Our financial services experts provide market-leading expertise across banking, consumer regulation, asset finance, investment funds, asset management, professional services, wealth management and insurance as well as advice on financial services products such as insurance, pensions and retail finance based products.Whether acting for start ups or high street banks, our deep industry specialism sets us apart. Our clients trust us to combine the very best legal and regulatory knowledge with a practical understanding of the relevant commercial challenges they face. We work collaboratively with industry experts across the firm to draw together specialist teams in central and local government, energy & industrials, food & hospitality, technology, media & telecommunications and transport. We are known for our particular expertise in matters relating to fintech and crowdfunding, as well as handling consumer credit matters in the motor industry and FSR and platforms in the retail sector.
The London-based banking team at legal business DWF has advised Clydesdale Bank in relation to two recent finance transactions.
The Bank of England Financial Policy Committee has released a statement summarising the recent work carried out by the FPC in relation to consumer credit lending.
Recent cases show the cost, with added interest and penalties, of delay in settling cases involving tax scheme with HMRC. In the Samarkand Film Partnerships case we see many of the remaining arguments against HMRC's extended new powers to tackle avoidance knocked back. Those looking to litigate rather than settle need to be surer than ever of their technical grounds. While promoters may want to continue appeals, taxpayers should take independent advice on the prospects of success.
International legal business DWF has appointed partner Julie Huddleston to its banking team in Belfast. She joins from commercial law firm John McKee Solicitors and specialises in the secured lending aspects of corporate and property transactions.
Legal business DWF has appointed three partners to the Dublin office as it continues to strengthen its commercial capability across key practice areas.
Leading legal business DWF has appointed partner Jonathan Isaacs, senior associate Joshua Fineman and solicitor Alex Green to build on the firm’s commercial litigation offering in London. All three join from global professional services firm PwC Legal where Jonathan led the commercial disputes practice.
Our clients trust us to help them overcome the challenges the financial services industry faces. We understand the importance of delivering practical, commercial solutions quickly and efficiently.