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            With people at the heart of every successful business, juggling the ever-changing legislative framework and making the most of your people can be challenging.

            Employment Law Services

            At DWF, we have one of the largest Employment teams in the country. Operating across 10 offices, we act for a broad range of clients, from local SME's to FTSE 100 businesses, advising HR teams, in house lawyers, as well as the business direct.

            "I've found the service to be of an extremely high quality. I would have no hesitation instructing them on significant matters, and equally I would have no hesitation in recommending them to others."
            – Client testimonial via Chambers & Partners

            We offer the full range of Employment Law services, from the day to day to the strategic and niche, supported by a range of specialist services.

            Our ambition is to be recognised as the leading Employment practice in the UK and Ireland.

            What clients get from our employment lawyers:

            • Practical advice clearly and concisely communicated
            • First class, friendly service
            • Value, with no surprises

            We put the client first and we support each other to do that.

            Legal Insight

            Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Treasury Direction published covering flexible furlough

            29 June 2020

            The Chancellor has issued a further Treasury Direction providing the legal framework to the new flexible furlough available from 1 July 2020 under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme ("CJRS").  

            Meet our team

            Helga Breen

            • Partner // Head of Employment (London)

            Michael McLaughlin

            • Partner // Head of Employment

            Kirsty Rogers

            • Partner // Executive Head of Manchester

            Joanne Frew

            • Partner // Head of Employment (Manchester)

            Tim Scott

            • Head of Employment (Liverpool) // Partner

            Kate Meadowcroft

            • Director // Head of Employment (Birmingham)

            Thorsten Kuehnel

            • Senior Associate
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