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DWF adds three new partners in London

18 May 2022

DWF, the global provider of integrated legal and business services, has bolstered its Insurance, Employment and Real Estate, teams with the appointment of three new partners in London. 

Rosie Shapiro joins as a partner in the Insurance practice, specialising in healthcare cases. Rosie was with her previous firm, BLM, since 2004 where she most recently led the national Professional Discipline practice group. Rosie's expertise is in the defence of clinical negligence claims, regulatory and disciplinary healthcare law, advisory work, public inquiries and judicial review.
Employment partner, Nick Dent, was most recently a partner with Locke Lord, and prior to that, he was a partner with Clyde & Co. With over 25 years of experience in employment law in the City, Nick advises clients across a range of sectors including financial and professional services and media sectors, on issues ranging from day-to-day ER advice to cross-border work and high value reputational discrimination and restrictive covenant litigation.

Commercial real estate expert, Neal Bhattacharyya, joins as a partner in the Real Estate practice from Hogan Lovells. Neal has over 10 years of post-qualification experience, spanning areas such as property investment, development and asset management. He also has considerable experience acting for administrators, banks, landlords and tenants in insolvency scenarios. 

Paul Rimmer, CEO of Legal Advisory at DWF said, "We are very pleased to welcome Rosie, Nick and Neal to the business. The growth of our offering in London is one of our key priorities. They are three incredibly talented individuals who will bring a wealth of experience to our insurance, employment and real estate teams in London."

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