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Anita Shepherd – head of the Family department – on the centralisation of Divorce cases.

It is fair to say that many family practitioners will be apprehensive about the development that all divorces for the North West of England are to be issued in Liverpool Family Court. Where a divorce is undefended (agreed), the proceedings …

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Anita Shepherd – head of the Family department – on family court judges being given the power to order DNA tests.

The availability of this power can only be a positive thing for the children involved. It is common for parents to have disputes over paternity and then for one of the parents to delay or frustrate proceedings by not cooperating …

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Family Newsletter – January 2015

A very warm welcome to the first departmental newsletter of 2015. This month’s focus is on our Family team. DeBrieF FACT SHEET Anita Shepherd – head of the Family department – on the divorce process The most common enquiry the …

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Employment Law Newsletter – January 2015

Welcome to our January 2015 Employment Law Newsletter, keeping you up to date with changes in employment law and informing you of recent case developments over the last month. CASE LAW DEVELOPMENTS Payment in lieu of notice following termination In …

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Andrew Ryan – Head of Dispute Resolution – Answers Questions on Part 36

What is a Part 36 offer? It is an offer to settle a dispute made in compliance with Part 36 of the Civil Procedure Rules (which govern the conduct of litigation in England and Wales). Part 36 encourages the making …

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Corporate and Commercial Newsletter – December 2014

Welcome to our latest departmental newsletter. The focus this month is on our Corporate and Commercial team. DeBrieF FACTS: Andy McNish – a partner in our Corporate and Commercial department – discusses Transparency; Forthcoming Changes to Company Law. The Small …

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Employment Law Newsletter – December 2014

Welcome to our December 2014 Employment Law Newsletter, keeping you up to date with changes in employment law and informing you of recent case developments over the last month. CASE LAW DEVELOPMENTS Businesses should factor in overtime when calculating holiday …

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The Social Raises Thousands for Cancer Prevention Charity

The Social, an invitation-only networking group for those in the property & construction sectors which Davis Blank Furniss is involved in, has raised £4,400 at its Christmas lunch for Genesis Breast Cancer Prevention. Genesis is the only UK charity entirely …

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Q&A: Andrew Ryan on Explusions from a Partnership

Andrew Ryan – who is a partner at Davis Blank Furniss – has shared his insight and knowledge on the hot topic of expulsions from a partnership. His exclusive Q&A is on Bdaily and you can read it in full …

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Davis Blank Furniss & Business Introductions Team up for Networking Event

Davis Blank Furniss is pleased to announce that it is teaming up with Business Introductions and will be sponsoring its January 2015 Networking Event. Business Introductions was founded by Marian Arnold – a serial networker in the Manchester area – …

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