Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has been ranked in the FT Innovative Lawyers Report 2021. Compiled through interviews, extensive research and robust client, independent and expert references, the report is a unique analysis of the legal industry.

The firm was ranked 22nd in the most innovative law firms in Europe for demonstrating innovation for clients and our legal practice, as well as the wide range of programmes that we run to support talent, skills and ESG initiatives across the UK and beyond.

In the last 12 months, WBD has been at the forefront of the adoption and rollout of e-signatures, which have become a business critical tool during the COVID-19 pandemic, creating a culture of change within the industry. WBD also launched a brand new service called WBD Clarity, a safe and secure online solution delivering a cost-effective response to manage data subject access requests (DSARs). The service was shortlisted in this year's FT Innovative Lawyers Awards Europe.

Partner and Head of Innovation, Sam Dixon, said:

"We have a strong focus on innovation at WBD, and it's fantastic to be recognised by the Financial Times for the wide range of projects where we have demonstrated an innovative approach. We've continued to invest in technology to enable us to deliver different solutions to our clients and believe that collaboration with our clients is the key to success in developing solutions which work for them."

Other projects include: