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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).
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 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.
Joint ventures: how to manage the risks
Every business has to manage risk but, for housing associations, the need has never been greater. Repercussions from the Grenfell fire tragedy combined with political and economic uncertainty has pushed risk management higher up the agenda.
Devonshires helps Karin move into home ownership
Devonshires advised Karin Housing Association on the purchase of its first properties, enabling the organisation to expand into home ownership.
Housing associations and equity providers: an evolving relationship
As the political and economic landscape continues to change, housing associations, or registered providers (RPs), remain under pressure to build more with less whilst improving efficiency, leading to evolving business models.
Devonshires advises Inland Homes on new joint venture
Devonshires has advised Inland Homes on its 50/50 joint venture with the Anderson Group, a construction and development company.
Local Authority Influence Regulations brought into force today (16 November)
With a remarkable sprint to the finishing line, the last piece in the deregulatory measures tapestry, the local authority influence regulations, came in to force today.
Devonshires secures record number of rankings in latest Legal 500 Guide
The 2017 Legal 500 Guide has been published and we are delighted to have a record number of solicitors and departments feature.
Devonshires advises on Sodexo acquisition
Devonshires has advised Sodexo on its acquisition of The Good Eating Company, a leading London-based contract caterer.
What the new debt recovery rules mean for your business
The Pre-Action Protocol applies to all businesses, including sole traders and public bodies, which are trying to recover debt from an individual, so explicitly excludes business-to-business debts unless both businesses are sole traders.