Search our site.

Results will appear instantly.

Top results

  • No results!
View more

Top people

  • No results!
View more
0800 0284 396

Category Archives: News

Davis Blank Furniss makes three appointments

Davis Blank Furniss has made three new appointments across the business. The first new starter is Amie Tsang who joins as a senior consultant in the Property team. Before arriving at Davis Blank Furniss, Amie ran her own successful small practice for 20 years. She brings with her a very loyal client base which is... Read the rest of this entry →

Posted in , , , | Leave a comment

Kate Oldfield – Managing Partner and Head of Personal Injury – discusses workplace stress.

We are increasingly being contacted by people who are absent from work due to occupational stress and enquire about the possibility of bringing a claim for personal injury. Unfortunately for most people who have to have time off work due to occupational stress bringing a claim can be quite difficult. The Court has set a... Read the rest of this entry →

Posted in , | Leave a comment

Rebecca Taylor – Trainee Solicitor in our Property department – on Assured Shorthold Tenancies

Assured Shorthold Tenancies (AST) are the most common form of residential tenancy agreements. The Deregulation Act 2015 requires landlords to comply with specific requirements when an AST is created on or after 1st October 2015.  From 1st October 2018, the requirements of the Deregulation Act 2015 will apply to all ASTs, regardless of when they... Read the rest of this entry →

Posted in , | Leave a comment

Sonio Singh – Partner in our Corporate & Commercial department – examines the Retail Pharmacy Market

Despite recent forecasts to the contrary, the retail pharmacy market remains extremely active after a healthy surge in sales in 2017.  Acquisitions in this key North West sector are expected to remain very strong throughout the remainder of 2018. RECENT TRENDS Historically seen as a largely stable sector by mainstream banks, what are the reasons... Read the rest of this entry →

Posted in , | Leave a comment

Jennifer Smith – Associate Solicitor in our Property department – on things to consider when buying a house

Purchasing a property is likely to be one of the most expensive things you will ever buy.  The expense coupled with the added emotion if you are buying a house to be your new home can be daunting so it is important to make the right choices and decisions for you before putting an offer... Read the rest of this entry →

Posted in , | Leave a comment

Claire Gooch – Solicitor in our Personal Injury department – on when an illness is caused by your working environment.

Did you know that you can claim for illnesses caused by your working environment? Most people are aware that if they have an accident at work then they may be able to claim compensation from your employer. However, people can also claim if they have developed dermatitis and other skin conditions and other injuries such... Read the rest of this entry →

Posted in , | Leave a comment

Davis Blank Furniss acts for Jones Metcalf Limited in acquisition of JRS Traction

Davis Blank Furniss has acted for Burnley-based Jones Metcalf Limited, part of EFS Global, on its acquisition of the entire issued share capital of North Lincolnshire-based JRS Traction Limited. JRS Traction provides high level haulage and logistics services. The value of the deal has not been disclosed. EFS Global is one of the North West’s... Read the rest of this entry →

Posted in , | Leave a comment

Trio of Partner Promotions at Davis Blank Furniss

Corporate and commercial lawyer Sonio Singh has been promoted to equity partner along with family lawyers Caroline Bilous and Kirsty Morbey who become partners. Sonio joined Davis Blank Furniss in 2010.  He specialises in a diverse range of corporate finance and corporate recovery matters including mergers and acquisitions, reverse takeovers, buying and selling businesses, private... Read the rest of this entry →

Posted in , , , | Leave a comment

Shiva Shadi – Partner and Head of Employment – discusses negotiating settlement agreements.

Settlement Agreements have long been used by employers in many different scenarios, but normally it is in connection with termination of employment on terms to be mutually agreed and sometimes to curtail a legal dispute that may otherwise follow.   This could be as a result of numerous reasons such as: changes within the organisation; perceived... Read the rest of this entry →

Posted in , | Leave a comment

Employment Newsletter – April 2018

With most people returning to work this week, we hope you all had a great Easter break! Looking forward, we now have GDPR on the horizon and employers need to be aware that existing generalised Data Protection clauses in current employment contracts are not going to be sufficient. Employers will need to carry out an... Read the rest of this entry →

Posted in , , | 14 Comments

Send to a friend

To send this page to a friend, simply complete the form below. Don't worry, we won't store or use your e-mail address for any purpose other than to send the e-mail.