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Mayer Brown's Chemicals group consists of a multidisciplinary team of lawyers with extensive industry knowledge and resources.


Global Chemicals Brochure

Chemicals Brochure

Chemicals White Paper

Chemicals White Paper

Mayer Brown's Chemicals group comprises lawyers from across the firm’s practices. These lawyers are experienced in dealing with the issues affecting the chemicals industry globally, including transactions, environmental and regulatory matters, dispute resolution, antitrust and competition, risk management, investigations and compliance, government and global trade, intellectual property and tax.

At Mayer Brown, we have a long history of providing clients in the global chemicals sector with practical and effective legal support. Our clients include some of the largest chemical companies in the world, as well as speciality chemical companies and many downstream users of chemicals. A number of our lawyers have worked within companies in the chemicals sector either on secondment from the firm or in senior positions as in-house counsel. As a result, our Chemicals group has firsthand knowledge of key technical, operational, strategic and commercial aspects of the sector from the perspective of its many chemicals industry clients and we can represent the entire life cycle of chemical products and projects "from cradle to grave". We also represent a significant number of regional, national and global banks, investment banks and other investors in capital markets and structured finance transactions in the chemicals industry.

Our geographic reach and on-the-ground presence in most of the world’s key business and finance centers allows us to assist our clients in structuring and coordinating cross-border transactions and other transnational legal matters. Our in-depth experience, gained by working across business areas and issues with chemical companies and networking with leading industrial organizations, provides our lawyers with insight into legal and regulatory challenges facing the industry.

Our Chemicals group provides local and global advice on the full range of issues, including:

  • Transactions
  • Environmental and Regulatory
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Antitrust and Competition
  • Risk Management, Investigations and Compliance
  • Government and Global Trade
  • Intellectual Property
  • Tax
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