• GL
Choose your location?
  • Global Global
  • Australia
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Poland
  • Qatar
  • Spain
  • UAE
  • UK

DWF appointed to BT legal panel

22 April 2020
DWF, the global legal business, has been appointed to the BT's new legal panel, following a competitive procurement exercise.
BT took the decision to consolidate down to fifteen firms from over forty in order to enable deeper and stronger relationships with a core set of panel firms.
The scope of the panel exercise included all UK legal matters for external advice as well as international matters originating from BT’s head office.
Firms submitted bids across twenty-one lots representing different areas of law where BT requires external legal advice and representation.
Commenting on the appointment, Catherine Haslam, client lead partner at DWF, said: "We are delighted to have been appointed to BT's new legal panel. This is great recognition for DWF's differentiated offering and our strategy of transforming legal services. This also builds on our existing relationship following our appointment as the strategic legal partner to BT last year."
Sabine Chalmers, Group General Counsel, BT, said: “We continue to transform and simplify the way we work across BT.  We hope to foster closer relationships with a smaller panel such that firms can support us more effectively. Delivery of the right advice including the correct judgement calls requires insight into our business.” 

Further Reading

We use cookies to give you the best user experience on our website. Please let us know if you accept our use of cookies.

Manage cookies

Your Privacy

When you visit any web site, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. We mainly use this information to ensure the site works as you expect it to, and to learn how we can improve the experience in the future. The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalised web experience.
Because we respect your right to privacy, you can choose not to allow some types of cookies. Click on the different category headings to find out more and change permissions. However, blocking some types of cookies may prevent certain site functionality from working as expected

Functional cookies


These cookies let you use the website and are required for the website to function as expected.

These cookies are required

Tracking cookies

Anonymous cookies that help us understand the performance of our website and how we can improve the website experience for our users. Some of these may be set by third parties we trust, such as Google Analytics.

They may also be used to personalise your experience on our website by remembering your preferences and settings.

Marketing cookies

These cookies are used to improve and personalise your experience with our brands. We may use these cookies to show adverts for our products, or measure the performance of our adverts.