DWF

DWF is a global legal business providing complex, managed and connected services, operating from 31 key locations with approximately 3,900 people. The Company became the first Main Market Premium Listed legal business on the London Stock Exchange in March 2019. DWF recorded revenue of £272.4 million in the year ended 30 April 2019.

DWF recognise that to attract and retain the best people they need to think beyond salaries. They think about the employment experience as a whole, giving consideration to what benefits, policies and working practices could be introduced or improved. Whether that means the relaxed dress code or the Health & Wellbeing programme, their aim is to ensure their people enjoy their jobs and enable them to do and be the best they can.

DWF operates within 8 distinctive legal sectors:

  1. Energy

  2. Financial services

  3. Insurance

  4. Public Sector

  5. Real estate

  6. Retail, food & hospitality

  7. Technology & telecoms

  8. Transport

DWF have been independently recognised for their legal expertise, their approach to technology and innovation and their diversity and CSR initiatives. DWF’s standout achievements include:

  • At the 2019 FT Innovative Lawyer Awards DWF won two awards for their ground-breaking IPO and for the use of Data Analytics in insurance claims. DWF is now ranked as the 8th Most Innovative Law Firm in Europe.

  • DWF’s Group CEO, Andrew Leaitherland has been recognised in the Leaders category in The Lawyer's Hot 100 2019

  • DWF was ranked as a Top 10 Employer for Working Families and placed 16th in the list of the top 75 employers in the Social Mobility Employer Index.

  • In 2020 DWF featured in the Stonewall Top 100 list (30th) which showcases the best places to work for LGBTQ employees. DWF was also named as the winner of the Stonewall UK Bi-Inclusive Employer of the Year Award.

Key information

Location(s)

31 offices including headquarters in Manchester

Company Size

3600+

Consultant

Duane Cormell / Joseph Shenton

Company benefits

Life assurance

Critical illness cover

Pension

Medical and dental insurance

25 days holiday plus the option to buy or sell extra days

Cycle to work scheme

Dining cards

Gym membership

Featured Jobs

  • Commercial Insurance Solicitor / Associate

    In this Commercial Insurance Solicitor  role you will have the opportunity to develop specialist experience within a cross section of the areas of work covered by dwf’s commercial insurance practice group. You will have access to household name clients, many of whom are exclusive to dwf. You will also benefit from a hugely impressive infrastructure, as well as an internal support and development programme,     Commercial Insurance Solicitor -  Liverpool  (3+ years’ PQE)     The company & role   Top 20 listed firm with an...

    Job Type:
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    Location:
    Merseyside
    Salary:
    £40,000 - £50,000
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  • Professional Indemnity Solicitor

    In this professional indemnity solicitor  role  you will pick up with a diverse workload, with your caseload covering  claims against a range of professionals; including solicitors, accountants, engineers, insurance brokers and surveyors, amongst others). As well as defendin g claims, you will advise on policy coverage and interpretation, as well as disciplinary proceedings.  You will enjoy exclusive access to  dwf’s  household name clients. You will also benefit from a hugely impressive infrastructure, as well as an internal support and development...

    Job Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    Greater Manchester
    Salary:
    £44,000+
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  • Commercial Insurance Solicitor (FTC)

    In this fixed-term contract role, you will inherit the caseload of an Associate level Commercial Insurance Solicitor. Your workload will consist in the main of  subrogated property damage recovery claims.  You will enjoy exclusive access to  dwf’s  household name clients. You will also benefit from a hugely impressive infrastructure, as well as an internal support and development programme .   There are good prospects of a permanent role arising out of this position.      Commercial Insurance  Solicitor/ Associate - Manchester (Fixed-term Contract)     The company...

    Job Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    Manchester
    Salary:
    £44,000+
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  • Commercial Insurance Solicitor

    In this Commercial Insurance Solicitor  role you will have the opportunity to develop specialist experience within a cross section of the areas of work covered by dwf’s commercial insurance practice group. You will have access to household name clients, many of whom are exclusive to dwf. You will also benefit from a hugely impressive infrastructure, as well as an internal support and development programme,   Commercial Insurance Solicitor - Manchester (3+ years’ PQE)     The company & role   Top 20 listed firm with an...

    Job Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    Manchester
    Salary:
    £42,000 - £52,000
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  • Commercial Insurance Solicitor / Associate

    In this Associate level Commercial Insurance Solicitor  role  you will  have the opportunity to develop your own team, whilst also managing your own caseload of insurance disputes, with work varying between being advisory to litigious in nature.   You will  enjoy  exclusive  access to  dwf’s  household name clients . You will  also benefit from a hugely impressive infrastructure , as well as an  internal support and development programme,      Commercial Insurance Associate  -  Manchester ( 6+  years’ PQE)     The company & role   Top 20 listed firm with...

    Job Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    Manchester
    Salary:
    £50,000+
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