Working Groups & Committees
Within the network, IR has 14 working groups, each headed by a steering committee of experienced and active firms from different jurisdictions. These members are responsible for group development, implementing new client driven initiatives and ensuring the highest quality standards across the network.
- Working groups
- Regional groups
- Special interest groups
Business today is truly international and every business needs access to a network of global advisers, to handle a wide variety of different issues. Within IR there is fantastic global representation for accounting services, furthermore though a global network of lawyers in 150 countries.
The Asia/Pacific Forum is a platform that focuses on connectivity and cooperation among countries with interests in Asia and across the Pacific. The forum helps those doing business in Asia and the Pacific thanks to a strong emphasis on understanding the cultural issues and needs on both in/out-bound work. The value offered by our Asian professional services network to the business community is unrivalled.
The most active group in IR, sees a wide variety of cases handled all over the world. The group’s success can be attributed to our emphasis on cost effective solutions, personal service and seamless communication when acting on issues spanning multiple jurisdictions.
The IR Corporate Services group offers clients global coverage for their business needs with members who are not just content to be part of the industry but to lead through innovation.
The IR Disputes groups was formed to revolutionise the way cross-border disputes are resolved and to provide simple, “one-stop shopping” for quality, affordable and experienced legal counsel.
Globalisation means that employment matters often cross jurisdictions and we are able to work as teams to ensure that each issue is handled efficiently and with the bigger picture considered.
MENA (Middle East and North Africa region) Forum
The MENA forum is a platform that focuses on connectivity and cooperation among countries with interests in Middle East and North African regions. The forum helps those doing business in MENA thanks to a strong emphasis on understanding the cultural issues and needs on both in/out-bound work. The value offered by our MENA professional services network to the business community is unrivalled.
Mergers and Aquisitions
The role of the adviser has changed and everyone involved in the IR Mergers & Acquisitions group are networkers, whose help strategically advise clients on their development by creating opportunities, making new connections and joining the dots.
First and foremost, each IR Insolvency member is a leading authority in their country, ensuring clients receive the highest quality specialist advice. This is why many other legal firms around the world refer their clients to IR.
Being part of a global network of 800+ firms around the world, the group truly offers unrivalled sector expertise and knowledge, with leading experts who not only understand the specifics of the IP practice area but the field in which you operate.
Latin American Forum
Increase your global network by working alongside IR members who have clients all over the world with interests in Latin America, so whether you are a business looking for in or outbound opportunities, we can help connect and open doors to other jurisdictions around the world.
Cases in this area can be very sensitive, so our intensive vetting procedure is particularly important and ensures the professional and discreet handling of your private matters.
Real Estate members have big international firm experience but offer services at competitive boutique rates.
IR Tax members offer clients long term strategic advice. Gone are the days when a lawyer or accountant simply did the paperwork. Modern day businesses require their advisers to solve problems before they happen and create added value via innovative thinking.
Women in Leadership Forum
There is a diverse range of experts, jurisdictions and practice areas within the Women In Leadership group which enables us to offer a full global service offering from Foreign Direct Investment, Employment, Commercial, strategy development and networking support. The forum helps those doing business in these areas thanks to a strong emphasis on understanding the cultural issues and needs on both in/out-bound work. The value offered by our professional services network to the business community is unrivalled.