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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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Right to a private life at work? Monitoring an employee's communications was a breach of the Article 8 right to a private life

This briefing examines the recent decision by the the European Court of Human Rights in Barbulescu –v- Romania [2017].

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

A watershed moment in 'cannibalism' claims?

In recent years personal injury solicitors have been inundated with file requests and pre-action claims, alleging the negligent under-settlement of cases. This article examines the trend.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 18 September 2017 | Practice Area: Business of law

Asda granted permission to appeal to Court of Appeal in equal pay case

This article examines the implications of the decision in In Asda Stores Ltd v Brierley and others.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 15 September 2017 | Practice Area: Equal Treatment

Drones in construction zones

The use of drones in the construction industry has soared in recent years. This briefing asks: how do drones benefit the construction industry?

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 14 September 2017 | Practice Area: Transport

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Connected factories: smart manufacturers consider GDPR and cyber security

The manufacturing sector is increasingly turning to automation and innovative IT based solutions. The law in this area is changing rapidly with the latest development being the new Data Protection Bill

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 12 September 2017 | Practice Area: Data Protection and Privacy

Corporate governance update: wide-ranging package of reforms announced

BEIS has published the Government's response to its Green Paper on corporate governance. This briefing examines the proposals.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 07 September 2017 | Practice Area: Corporate

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"Open for Business" – Network Rail's response to the Hansford Review

Network Rail recently announced a series of reforms to encourage greater third party involvement in rail infrastructure projects. This article examines the proposals.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 06 September 2017 | Practice Area: Transport

Bible studies - disciplining an employee for quoting Bible passages that caused offence was not religious discrimination

This article examines the Employment Appeal Tribunal's decision in Trayhorn v The Secretary of State for Justice (UKEAT/0304/16/RN).

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 04 September 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

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Jägermeister's shot glass design application shattered

In upholding an EUIPO Board of Appeal decision, the EU General Court has reinforced the strictness of the test as to certainty and clarity in relation to registered Community design applications.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 31 August 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

Employee uses deficient drafting to defeat non-compete clause

This briefing considers in detail the Court of Appeal's decision in Tillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 1054.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 14 August 2017 | Practice Area: Competition

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