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Devonshires boost construction and engineering practice with new partner hire
A solicitor who previously worked at law firm Devonshires has returned to the firm as a partner to strengthen its growing construction and engineering practice.
Rent Standard 2020 – Final version published!
The Regulator of Social Housing has published its response to the consultation on the Rent Standard 2020 and issued the final version of the Standard which will apply from 1 April 2020.
Devonshires act for The Wrekin Housing Group Limited on £600m restructuring
Devonshires’ Banking and Securitisation teams are delighted to have advised The Wrekin Housing Group Limited on a full restructure of its corporate financing including facilities.
Exempt social housing from Section 21 reforms, Devonshires urges the Government
Proposals could also inadvertently reduce the supply of homes for rent. The Government should exempt social housing from its plans to abolish the assured shorthold tenancy regime.
Seven trainees join, six trainees move up and six trainees qualify
Devonshires have seen another successful year for its trainee solicitor programme - offering newly qualified roles to 100% of our 2017 trainee intake and welcoming seven new trainees!
Devonshires Celebrates: 100 Years of Women in Law with the First 100 Years Project
Donna McCarthy, Partner, discusses our recent 100 Years of Women in Law event with the First 100 Years Project.
Prince succeeds in claiming £35m left for safekeeping in UK bank since 1948
The High Court has today ruled that the grandsons of the last Nizam of Hyderabad, rather than the Government of Pakistan, are entitled to £35m that has accrued in a NatWest bank account since 1948.
Electronic Execution of Documents
In this article, James Lyons, Partner, discusses the recent Law Commission report relating to the electronic execution of documents.
Trilingual corporate commercial solicitor joins our growing banking, governance and corporate team
Isabelle Price-Fatton joins our Banking, Governance & Corporate team.
Devonshires acting for Holmes Investment Properties Plc
Devonshires are delighted to be acting for Holmes Investment Properties Plc (HIP) in relation to the proposed redevelopment of Blackpool Stanley Park Golf Club.
Devonshires further expands Real Estate and Projects team
Devonshires appoints development and regeneration specialist, Hannah Langford, to their growing Real Estate and Projects team.
Devonshires act for Accord Housing to secure additional £30 million to deliver new homes
Devonshires are delighted to have acted for Accord Housing in relation to a restatement of its private placement funding deal with Pension Insurance Corporation plc.