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Category Archives: People

Articles (both professional and personal) relating to DBF staff

Davis Blank Furniss announces new partner, promotions & NQ appointment

We are delighted to announce that Anita Shepherd has been promoted to partner in our Family team. Anita joined the firm in 2012 and works out of the Manchester and Glossop offices. She handles all aspects of family law and …

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Davis Blank Furniss Looks To Grow Entertainment, Sports & Media Work With Rudi Kidd Appointment

Davis Blank Furniss has appointed Rudi Kidd as a consultant solicitor specialising in Entertainment, Media, Sports and Intellectual Property law. His new role will see him grow the firm’s work within the music, film, television, sports, fashion and IT industries …

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PI TEAM SPOTLIGHT: Jackie Miller

What does your role at Davis Blank Furniss involve? Ensuring clients are adequately compensated for injuries received through no fault of their own. What is the best thing about your job? Knowing I am helping people, building up their trust …

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Sonio Singh Talks to Business Growth Hub

Sonio Singh – who is a partner is our Corporate team – recently spoke to Business Growth Hub about the importance of business start-up support. You can view the full video here. If you’d like to speak to Sonio about …

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Kate Oldfield Chats Fashion & Dressing Down with Solicitors Journal

Kate Oldfield – our managing partner – is often called upon to comment on issues surrounding the firm and her specialist areas of Medical Negligence and Personal Injury. However, her latest interview is more of the sartorial kind as she …

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Davis Blank Furniss Confirms Latest Trainee Qualification

Davis Blank Furniss is pleased to announce that Jessica Greenhalgh has completed her training programme after qualifying on 16th March 2015. Jessica started her training contract at the firm in March 2013. Over the past two years she has had …

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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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Kate Oldfield Appears in LSG’s ‘My Legal Life’

Kate Oldfield – managing partner of Davis Blank Furniss – has been interviewed for The Law Society Gazette’s ‘My Legal Life’ section. You can read her views and musings here.

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Davis Blank Furniss Confirms Forever Manchester as its Charity of the Year

Davis Blank Furniss is pleased to announce that Forever Manchester will be its new ‘Charity of the Year’. The law firm, which is based on Deansgate, has signed up to Forever Manchester’s ‘Manchester Million Business Club’ and will be taking …

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