“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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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 →
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 →
Carlyn Weale – solicitor-advocate (higher courts civil-proceedings) at Davis Blank Furniss – discusses how in negotiation, differences can actually mean solutions. You can read her thoughts on Solicitors Journal. Just click here. To learn more about Carlyn and her work, please visit her profile.
Davis Blank Furniss is further building its core team after appointing Carlyn Weale to its Dispute Resolution department. Carlyn has joined as a solicitor advocate (Higher Courts Civil Proceedings). Being a qualified solicitor advocate in civil proceedings enables Carlyn to represent clients in the higher courts in England & Wales. Carlyn is also studying towards... Read the rest of this entry →
Glossop Working Mum’s and Ladies Networking Group is staging its relaunch event on Tuesday 8th April 2014 from 10.00am – 11.30am at Glossop Cricket and Bowling Club. Organised by Davis Blank Furniss, the group was successfully launched in June 2013 and resulted in two well-attended meetings. However, after conducting extensive local research regarding what local women want... Read the rest of this entry →
Richard Hamilton, who is a partner in our Property team, has been interviewed by Thebusinessdesk.com this week. He shares his predicitons and experiences on the North West market. You can read the full article here.
Sonio Singh – partner in our Corporate team – has been featured on Bdaily talking about the hot topic of Succession Planning. You can read the full article here.
A business networking group which Davis Blank Furniss is involved in has pulled together to arrange a festive fundraiser for a local charity. The event, organised by The Social, an invitation-only networking group for those in the property & construction sectors, took place at the Castlefield Rooms in Manchester and raised thousands for their charity... Read the rest of this entry →
The Law Society’s call to increase PIDA protection is commendable; but the question is… Will more regulation change attitudes towards whistleblowers? The Law Society’s view that employers see whistleblowers as problems – and its proposals to make policies standard and extend the legislation to self-employed workers – is all very good in theory. However, in... Read the rest of this entry →