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Bond Dickinson LLP is a leading commercial law firm providing regulatory, corporate, commercial, real estate and dispute resolution services to some of the UK's pre-eminent corporate and public sector organisations. At Bond Dickinson LLP we offer a truly exceptional level of service delivering real value for money and attract high calibre lawyers as a result of the quality and diversity of work we undertake. We have achieved the title of 'Best Legal Adviser' in the Legal Week Intelligence Client Satisfaction Report for three years running, as well as being ranked in the top three of the 75 biggest business UK law firms.  The report put us ahead of the game on service, advice and cost/billing issues.  And we are continuously investing to make sure we stay ahead.


The firm's significant growth in the last decade, including its recent merger between Bond Pearce and Dickinson Dees, has been based on forging strong client relationships, delivering effective business solutions and recruiting talented people. With more than 700 lawyers, including 142 partners, Bond Dickinson has the scale and depth to provide commercial advantage for our clients. We advise more than 40 FTSE 350 companies making us one of the leading FTSE advisors outside of London.


As well as having traditional teams in all of the major areas of law, we run ‘virtual' sector groups nationally across all disciplines, with particular experience of working with clients in Energy, Retail, Real Estate, Financial Institutions, Transport and Infrastructure, Chemical and Manufacturing and Private Wealth. This approach enables us to keep up to date with our clients' industries and ensure any advice we give is in context.  We work by applying our deep sector knowledge and our rigorous understanding of our client's businesses and goals so that we become a strategic ally; ensuring we provide excellent advice and innovative solutions.


We know that legal expertise is no longer enough. Our clients want lawyers who understand their specific needs and have a deep understanding of their businesses and the sectors in which they operate. Our clients expect to get better value from a smaller number of firms providing a broader range of advice or highly specialist advice from sector experts. They want adaptability, flexibility, cost effectiveness and new thinking. A firm to work in strategic partnership with them: the Bond Dickinson way.

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What are the global trends in the fintech sector?

The use of technology clearly continues to be of critical interest to both established financial institutions and new 'challenger' entrants to the market.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 21 April 2017 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

No longer a grey area: parallel imports criminal as well as unlawful

A Court of Appeal decision has confirmed that the sale of so-called ‘grey goods’ can constitute a criminal offence under section 92 of the Trade Marks Act 1994 (the Act).

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 19 April 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

The state of DB pension scheme regulation

Last year, the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee issued, with the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee, a joint report on the collapse of BHS and the impact on its pension schemes.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 11 April 2017 | Practice Area: Pensions

Solicitors: Who owns your file?

The Law Society has recently issued a new practice note on the sometimes vexed question of ownership of a solicitor's file.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 06 April 2017 | Practice Area: Business of law

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Leaking profits in the new water market: are you ready?

The opening of the retail water market next month (April 2017) will change the water sector on a fundamental level with most businesses in England being able to choose their preferred suppliers.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 04 April 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

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The White Paper on the Great Repeal Bill – scrutiny v speed

Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis has stressed the intention to give businesses, workers, investors and consumers the maximum possible certainty as we leave the EU.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 31 March 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

Telecommunications Code - time for an upgrade?

Given the significant advances in the telecoms industry over the last 30 years, the Government has set about reforming the Existing Code.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 29 March 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

April 2017 employment law changes

April will be a busy month for employment lawyers and HR professionals; this briefing provides a summary of the key changes.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 27 March 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

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Insurers' exposure on uninsured losses

The recent decision in XYZ v Travelers Insurance Company Ltd [2017] EWHC 287 (QB) serves as a warning to insurers that funding such litigation may come at a price.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 22 March 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

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MiFID 2: The essential checklist

This focuses on the changes set to be ushered in by the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID 2) that will impact investment advisory and wealth management firms.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 20 March 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

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