Spanning the advanced manufacturing, engineering, aerospace, chemicals, ceramics and rapidly developing additive manufacturing sectors, our multidisciplinary team of legal experts work with everyone from start-ups and multi-nationals with complex import and export supply chains through to developers, funders and investors.
We draw on the wider knowledge and resources of our global business to advise on best practise in all commercial areas, regulatory compliance, international trade / market access issues, industry 4.0 and technology applications, including Blockchain, as well as from within the core Advanced Manufacturing team.
Recognised by key legal directories as leaders in the industry, we are renowned for our technical skills, innovative legal services and focus on results. We have a proven track record for providing decisive and clear solutions.
We work with you to reduce risk and production costs, improving market access and helping you to make smarter decisions, both proactively in terms of planning and reactively in the context of investigations. We have particular expertise in:
We also support our clients in the industrials sector with our Connected Services, DWF's range of independent businesses that work alongside organisations to help them better manage risk, reputation, cost, time and resources.
Our understanding of commercial needs, objectives and working environments is recognised internationally. Operating both within the UK and cross jurisdictionally our clients include Aga Rangemaster plc, Volkswagen, Jaguar Land Rover, BASF, Bentley Motors, Bombardier Transportation GmbH, Baosteel Group, Osram, Essar Steel, Cerame-Unie and Doosan Power Systems.
LexisNexis Middle East’s Head of Publishing, Hussain Hadi, took time out at the Qatar Business Law Forum to chat with Kirk Durrant, Managing Partner at DWF’s Qatar office. They discussed DWF’s recent establishment and growth in Qatar, how the practice of law is changing and the role of AI.
Whilst it is recognised the transfer of risk to construction contractors has become excessive, in the absence of any unified sector initiatives will it require the insurance market to drive the change?
Andrew Symms, Partner at DWF, comments on the IHS Markit/CIPS Manufacturing PMI data released today.
Undergraduate students can gain experience with DWF, the global legal business.
All parties to labour supply chains need to be aware of their obligations arising from the new IR35 rules, particularly as the rules shift the liability and burden of operating PAYE. We take a look at the key changes and what they mean in practice.
Peter Barnes, Partner and head of automotive sector at DWF, comments on the SMMT UK car production figures.
DWF's team in Poland advised TAURON Polska Energia S.A on the due diligence and transactional process for five wind farms belonging from in.ventus group and the receivables of Hamburg Commercial Bank AG from wind farm management companies.
Our Industrials team's understanding of commercial needs, objectives and working environments is recognised internationally.