DWF bolsters retail team with appointment of Hilary Ross

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Date: 14/09/11

Leading law firm, DWF, has recruited partner Hilary Ross, a highly respected regulatory expert, to join its London office. Hilary, is particularly noted for her expertise in health & safety, food law as well as marketing & advertising

She will join as the Head of the Retail sector signifying the firm’s commitment to support its retail clients and brings experience not only from the retail industry but also food manufacturing, hotel & leisure and energy sectors.

Graham Dagnall, head of the litigation practice group, comments: “DWF is committed to providing commercial advice tailored to its client's business’s needs. Hilary has a strong reputation for working with key industry sectors to develop practical approaches to compliance, and also leading the defence for companies facing prosecutions and enforcement actions. This synergy of experience, alongside her history of helping businesses to maintain a competitive edge, made her the perfect choice for DWF. Hilary’s wealth of experience will help to further strengthen the team as well as our offering for retail clients.”

Previously a partner at Berwin Leighton Paisner and more recently Bond Pearce, Hilary is also the chair of the European Food Law Association of the UK and a member of the Health & Safety Lawyers’ Association.

Hillary, who will begin in her role immediately, added: “The team at DWF has outstanding credentials and has built a strong reputation for itself in this sector. I look forward to working with such a talented group of individuals and helping to continue to drive the team forward.”

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