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        Litigation and Arbitration

        The right solutions for you, designed to reduce litigation risk, cost and time.

        We have one of the largest Litigation & Arbitration teams acting throughout the UK and Europe, as well as on multi-jurisdictional matters. Spanning commercial, real estate, intellectual property, employment and financial litigation, achieving good commercial and legal results for our clients, whether claimants or defendants, is what motivates us.

        "Highly practical and commercial"
        – Legal 500

        We’re known for our expertise, knowledge, experience and commercial awareness. Most importantly we understand that you’re looking for a speedy resolution to your litigation challenges. Whether that means negotiating an out-of- court settlement, supporting you through mediation or arbitration, or being prepared to pursue a matter with tenacity and expertise through court proceedings, our approach is practical. We pride ourselves on understanding your needs so that we can provide innovative solutions in an energetic, decisive manner.

        Meet our team

        Graham Dagnall

        • Executive Partner (Liverpool)

        Joel Heap

        • Partner // National Head of Commercial Litigation
        Connected Services offers a range of stand-alone consultative services that complement our legal offering in each of our core sectors.
        DWF Advocacy

        DWF Advocacy

        DWF Advocacy is an expert, quality, streamlined advocacy service, operating as an alternative to the external bar - saving you money and making communication easier.