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Category Archives: People

Articles (both professional and personal) relating to DBF staff

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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Sonio Singh Talks ‘Cross Selling’ on Solicitors Journal

Sonio Singh – who is a partner in our Corporate Department – shares his views on ‘strategic cross selling’ on the Solicitors Journal’s website. You can read the full piece here.

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Davis Blank Furniss Adds to Team with Two New Solicitor Appointments

Davis Blank Furniss is growing its core team following the appointment of two new solicitors; Charlotte Fielding will be focussing on dispute resolution work, whilst Laura Johnson is in the private client department. Both appointments follow the successful completions of …

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Kate Oldfield Discusses Her Travels on BBC Radio Manchester

Kate Oldfield – our managing partner and head of personal injury – was invited onto the BBC Radio Manchester Claire Mooney & Jacqueline Hughes-Lundy Show on Sunday 13th October to discuss her recent (and once in a lifetime!) trip to …

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Caroline Smith Comments for Recruitment Agency Now

Caroline Smith, who is one of our dispute resolution solicitors, shares her views on how recruitment agencies can avoid costly disputes in the latest edition of Recruitment Agency Now. You can view her piece here.

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STEP Interviews Karen Witter…

After being named STEP Excellence Award Winner of Taxation of Trusts and Estates Student of the Year (November paper) , Karen Witter talked the organisation for its 60 Second Interview slot… The full interview is here

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Kate Oldfield Interviewed by Huddled

Kate Oldfield – managing partner at Davis Blank Furniss – was recently in the hotseat for Huddled’s series of video interviews which features leading North West business leaders…. You can watch what she had to say here!

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