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Davis Blank Furniss confirmed as new Glossop Golf Club headline sponsor

We are delighted to announce that Davis Blank Furniss is the new club sponsor of Glossop & District Golf Club in a three-year exclusive deal. Lewis Thompson – solicitor at our Glossop office said: “Davis Blank Furniss has been in …

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Jessica Greenhalgh – solicitor in the Business and Employment teams – talks Brexit.

After a healthy upturn in the corporate/commercial legal marketplace in 2015/16, the referendum of June 2016 delivered Brexit. The High Court has of course recently ascertained the government alone does not have the authority to trigger Brexit and it must …

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Anita Shepherd on Wyatt v Vince

Yesterday there was a landmark (and much publicised) ruling in the case of Wyatt v Vince which saw the wife being given permission to proceed with her financial claims against her former husband whom she separated from 30 years ago …

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Lasting Powers of Attorney – do you know the facts?

A third of people don’t know what LPAs are and why they should have one, according to research. A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document that allows you to appoint a person – who is commonly referred …

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Laura Johnson – solicitor in our Private Client team – asks, Co-habiting Couples: Who gets the property if the relationship ends?

A recent case sends warnings to unmarried couples who are living together in a property that is in the sole name of one person. More and more of us are choosing to co-habit well before marriage and recent National Statistics …

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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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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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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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Davis Blank Furniss Appoints Solicitor-Advocate Carlyn Weale to Dispute Resolution Team

Davis Blank Furniss is further building its core team after appointing Carlyn Weale to its Dispute Resolution department. Carlyn has joined as a solicitor advocate (Higher Courts Civil Proceedings). Being a qualified solicitor advocate in civil proceedings enables Carlyn to …

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