DWF Corporate team ranked as 4th most active legal adviser

Our Corporate team have been ranked as the 4th most active legal adviser in Experian’s April Adviser Table. For more information, please click here. Some of our recent deal highlights include:

PDG Helicopters

Acting for vendors (including retained management) on their £20m Lloyds Development Capital-backed buy-out of PDG Helicopters, the Inverness-based helicopter operator.

Capita plc

Advising Capita plc on its £35m acquisition from the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills of Constructionline, the supplier of pre-tender information and pre-verified checks for businesses in the construction industry.

Redx Pharma plc

Advising Redx Pharma plc on its £15m fundraising and £55m IPO.


Advising Exova, the global testing, calibration and advisory service business on its UK acquisition of Environmental Evaluation, a recognised leader in asbestos management for the nuclear decommissioning sector.

Yingli Green Energy International AG

Advising Yingli Green Energy International AG on the £23m acquisition, development, financing and subsequent disposal of a 20MW solar farm.

Total Fitness

Advising RooGreen Ventures and management on the disposal and North Edge-backed buy-out of Total Fitness.

For more information about our Corporate team, please contact Frank Shephard.

Frank Shephard

Partner - National Head of Corporate

I am Head of the National Corporate Team. I deal with all types of public and private company transactions, including M&A, Private Equity and Equity Capital Markets.