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DAC Beachcroft Builds Newcastle office, Strengthens UK Network with Hire of Seven-Partner Insurance Team from DWF

3 May 2016

International law firm DAC Beachcroft is to add significant expertise to its market-leading insurance capability in Newcastle and across the UK with the acquisition of a seven-partner Casualty Claims team from DWF.

DACB Lawyer Launches New British-German Chamber of Commerce in Bristol

25 April 2016

Kai von Pahlen, a lawyer at DAC Beachcroft, has launched a new branch of the British Chamber of Commerce in Germany (BCCG) at an event held at the international law firm's Bristol office on 18 April.

DAC Beachcroft Unveils New Regional Leadership Teams

13 April 2016

International law firm DAC Beachcroft has appointed two new Regional Senior Partners (RSPs) in Bristol and London and reappointed two more with effect from 1 May 2016.

DAC Beachcroft Appoints Trio of New Partners in London and Manchester

4 April 2016

International law firm DAC Beachcroft has appointed three new Partners in London and Manchester for its Real Estate and Professional & Commercial Risk (P&CR) teams.

DAC Beachcroft Shortlisted for Legal Innovation Award

4 April 2016

International law firm DAC Beachcroft is delighted to have been shortlisted as a finalist in the Legal Innovator of the Year category of the Legal Business Awards 2016.

DAC Beachcroft Appointed to Land Securities Legal Panel

1 April 2016

International law DAC Beachcroft firm is pleased to have been appointed to the new legal panel of Land Securities, the UK's largest listed commercial property company and a member of the FTSE 100.

Today's Budget: DAC Beachcroft Reaction

16 March 2016

Regulation of claims management companies will move to Financial Conduct Authority In his Budget today, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced that regulation of Claims Management Companies (CMCs) will pass from the Ministry of Justice to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

DAC Beachroft help trampoline park secure £10m investment for major expansion

14 March 2016

International law firm DAC Beachcroft has completed its first major piece of work for UK trampoline parks operator, Oxygen Freejumping, resulting in a £10m investment to expand the business.

DAC Beachcroft lawyers say London Housing Commission report recommendations not enough to tackle capital's housing crisis

10 March 2016

Lawyers at firm DAC Beachcroft say recommendations in a new think tank report to tackle London's housing crisis do not do enough to address the problem and are calling for more robust measures to be introduced.

DAC Beachcroft Employment Team Scoops Coveted Manchester Legal Award

4 March 2016

The Manchester Employment and Pensions group at international law firm DAC Beachcroft has been named Employment Team of the Year at the seventh annual Manchester Legal Awards held last night (3 March).

DAC Beachcroft Clinches High Court Success for Greenridge

26 February 2016

International law firm DAC Beachcroft's London Commercial Litigation team has secured a significant win for property investment client, Greenridge, in a reported case involving fraudulent misrepresentations made prior to a property contract.

Finalists in all four Legal Adviser categories for the HealthInvestor Awards 2016

25 February 2016

DAC Beachcroft's health sector team is delighted to be announced as a finalist in all four legal adviser categories for the HealthInvestor Awards 2016.

DAC Beachcroft Partner rewarded for outstanding client care

23 February 2016

DAC Beachcroft partner, Anthony Menzies, has been recognised for delivering outstanding client care with an International Law Office (ILO) Client Choice Award 2016.

DAC Beachcroft Employment Team Working with the Government on National Living Wage Campaign

22 February 2016

DAC Beachcroft's Employment and Pensions Group has been invited to act as a 'Trusted Voice' in the Government's National Living Wage (NLW) campaign.

DAC Beachcroft strengthens role with Association of British Insurers as its Motor and Liability 2016 Partner and Headline Sponsor of its Motor Conference 2016

12 February 2016

International law firm DAC Beachcroft is delighted to announce its headline sponsorship of the Association of British Insurers (ABI) Motor Conference 2016. The firm has also confirmed its position as the ABI's Motor and Liability partner for 2016.

On behalf of Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

28 January 2016

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust wishes to extend its deepest sympathies to the family of Frances Cappuccini, who have approached this very difficult situation of a criminal trial into Frances' tragic death, with the utmost dignity throughout.

DAC Beachcroft's Insurance Thought Leadership Shortlisted for Award

26 January 2016

International law firm DAC Beachcroft has been shortlisted in the best thought leadership category of the 2016 Managing Partners' Forum (MPF) awards for its Insurance Market Conditions & Trends 2015/16 report.

DAC Beachcroft's Insurance Team Heads to Supreme Court in Latest Stage of London 2011 Riots Litigation

20 January 2016

The high profile London 2011 riots damages case, (1) Mitsui Sumitomo (2)Tokio Marine and Others v The Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime, reaches the Supreme Court tomorrow, Thursday 21 January 2016, where five judges will consider whether property owners (or their insurers) can recover consequential losses under the Riot (Damages) Act 1886.

DAC Beachcroft Announces Solid Half-Year Financial Results

14 December 2015

International law firm DAC Beachcroft has announced a solid improvement in its financial performance at the half-year stage for 2015/16. Total revenue at 31 October stood above budget at £100.8 million, a 2% increase on the same period last year.

DAC Beachcroft Appoints New Leeds Office Head

8 December 2015

International law firm DAC Beachcroft has appointed Michael Peeters as its new Regional Senior Partner (RSP) for Leeds. Michael takes over in the role from predecessor, Virginia Clegg, who became DAC Beachcroft's Senior Partner on 1 November 2015.