DWF Reviews

Updated Jul 1, 2022

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3.4
62%
Recommend to a Friend
77%
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Nigel Knowles
77 Ratings
Pros
  • "Pays well and good work/life balance(in 29 reviews)

  • "flexible working, working from home, nice colleagues, responsibility early on(in 23 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Would rather serve 10 years in prison than ever work for DWF again(in 23 reviews)

  • "not much flexibility, long hours(in 15 reviews)

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    1. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Nice place to be a part of

      Jan 11, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Learning opportunities Great colleagues Long term growth opportunities

      Cons

      Not all offices have same corporate culture

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

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      May 13, 2021 - Contractor in Pune
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Overall it is a Good Company, too much to learn

      Cons

      There is a very micro management

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Not a bad place to work

      Jul 1, 2022 - Senior Paralegal in Manchester, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Benefits platform and family policy is appealing.

      Cons

      Lack of practical support for ways to qualify. No defined structure for career development in certain departments unless you are already qualified.

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Supportive but uninspiring, very little opportunity for progression

      Jun 26, 2022 - Litigation Paralegal 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      lots of support from colleagues and managers alike. Everyone is very approachable. Workload develops in line with ability and confidence.

      Cons

      Feels a bit like a dead end. Insular.

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good values

      Jun 7, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good values and culture. Good worklife balance.

      Cons

      Salaries are low for the market.

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee

      All about the colleagues you work with

      May 30, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The only thing that made my job worthwhile was my colleagues

      Cons

      Little people get forgotten, too much going on

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    7. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Disappointing

      Jun 13, 2022 - Executive Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Some amazingly talented people to work alongside

      Cons

      System issues, Platdform issues, Bad management

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      A friendly and forward thinking firm

      May 27, 2022 - Paralegal 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Hybrid working encouraged - the firm accepts that its employees have personal commitments and families. DWF feels non-hierarchical.

      Cons

      Hybrid working has so many positives but some teams have lost the culture they had pre-Covid.

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    9. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Never work here if you value your sanity

      Jun 28, 2022 - Paralegal 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Flexible work hours to some degree

      Cons

      Micro-management Toxic people Unfriendly Lack of motivation Poor work system No training No progression Pressured environment

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    10. 2.0
      Current Employee

      Dwf

      Jun 7, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      - Good working culture - nice offices

      Cons

      No career progression - no pay rises

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    DWF has an overall rating of 3.4 out of 5, based on over 439 reviews left anonymously by employees. 62% of employees would recommend working at DWF to a friend and 59% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 3% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, DWF employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.1 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at DWF. This rating has improved by 4% over the last 12 months.

    62% of DWF employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated DWF 3.6 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.5 for culture and values and 3.1 for career opportunities.

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