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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 19 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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Failure to provide enhanced shared parental pay is not direct sex discrimination

Capita Customer Management Ltd v Ali and another UKEAT/0161/17 confirms a clear steer on the discrimination question from the Employment Appeal Tribunal.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 23 April 2018 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

FCA plans financial crime guide update

The FCA has now published a guidance consultation, proposing some amendments and updates to its Financial Crime guide.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 20 April 2018 | Practice Area: Corporate

Brexit - the latest position on EU workers' rights

The latest position on future status of EU nationals and the key action points for employers.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 19 April 2018 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

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How not to take payments from a company

Directors who are also shareholders need to be careful when arranging how to take payments from a company.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 17 April 2018 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

The importance of heeding warnings given by the employment tribunal when under oath

A salient reminder for witnesses but also to those representing parties in proceedings of the importance of heading warnings given by the ET during evidence.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 16 April 2018 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

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Geoblocking: how will it affect retailers?

Why the EU considers geo-blocking prevents unhindered cross-border trade across the EU.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 13 April 2018 | Practice Area: Commercial Law

Adjudication enforcement: plugging the gap or opening the floodgates?

Two recent cases involving adjudication enforcement proceedings.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 12 April 2018 | Practice Area: Arbitration

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Making BIM better

Analysis of the new Winfield Rock Report on BIM.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 11 April 2018 | Practice Area: Company Secretariat

Sailaway, sailaway, sailaway: clarification on liquidated damages and the scope of final accounts

A major Technology and Construction Court decision regarding liquidated damages and interim payments.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 11 April 2018 | Practice Area: Energy

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Do you have to know about your rights before you can resign in response to a breach of them?

The Court of Appeal has made a decision meaning that if a claimant gives express reasons for resigning, it is unlikely that they will then be able to argue that they resigned for another reason.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 10 April 2018 | Practice Area: Company Secretariat

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