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Devonshires maintains 100% Trainee retention record
We are delighted to have retained all of our newly-qualified solicitors for the fourth consecutive year.
New Real Estate and Projects Partner joins our growing team
Krissun Soodin joins our Real Estate and Projects team as a Partner.
Devonshires rank highly in The UK 2023 Chambers and Partners Legal Guide
The UK 2023 Chambers and Partners Legal Guide has been published, and we have maintained our Band 1 positions for Social Housing and Social Housing: Finance.
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.
Four Devonshires Lawyers ranked in 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers UK
We are pleased that Devonshires have once again been represented strongly in the annual Best Lawyers UK rankings!
Fire Safety Act finally comes into force
The Fire Safety Act, having been introduced to Parliament in March 2020 and received Royal assent in April 2021, has finally come into force on 16 May 2022.
Devonshires adds eight to its partnership
We are delighted to announce that we have promoted eight Solicitors to Partner, bringing our total Partner count to 51.  
Social Housing (Regulation) Bill
The sample draft clauses and explanatory notes on the future of social housing regulation (the draft legislation) published on 29 March 2022 fulfil the Government’s promise to publish an update in March and provide the sector with long-awaited insight into the legislative changes proposed.
Devonshires expansion continues with the opening of a Birmingham office
As part of our strategic commitment to better serve our Midlands client base, we are opening an office in Birmingham.
Government propose new far-reaching proposals to the Building Safety Bill
The amendments are significant and complex in places but ultimately seek to protect leaseholders from the impact of remediating fire-safety defects.
Devonshires named Finalist at the LexisNexis Legal Awards 2022
We are shortlisted for ‘Deal of the Year’ at the LexisNexis Legal Awards 2022 for our work on the complex redevelopment of the West Thamesmead site for Peabody.
Devonshires strengthens Corporate and Governance team with new Partner hire
Housing specialist Matthew Waters has joined our Corporate & Governance team.