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Corporate and Commercial Newsletter – March 2015

Welcome to the latest departmental newsletter from Davis Blank Furniss. Our focus this time is on our Corporate and Commercial team. DeBrieF OPINION Sonio Singh – partner in our Corporate/Commercial department – discusses… Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) Schemes – Tax …

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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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Employment Law Newsletter – March 2015

Welcome to our March 2015 Employment Law Newsletter, keeping you up to date with changes in employment law and informing you of recent case developments over the last month. CASE LAW DEVELOPMENTS Collective Redundancies and the meaning of ‘establishment’ The …

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Wills, Trusts & Probate Newsletter – March 2015

Welcome to our latest departmental newsletter. The focus this time is on our Wills, Trists and Probate team. DeBrieF TEAM SPOTLIGHT: Karen Witter, Partner… What does your role at Davis Blank Furniss involve? I am a partner and the head …

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

Davis Blank Furniss Glossop will be holding its 2015 Lasting Powers of Attorney Week from Monday 23rd to Friday 27th March at its Ellison Street office. A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) enables you to appoint a trusted friend, relative …

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Employment Law Newsletter – February 2015

Welcome to our February 2015 Employment Law Newsletter, keeping you up to date with changes in employment law and informing you of recent case developments over the last month. CASE LAW DEVELOPMENTS Reasonable adjustments In the case of Doran v …

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Anita Shepherd – head of the Family department – on the centralisation of Divorce cases.

It is fair to say that many family practitioners will be apprehensive about the development that all divorces for the North West of England are to be issued in Liverpool Family Court. Where a divorce is undefended (agreed), the proceedings …

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Anita Shepherd – head of the Family department – on family court judges being given the power to order DNA tests.

The availability of this power can only be a positive thing for the children involved. It is common for parents to have disputes over paternity and then for one of the parents to delay or frustrate proceedings by not cooperating …

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Family Newsletter – January 2015

A very warm welcome to the first departmental newsletter of 2015. This month’s focus is on our Family team. DeBrieF FACT SHEET Anita Shepherd – head of the Family department – on the divorce process The most common enquiry the …

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Employment Law Newsletter – January 2015

Welcome to our January 2015 Employment Law Newsletter, keeping you up to date with changes in employment law and informing you of recent case developments over the last month. CASE LAW DEVELOPMENTS Payment in lieu of notice following termination In …

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