PROELIUM LAW LLP

The UK’s foremost legal authority on high-risk jurisdictions and specialist risk services

PROELIUM LAW LLP

Internationally focused legal advice and support centred on high-risk and complex jurisdictions.  

OVERVIEW

War Zones, complex environments, high-risk jurisdictions – these are all problematic yet often rewarding spaces in which to conduct business or deliver capability, no matter the sector.  Acting as a commercial business, as an individual or as a not for profit organisation, problems can be myriad and are frequently unforeseen until it is too late, the deal has fallen through, the money has been lost or situations have emerged that are tough to negotiate away from.

Our solution to these very real commercial problems is to create a scarce blend, combining experience gained as legal advisors whilst working in areas of conflict deep in and with commercial organisations, specialist defence, government, security and development worlds to bring to you a totally unique law firm, Proelium Law LLP. We provide legal and specialist non-legal services to many sectors including financial, government, private security companies, defence industry, international development organisations and political risk and political violence syndicates of Lloyds of London in Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Libya, South America and Nigeria to name but a few. You can read about examples of our work here.

We also provide advice to companies and individuals based in the UK who have specialised skills and capabilities ranging from technology development to surveillance as well as providing representation at court proceedings. As a firm we have a combination of many years of on the ground experience in complex environments and are confident when we claim there is no other legal organisation in the UK today with comparable knowledge. Combining leanness, experience and qualifications make us uniquely well equipped to understand the issues facing our clients.

Reports are researched and compiled using a combination of legal insight with international intelligence- gathering expertise and geo-political understanding

The core of our team are acknowledged leaders in their respective areas of law and discreet international investigations; a small and lean operation, allowing overheads to be kept to a minimum with the resultant savings being passed on to clients

As a law firm we stand by our findings – we don’t hide behind disclaimers on the quality of our work

Client/solicitor legal privilege can be invoked where appropriate, providing protection to communications if applicable

Proelium Law LLP has an expansive and unique global network of associates drawn from the legal profession, specialist agencies and military units and law-enforcement professionals of the UK and other countries

For any legal matter, Proelium Law LLP is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (‘SRA’)

Our activities are wholly governed by applicable laws and are of a high ethical standard

Routine communications between Proelium Law LLP and its clients are swift, reliable and secure

Our cyber expert has spent 14 years working within UK military intelligence and specialist Government agencies

Based in the City, Proelium Law LLP is accessible for face-to-face meetings with clients based in London.  Equally our staff will travel to you anywhere as convenient

Our advice and reports are in clear, jargon-free English 

Payment terms can be negotiated on a case by case basis

Services are provided with the Proelium Law LLP Guarantee

Because we value our clients so highly, a partner of Proelium Law LLP is available 24/7

The Partners and lawyers of Proelium Law regularly visit and work in high risk and complex environments

Search our database of reports

The Proelium Law Conflict Map provides links to the legal profiles, the latest security briefs and monthly reports on the economic, market and business activity of countries which are deemed complex environments or high-risk jurisdictions. To see the available reports, please hover over your selected country; alternatively, our reports can be accessed via the links below.

Select country on map or menu to see reports available

Or search by report type

Legal Profiles

View legal profiles

Security Briefs

View security briefs

THE LEGAL RISK MAP®

Our free, confidential, no obligation Legal Risk Map gives a basic review of your organisation’s legal health. It looks at how well your legal infrastructure covers you across 11 themes, such as Corporate Structures; Policies; Commercial Contracts; Succession Planning; Duty of Care; Use of weapons; Insurance and Data Protection.

For more detailed information, please see our Legal Risk Map page or download the Legal Risk Map brochure.

Contact us to learn more about Proelium Law’s services 

Latest news & articles

Doing Business in the Badlands – Part 1

In the first of our 3-part series, we look at the risks – and the rewards – of doing business in high-risk and volatile jurisdictions. Conducting business in Complex Environments and High-Risk Jurisdictions is risky but could be advantageous if well managed, and professionally advised.

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What next for the Iran nuclear deal?

The unilateral withdrawal of the US from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action last week was not entirely unexpected, but is no less shocking for having actually happened.

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Tehrik-i-Taliban presence in Afghanistan confirmed

While the traffic in fighters from Pakistan into Afghanistan is a long established issue in the relationship between the two nations, a recent US strike indicates that there is also a reverse flow of traffic, that of fighters crossing from Afghanistan, which they are using as a safe haven into Pakistan.

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DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland\'s prime minister on Saturday hailed the culmination of \"a quiet revolution\" in what was once one of Europe\'s most socially conservative countries after a landslide referendum vote to liberalise highly restrictive laws on abortion.\n \n
SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a surprise meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday in an effort to ensure that a high-stakes summit between Kim and U.S. President Donald Trump takes place successfully, South Korean officials said.\n \n
ROME (Reuters) - Italy\'s prime minister-designate\'s efforts to put together a cabinet remained stymied on Saturday as his political backers pushed for a eurosceptic economy minister who the president has so far refused to accept.\n \n
PARIS (Reuters) - France\'s main far left party, the hardline CGT trade union and some 80 other organisations on Saturday led several thousand people in street protests across the country against President Emmanuel Macron\'s reforms of the public sector.\n \n
DUBAI (Reuters) - A detained British-Iranian aid worker sentenced to five years in jail in Iran is to face a second trial on new security charges, the semi-official Tasnim news agency on Saturday quoted Tehran Revolutionary Court\'s head Musa Ghazanfarabadi as saying.\n \n
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The EU\'s Brexit negotiator urged the British government on Saturday to stop playing \"hide and seek\" over its aims for trade ties and warned that delays in agreeing on judicial oversight risk wrecking any Brexit deal.\n \n
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein appeared in handcuffs in a New York court on Friday to face charges of rape and other sex crimes against two of the scores of women who have accused him of misconduct, ending his reign as a Hollywood kingpin.\n \n
(Reuters) - Actor Morgan Freeman said on Friday any suggestion he assaulted women or created an unsafe workplace is false and apologised to anyone he may have upset after media reported that women have accused him of inappropriate behaviour or harassment.\n \n
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - New European privacy regulations went into effect on Friday that will force companies to be more attentive to how they handle customer data.\n \n
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Search engines like Google and Microsoft\'s Bing could be made to pay for showing snippets of news articles under draft copyright rules endorsed by European Union ambassadors on Friday.\n \n

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Proelium Law LLP

Proelium Law LLP is a Limited Liability Partnership registered in England and Wales No.OC411568.

Proelium Law LLP is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority No. 629608 (www.sra.org.uk)

VAT Registration No. 242 4002 59.

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