International legal business DWF has been ranked the 10th overall most innovative legal business in Europe in this year's Financial Times Most Innovative Lawyers Report, and scored highest of all firms in Europe for innovation in the business of law, marking a year of significant developments and growth for the business.
This is the fourth consecutive year that DWF has been named in the report, which is produced in conjunction with research agency RSG Consulting, and this year was recognised in a wide range of categories for its success in delivering innovative initiatives across key business areas including client service, technology and culture.
For its client-focused initiatives, DWF achieved a standout ranking in the Data, Knowledge and Intelligence category for its work in interpreting and utilising telematics data for insurer clients. The business was also commended in the New Products and Services category for its unique partnership with an insurer, which has led to the delivery of a one-stop-shop service, and commended in the New Business and Service Delivery category for developing a new tech-driven solution for an employment client.
DWF was also recognised for a number of internal developments; the business was highly commended in the Managing and Developing Talent category for its success in embedding agile working and commended in the Strategy and Changing Behaviour category for its unique approach to increasing its people's engagement in CSR activities.