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Global legal business DWF has reported a seven per cent increase in gross profits to reach £89 million in the six months ending 31 October 2021. The firm reported revenue of £203.5 million in HY22, up by nearly four per cent from £196 million in HY21. Net revenue was up 3.4 per cen

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DWF has appointed Caroline Colliston as executive partner for Scotland. Ms Colliston is a partner and chartered tax advisor based in DWF's Edinburgh office, with significant management experience in leading the DWF tax practice in Scotland, providing commercial tax advice and share schemes advice to

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DWF is saying a collective 'Thank You' to front line workers for their dedication during the pandemic, by supporting the Gratitude campaign to raise funds for NHS Charities Together. Gratitude, a touring art installation by global public art producers Wild in Art, is a collection of 51 individually

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DWF has appointed five newly-qualified solicitors and taken on six new trainee solicitors across its expanding Scottish teams in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Taking up newly-qualified solicitor positions in the Scottish offices in September are Katherine Lynch, Sara Baskin, Hope Donnachie, Katy Smith and

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Global legal business DWF has reported a 21 per cent rise in gross profit to £171.8 million in its full-year results for 2020/21. The group reported net revenue growth of 14 per cent (eight per cent organic) to £338.1 million at a gross margin of 50.8 per cent, while net revenue per part

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DWF is to move to smaller premises in Glasgow to reflect the working pattern that has emerged over the course of the pandemic, The Lawyer reports. The team will move from 110 Queen Street to the eighth floor of The Sentinel, which has recently been refurbished, but will temporarily be based at 9 Geo

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DWF has been recognised for its efforts to work towards gender equality with a listing in today's Times Top 50 Employers for Women list. Applicants are assessed on a range of areas, including their approach to recruitment, family-friendly policies and how they have championed gender equality in the

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DWF has advised Aliter Capital-backed Sponge, a digital learning provider, on the acquisition of Idox Compliance from its parent company Idox plc. Sponge offers training solutions ranging from risk and compliance to people development and skills enhancement. It is backed by Aliter Capital LLP, a spe

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DWF has advised the owners of leadership and talent consultancy Cirrus on its sale to Accenture, a global professional services company. Cirrus provides advice on leadership and digital learning to boost business performance. It has around 70 experts in the UK and in Australia.

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DWF has appointed Ann Frances Cooney as partner in its employment practice in Glasgow. Ms Cooney joins DWF from Addleshaw Goddard where she was a legal director and head of the Glasgow employment team. At DWF, she will lead the employment practice in Scotland.

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DWF partner Iain McLean and his family have raised more than £100,000 for The Duncan McLean Fund, established in memory of his son, who lost his life to a glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) brain tumour in February 2016 – aged just 20. Gullane-based Mr McLean set himself the hu

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Andrew McConnell has been made a director at DWF in Glasgow. Mr McConnell acts exclusively for professional indemnity insurance clients and regularly handles high value, complex claims giving advice on all matters concerning liability, causation and quantum.

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DWF has reported a double-digit increase in revenue and profits in the first half of the fiscal year in spite of the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. In the half-year ending 31 October 2020, DWF saw group revenue growth by 15.4 per cent to reach £167.6 million. This was mostly dr

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The DWF Foundation is set to reach a significant milestone this week as it expects to reach £500,000 in donations in the same week as it celebrates five years of charitable work. The DWF foundation currently supports registered charities with an impact in one or more of the following four pill

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DWF has advised long-standing client Aliter Capital on its investment into Skill Pill, a digital micro learning specialist. Aliter Capital is a specialist UK support services investor, focussing on small and mid-sized businesses in the UK support services sector.

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