The report lists the most active legal and financial advisers across the UK and regions ranked by deal volumes and values in H1 of 2014.
In the North West, DWF was listed as the most active legal adviser after working on 24 deals in the first half of the year. The Newcastle office climbed the Experian ranks, coming in at second from ninth for the same period in 2013, whilst in Scotland and the South East, DWF was ranked as the third most active. In Yorkshire and East Anglia the firm was listed as fourth behind some tough competition from London based magic circle law firms.
Overall, the ambitious growth strategy of the firm and the commitment from the national team has led to DWF ranking as the third most active legal adviser in the in the Experian UK rankings.
Alasdair Peacock, national Head of Corporate and Banking commented “DWF is moving up the deal tables across the UK. The market has improved and the high quality teams we have put in place in recent times across the regions has attracted a strong deal flow in capital markets, private equity and M&A. We had a very active first half of the year which is continuing into the second half with a busy pipeline of work. We are continuing to invest in our growing London team which is also performing well and very busy.”