DWF acquires Acumension

Law firm DWF has acquired Manchester-based Acumension, which provides costs management services to a number of DWF clients, including NHS Resolution and NFU Mutual.

Daryl Norvock, operations director at Acumension, said: "Since 1998 we have worked to become a leader in legal cost management, specialising in dealing with complex defendant costs and utilising data capture and analysis to automate our processes.

"Joining the DWF group is the natural next step in enhancing this service even further for our clients."

Simon Murray, head of costs at DWF, added: "We are delighted to welcome the Acumension team to DWF and look forward to using their expertise to deliver additional exciting tech and data-led solutions, adding differentiation and scale to DWF's existing costs offering.

"This marks the latest development of our Connected Services division, which comes as part of our continued investment in our business services and solutions with a particular technology and digital focus."

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