DWF logo


DWF logo

            DWF to provide legal services to Severn Trent plc

            DWF, the global legal business, has been appointed by FTSE 100 Company, Severn Trent plc, as a retained provider of legal services to its operational businesses. DWF has also been named on the Company's legal services panels for its regulated and services businesses.   

            Date: 05/02/2020

            Following a highly competitive tender process, Severn Trent Water Limited and Hafren Dyfrdwy Cyfyngedig have appointed DWF to provide retained legal services for matters relating to: construction, commercial, employment, procurement law, regulatory, environmental, regulatory prosecutions, health and safety, disputes and litigation, data privacy, intellectual property, competition, renewables, planning and real estate. 

            DWF has also been appointed on to two separate panels to provide legal services to Severn Trent plc’s regulated businesses and highly successful services businesses.

            Commenting on the appointment, Ben McLeod, Partner and Co-Head of Water and Utilities at DWF, said, "We are delighted to have been chosen to fulfil a key role in providing the legal services retainer for Severn Trent plc as well as panel appointments to work with its regulated and services businesses. Severn Trent's legal team have an impressive reputation in the market and we now look forward to working with them to support the achievement of strategic objectives and common goals for our communities."

            Shazadi Stinton, Head of Legal for Severn Trent, said, “We are looking forward to working with all of our new partners as we enter our new operational period. It was a very competitive tender and we firmly believe we’ve picked the firms that can help us drive costs down for our customers while also offering us the benefits of their experience and innovative ideas. On top of that, we’re delighted to be working with them to promote inclusion and diversity in the legal industry which is something that we’re extremely keen to support."

            Related people

            We use cookies to give you the best user experience on our website. Please let us know if you accept our use of cookies.

            Learn More

            Your Privacy

            When you visit any web site, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. We mainly use this information to ensure the site works as you expect it to, and to learn how we can improve the experience in the future. The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalised web experience.
            Because we respect your right to privacy, you can choose not to allow some types of cookies. Click on the different category headings to find out more and change permissions. However, blocking some types of cookies may prevent certain site functionality from working as expected

            Functional cookies


            These cookies let you use the website and are required for the website to function as expected.

            These cookies are required

            Tracking cookies

            Anonymous cookies that help us understand the performance of our website and how we can improve the website experience for our users. Some of these may be set by third parties we trust, such as Google Analytics.

            They may also be used to personalise your experience on our website by remembering your preferences and settings.

            Marketing cookies

            These cookies are used to improve and personalise your experience with our brands. We may use these cookies to show adverts for our products, or measure the performance of our adverts.