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28 Mar 2018
A Shrewsbury solicitor has been appointed to head up the Law Society in the county. Lizzie Hughes, of Wace Morgan Solicitors, is the new president of the Shropshire Law Society, which represents the interests of all solicitors in the Shropshire region. “I am very pleased to be stepping up to the position of president of the Shropshire Law Society,” said Lizzie, who specialises in family law. “We...
04 Jan 2018
FBC Manby Bowdler has become the latest business in Shropshire to join a nationwide campaign group working to improve life for people living with dementia.   The award-winning law firm has signed up to the Dementia Action Alliance (DAA), a partnership formed to help organisations across England to connect, share best practice, and take action on dementia.   Members include leading charities,...
23 Jan 2017
A leading Shropshire law firm have recruited to expand the family law sector of the business. Wright, McMillan Bennett, known as WMB Law, is based in Kingsland House at Stafford Court on Stafford Park in Telford and is a long established firm in the county. Joining the current team is experienced solicitor Jackie Meredith, who grew up locally and lives in Telford, having recently worked in...
19 May 2016
A member of Shropshire’s leading agricultural law team is urging farmers to focus on their plans for the future ahead of a new initiative to encourage family discussions about succession planning. Jane Hughes, a Partner with the Agricultural & Rural Services team at FBC Manby Bowdler in Shrewsbury, said formalising arrangements for a successful transition for a family business is vital if...
29 Apr 2016
Landlords across Shropshire are being warned to ensure their properties are energy efficient - before it becomes illegal to rent them out. From this month tenants have the right to request efficiency improvements, but the work must be completed before government regulations come into force in April 2018. Claus Best, of Smart Energy Services, based in Bayston Hill, predicts that around 15,000...
11 Apr 2016
The Sales Director of one of Shrewsbury's top law firms has joined the management team created to lead the company’s strategic focus. Neil Lloyd has been co-opted on to FBC Manby Bowdler’s Strategic Management Board, which was established last year to spearhead its future development. The Strategic Management Board is headed by Managing Partner Kim Carr and includes Partner Craig Ridge, who leads...
23 Oct 2015
A Shrewsbury solicitor has been appointed as the new president of the Shropshire Law Society. Sallie-Anne O’Byrne, who is the head of the family department at Shrewsbury firm Wace Morgan Solicitors, took over the reins from Praveen Chaudhari. The society, which was founded over 135 years ago, represents solicitors across Shropshire. Mrs O’Byrne said: “The Shropshire Law Society promotes the...
25 Aug 2015
Cancer patients in Shropshire could have had a greater chance of survival if new guidelines had been introduced earlier. That’s the view of lawyers at one of the county’s largest law firms, whose clinical negligence team has seen heartbreaking cases of late cancer diagnosis which has led to death. Lanyon Bowdler Solicitors has offices across the county and experts have welcomed the new National...
01 Jul 2015
Lawyers at one of Shropshire’s largest law firms have welcomed the news that the UK economy is growing at a faster rate than previously thought. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the economy grew by 0.4 per cent in the first quarter of this year, compared to estimates of 0.3%, and economic growth for 2014 as a whole was revised up to three per cent - the best figure since 2006....
David Brammer has joined Andrew Evans at Lanyon Bowdler Solicitors
22 Jun 2015
A highly experienced lawyer has joined a legal firm in Shropshire to head up its planning team. The appointment of David Brammer at Lanyon Bowdler Solicitors brings a wealth of knowledge to the planning department which has seen a surge in business in recent years. David is a legal associate of the Royal Town Planning Institute and specialises in planning, environmental and compulsory purchase...
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