DWF Overview

  • www.dwf.law
  • Manchester, United Kingdom
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1977
  • Private Practice / Firm
  • Legal
  • $100 to $500 million (USD)

We are a global legal business, transforming legal services through our people for our clients. Like us, our clients recognise that the world is changing fast and the old rules no longer apply. That’s why we’re always finding agile ways to tackle new challenges together. But we ...
Mission: Our strategy Our clearly defined strategic intent was set out in 2014. We wanted to change the rules of engagement and identify as a legal business not a law firm. To set us on this journey we articulated three clear strands to our strategy. These strands have helped us ...

Company Updates

July 7, 2020
Leading firms adopt data-driven measures to combat the career obstacles faced by BAME lawyers
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June 24, 2020
We are proud to support the Working Families #flextheUK campaign to make flexible working the norm, not the exception.
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DWF Reviews

3.2
56%
Recommend to a Friend
77%
Approve of CEO
Nigel Knowles
Nigel Knowles
40 Ratings
Featured Review
5.0
Current Employee, more than 1 year

"Great and inclusive firm"

Feb 22, 2021 - Litigation Paralegal in London, England
Recommends

Pros

The firm show a genuine commitment to diversity and inclusion. It is more than meeting a quota and I am proud to be apart of a firm that drives this initiative so firmly. Senior management are

Cons

I am finding it difficult to find any cons.

Advice to Management

Keep driving staff engagement and continuing to provide a very open and inclusive environment.
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Diversity & Inclusion at DWF

3.9
(80 reviews)

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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DWF Interviews

Experience
Positive55%
Negative29%
Neutral16%
Getting an Interview
Applied online50%
Recruiter19%
Other8%
Difficulty
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  1. Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Canada
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Interview

    online and difficult, also you record yourself - no real person there which makes it impersonal and not a nice experience. I just feel that applicants do so much to get to that interview stage and the firm doesnt seem to appreciate that value. Seems like it foreshadows how they treat their employees.
    Interview

    there were alot of them

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DWF Awards & Accolades

  • Stonewall Top 100 EmployersStonewall Workplace Equality Index2019
  • Scottish Legal AwardsScottish Legal Awards2019
  • Innovation in PracticeScottish Legal Awards2018
  • New Business & Service Delivery ModelsFinancial Times Innovative Lawyers Awards2018
  • Data Knowledge & IntelligenceFinancial Times Innovative Lawyers Awards2018

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What is health insurance like at DWF?

...No health insurance cover for Solicitors....

August 18, 2021

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