DWF launches Ethnic Minority Access Scheme with Aspiring Solicitors

DWF has launched a new work placement scheme for Black, Asian and minority ethnic individuals who aspire to a career in law.

Published 11 November 2020

DWF publishes 'strong' trading performance despite COVID-19

DWF has reported a 10.9 per cent increase in net revenue to £297.2 million, up from last year's figure of £268.1 million.

Published 8 September 2020

DWF donates 'bed of dreams' to boy with rare neurological condition

Thanks to a fundraising effort by its Belfast office, DWF has gifted a four-year-old boy who has severe physical and learning difficulties a specialised bed.

Published 8 September 2020

DWF moves to contextual assessment for graduate recruitment

Global law firm DWF has announced that it has moved to a "contextual assessment of graduate recruitment", hoping to attract a more diverse talent pool.

Published 17 August 2020

Further redundancies at DWF

Global legal business DWF is in the early stages of a consultation process on its UK business, which is understood to put between 15 and 18 positions at risk.

Published 10 July 2020

Alison Martin: Is your mandatory retirement age objectively justifiable?

DWF associate Alison Martin and trainee solicitor Thomas Bulfin examine a recent case involving an employer with a mandatory retirement age.

Published 30 June 2020

Former DLA Piper head takes reins at DWF

Sir Nigel Knowles, the former head of DLA Piper, has taken over the reins of global legal business DWF from Andrew Leaitherland.

Published 1 June 2020

Deals roundup

Our fortnightly round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to newsdesk@irishlegal.com.

Published 27 May 2020

DWF warns reopening of retail businesses could be impacted by rent actions

The reopening of retail businesses after the coronavirus lockdown could be impacted by legal action over unpaid rent, lawyers at DWF have warned.

Published 30 April 2020

DWF boosts liquidity with additional £15 million facility

Global legal business DWF Group plc, with offices in Belfast and Dublin, has announced that it has secured an in-principle agreement to increase its committed revolving credit facilities and a relaxation of certain covenants with its lenders.

Published 24 April 2020

DWF team in Morrisons case to deliver expert webinar on data protection and vicarious liability

The winning team in last week's landmark Morrisons case is delivering a webinar on what it means for business.

Published 9 April 2020

Deals roundup

A round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to newsdesk@irishlegal.com.

Published 19 March 2020

DWF names David McNeice as head of construction and infrastructure

Global legal business DWF has announced the appointment of David McNeice as head of its construction and infrastructure team in Northern Ireland.

Published 27 February 2020

DWF's highest earner takes £1m profit share for first time

DWF's highest earner took home a profit share of £1 million for the period 2018/19, The Lawyer reports.

Published 7 February 2020

Pinsent Masons leads law firms recognised for LGBT inclusivity

International law firm Pinsent Masons has been recognised as Northern Ireland's top employer for LGBT staff and one of the most LGBT-inclusive workplaces in the UK.

Published 30 January 2020