Allen & Overy
Allen & Overy was founded 88 years ago (1930) by George Allen and Thomas Overy. The company has a network spanning 44 offices in 31 countries. They are known to have developed strong ties with relationship law firms in over 100 countries where they do not have a presence. This network makes them one of the largest and most connected law firms in the world. The company is headquartered in London, UK.
Hogan Lovells was earlier known as Hogan & Hartson and was founded in the year 1904. The company’s name was changed to Hogan Lovells in the year 2010 – from the combination of two firms with international credentials, U.S.-based firm Hogan & Hartson and European-based firm Lovells. In the year 2013, the company merged with South African firm Routledge Modise. Hogan Lovells employs over 2500 attorneys in more than 40 facilities in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Latin America.