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Devonshires grows partnership with in-house promotions
We are delighted to announce we have promoted solicitors Aruna Sarwar, Michelle Mullen and Nikki Bowker to partner, increasing our number of partners to 36.
Devonshires shortlisted in the Housing Finance Awards 2019
Devonshires is one of three firms in the running for ‘Best Professional Services Firm’.
Devonshires secures new ranking in 2018 Legal 500 Guide
The 2018 Legal 500 Guide has been published and we are delighted to have secured a new ranking for Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP).
My journey into corporate law
Newly qualified solicitor Nazneen Patel describes what it’s like to be a trainee at Devonshires and why she is excited to begin her career as a corporate lawyer. 
Onward restructures to create foundation for growth
To improve financial and operational efficiency, the Onward Group has restructured, consolidating subsidiaries Hyndburn Homes, Ribble Valley Homes and Peak Valley Housing Association.
Devonshires advises on JV between Combined Authority and RPs
Devonshires advises on the proposed Joint Venture between the Greater Manchester Combined Authority and members of the Greater Manchester Housing Providers.
Devonshires helps to appoint Rail industry’s first Ombudsman
The corporate team at Devonshires has helped to advise on the appointment of the rail industry’s first ombudsman to rule on customer complaints.
Devonshires re-appointed to the HALA Framework
We are delighted to announce that we have been re-appointed to the Housing Associations' Legal Alliance framework.
Managing Risk: Expert guidance and solutions for registered providers
On the 17th May we held our first ever Devonshires Conference which focused on the biggest challenges affecting the UK’s social housing sector.
Devonshires advises on Aquila’s investment in IT consultancy
Devonshires’ corporate team has advised Aquila Services Group PLC (Aquila) on its investment in 3C Consultants, one of the largest providers of IT consultancy to the UK’s social housing sector.
Devonshires advises Great Places Housing Group Limited on its latest bond tap issue
Devonshires’ Banking and Securitisation teams are delighted to have advised Great Places Housing Group Limited (Great Places) on its latest £145 million bond tap issue.
Alternative routes into law are fundamental to the sector’s future success
Not so long ago, apprenticeships were usually associated with the construction and engineering trades but as highlighted by National Apprenticeship Week, the tide has turned.