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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 successfully defends Court of Appeal application
Our Litigation & Dispute Resolution Team, led by David Pack, has successfully defended an application to the Court of Appeal.
Devonshires wins case in the European Court of Human Rights
The case arose from the seizure of legally privileged material by officials in Slovakia who then remitted some of the material to Austria.
Fraudsters Purporting to be Bailiffs
We have become aware of a fraud being perpetrated which involves fraudsters, purporting to be bailiffs with a lawful warrant, attending the premises of an organisation and seeking to seize goods to satisfy an unpaid debt.
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).
Cryptocurrency Fraud is Rising and so is Litigation
Devonshires has been instructed by a private investor who has been scammed by an FCA regulated FX trader during the sale of £1 million of Bitcoins.
Case Law Round Up – Litigants in Person
In March 2018, Sir Terence Etherton identified that permission to appeal applications made by litigants in person (“LiPs”) in the civil division of the Court of Appeal stood at 42% of all applications for the 12 months ending 31 January 2018.
A Beginner’s Guide to Inquiries and Investigations
In public and commercial situations there is an almost infinite variety of inquiries or investigations that might be carried out when something has, or is perceived to have, gone wrong.
Does Artificial Intelligence Hold the Key to Tackling Fraud?
Rapid changes in technology are creating new vulnerabilities for fraudsters to exploit but it is often the simplest frauds that can cost companies thousands of pounds or more.
Jim Varley, Partner, shortlisted for ‘Corporate Restructuring Lawyer of the Year’ Award
Congratulations to Devonshires Partner Jim Varley, who has been shortlisted for the ‘Corporate Restructuring Lawyer of the Year’ award at the Credit Strategy Turnaround, Restructuring & Insolvency (TRI) Awards.
Cryptocurrency fraud is rising and so is litigation
Cryptocurrency fraud is rising and becoming increasingly more sophisticated, risking the loss of potentially huge gains and triggering litigation claims.
Devonshires advise First Priority Housing Association on entering into a CVA
Devonshires acted for First Priority Housing Association in successfully entering into a Company Voluntary Arrangement.