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Womble Bond Dickinson is a full-service transatlantic law firm, created on 1 November 2017 through the combination of UK firm Bond Dickinson and US firm Womble Carlyle.


A Top 100 law firm globally and Top 20 law firm in the UK, Womble Bond Dickinson has more than 420 partners and 1,000 lawyers based across 16 US cities and eight UK cities including a significant presence in London. The firm's reach also extends to Europe where it has strategic partnerships with other law firms in Germany and France.


In the UK, the Womble Bond Dickinson advises in excess of 40 FTSE 350 companies, many of the largest businesses in the country, government organisations and wealthy individuals. With a focus on eleven key sectors (Energy & Natural Resources; Financial Institutions; Healthcare;  Insurance, Manufacturing; Real Estate; Retail and Consumer; Transport, Logistics & Infrastructure; Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology & Life Sciences; Technology and Private Wealth) the firm’s experience allows it to build strong relationships and deliver an excellent service to clients.

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Can there be damages for breach of contract where there is no "loss"?

This briefing examines the recent Court of Appeal decision in Burrows Investments Ltd v Ward Homes Ltd, a case involving development on land subject to an overage provision.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 20 November 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

Brexit: IoT to the rescue?

With the possibility of a "hard" or "no deal" Brexit, retailers must adapt to a new operating environment. The Internet of Things could play an important role, but also comes with a range of legal implications.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 16 November 2017 | Practice Area: Data Protection and Privacy

Can an employee be unfairly dismissed for having blown the whistle if their manager doesn't know about the disclosures?

The recent Court of Appeal decision of Royal Mail Ltd v Jhuti [2017] EWCA Civ 1632 is a welcome case for employers, as this briefing explains.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 15 November 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

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How wide is your insolvency exclusion?

This article reviews the decision in Crowden and another -v- QBE Insurance (Europe) Ltd [2017] EWHC 2597 (Comm).

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 14 November 2017 | Practice Area: Insolvency

Gender pay gap increasing in public sector

According to the provisional figures contained in the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings, the gender pay gap in the public sector is at its highest since 1999. This article analyses the findings.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 10 November 2017 | Practice Area: Equal Treatment

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Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill starts Parliamentary process

The UK Government has introduced the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill into Parliament. In this article, Womble Bond Dickinson legal director Emma Radmore looks at its key provisions.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 07 November 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

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There’s no debate: freedom of speech presents challenging legal issues for workers and employers in the age of social media

John Pueschel of Womble Bond Dickinson examines the limits on employee free speech and use of social media against the background of recent events at Google and in Charlottesville.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 06 November 2017 | Practice Area: Freedom of Information

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Close encounters: quantifying the power of collaborative innovation

Collaborative innovation, in the form of partnerships with dynamic SMEs, has emerged as a key strategy for corporate innovation. This study aims to quantify collaborative deals between UK SMEs and domestic and international corporates and reveal how firms are choosing to collaborate.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 01 November 2017 | Practice Area: Joint Ventures

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Agriculture European Update: May – August 2017

This report reveals why a potential default to WTO rules post-Brexit will not be so straightforward.

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

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Deriving transport benefits from Big Data and the Internet of Things in Smart Cities

Public transport is one of the biggest challenges facing cities today – how can Big Data and the Internet of Things be leveraged to tackle the issues?

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 25 October 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

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