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​Devonshires act for Sage on £106m stock purchase deal with Optivo
We are absolutely delighted to act for Sage on their stock purchase deal with Optivo.
Devonshires strengthens Corporate and Governance team with new Partner hire
Housing specialist Matthew Waters has joined our Corporate & Governance team.
Devonshires listed as a Times Best Law Firm for a second year!
The Times has published its list, now in its fourth year, of the top 200 legal practices in England and Wales. We first made this list in 2021 and are delighted to have retained our listing for 2022.
Devonshires retain 100% of their newly qualified Solicitors for the third year running
We are  delighted to have been able to retain 100% of our newly qualified solicitors for the third year running.
Devonshires welcome nine new Trainees
On Monday 4th October, nine new Trainee Solicitors joined the firm (pictured above). This brings our current total Trainee Solicitor count to 18.
Devonshires rank highly in Legal 500 Guide
We are delighted to have ranked highly in the most recent Legal 500 Guide!
Five Devonshires Lawyers ranked in 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers UK
We are pleased to have been represented so strongly in this year’s Best Lawyers rankings.
Devonshires promotes two more lawyers to partner
We are delighted to announce that we have promoted two lawyers to partner, taking the total number of partners at the firm to 43.
Devonshires act for Platform Housing Group on the establishment of a £1bn Euro Medium Term Note programme
We are delighted to have acted for Platform Housing Group on the establishment of a £1bn Euro Medium Term Note programme.
Andrew Cowan and Kirsty Thompson join HQN video blog on the recent Kids Company High Court judgment
Andrew Cowan, Partner and Head of Social Housing, and Kirsty Thompson, Partner in our Employment team, have taken part in a Housing Quality Network video blog, discussing the recent High Court judgment on Kids Company.
Devonshires Leeds Office celebrates its fourth Anniversary
Happy Anniversary to our Leeds office, which is celebrating its fourth anniversary tomorrow!
Double hire for Devonshires as Leeds expansion continues
Our Leeds office has recruited two new Solicitors to our growing team in the city.