You can change the way businesses use legal services. You can lead the way and do things differently. You can be part of one of the most exciting, innovative and pioneering teams of creative legal services professionals providing legal services consultancy expertise in a way that works for you.
Tom is a commercial contracts lawyer with over 15 years' experience of private practice and senior in house positions providing advice on all different types of B2B contracts. Tom's expertise spans the commercial and IP disciplines including supply, distribution, manufacturing, agency, IT and outsourcing agreements across a range of sectors including information technology, telecommunications, energy and outsourcing. Tom also has additional skills and experience in mentoring, training and project management.
Chloe joined DWF Resource in 2017 and is an employment lawyer experienced in defending employment tribunal claims for both public sector and private clients (local and central government, food and hospitality, communication/telecoms, and the NHS) at both preliminary and final hearings. Chloe's main areas of expertise include discrimination (including advising in complex grievance procedures), redundancy exercises, unfair dismissal, whistleblowing, TUPE transfers, negotiations with the trade unions, equal pay, drafting and advising on service agreements, contracts of employment and company handbooks.
Dave is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and former Principal Inspector with the Health and Safety Executive. He supports businesses and organisations of all sizes in both the private and public sector by providing the following services; independent consultancy and advice; snapshot audits and inspections; independent investigations for companies and insurers; advice to ensure regulatory compliance; H&S coaching for employees and managers; assistance with HSE interventions and fee for intervention; regulatory support & expert witness.
Mike is an experienced claims specialist and auditor having previously worked as Claims Manager at Markel International overseeing the National Markets claims operation in the UK and for the last six years in Europe and also Canada. Mike handled professional and management risk claims (professional indemnity, directors and officers and employment law practice) on a diverse book of business ranging from major construction companies, architects, engineers, surveyors, insurance brokers, accountants, financial advisers and miscellaneous risks through to universities, housing associations and charities and also employer liability, public liability, property and excess layer claims from the manufacturing, property owners, social welfare and excess motor sectors.
DWF Resource provides multi-disciplinary legal services teams across a range of legal services, including Commercial, Commercial Litigation, Professional Indemnity, Real Estate and Employment law, as well as business services such as Auditing, Forensic Accounting, Loss Adjusters, Claims Handlers, Project Managers and Business Analysts.
As part of an award-winning, listed legal services business, our experts bring commercial insight and a collaborative approach across a range of sectors, including Insurance, Retail, Food, Hospitality and Financial Services.
Our consultants range from pure legal professionals to all types of freelance consultants, providing legal and business services support.
Our approach is distinctively flexible and our work is varied. You could work on a short, long-term or project basis, as part of client in-house or interim teams or on stand-alone projects - on-site or off-site. Put simply, we can offer something for everyone, whatever your professional practice and way of working.
The DWF Resource team bend over backwards to make freelancing easy for the freelancer. With buy in at partner level, working for DWF Resource has been seamless and I feel extremely well supported from a technological and personal perspective.– Ben Fairhurst
In joining as an Accredited Consultant I have found DWF Resources highly effective and efficient, and also very approachable. Naomi Farley turned round a very short timescale, and was an excellent point of contact. I'm looking forward to working with DWF Resource, and would be happy to recommend them to others.– Robin Corbett
I joined DWF on qualification, in 2010, as a solicitor in the CAT PI team in London (defence insurance litigator). I now continue that work as a consultant, from Tel Aviv, Israel, where I am based. I am also working with the Israel practice group, spending part of my time working on business development initiatives to build the DWF brand here in Israel.– Sophie Broch
I have been a consultant with the regulatory team for nearly a year which has flown by. I have been a criminal defence solicitor for a long time and was looking for an opportunity to add another string to my bow. Working for DWF Resource allows me to keep my criminal work whilst at the same time working gaining great experience in to a new area of law for me.– Steve Langton
I have been providing HR consultancy services to DWF's clients for the past four years integrating and understanding the businesses I support from the inside. I always ensure that a well thought out step by step approach to all HR and employment related matters is taken, eliminating the risk of inadvertent breaches of statutory requirements.– Su Makin
I worked as a consultant solicitor through DWF Resource for one of their clients for over 18 months. The support was fantastic and helped me to provide a first class service to their client.– Tom Westcott
DWF Resource is our flexible resourcing service, providing high quality legal services support when and how our clients and teams need it.
Simply get in touch with the DWF Resource team who will take you through the process.
If you are successful at interview then the team will take you through the on-boarding and accreditation process which can be done in a matter of days.
If you are legally qualified we will require a copy of your practising certificate. In addition, we will require proof of your right to work in the UK.
As and when suitable opportunities arise our team will be in touch to check your availability and interest.
The Resource team will contact you directly regarding any work opportunities.
You simply submit your invoice at the end of each month and the Resource team will arrange payment.
Yes, this is not an exclusive arrangement.
You can work as few or as many hours as you desire.
Yes many of our consultants work from home.
All consultants are responsible for the cost of their Practising Certificate.
DWF Resource consultants will benefit from our Professional Indemnity insurance cover when completing placements for us.
We contract with our consultants on a call on / call off basis. A consultancy agreement will formalise this arrangement.
No, all consultants will be expected to use their own equipment.
Yes an email account will be created for you and this will be activated whenever you complete a placement for us.