EM Law | Commercial Lawyers in Central London

International Development Solicitors

Neil Williamson is a Corporate Lawyer

Neil Williamson

Corporate Commercial Contracts

At EM Law, our dedication extends beyond merely providing legal services; we strive to be your trusted partner in navigating the intricate landscape of international development. With a steadfast commitment to excellence, we understand the importance of fostering collaborative relationships with our clients to achieve their objectives effectively. Our team of expert solicitors, with their wealth of experience and personalized approach, stands ready to guide you through every step of your global ventures, ensuring not only legal compliance but also strategic success.

Why Choose EM Law International Development lawyers?

At EM Law, we are committed to provide tailored, high-quality legal services to those working in international development. We are one of the only law firms in the UK with specific experience of helping clients in the aid-funded business sector.

Our team of expert solicitors brings a wealth of significant international experience and a tailored approach to assisting governments, international non-profit organisations and businesses to help them address challenges of a fast-paced international environment, achieve their goals and benefit local communities. 

International Development Services

  • Project Financing and Investment. 
  • System design, build and integration agreements.
  • Technology product development agreements. 
  • International software development agreements. 
  • Drafting and negotiating procurement agreements with Governments and major NGOs.

Our International Development Solicitors

Our lead international development lawyer is Neil Williamson who has advised clients on various projects in the international development space including:

  • Advising UK suppliers on the procurement of a customs management system for African governments. 
  • Advising US suppliers in respect of FCDO procurement rules, framework agreements, and downstream supplier obligations. 
  • Advising UK suppliers on the design, build and integration of tax systems of East-Asian and West-African governments. 
  • Assisting a UK supplier with a response to bid (following World Bank procurement), contract negotiations and implementation of a project. 
  • Advising a client on the procurement of a geospatial database to monitor operations in a South-Central Asian country. 
  • Advising various international aid-funded businesses in respect of their UK GDPR obligations, internal policies, and compliance with applicable laws in the UK. 

Client Testimonials

Hear from our clients about how our legal expertise has been instrumental in the success of their international development projects. https://emlaw.co.uk/reviews/

Contact Us

Discuss your international development legal requirements with us. Our team is ready to provide the support you need for global success.

International Development Solicitors FAQs

What is an international development solicitor?

An international development solicitor assists private businesses and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) with their aid-funded projects. This can start at inception – compliance planning, preparing contracts with subcontractors or partnership agreements, data protection advice, and so on. International development solicitors can advise their clients in the contractual negotiations around the securing of funding from governments and other NGOs making funds available for development projects around the world.

How can international development solicitors assist with project financing?

International development solicitors help clients secure funding for projects by navigating the complexities of international finance laws, structuring financial agreements, and ensuring compliance with both local and international regulations.

What role do international development solicitors play in public-private partnerships?

These solicitors facilitate public-private partnerships by drafting and negotiating contracts, advising on risk allocation, and ensuring that projects comply with legal and regulatory frameworks, thereby fostering successful collaborations between public entities and private companies.

How do international development solicitors support environmental and social governance (ESG) in projects?

They ensure that development projects adhere to ESG standards by advising on compliance with environmental laws, social impact assessments, and governance practices. This helps clients achieve sustainable and ethically responsible project outcomes.

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