DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning them to help clients with their legal needs around the world. They strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality and value to our clients. They achieve this through practical and innovative legal solutions that help our clients succeed. DLA Piper delivers consistent services across theirr platform of practices and sectors in all matters they undertake. Their clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies. They include more than half of the Fortune 250 and nearly half of the FTSE 350 or their subsidiaries. They also advise governments and public sector bodies.