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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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MLD5: virtually there?

This article looks at what the fifth Money Laundering Directive (MLD5) is now almost certain to say, and its timeline for likely implementation.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 17 January 2018 | Practice Area: Financial Crime and Fraud

The changing landscape of vicarious liability

This article looks at why it is increasingly difficult for employers to avoid a finding of vicarious liability.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 16 January 2018 | Practice Area: Business of law

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Construction consultations: spring clean, anyone?

This article details the focuses of the two consultations on payment in the construction industry launched by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 15 January 2018 | Practice Area: Pay

2018: what to look out for in employment law

2018 looks set to be a busy year in employment law, with some fairly significant changes expected. This article highlights the key employment law changes and cases to watch out for in the coming year.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 12 January 2018 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

Should the situation at the BBC be a cause for concern amongst employers who are preparing to publish their gender pay gap information?

The first point to note is that there is a difference between equal pay and gender pay issues, as this article from Womble Bond Dickinson explains.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 11 January 2018 | Practice Area: Equal Treatment

Construction consultations: spring clean, anyone?

In October 2017, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy launched two consultations on payment in the construction industry. This article examines the focus of the two consultations.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 10 January 2018 | Practice Area: Construction

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Increasing pensions: CPI/RPI revisited

This article examines the issue of the inflationary measure used for increasing pensions in payment and revaluing deferred benefits in final salary occupational pension schemes.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 08 January 2018 | Practice Area: Pensions

Businesses face unlimited fines for failure to prevent facilitation of tax evasion

Andrew Barber, partner at Womble Bond Dickinson, highlights the key elements of a new criminal offence in the UK designed to help to address the problem of tax evasion.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 05 January 2018 | Practice Area: Taxation

It's just another manic MiFID 2 day

As the UK returns to work for the New Year, Womble Bond Dickinson spares a thought for those who have spent much of the festive period ensuring their businesses are MiFID-2 ready.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 04 January 2018 | Practice Area: Capital Markets and Debt Securities

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Common sense prevails as Supreme Court hands down aggregation decision

This article examines the Supreme Court's judgment in AIG Europe Limited (Appellant) v Woodman and others (Respondents).

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

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