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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).
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.
New technology holds the key to tackling housing fraud
Housing associations continue to be susceptible to corporate fraud at every level from the post room to the board room.
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.
How to recover a debt from beginning to end: part four
If your business is suffering from late payments, there are vital steps you need to take to help you recover your debt as quickly as possible.
Devonshires adds two new partners
We are delighted to welcome Anna Buch (Commercial Litigation Team) and Asif Patel (Construction Team) to the partnership.
Lift manufacturer recovers aged debt of more than £17,000 within 7 days
With our support a lift manufacturer has recovered an aged debt together with accrued interest, without the need to issue legal proceedings.