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Category Archives: People

Articles (both professional and personal) relating to DBF staff

Property Team Spotlight: Michael Ball, Conveyancing Assistant

What does your role at Davis Blank Furniss involve? My role at Davis Blank Furniss involves dealing and assisting with a wide range of residential property transactions; including purchases, sales, remortgages and transfer of equity’s.  I assist Jennifer Smith and …

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Davis Blank Furniss Adds to Family Team with New Appointment

Davis Blank Furniss is delighted to announce that we have appointed Matthew Handley as an assistant solicitor in our Family team. His new role will see him acting on behalf of clients seeking advice and assistance in relation to family …

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Laura Willis – Associate Solicitor – discusses the news that a court ruling is not needed to withdraw care.

The Court of Protection has recently ruled that legal permission will no longer be required to end care for patients in a permanent vegetative state. This means that if doctors and close family members believe that it is in the …

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Davis Blank Furniss announces new partner, promotions & NQ appointment

We are delighted to announce that Anita Shepherd has been promoted to partner in our Family team. Anita joined the firm in 2012 and works out of the Manchester and Glossop offices. She handles all aspects of family law and …

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Davis Blank Furniss Looks To Grow Entertainment, Sports & Media Work With Rudi Kidd Appointment

Davis Blank Furniss has appointed Rudi Kidd as a consultant solicitor specialising in Entertainment, Media, Sports and Intellectual Property law. His new role will see him grow the firm’s work within the music, film, television, sports, fashion and IT industries …

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PI TEAM SPOTLIGHT: Jackie Miller

What does your role at Davis Blank Furniss involve? Ensuring clients are adequately compensated for injuries received through no fault of their own. What is the best thing about your job? Knowing I am helping people, building up their trust …

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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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Kate Oldfield Chats Fashion & Dressing Down with Solicitors Journal

Kate Oldfield – our managing partner – is often called upon to comment on issues surrounding the firm and her specialist areas of Medical Negligence and Personal Injury. However, her latest interview is more of the sartorial kind as she …

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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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Anna Bunting asks: Is ‘Fatism’ on the horizon?

Can obesity amount to a disability? Do overweight workers have the right to bring a claim of discrimination if they are treated less favourably, victimised or harassed on the grounds of their obesity? Are employers under a duty to make …

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