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.
What keeps you up at night? DWF bring you a new series of virtual events, aimed to address key topics of the moment. This new series of discussions will take place monthly, with the first looking at our return to work.
The adoption of the law on the state of health emergency on 23 March this year led to the adoption of 30 ordinances on a wide range of subjects. The adoption of these numerous texts is a challenge for jurists.
We take a look at importance of protecting a brand and its reputation during the COVID-19 pandemic.
On 29 April 2020 the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in Enka v Chubb  EWCA Civ 574, now the leading authority on jurisdiction for applications for anti-suit injunctions and ascertaining the law to be applied to an arbitration agreement. A copy of the judgment is available here.
What to do if your business is faced with the threat of being wound up
Problems arising from the COVID-19 crisis have highlighted the need to allow electronic service of court documents in Scotland