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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. This year a record number of our lawyers were recognised as experts in their chosen fields. A full list of our rankings in this current edition can
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).
My journey into corporate law
Newly qualified solicitor Nazneen Patel describes what it’s like to be a trainee at Devonshires and why she is excited to begin her career as a corporate lawyer.   From day one of my training contract, I was given the opportunity to get involved in a variety of matters as well as handle my own caseload.
Leading Construction Lawyer Joins the Devonshires Team
We are delighted to announce that leading Construction lawyer, Richard Anderson, today joins Devonshires as a Partner in our Construction & Engineering Department.
Onward restructures to create foundation for growth
To improve financial and operational efficiency, the Onward Group has restructured, consolidating subsidiaries Hyndburn Homes, Ribble Valley Homes and Peak Valley Housing Association.
Devonshires advises on JV between Combined Authority and RPs
Devonshires advises on the proposed Joint Venture between the Greater Manchester Combined Authority and members of the Greater Manchester Housing Providers.
Why Property Law is my Passion
Alexandra Benion shares her insights on training at Devonshires and how her passion for property has seen her qualify into our Real Estate and Projects team.
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.
Devonshires Win Awards in the Lex 100’s Trainee Solicitor Survey
Devonshires receives two awards in the Lex 100’s Trainee Solicitor Survey. When asked ‘How would you rate your amount of client contact?’ and ‘How good is your firm’s social life?’, Devonshires ranked highly. 165 leading UK firms took part in the 14th annual edition of the Lex 100 Survey, with 3,000 surveys submitted, responding to
CPR Update: Enforcing suspended possession orders
The Civil Procedure (Amendment No 3) Rules 2018 will come into effect on the 1 October 2018. This includes a small but important change to Part 83 of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 – the Part which concerns the enforcement of a suspended possession order discussed in Cardiff City Council v Lee (2016) EWCA Civ
Devonshires Welcome Five new Trainees
We are delighted to welcome five new trainee solicitors to our expanding legal team.
Devonshires Welcomes Newly Qualified Solicitors
Following their two years of training, we would like to congratulate our six qualifying trainees.