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            Banks and Building Societies

            Delivering fast, effective solutions for regulatory reform, complex transformations and new models of customer service.

            Our partner led teams of lawyers is recognised as one of the most experienced in helping banks and building societies to manage risk.   We are committed to developing this expertise to enhance our capabilities and to ensure you overcome the challenges faced now and in the future.

            We act for over 30 major clearing banks and building societies, as well as new niche and overseas lenders.  Our clients trust us to deliver decisive, collaborative solutions across transactional funding, regulation and policy, fund establishment, business consolidation, mergers and acquisition, tax, real estate, litigation, mediation, complaints' handling, investigations and enforcement, as well as wider commercial areas such as employment and pensions.

            What sets us apart is our approach.  Grounded in many years’ of experience we believe listening, partnership and keeping things simple leads the way to reduced risk and smarter solutions. We’re committed to innovation, considering every angle and on combining financial services insight with an energetic pursuit of your commercial results.

            Legal Insight

            COVID-19: FCA guidance for consumers and firms regarding complaints handling

            11 May 2020

            The FCA has published guidance on their website for consumers and firms regarding complaints handling during the COVID-19 crisis.

            A straightforward approach and tailored legal expertise

            We have a proven track record for providing consistently strong, practical, commercial solutions to banks, building societies and other financial services' clients.

            Iain Shurwood

            • Partner // Head of Banking and Finance

            Jean Francois Mercadier

            • Partner // Managing Partner (France)

            Irene Schmid LLM (Cambridge)

            • Partner // Civil Law Notary

            Dr. Mathias Reif

            • Partner // Executive Partner (Cologne) // Head of Corporate & M&A (Germany) // Global Head of DWF Israel Desk
            Connected Services offers a range of stand-alone consultative services that complement our legal offering in each of our core sectors.
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