DWF partners with Dublin City University to support disadvantaged communities

Global legal business DWF is continuing its partnership with Dublin City University (DCU) to help transform the lives of young people who may believe a third level education is beyond their reach.

Published 22 July 2021

DWF profits up over a fifth to £172m as firm returns to pre-Covid activity

Global legal business DWF, with offices in Belfast and Dublin, has reported a 21 per cent rise in gross profit to £171.8 million in its full-year results for 2020/21.

Published 21 July 2021

Latest report shows continued improvement for Northern Ireland's labour market

New employment figures show a "positive momentum" for employment levels in Northern Ireland, an employment law expert has said.

Published 16 July 2021

DWF helps retailer Menarys weather Covid-19 storm

DWF has supported one of Northern Ireland's leading independent retail chains to weather the Covid-19 pandemic and even open new stores on the other side of it.

Published 25 June 2021

DWF relocates to smaller Dublin premises as remote working becomes norm

Global legal business DWF has moved to smaller premises in Dublin as it anticipates most employees continuing to split time between the office and their homes after the end of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Published 24 June 2021

Unemployment rate remains low in comparison to rest of UK

Northern Ireland's unemployment rate remains low in comparison to the rest of the UK but the end of furlough in September will be the "big test", employment law expert Andrew Lightburn has said.

Published 19 May 2021

DWF makes nine appointments in Belfast

DWF has expanded its team in Belfast with nine new appointments, including senior associates, associates, solicitors and a paralegal, taking its headcount in Northern Ireland to over 100.

Published 18 May 2021

Deals roundup

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Published 7 May 2021

DWF promotes two in Belfast

Global legal business DWF has promoted Belfast lawyers David McNeice and Andrew Lightburn to partner and director respectively.

Published 21 January 2021

DWF announces new global operating structure

Global legal business DWF, with offices in Dublin and Belfast, has announced plans to adopt a new internal operating structure with effect from May 2021.

Published 14 January 2021

DWF reports double-digit percentage increase in revenue and profit

Global legal business DWF, with offices in Dublin and Belfast, has reported a double-digit increase in revenue and profits in the first half of the fiscal year in spite of the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Published 10 December 2020

DWF welcomes newly-qualified solicitors and trainees in Belfast

Global legal business DWF has announced the recruitment of two newly-qualified solicitors and six trainees in its Belfast office.

Published 27 November 2020

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