [email protected] or write us at: McGuireWoods LLP, Gateway Plaza, 800 East Canal Street, Richmond, VA 23219-3916; Attention: General Counsel.

Terms of Use

Take special note of the following Terms of Use, particularly the disclaimers.

By accessing or using this website, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use affect your legal rights and obligations. If you do not agree to be bound by all of these Terms of Use, do not access or use this website.

The McGuireWoods website provides information of general interest to the public. The website does not offer legal advice about specific situations or problems. You should consult a McGuireWoods lawyer if you have legal issues requiring attention. Nothing on this site creates an express or implied contract. McGuireWoods does not intend to create an attorney-client relationship by inviting you to contact us. Unless and until we and you agree that we will represent you, we will not have any duties to you, including any duty to keep what you send us confidential or any duty to protect your interests. This means that nothing you send us will be kept confidential, unless we mutually agree that we will keep it confidential.

Past legal successes described on this website are not indicators of future results. The outcome of particular legal matters is dependent upon the facts and law applicable to the matters.

McGuireWoods LLP is a Virginia limited liability partnership and operates globally as a limited liability partnership with offices in the United States. The firm also has an affiliate in the United Kingdom, McGuireWoods London LLP. The personal liability of our partners is limited to the extent allowed by applicable professional rules, regulations and statutory law.

Professional rules and regulations in some jurisdictions where the firm has offices require McGuireWoods LLP to designate a “principal office” as well as a lawyer responsible for the contents of this website. Solely for the purpose of these rules, McGuireWoods LLP designates its office at Gateway Plaza, 800 East Canal Street, Richmond, VA 23219-3916 as its principal office and its General Counsel as the lawyer responsible for this website.

Additional information certain jurisdictions require McGuireWoods to disclose is provided below by office.

California – This website is a communication providing public information about the availability of McGuireWoods LLP for professional employment. You may have certain rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”). For more information, please see our Privacy Statement.

Florida – Hiring a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you make a decision, ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience.

London – McGuireWoods London LLP, trading as McGuireWoods, is a limited liability partnership registered in England & Wales (registered number OC307641). A list of members and their qualifications is available at McGuireWoods London LLP’s registered office, 5 New Street Square, London EC4A 3BF, or on our website.

McGuireWoods London LLP operates in affiliation with McGuireWoods LLP, a limited liability partnership registered in Virginia, USA, as part of a closely integrated international legal practice. McGuireWoods London LLP and McGuireWoods LLP are each separately constituted and separately regulated legal entities that provide legal and other client services in accordance with the relevant laws of the jurisdictions in which they respectively operate.

McGuireWoods London LLP is a “recognised body” as defined in the Solicitors Code of Conduct 2011, authorized and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority in the United Kingdom whose professional regulatory requirements can be accessed here. The members of McGuireWoods London LLP are solicitors, barristers, registered European lawyers or registered foreign lawyers authorized to practice in England & Wales and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority in the United Kingdom. The firm’s SRA number is 401158.

The word “partner,” used in relation to McGuireWoods London LLP, refers to a member of McGuireWoods London LLP or an employee or consultant of McGuireWoods London LLP of equivalent standing.

Clients of the firm can read the firm’s complaints procedure here. If we cannot resolve a Client’s complaint they can contact the Legal Ombudsman which is an independent complaints-handling body. Its contact details are as follows: PO Box 6167, Slough, SL1 0EH; telephone 0300 555 0333 alternatively dialling from outside the United Kingdom; telephone +44 121 245 3050;  [email protected]; The Solicitors Regulation Authority can help if you are concerned about our behaviour. Visit their website to see how you can raise your concerns with the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

McGuireWoods London LLP maintains compulsory professional indemnity insurance in a minimum sum of £3 million for each and every claim. Further details can be obtained from the firm’s London office Compliance Officer for Legal Practice by calling +44 20 7632 1600. Details of the minimum terms for the compulsory insurance, including territorial coverage, can be found at

Our London managing partner is Daniel L. Peyton: telephone +44 20 7632 1667; fax +44 20 7632 1638; email [email protected].

5 New Street Square
London EC4A 3BF
United Kingdom

T: +44 20 7632 1600
F: +44 20 7632 1638

[email protected]

VAT number: GB 480 6087 38

New York – This website includes attorney advertising. Note that prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

None of the lawyers listed on this website are certified as an “expert” or “specialist” pursuant to any authority governing the practice of law in New York.

Shanghai – Shanghai strategic alliance between McGuireWoods LLP and FuJae Partners: McGuireWoods LLP and FuJae Partners are each separately constituted and separately regulated legal entities that provide legal and other client services in accordance with the relevant laws of the jurisdictions in which they respectively operate. FuJae Partners is a law firm registered with the Shanghai Justice Bureau in Shanghai, Peoples Republic of China.

Texas – Lawyers resident in our Texas offices, unless otherwise indicated in a lawyer’s biographical information, are not certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Privacy, Data Protection and Security

McGuireWoods is committed to protecting your privacy. Our Privacy Statement describes how we collect, use and safeguard information we obtain from you. Please read it carefully, as it governs our use of the information you provide to us and identifies who you can contact at McGuireWoods if you have questions, requests or concerns related to privacy or data protection matters.

Transmission Errors or Unauthorized Acts

While we strive to protect your personal information, no data transmission is 100 percent secure. Because McGuireWoods LLP cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or any information provided online, you do so at your own risk. McGuireWoods LLP will not be liable for disclosures of your personal information due to errors in transmission or unauthorized acts of third parties. However, once we receive your transmission, we act reasonably to ensure its security on our systems by making reasonable efforts to protect the information in accordance with our Privacy Statement.

How to Contact Us

If you have questions about our information practices, contact us at [email protected] or write us at McGuireWoods LLP, Gateway Plaza, 800 East Canal Street, Richmond, VA 23219-3916; Attention: General Counsel.


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