DWF is a multinational law firm with offices across the world. Founded in Liverpool in 1977 DWF deals with corporate, financial and insurance matters. The company advises national and multinational corporations, financial institutions and governments, allowing some of the most powerful and successful businesses in the world to operate securely and in safety. It was ranked the 10th most innovative legal business in Europe in 2017. Many household names proudly call themselves DWF clients. DWF operates throughout Europe, the Middle East and North America, and is expanding year on year.
DWS was originally three companies, Davis Wallis, Dodds Ashcroft and Foysters. It is currently chaired by Sir Nigel Knowles with headquarters in the Spinningfields district of Manchester. From tax code to intellectual property, investments to private equity, DWF has been advising and guiding companies for over 40 years. Their company philosophy is based on a mixture of innovation and tradition, responding to new challenges and special circumstances with a professional responsibility that has led to numerous rewards and accolades.