Crisis Response

DWF Crisis Response has all the expertise and experience to help you prepare for any business crisis. And it’s our goal to help you come out of it with your reputation, business and financial status intact.

Avoid uncertainty in a crisis

When you're running a business, the last thing you want to think about is the possibility of things going wrong. But the right crisis preparation can help to greatly reduce the impact on your operation, should the worst happen.

For example, would you know how to react should a member of staff, or a member of the public, be seriously injured on your premises?

What if damaging information is leaked or your business becomes involved in controversial legal proceedings? Would you be confident facing the press, or answering questions in a courtroom?

As with many things in business, preparation is key. Sometimes, it pays to think the unthinkable.

Helping you keep ahead of the game

As well as providing you with free updates on changes in law or industry regulations to help you stay ahead of the game, at DWF we can also work with you to provide bespoke advice that is cost-effective and appropriate to your business.

Whether that's through assisting you with on-site risk assessments, providing tailored training and coaching, or by regularly testing and reviewing crisis plans, we can help you ensure everybody is up to date and fully aware of crisis protocol.

We can even set up mock 'trial' situations so you can be sure that you and your staff will be fully able to handle any stress or pressure that a real trial can bring. Whatever your business needs, our specialist teams can create a package that suits your specific needs.

But we don't stop there. As well as being able to offer the very best legal advice and support to ensure peace of mind that you are compliant in the way in which you operate your business, we are also able to advise you on media management, helping you to develop your media containment strategy before it's ever needed. Ensuring your response is clear and immediate in the case of any crisis.

Register for our Crisis Response today, and let us arm you with all you need to pre-emptively prepare for the worst - giving your business the best chance of success.

And should the worst happen

In the event that an incident does occur, you can be sure that, having worked with DWF on a crisis plan, you'll know the best way to deal with it.

But our support doesn't stop at the preparation stage. With a 24/7 support helpline, and standards protected by our Client Care programme, you can be confident that you're equipped to deal with any eventuality.

We have specialist crisis response teams on hand and trained to help you deal with a vast array of different situations and problems.

If your crisis hits the headlines, our highly experienced crisis containment team has a proven track record in handling sensitive corporate communications after an incident, and can help you out of it with your image and reputation intact.

We can also provide your staff with access to professional post-trauma aftercare, should a distressing event occur, or if they feel particularly affected by what has happened.

Should your business face legal action, our crisis response team will represent you every step of the way, from the scene of the incident all the way to court (should it get that far). In addition to briefing you on the legal implications of an incident, we can help you protect sensitive documents and make sure no damaging admissions are made during interview.

Remember, the right planning and preparation can greatly reduce the impact of an incident, and even prevent one from occurring in the first place. Don't wait for a crisis to start before planning your response, call DWF today.

Register for our Crisis Response service

When you register, you receive:

  • 24/7 access to regulatory lawyers, media experts and specialists in employee well-being in the event of a business crisis
  • Free crisis response updates by email
  • Access to a dedicated workshop programme, free of charge


For more information download our Crisis Response brochure. 

Register for Crisis Response

24/7 access to regulatory lawyers, media experts and specialists in employee well-being in the event of a business crisis. Free crisis response updates by email. Access to a dedicated workshop programme, free of charge.

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