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Partner promotion at Birchall Blackburn Law

North West law firm, Birchall Blackburn Law, has promoted a long-serving residential property manager at its Manchester office to Partner. Rachel Buckley, from Failsworth, joined the company as a legal assistant when she was 16. She has a wealth of experience in property and...

Kate Allatt and Locked In Syndrome

Kate Allatt almost died in 2010 when she suffered a severe brain stem stroke. After her coma she woke up completely locked in. She could hear and see everything around her but was completely paralysed. Her fight back was against all the odds and medical opinion. Here, at an...

Digital Divorce Warning

Financial affairs warning ahead of digital divorce plans Divorcing online could lead to an increase in ex-spouses making financial claims many years later – unless affairs are properly addressed, a  family law expert said today. Gill Graveson, partner at Birchall Black...

Happy Christmas

Happy Christmas from all our staff at Manchester, Preston, Chorley, Leyland, Chester, Morecambe and Southport. Our office front doors won’t be open between Christmas and the New Year, but many of our staff will be working throughout the Christmas period and will be hap...

Rose celebrates becoming a licensed conveyancer

A conveyancer at Morecambe-based Birchall Blackburn Law is celebrating after achieving licensed status. Rose Metcalfe, 24, from Heysham, has completed a qualification under the Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) programme. The Lancaster University graduate joined Bircha...

Cohabitation disputes increase as divorce rates fall

A family law expert has reported an increase in the number of cohabitation disputes arising, as more people choose to live together but remain unmarried. Gill Graveson, partner at Birchall Blackburn Law and head of family law for the firm’s seven offices, spoke of the increa...

Housing market cash injection a ‘welcome move’

A residential property law expert said housing measures announced in Wednesday’s Autumn Statement are exactly what the housing market needs. Chancellor Philip Hammond announced a £2.3bn housing infrastructure fund to help provide 100,000 new homes in high-demand areas and a...

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