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6 November 2017

Womble Bond Dickinson UK LLP joins Business South in the Year of the Champion

Womble Bond Dickinson is the latest organisation to join the Business South Champion network

Business South was established in 2007 to be the independent representative of businesses in the South of England.  To unite businesses, to gain strength from this collaboration, and to use it to make a difference to both individual organisations and to the wider economy. 

In the last decade, countless business connections have been made, and the Champions programme has grown to 200 members. 85 per cent of Champions are making connections and doing business as a result of being a Champion.

Beyond making connections between individual businesses, the Champions programme and the strength that such an influential group of organisations represents, has achieved a huge amount for the region.  Together, the Champions have promoted the area, demonstrated the importance of their sectors, provided invaluable thought leadership, influenced policies and investment decisions and delivered on a range of projects.

Womble Bond Dickinson is the latest organisation to join the network. Womble Bond Dickinson is a new breed of transatlantic law firm, created through the combination of UK firm Bond Dickinson and US firm Womble Carlyle. Womble Bond Dickinson is a full-service commercial law firm with expertise across eleven key sectors including Energy & Natural Resources; Financial Institutions; Healthcare; Insurance; Manufacturing; Real Estate; Retail & Consumer; Transport, Logistics & Infrastructure; Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology & Life Sciences; Technology; and Private Wealth. 

Womble Bond Dickinson ranks in the UK's Top 20 law firms and has more than 420 partners, 1,000 lawyers and 2,395 people across 8 offices in the UK and 16 offices in the US. The firm's reach also extends to Europe where it has strategic partnerships with other law firms in Germany and France.

Julian Hamblin, Partner - IT & Technology, Womble Bond Dickinson, said:

"We are pleased to become champions for Business South. In addition to the opportunity to meet and share knowledge with other leading businesses, we believe that it is important that we all play a role in raising the region's profile. Business South enables these things to happen."

John Mitchell, Group CEO, Business South, said:‘

“We are delighted to welcome Womble Bond Dickinson as our newest Business South Champion, particularly as the law firms combine to build a successful alliance.  The influence of Business South is made possible due to the high calibre of our Champions and the sectors that they represent.  It is the collaboration between them that has, and will continue to achieve a real difference for our region.”

Business South was established in 2007 to be the independent representative of businesses in the South of England.  To unite businesses, to gain strength from this collaboration, and to use it to make a difference to both individual organisations and to the wider economy.

In the last decade, countless business connections have been made, and the Champions programme has grown to 200 members. 85 per cent of Champions are making connections and doing business as a result of being a Champion.

Beyond making connections between individual businesses, the Champions programme and the strength that such an influential group of organisations represents, has achieved a huge amount for the region.  Together, the Champions have promoted the area, demonstrated the importance of their sectors, provided invaluable thought leadership, influenced policies and investment decisions and delivered on a range of projects.

Womble Bond Dickinson is the latest organisation to join the network. Womble Bond Dickinson is a new breed of transatlantic law firm, created through the combination of UK firm Bond Dickinson and US firm Womble Carlyle. Womble Bond Dickinson is a full-service commercial law firm with expertise across eleven key sectors including Energy & Natural Resources; Financial Institutions; Healthcare; Insurance; Manufacturing; Real Estate; Retail & Consumer; Transport, Logistics & Infrastructure; Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology & Life Sciences; Technology; and Private Wealth.

Womble Bond Dickinson ranks in the UK's Top 20 law firms and has more than 420 partners, 1,000 lawyers and 2,395 people across 8 offices in the UK and 16 offices in the US. The firm's reach also extends to Europe where it has strategic partnerships with other law firms in Germany and France.

Julian Hamblin, Partner - IT & Technology, Womble Bond Dickinson, said:

"We are pleased to become champions for Business South. In addition to the opportunity to meet and share knowledge with other leading businesses, we believe that it is important that we all play a role in raising the region's profile. Business South enables these things to happen."

John Mitchell, Group CEO, Business South, said:                                                            ‘

“We are delighted to welcome Womble Bond Dickinson as our newest Business South Champion, particularly as the law firms combine to build a successful alliance.  The influence of Business South is made possible due to the high calibre of our Champions and the sectors that they represent.  It is the collaboration between them that has, and will continue to achieve a real difference for our region.”


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