industry news Monday 13 Dec 2021 @ 11:10 DWF named as a supplier on UK Government's Crown Commercial Service's Legal Services panel
DWF, the global provider of integrated legal and business services, has been named as a supplier on UK Government's Crown Commercial Service's (CCS) Legal Services Panel, which has a total estimated value of £300 - £400m.
The appointment will see DWF join a roster of 12 legal businesses who will provide general legal services (lot 1) to UK central government departments and other public sector bodies through the CCS panel.
Through lot 1, DWF will provide a comprehensive range of services through 39 specialisms including: contracts; dispute resolution; public procurement law and real estate law. The panel will be in place for 3 years and be extendable to 4 years.
Jonathan Branton, Partner and Head of Government and Public Sector, DWF, who led the bid, "We are delighted to have been appointed to the CCS legal services panel and are looking forward to working with government departments and public bodies in a period that presents significant challenges and big opportunities, not least through agendas such as levelling up and climate change. It is the first time we have been appointed to the panel and is a testament to our position as a leading adviser to the public sector, advising on some of the most sensitive and complex issues facing public bodies."
Crown Commercial Service supports the public sector to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring common goods and services. In 2020/21, CCS helped the public sector to achieve commercial benefits equal to £2.04bn - supporting world-class public services that offer best value for taxpayers.
DWF is a global provider of integrated legal and business services provided through its three offerings of Legal Advisory, Mindcrest and Connected Services. It has approximately 4,000 people and offices and associations located across the globe. The Company became the first Main Market Premium Listed legal business on the London Stock Exchange in March 2019. DWF recorded net revenue of £338million in the year ended 30 April 2021. For more information visit: dwfgroup.com
About Crown Commercial Services
Crown Commercial Service (CCS) is an Executive Agency of the Cabinet Office, supporting the public sector to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring common goods and services.
To find out more about CCS, visit: www.crowncommercial.gov.uk