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DWF shortlisted for four international management excellence awards

DWF shortlisted for ‘Best Managed National Firm’, ‘Best Strategic Leadership’, ‘Best Financial Management’ and ‘Best  Community Engagement’ in international management excellence awards

In recognition of the firm’s outstanding leadership and operational management, top 20 law firm DWF has been shortlisted for four prestigious practice management awards - ‘Best Managed National Firm’, ‘Best Strategic Leadership’, ‘Best Financial Management’ and ‘Best  Community Engagement’.

Held in association with The Harvard Business Review, The Financial Times and Google Enterprise, the Managing Partners’ Forum Awards recognise management excellence in professional services firms across Europe.

DWF has been shortlisted in the four separate categories for its strong leadership, clear coherent business strategy and effective operational management which have resulted in the firm climbing 13 places in the top 100 rankings to become a top 20 law firm two years ahead of schedule. DWF has delivered a strong financial performance with the largest revenue increase of any UK law firm and has recently being independently ranked first of all top law 20 firms for the quality of its legal advice. The top 20 firm has also invested heavily in its communities through a range of strategic corporate social responsibility programmes which have involved over 600 DWF people delivering over 8,300 hours of pro bono/community work.

DWF’s managing partner and CEO Andrew Leaitherland comments, “We’ve worked exceptionally hard to deliver some very strong business results in what remains a challenging market. These nominations are a credit to our people who go further to make a difference to colleagues, clients and our communities.”

The awards will take place on 12th March 2014.

For more information, visit the MPF Awards Website