Baker & McKenzie defined the global law firm in the 20th century, and are redefining it to meet the challenges of the global economy in the 21st . they bring to matters the instinctively global perspective and deep market knowledge and insights of more than 4,200 locally admitted lawyers in 76 offices worldwide. they have a distinctive global way of thinking, working and behaving – "fluency" – across borders, issues and practices. they understand the challenges of the global economy because we have been at the forefront of its evolution. Since 1949, we have advised leading corporations on the issues of today’s integrated world market. We have cultivated the culture, commercial pragmatism and technical and interpersonal skills required to deliver world-class service tailored to the preferences of world-class clients worldwide. they a passionately collaborative community of 60 nationalities. they have the deep roots and knowledge of the language and they are culture of business required to address the nuances of local markets worldwide. And they culture of friendship and broad scope of practice enable they to navigate complexity across issues, practices and borders with ease.