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Devonshires act for Look Ahead Care and Support Limited on its acquisition of Blythson Limited
Devonshires are delighted to have acted for Look Ahead Care and Support Limited on its recent corporate acquisition of Blythson Limited, a Kent-based learning disability care and support business.
Rent Standard 2020 – Final version published!
The Regulator of Social Housing has published its response to the consultation on the Rent Standard 2020 and issued the final version of the Standard which will apply from 1 April 2020.
Exempt social housing from Section 21 reforms, Devonshires urges the Government
Proposals could also inadvertently reduce the supply of homes for rent. The Government should exempt social housing from its plans to abolish the assured shorthold tenancy regime.
Seven trainees join, six trainees move up and six trainees qualify
Devonshires have seen another successful year for its trainee solicitor programme - offering newly qualified roles to 100% of our 2017 trainee intake and welcoming seven new trainees!
Devonshires Celebrates: 100 Years of Women in Law with the First 100 Years Project
Donna McCarthy, Partner, discusses our recent 100 Years of Women in Law event with the First 100 Years Project.
Devonshires further expands Real Estate and Projects team
Devonshires appoints development and regeneration specialist, Hannah Langford, to their growing Real Estate and Projects team.
How well do your Boards understand their investments?
The Regulator’s most recent Quarterly Survey reveals the increased scale of investment activity by RPs, whether via wholly owned subsidiaries or through joint ventures.
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.
Are you ready? The MHCLG issues non statutory guidance on the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018
The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 will come into force on the 20 March 2019.
Devonshires shortlisted in the Housing Finance Awards 2019
Devonshires is one of three firms in the running for ‘Best Professional Services Firm’.
Devonshires’ Social Housing Team Ranks Highly in 2019 Chambers and Partners Legal Guide
The 2019 Chambers and Partners Legal Guide has been published, and we are delighted to have maintained our Band 1 positions in Social Housing and Social Housing: Finance.
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).