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 their respective training contracts at the firm. Charlotte studied Law at the University of Manchester... Read the rest of this entry →
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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 South East Asia with her family. The interview was part of the show’s focus on... Read the rest of this entry →
Kate Oldfield – managing partner of Davis Blank Furniss – appeared on this evening’s North West Tonight programme discussing one her recent clinical negligence cases. Kate has worked with Anne Olliver, who lives in Altrincham, for the last few years on a claim against Wythenshawe Hospital after one of its team wrongly took Anne off... Read the rest of this entry →
Shiva Shadi – head of our employment team – discusses TUPE and its implications on UK businesses on Bdaily. You can read the whole article here.
Davis Blank Furniss has been announced as an official provider of www.LawyerSupportedMediation.com – a new approach for resolving issues arising from divorce or separation. Lawyer Supported Mediation is a growing network of senior family lawyers around the UK that was founded by Advantage Resolution Ltd. The service is aimed at separating partners who, although in... Read the rest of this entry →
Sonio Singh – Partner in the Corporate Department – on Why Effective Due Diligence is Still a Necessity and Not an Option…
2013 has seen welcome signs of an upturn in merger and acquisition activity both in the North West and across the UK. With acquisitions tentatively on the rise, it is extremely important to focus on making sure the Due Diligence exercise in every purchase is managed properly; from start to finish. Conducting thorough and appropriate... Read the rest of this entry →
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.
Davis Blank Furniss has invested in SOS Connect, the legal software solution developed by Solicitors Own Software (SOS). The firm cites its main reasons for selecting the system as value for money, sector expertise, excellent service and product scalability. With 12 partners and over 60 members of staff, Davis Blank Furniss provides a full range... Read the rest of this entry →
In the recent case of Brito-Babapulle v Ealing Hospital NHS Trust, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decided that if an employee has committed an act of gross misconduct, it does not automatically mean that dismissal is within the band of reasonable responses. The Claimant was a consultant for both private and NHS patients. Whilst the... Read the rest of this entry →
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