International growth opportunities abound for innovative businesses 

With the world economy in a more confident stride as it emerges from the pandemic, there has been an upsurge of fast-growing and innovative businesses looking to expand internationally. And there remains plenty of opportunity and rewards to be sought for these businesses as they look to secure international growth.

Technology businesses have been particularly active internationally. The pandemic has turbocharged the sector as businesses and consumers have deepened their dependence on digital devices and services – with the ascent of remote learning, working and entertainment alongside the rollout of digital infrastructure and solutions opening up huge opportunities for those with an eye for international growth.

Deep sector knowledge
When businesses look to expand internationally, there is no substitute for high-quality, clear and precise advice. Deep sector knowledge, multi-jurisdictional experience and on-the-ground presence in innovation hotspots is the type of blend of expertise that is indispensable to draw on when making the next steps internationally.

Osborne Clarke offers this combination of skills and experience internationally, and has been a respected and established part of the international expansion and growth market for years, offering this mix of on-the-ground insight and knowhow. We provide practical day-to-day support across time zones, backed by leading experts across Europe, the US and Asia.

Our international expansion and growth team provides fast-growing and innovative businesses with cutting-edge advice to grow globally. We advise at every stage of a company’s international lifecycle from the first steps of expansion through to reaching scale across global markets. Our advice is delivered through a range of services designed to keep pace with businesses that are defining innovation and change.

Winning formulae
Breadth of experience, market leading knowledge and the pragmatic advice that would be expected from one of the leading law firms in Europe and Asia are a winning formulae that our international expansion has offered international businesses as they look to succeed in global markets.

We advise at every stage of a company’s international lifecycle from the first steps of expansion through to reaching scale across global markets."


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Advised Facebook on the establishment of its operations in the UK, Europe, New Zealand and India; also advised on various regulatory compliance issues, including data protection and marketing regulation.


Advised the eco-conscious footwear company on their ecommerce and retail store expansion into Europe and Asia.

Listed cyber security company

Advised a Silicon Valley listed cyber security company on their international expansion across Europe including specialist advice on data privacy, labor law, executive compensation and commercial law as they grew in Europe.


Advised the leading action camera and media company on their international expansion, corporate structuring, M&A transactions and commercial issues across Europe.


Advised on their European expansion including employment and executive compensation advice.

Blueprint Medicines

Advised the publicly traded biopharmaceutical company on its simultaneous launch into six jurisdictions across Europe.

Liftoff Mobile

Retained as lead international expansion and growth advisor for the leading mobile app marketing company. Helping with market entry, executive compensation, immigration, data privacy, tax structuring and commercial law issues across Europe and Asia.

Leading Cloud-based CRM company

Advised Silicon Valley based company on their international expansion, executive compensation, corporate structuring, labor law and M&A transactions across France, Germany, India, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and the UK.


Advised San Francisco based continuous integration and delivery platform company, CircleCI, on their European operations helping with market entry, immigration, executive compensation and labor law issues.

Life sciences company

Advised a life sciences company on their European market entry strategy.