Lawyers from DWF's Belfast office will join an event in Westminster today to celebrate the economic success of Northern Ireland over the last 25 years and highlight the opportunities for further growth. The flagship trade NI House of Commons reception will bring together more than 300 business leade
Global legal business DWF has named five new directors, two new senior associates and three new associates in its Belfast office. Real estate lawyers Kathleen Gillespie and Tomás McLaughlin, dispute resolution lawyer Michelle Cully and defence healthcare lawyer Laura Menary have been promoted
DWF has been reappointed to Aviva's core legal panel. The firm will provide a broader range of services to meet Aviva's requirements in England & Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and globally. DWF is one of four firms to be appointed to this panel, significantly reduced from the previous nine-f
Three partners, a new director and two senior associates are among senior lateral hire appointments to DWF's commercial team in Belfast. New partners Mark Blair, Olivia O'Kane and Scott Kennedy, director Caroline McNally and senior associates Amanda Byrnes and Emma Copeland join 26 other legal profe
Our regular round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to firstname.lastname@example.org. Bauer Media Group, one of the world's largest privately-owned media businesses with assets worldwide, has agreed to acquire Cork's Red FM 104-106.
DWF has been named as a supplier on the Crown Commercial Service framework for Wider Public Sector – Legal Services. The firm's appointment spans all three lots, giving the business the ability to advise the wider UK public sector, primarily local government and other associated bodies, throug
Employers in Northern Ireland "will need to be willing to pay their employees more" as the cost of living crisis bites, law firm DWF has said. There were a record 779,300 employees receiving pay through HMRC PAYE in Northern Ireland in July 2022, an increase of 0.4 per cent over the month and an inc
DWF, the global provider of integrated legal and business services, has announced two senior appointments to its Belfast team. Rachel Richardson has been appointed as a director in the employment team, while Laura Menary has been appointed as a senior associate in the healthcare team.
Revenue at DWF increased four per cent to €487 million (£416.1m) as profits rose 5.3 per cent to €211.7 million (£180.9m), the firm has announced in its full-year results for the year to 30 April 2022. For FY2021/22, the board has declared a final dividend of 3.25p per sha
Global legal business DWF has announced the appointment of Julie Galbraith as its new executive partner in Belfast. Ms Galbraith joined C & H Jefferson in 1998 as a trainee solicitor, and was a partner when the business merged with DWF in 2016. She is DWF's Northern Ireland head of real estate,
English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran has won a high-profile court battle with a man who accused him of plagiarism. Sami Chokri, who performs under the name Sami Switch, claimed that Sheeran's 2017 hit Shape of You infringed on his copyright by plagiarising the main hook from his 2015 song Oh Why.
Global legal business DWF has announced the appointment of Órlaith Molloy as a partner in its real estate team in Dublin. Ms Molloy previously served as a real estate partner at Arthur Cox, which she joined eight years ago. She specialises in high value commercial real estate acting for inves
Global legal business DWF has announced 27 new appointments in Belfast, ranging from trainee to director level.
Global legal business DWF has announced the appointment of Sinéad Ryan as a partner in Dublin and the promotion of partners James Morrison and Mark Taggart in Belfast. The firm has announced 34 senior promotions as part of its worldwide promotions round, with 17 new partners, four other senio
Northern Ireland's labour market is showing "signs of continued improvement" with fears of mass unemployment seemingly averted, an employment law expert at DWF has said. The latest monthly labour market report was published by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) yesterday.