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Legal Services

Legal Services

Our Legal Services offering houses our premium legal services. It brings together the very best in commercial intelligence and industry sector experience to deliver bespoke, highly effective advice for our clients.

Working across eight key sectors: Built Environment, Insurance, Financial Services, Technology Media & Communications, Retail, Food & Hospitality, Transport, Government & Public Sector and Energy, we have over 2,000 outstanding lawyers who have their fingers on the pulse of relevant market insights and an expert understanding of legal issues around the world.

Our Legal Services work is underpinned by excellence in client service and a focus on quality and innovation.

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Commercial, Regulatory & Data

Maintaining compliance and keeping your business within relevant industry rules and regulations can be complex and challenging without the right support. Experts in our global Commercial, Regulatory & Data team help a variety of organisations across different sectors manage this risk and successfully plan for future development.

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Corporate law is an intricate and multifaceted practice, which means firms often need expert support and guidance when dealing with any issues in this area. With a large team of corporate lawyers across DWF, we are recognised for our skill in combining corporate legal expertise with a distinctively energetic, decisive and clear approach.

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Dispute Resolution

More than ever global businesses are facing complex operating environments or unprecedented levels of risk. Our Dispute Resolution team helps you operate ethically, legally and effectively, allowing you to unlock the full potential of your business.

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Employment and Pensions

Good people are at the heart of any successful business. Here at DWF, our employment law experts possess the know-how to guide you through the ever-changing legislative framework, as well as any challenges presented by the world of employment and pensions. This allows you to focus on getting the best from your employees.

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Finance and Restructuring

Financial transactions have become increasingly complex. But, we know that funding options must remain commercially pragmatic and cost effective. Our Finance and Restructuring team provide finance and restructuring advice to clients across all sectors and multiple jurisdictions, helping them manage risk while ensuring commercial objectives are reached.

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We have one of the largest specialist insurance teams and are based across the globe. We offer our clients a complete solution, including coverage and litigation in both the private and public sectors.

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Real Estate

Real estate is one of the world’s most significant stores of investment and wealth. Our dedicated real estate lawyers know how to secure finance and acquire, manage, develop and construct real estate assets across all classes, worldwide. With our real estate legal services, we seamlessly integrate partner-led technical knowledge, with industry experience and market-leading technology, to provide a critical edge to our clients, their assets and portfolios.

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Regulatory Compliance & Investigations

Our global regulatory, compliance and investigations team sits across all sectors and specialises in helping businesses to adapt in ever-changing regulatory regimes and to anticipate compliance requirements. 

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Tax & Private Capital

In an ever-evolving world where companies and individuals are constantly considering and trying to understand tax and wealth implications, having the right support is essential. Our global team of experts will give you the advice you need to overcome the challenges and relish in opportunities, by helping you to plan for a successful future, whether managing commercial change or personal risk.