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7 reasons to visit the beautiful High Peak

Davis Blank Furniss are proud to be located at the heart of Manchester City Centre with our excellent Deansgate offices, but we also have a branch based just off the main high street in the lovely little town of Glossop. On the outskirts of the Peak District National Park, Glossop is a market town that... Read the rest of this entry →

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Alexandra Herbert on the GDPR and what it means for you and your company.

As of the 25th May 2018, the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) will be replaced by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This will result in numerous changes to which businesses must comply with, as failure to do so could result in a fine of up to 4% of the annual global turnover (maximum fine... Read the rest of this entry →

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Davis Blank Furniss confirmed as new Glossop Golf Club headline sponsor

We are delighted to announce that Davis Blank Furniss is the new club sponsor of Glossop & District Golf Club in a three-year exclusive deal. Lewis Thompson – solicitor at our Glossop office said: “Davis Blank Furniss has been in Glossop since 1877 so we are delighted to be involved with such an historic club... Read the rest of this entry →

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Jessica Greenhalgh – solicitor in the Business and Employment teams – talks Brexit.

After a healthy upturn in the corporate/commercial legal marketplace in 2015/16, the referendum of June 2016 delivered Brexit. The High Court has of course recently ascertained the government alone does not have the authority to trigger Brexit and it must wait for a Parliamentary vote. The government will be appealing the decision in January….  time... Read the rest of this entry →

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Anita Shepherd on Wyatt v Vince

Yesterday there was a landmark (and much publicised) ruling in the case of Wyatt v Vince which saw the wife being given permission to proceed with her financial claims against her former husband whom she separated from 30 years ago and divorced 22 years ago.  The Supreme Court has ruled that the wife’s claims are... Read the rest of this entry →

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Lasting Powers of Attorney – do you know the facts?

A third of people don’t know what LPAs are and why they should have one, according to research. A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document that allows you to appoint a person – who is commonly referred to as the Attorney – to make decisions on your behalf should you ever lose... Read the rest of this entry →

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Laura Johnson – solicitor in our Private Client team – asks, Co-habiting Couples: Who gets the property if the relationship ends?

A recent case sends warnings to unmarried couples who are living together in a property that is in the sole name of one person. More and more of us are choosing to co-habit well before marriage and recent National Statistics suggest that 1 in 4 couples who are co-habiting intend to go on and get... Read the rest of this entry →

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Laura Johnson, solicitor, on Pre-Nups & what the Law says about them

“Pre-Nups” are certainly becoming more popular in the UK. Only recently did we report an increase in enquiries about such agreements. It might be the influence of celebrities or simply due to the fact that financial circumstances for a soon-to-wed couple are significantly more complicated now than in years gone by. Either way, they are... Read the rest of this entry →

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Jennifer Smith, solicitor, asks: Surveys – Which One Do I Choose?

Buying a property is likely to be the biggest investment you will ever make.  As such, it is important to take advice and make the right choices throughout the process.  One choice you will need to make is which type of survey to have carried out on the property.  It should be remembered that the... Read the rest of this entry →

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Davis Blank Furniss Sees 55% Rise in Demand for Pre-nups but Warns of Risks to Clients

Davis Blank Furniss has reported a 55% rise in clients enquiring about prenuptial agreements over the past 12 months, but is warning potential users not to be complacent and to understand their potential pitfalls. Although not legally binding in accordance with present legislation, the firm’s Family team says this isn’t putting clients off despite lawyers... Read the rest of this entry →

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