Our corporate law experts direct mergers and acquisitions at all levels. For private companies, PLCs, private equity firms, management teams, partnerships and LLPs, in the UK and overseas, M&A sits at the heart of what we do best.
One of the five most active M&A teams in the UK legal market, we are known for our expertise in managing high profile, complex deals quickly and efficiently. What sets us apart is our ability to use this experience to identify the issues that can affect deal value, to understand them and to implement decisive solutions, so that your deal continues unaffected.
The real value to our clients comes from you knowing that we combine this ‘large firm’ skill and success, without sacrificing industry and regional understanding. We work hard to become a part of your transactional team, understanding your needs and organisational culture, so that we can work collaboratively to achieve your commercial objectives.
The DWF office in Manchester received two awards at Manchester Legal Awards 2020 last night, taking home 'Regulatory Team of the Year' and 'Solicitor of the Year' for Amanda Lea.
Nigel Teasdale, Head of Motor & Fraud at DWF, comments on the latest Whiplash Reform parliamentary statement:
Jonathan Branton, Head of EU/Competition at DWF, comments on the issues regarding State Aid and Competition following Boris Johnson's speech this morning on EU negotiations:
Before the election the Government announced a review with a view to reform Entrepreneurs Relief as it was costing the Treasury much more than anticipated. If you are considering selling your business in the next 12 months, there are some actions that you can take to secure the current treatment.
Global legal business, DWF, has advised Woodall Nicholson Group on the acquisition of VCS LTD, the market leader in specialist vehicle manufacturing.
DWF, the global legal business, has advised Custodian REIT plc on its latest £24.65 million property portfolio acquisition.
Global legal business DWF has appointed Alexandre Piette to its Paris office as a corporate partner. He joins the business from French law firm Viguié Schmidt & Associés where he was partner.
The CMA fined Nicholls £146,000 for breach of standstill obligation during the Nicholls'(Fuel Oils)/DCC Energy Limited merger investigation. Nicholls failed to comply with the CMA's interim measures to maintain the two businesses separate.
A key summary by Babita Ambekar, Head of India: Corporate at DWF, on the latest proposals raised by Indian Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, with respect to the further opening up of select industry sectors to additional foreign direct investment.
We provide a short update regarding the UK Government's proposals to substantially enhance the role of Companies House and amend current practice in order to improve the accuracy of information filed at Companies House and increase transparency of UK corporate entities.