DWF acquires boutique in Bristol

April 16, 2016 In line with its strategy to enhance its presence in the Lloyd’s insurance market, DWF is acquiring boutique insurance firm Fox Hartley in Bristol. The boutique firm has 16 staff at its firm, three of whom are partners. It is specialized in litigation and dispute resolution advice for insurer and manufacturing clients.

DWF hopes to boost its high value commercial litigation business through the acquisition. It hopes its relationships with clients like QBE, Travelers and Zurich will improve through the assets its acquires.

The acquisition is scheduled to take effect on 3 May and DWF anticipates that all of Fox Hartley’s staff will remain with the firm, including partners Trevor Fox, Michael Hitchings and Peter Barnes.

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