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Devonshires recommended as a Top-Tier Firm, with over 30 key lawyers mentioned, in latest Legal 500 rankings
The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2023 recommend Devonshires as a Top-Tier Firm across a number of practice areas and mention over 30 of our key lawyers.
Devonshires act for Wales & West Housing Association Limited on their SHPS bulk transfer
We are delighted to act for Wales & West Housing Association Limited on their SHPS bulk transfer, into their own newly created scheme within the umbrella of TPT Retirement Solutions.
Devonshires appointed by Anchor
We are delighted to announce that we have been appointed by Anchor to their new legal services panel.
Local Government Pension Scheme Valuation
31 March 2022 marked the end of the latest triennial cycle and the valuation date in the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
Devonshires celebrates five years in Leeds
We’re celebrating our fifth birthday of being in Leeds! Since opening in Leeds following the arrival of Partners Chris Drabble and Gary Grigor from Addleshaw Goddard, the team has grown to 21, including six Partners, and is actively recruiting new Solicitors with plans for further expansion. In addition to Gary Grigor (Banking) and Chris Drabble
Mandatory vaccinations for frontline health and care staff
On 9th September 2021 the Department for Health and Social Care launched a consultation, the results of which were published on 9th November 2021. The Government has decided that they will be introducing regulations to only allow providers of CQC-regulated activities to deploy individuals who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 to roles where they interact with patients and service users, unless exempt.
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.
Nine new hires for our London office
Law firm Devonshires has added nine new hires to its London office.
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.
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!