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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.
Devonshires rank highly in The 2022 Chambers and Partners Legal Guide
The 2022 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.
Update on Residential Property Development Tax – application to Registered Providers
We recently commented on the draft legislation Residential Property Developer Tax in an article by Inside Housing. Since the publication of that article, the position of Registered Providers (RPs) has been clarified.
Devonshires rank highly in Legal 500 Guide
We are delighted to have ranked highly in the most recent Legal 500 Guide!
Five Devonshires Lawyers ranked in 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers UK
We are pleased to have been represented so strongly in this year’s Best Lawyers rankings.
Our recruitment drive in Leeds continues apace with latest hire
We welcome real estate specialist Amy Lees to our growing team in Leeds.
Devonshires Leeds Office celebrates its fourth Anniversary
Happy Anniversary to our Leeds office, which is celebrating its fourth anniversary tomorrow!
Double hire for Devonshires as Leeds expansion continues
Our Leeds office has recruited two new Solicitors to our growing team in the city.
Devonshires maintains 100% newly-qualified retention rate for two years running
Devonshires maintains 100% newly-qualified retention rate for two years running.
Devonshires secure two new rankings in Legal 500 Guide
The most recent Legal 500 directory has been published, and we are delighted to have not only maintained our previous rankings, but secure two increased rankings.
COVID-19: Further guidance on the planning system
The Government have recognised the inflexibility of the CIL payment regime and have announced that they will introduce amendments to the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 to enable charging authorities to defer payments and temporarily disapply late payment interest.
New Emergency Permitted Development Rights to deal with Coronavirus
Order comes into effect to amend Permitted Development rights to allow local authorities and certain health service bodies to carry out development for dealing with emergencies.