Andrew Leaitherland

Andrew Leaitherland

Managing Partner

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As managing partner, CEO and a member of the strategic board, Andrew is responsible for implementing the strategic direction of DWF. He has overseen the significant growth of the firm over the last eight years, increasing turnover from £34m to over £200m, trebling net profit and increasing DWF's head count from 500 to 2,500 people. Significantly, he has been instrumental in developing the infrastructure, processes and systems which have built DWF into the top 20 law firm it is today.

Placing a strong emphasis on the DWF values, Andrew is committed to recruiting, retaining and developing the best quality people and ensuring outstanding client service. This is central to the philosophy and culture he instils across the business.

This combination of innovative leadership and focus on values has seen Andrew win the Management Partner of the Year award at the Legal Business Awards 2014. He has also been nominated for the Best Strategic Leadership award at the international Managing Partners' Forum Awards 2014.

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