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Kate Oldfield Discusses Accidents on Holiday

We all look forward to our summer holidays.  It is a time when traditionally we all let our hair down.  Sadly we can often throw caution to the wind and place ourselves in risky situations that we would not do …

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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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Davis Blank Furniss Glossop Launches New ‘At Home Service’ for Elderly & Housebound Clients

The Glossop office of Davis Blank Furniss has launched a free home visit service for elderly and housebound people in the town who need to access legal advice and services. The new service, which will run for an initial three …

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Laura Johnson – solicitor in the Private Client team – asks whether a Court can ignore your Will.

A general principle of English Law has always been that you are free to leave your assets to whomever you wish via a Will. This included disinheriting your children should you choose to do so.  However, there are some circumstances …

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Paul Walton – head of Professional Negligence – discusses the main reasons why he has seen a noticeable increase in claims against solicitors on conveyancing & property matters.

Delay, Delay, Delay This is a major reason why solicitors cause problems to their clients. Making errors on Registration of Title These can be errors in description of the property or by use of wrong or inaccurate plans. Failing to …

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Wills, Trusts & Probate Newsletter – July 2015

Welcome to our latest departmental newsletter.  The focus this month is on our Private Client team. DeBrieF FACTS Laura Johnson – a solicitor in our Private Client department – explains Deeds of Variation. What Are They? If a deceased person …

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Sonio Singh Talks to Clarion Wealth Management About Selling a Business

You have decided that the time has come to look into selling your business. But you don’t want to be short-changed when you cash in your life’s work, so how can you be certain that the price you get for …

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Davis Blank Furniss Announces Dates and Details of its Manchester LPA Week 2015

Davis Blank Furniss will be holding its Manchester 2015 Lasting Powers of Attorney Week from Monday 13th to Friday 17th July at its Deansgate office. A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) enables you to appoint a trusted friend, relative or …

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Richard Hamilton – partner in the Property team – Shares His Legal Tips for First Time Commercial Property Investors

Buying commercial property is a huge investment and a first time buyer must prepare and carry out their due diligence as efficiently as possible to enhance their prospects of making a sound investment and maximising rental yield and capital growth. …

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DBF’s Sonio Singh Advises on Bredbury Hall Deal

Sonio Singh – partner in the Corporate team at Davis Blank Furniss – acted on the high profile deal which today saw the famous Bredbury Hall Hotel & Country Club being acquired by businessman Golam Sarwar. Mr Sarwar, who owns …

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