- Senior Partner: John Marshall
- Managing Partner: Jonathan Blair
- UK :
- Number of partners: 60
- Other fee-earners: 274
THE FIRM Dickinson Dees LLP is a leading commercial law firm with offices in Newcastle, Tees Valley, Leeds and London. The firm has a national reputation for the work it does in both the public and private sector. It is also ranked in the country’s top 25 law firms for the work it does for its private clients.
Dickinson Dees is a long established practice known for its dominating position in the North East. Following the roll out of the firm’s strategy for future growth, the past 12 months has seen the firm move its offices in Yorkshire from York to Leeds – one of the country’s top five financial and commercial centres.With this move has come a number of senior and respected appointments to both its Leeds and London office as the firm has made clear its ambitious plans to grow the business. In spite of a year of significant investment in the business, Dickinson Dees posted an increase in turnover and profit for 2011/12 and has competed for and won a significant number of new clients nationally. The firm counts amongst its client base public and private companies, Government Departments and public sector organisations, together with high net worth individuals the length and breadth of the UK and beyond.
Its offices in the North East, Yorkshire and London make Dickinson Dees well positioned to respond to the increasingly national demand for its services. It is a firm that continues to look to the future, responding to the challenging economy by investing in its business and staff to provide the best possible service to clients. Dickinson Dees is renowned for recruiting and retaining the highest quality lawyers and support staff. It provides high quality training and support to staff to allow them to achieve their potential and in turn, deliver service excellence to clients. As a result, the firm has a high staff retention rate and has recently been ranked in the top 1% of UK businesses by being awarded the Silver Investors in People award. It is also recognised by the Law Society for its Equality and Diversity policy.
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK Dickinson Dees is organised into four main departments which work together to provide a comprehensive legal service for clients across company and commercial, litigation, property and wealth management.
Traditionally strong in corporate mergers/acquisitions and real estate work, Dickinson Dees offers a very broad range of services and has become increasingly recognised for its reputation in pensions, transport, waste and renewables, and wealth management for high net worth individuals.
Other Offices: Newcastle (St Ann’s and One Trinity), Tees Valley, Leeds, London.
Associated Offices: Brussels.