Global legal practice DWF has completed its acquisition of legal and managed services business Mindcrest Inc.

It was announced in January that DWF had reached a definitive agreement to acquire Mindcrest subject to the satisfaction of certain preconditions. These have now been met, and DWF has acquired full ownership of Mindcrest for an initial consideration of US$10.7m, with a further US$7.6m to be paid over a period of six months.

Mindcrest specialises in contracts management, compliance, legal analytics, and litigation and investigations, offering innovative technology-driven results. It will operate in future as DWF Mindcrest, offering managed services and integrated legal solutions to clients globally.