Richard Twomey > DWF > London, England > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Litigation and Arbitration


Partner, specialising in fraud and asset recovery, representing clients in long term projects and protecting investor rights.


2017 to date: Partner, DWF LLP
2012 to 2017: Partner, Pinsent Masons LLP
2000 to 2012: Trainee / Associate Pinsent Masons LLP

Lawyer Rankings

London > Crime, fraud and licensing > Fraud: civil

Led by Richard Twomey, the team at DWF acts for corporations, financial institutions, trustees and high-net-worth individuals. Its offering also includes support in forensic accounting, regulatory advice, and criminal mandates, for which it works closely across practice groups. Joshua Fineman also covers post-fraud recovery actions, and Jonathan Isaacs is another prominent practitioner.

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market

DWF‘s ‘very good‘ London team handles a significant volume of international work, including construction, energy, IT and telecoms disputes, as well as cases in the Commercial Court over shareholder and transactional disputes. Stefan Paciorek is global dispute resolution head; Richard Twomey leads the London commercial litigation practice; Jonathan Isaacshas excellent strategic vision‘; and Jonathan Moss specialises in multi-jurisdictional commodities, shipping and logistics litigation. Also in London, Joshua Fineman is ‘an exceptional partner‘, while commercial disputes specialist Natasha Gunney is a key director, In Birmingham, Andrew Leach is CIS desk head, while Darren Kenny focuses on commercial fraud disputes.

London > Dispute resolution > International arbitration

The experience of DWF‘s international arbitration team covers most arbitral forums, while fielding sector experts in energy, infrastructure and technology. It is also experienced in working with clients from Europe, the Middle East and former CIS countries. Richard Twomey acts in technology, energy and financial services disputes; Stefan Paciorek routinely leads large disputes teams across multiple jurisdictions; Antony Woodhouse acts in insurance disputes; and Darren Kenny and Birmingham-based Andrew Leach are CIS specialists. Natasha Gunney is a key director.