Withers has recruited former attorney general Geoffrey Cox MP to its international law team as consultant global counsel.
The MP for Torridge and West Devon was attorney general from 2018 until earlier this year when he returned to private practice at the bar.
He was appointed QC in 2003.
Geoffrey Cox will work with the firm’s international arbitration and public law team on developing client relationships around the world.
Peter Wood, chief executive of the firm’s dispute resolution division at Withers, said: " As a lawyer [Geoffrey] has an outstanding track record in core areas for us such as civil litigation, regulatory matters, fraud disputes, international arbitrations and investment disputes...