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Anna Bunting Talks About Our In-house Employment Law Training Programme

The whole Davis Blank Furniss team believes that effective communication and maintaining close working relationships with our clients are essential. We offer all the services you’d expect of a law firm but we like to go above and beyond when …

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Laura Johnson, solicitor, on Pre-Nups & what the Law says about them

“Pre-Nups” are certainly becoming more popular in the UK. Only recently did we report an increase in enquiries about such agreements. It might be the influence of celebrities or simply due to the fact that financial circumstances for a soon-to-wed …

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Jennifer Smith, solicitor, asks: Surveys – Which One Do I Choose?

Buying a property is likely to be the biggest investment you will ever make.  As such, it is important to take advice and make the right choices throughout the process.  One choice you will need to make is which type …

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Richard Hamilton, partner in the Property department, discusses break clauses in commercial leases for tenants.

There has been a recent Court of Appeal case in which a Tenant had exercised a break clause and then sought a refund of payments it had made in advance for rent, service charge, car parking and insurance payments, which …

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Shiva Shadi Discusses the Importance of Service Agreements on Bdaily

Shiva Shadi, head of the Employment team at Davis Blank Furniss, on why Service Agreements are so important and why it’s risky for companies which choose to ignore them. You can read her full opinion piece on Bdaily by clicking …

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Anna Bunting asks: Is ‘Fatism’ on the horizon?

Can obesity amount to a disability? Do overweight workers have the right to bring a claim of discrimination if they are treated less favourably, victimised or harassed on the grounds of their obesity? Are employers under a duty to make …

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Carlyn Weale Confirmed as Speaker at SJ Live 2014

Davis Blank Furniss is pleased to announce that Carlyn Weale – solicitor-advocate (Higher Courts Civil Proceedings) – has been confirmed as a speaker at this year’s SJ Live Conference. SJ Live is an annual event organised by Solicitors Journal. It …

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Davis Blank Furniss Sees 55% Rise in Demand for Pre-nups but Warns of Risks to Clients

Davis Blank Furniss has reported a 55% rise in clients enquiring about prenuptial agreements over the past 12 months, but is warning potential users not to be complacent and to understand their potential pitfalls. Although not legally binding in accordance …

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Davis Blank Furniss Attends Sizzling Social for Manchester Networkers

A business networking group has pulled in the crowds yet again for an event to raise money for Forever Manchester. A summer barbeque was organised by The Social, an invitation-only networking group for those in the property & construction sectors. …

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Carlyn Weale Discusses ‘Negotiation’ On Solicitors Journal

Carlyn Weale – solicitor-advocate (higher courts civil-proceedings) at Davis Blank Furniss – discusses how in negotiation, differences can actually mean solutions. You can read her thoughts on Solicitors Journal.  Just click here. To learn more about Carlyn and her work, …

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