Blandy & Blandy LLP pick up an award

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    The firm’s residential property team received the bronze award for conveyancing excellence for the southern region at the prestigious 2017 ESTAS Awards. The award was announced by TV property expert Phil Spencer.

    Impressively, solicitor Emily Farrow was also just one of 10 solicitors or conveyancers shortlisted nationally in the individual category.

    Blandy & Blandy was rated well above average nationally across a range of factors, whilst 97% of clients said they would recommend the firm to others.

    GDPR a ‘hot topic’ at Employment Law seminar

    Blandy & Blandy LLP’s leading employment law team welcomed over 70 attendees to its annual seminar held at Reading’s Green Park Conference Centre.

    Debbie Brett, a partner in the firm’s corporate and commercial team, gave an overview of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force in May 2018, and its implications for HR professionals and businesses. The employment team – partners Sue Dowling and Tim Clark, associate solicitor Laura Binnie and solicitor Andrea Corr – discussed topics including talent attraction and retention and restructuring a business, alongside providing an update on case law.

    On March 22 the team will host its annual mock employment tribunal. For more information visit – blandy.co.uk

    Strong performance in The Legal 500

    Blandy & Blandy LLP has performed strongly in the 2017 edition of The Legal 500, one of the UK’s leading guides to the legal profession.

    Blandy & Blandy is ranked in 15 separate practice areas, an increase compared with 2016, and all of the firm’s 18 partners are individually recommended for their expertise.

    Chairman Brenda Long said: “We are delighted to have performed very well again in The Legal 500 and that our commitment to giving highly-effective legal advice in an approachable way and providing excellent client care has once again been recognised by our clients and peers. It is fantastic to see that our expertise across the entire firm has been acknowledged, with every team and all of our partners recommended. Thank you to everyone who took part in this year’s process.”

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