We are delighted to announce that Brigid O’Malley has joined our Family team as a solicitor. Brigid’s new role will see her acting on behalf of clients seeking advice and assistance in relation to family matters including divorce, civil partnership dissolution, nullity, domestic abuse, financial proceedings and children proceedings. She will be working closely with... Read the rest of this entry →
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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 →
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 my other colleagues within the Property department on a daily basis. What is the best... Read the rest of this entry →
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 matters including divorce, civil partnership dissolution, nullity, financial proceedings and children proceedings. He will be... Read the rest of this entry →
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 individual’s best interest then doctors can withdraw treatment that will lead to the end of... Read the rest of this entry →
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 is also a Resolution Advanced Accredited Specialist with a focus on domestic abuse and advanced... Read the rest of this entry →
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 on both contentions and non-contentions matters. Prior to joining Davis Blank Furniss, Rudi worked at... Read the rest of this entry →
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 in me and not letting my clients or my employers down. What is the best... Read the rest of this entry →
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 any of the topics covered then please do contact him.
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 spoke to the Dressed Down Friday column in Solicitors Journal about embracing style over fashion... Read the rest of this entry →