Sullivan & Worcester LLP, a law firm with offices in Boston, New York, and Washington, D.C., said it is opening an office in London.

Geoffrey Wynne, currently head of trade and export finance at British law firm SNR Denton, will head up the new London office, said Sullivan & Worcester, which added that the plan is to recruit a strong team around Wynne.

Joel R. Carpenter. Photo provided by Sullivan & Worcester.

“A significant presence in London is increasingly important to our clients, and with Geoff at its foundation, we anticipate our London office will further our plans to broaden and enhance our existing practices in cross-border finance, mergers and acquisitions, tax, banking, and international arbitration,” Sullivan & Worcester co-managing partner Joel R. Carpenter said in a statement.

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The firm currently has about 175 lawyers in its other offices.