We have created a team of world class technology and telecommunication lawyers so that global leaders and market disruptors, their investors, customers and insurers seek out our deep technology and communications expertise and experience.
“We started working with DWF about six months ago. I’ve been very impressed with the way they have rolled up their sleeves and invested time in getting to know our business and how we work. Our business isn’t easy to understand but DWF have shown commitment and tenacity in ensuring a good grasp of our industry as well as Expedia, from junior associate upwards.”– Expedia, Inc
With offices across the UK and Ireland, Germany, Dubai and Brussels and a network of specialists in other jurisdictions, including the US, China and Tel Aviv, we provide the insight you need to scale and develop your business. We work right across the sector, advising global platforms, hardware and software innovators, aggregators, retailers and delivery specialists.
We advise some of the largest telecoms and communications providers in the world on infrastructure, commercial licensing and dispute management.
We have specialists in FinTech and crypto currencies, and work right across our other key sectors to provide specialist advice to those companies making significant technology investments.
We also provide data security and privacy and integrated crisis response services, meeting market needs in a way unmatched by other law firms.
We win many awards for innovation, often utilising the power of new technology ourselves. We use this technology to take away the day to day administration of co-ordinating and managing major projects with you. We also right size our specialist teams and insist on delivering the highest value to you.
The federal government in the UAE is driving Emiratisation and prioritising the hiring of UAE nationals.
Africa presents an exciting prospect for investment in renewable energy. Hear the views of investors, developers and manufacturers on the challenges and opportunities for renewable energy in Africa in our report.
In this article we consider implementation of the EU GDPR, some of the key changes that is brings, and how its extra-territorial reach may impact businesses in the UAE.
The UAE Cabinet has approved a potentially game-changing investment law, which will allow up to 100% foreign ownership/investment in on-shore businesses in the UAE. It is not yet known whether or not the new law will apply to all types of entities and/or across all sectors.
Following the success of DWF's City of London Blueprint for Growth report in 2017, the business has once again surveyed FTSE 100 leaders on the future opportunities and challenges facing their businesses for a new one-year-on report.
There remains no guarantee that, from the intended Brexit day of 30 March 2019, the current tariff-free movement of goods between the two territories will not cease. Various models for future relationships are in debate, but the UK is currently ruling out the simplest (and least change) model of remaining in a customs union with the EU.
International legal business DWF has advised Inflexion Private Equity in their creation of Comparison Technologies, through the buyouts of Energy Helpline and UK Web Media.