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04 Jul 2019
Two intrepid Midlands lawyers have trekked, abseiled and zip wired their way through the Lake District to raise funds for a charity that supports people living with brain injuries. Senior Associate Rachael Lomas and apprentice solicitor Alyisha Arblaster, who are part of the specialist Serious Injury and Medical Negligence team at FBC Manby Bowdler, successfully completed the Go Wild for Headway...
05 Jun 2019
A Shropshire law firm has announced two new charity partners. FBC Manby Bowdler has adopted The Ark in Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton’s Compton Care as its chosen charities for the next two years. Staff at the firm, which has offices in Shrewsbury, Telford, Bridgnorth, Church Stretton, Wolverhampton, Willenhall and Redditch, voted for the charities from a list of organisations that were suggested...
15 Feb 2019
The latest developments in employment legislation and an insight on the impact of Brexit are just two of the issues that will be tackled at free breakfast briefings next month. Legal experts from the award winning law firm FBC Manby Bowdler will share advice and analysis of the latest developments affecting employers at events at the Marches Growth Hub in Telford on March 11. The hour-long...
04 Dec 2018
A thriving Shropshire law firm has reinforced its position after receiving top rankings for several of its teams and lawyers in a prestigious nationwide guide to the best legal talent. The 2019 Chambers guide recognised several departments and ‘Ranked Lawyers’ from FBC Manby Bowdler in its recently published annual edition thatidentifies the most outstanding law firms and lawyers in the UK. The...
08 Aug 2018
A Shropshire law firm and one of its partners have been named as leaders in their field in a prestigious guide aimed at the international private wealth market. FBC Manby Bowdler, which has offices in Shrewsbury, Telford and Bridgnorth, and lawyer Margaret Rowe have been awarded the top Band 1 ranking in the Private Wealth Law category of the annual Chambers High Net Worth Guide for the first...
02 Jul 2018
A Shropshire lawyer has backed a national campaign calling for more people to tackle the taboos around end of life planning after a new survey revealed 98 per cent of people in the West Midlands are leaving important health and welfare decisions to chance. Margaret Rowe, a Partner in the Wills, Probate and Lifetime Planning team at law firm FBC Manby Bowdler, is supporting calls from SFE (...
14 Sep 2017
Homeowners and landlords aiming to capitalise on Shrewbury’s growing student population are being urged to get planning advice before letting their properties. Although current law allows family homes to be adapted for small Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) without planning permission under Permitted Development rules, a number of local authorities have introduced new measures requiring...
27 Jul 2017
A Telford employment lawyer has predicted a rise in the number of Employment Tribunal claims following a crucial and wide reaching decision by the Supreme Court. Julia Fitzsimmons, Employment Partner with award winning law firm FBC Manby Bowdler, said the ruling by the Supreme Court yesterday (July 26) that the tribunal’s Fees Order is unlawful and will be quashed will result in a Government pay...
03 May 2017
A Shropshire law firm which champions awareness of dementia is holding a special session next month to help tackle the stigma and lack of understanding around the condition. Michelle Monnes- Thomas, an Associate with FBC Manby Bowdler, is the firm's Dementia Friends Champion. She is running the free session during Dementia Awareness Week at the firm's Shrewsbury headquarters at Juneau House on...
15 Mar 2017
A Shropshire lawyer is urging people to sign a petition against Government plans to press ahead with a huge rise in probate fees from May. Margaret Rowe, a Partner in the Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning team at FBC Manby Bowdler, said the hike in charges for probate applications was a “stealth tax” and could penalise the most vulnerable members of society. There is currently a flat fee for...
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