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North West: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Elsewhere in the North West
Corporate and commercial: Elsewhere in the North West - ranked: tier 1

Gorvins Solicitors (Stockport)

Highlights for the β€˜impressive’ team at Gorvins Solicitors included advising the shareholders of Performance Doorset Solutions on the sale of its entire issued share capital to Masonite International Corporation. Team head Andrew Curwen, Christian Mancier and consultant Paul Lupton are recommended.

Leading individuals

Andrew Curwen - Gorvins Solicitors

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North West: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Elsewhere in the North West
Commercial litigation: Elsewhere in the North West - ranked: tier 1

Gorvins Solicitors (Stockport)

Gorvins Solicitors stands out for its β€˜proactive, pragmatic and sensitive approach’. Clients include Bibby Leasing, Thorne Credit Union, Crystal Finance and Oldham Credit Union. Department head Mark Deverell attracts praise for his β€˜incisive legal mind and keen understanding of commercial practicalities’. Guy Lightowler, Michael Morris and senior associate Danielle Clements are also recommended. Kevin Connell recently joined Pannone Corporate LLP.

Leading individuals

Mark Deverell - Gorvins Solicitors

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Debt recovery
Debt recovery - ranked: tier 2

Gorvins Solicitors (Stockport)

The β€˜excellent’ team at Gorvins Solicitors is led by Mark Deverell and includes the β€˜remarkable’ Michael Morris. Associate Mark Fairclough is developing a reputation for property-related debt recovery matters.

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North West: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery
Insolvency and corporate recovery - ranked: tier 4

Gorvins Solicitors (Stockport)

Gorvins Solicitors acts for a range of banks, receivers and directors. Mark Deverell heads the team. Consultant Paul Lupton is also noted, and David Guest joined from HLW Keeble Hawson in December 2015.

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North West: Human resources

Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 5

Gorvins Solicitors (Stockport)

At Gorvins Solicitors, practice head David Walton advises employers and employees on a wide range of issues, while associate Danielle Ayres is especially rated for her maternity discrimination work and β€˜fights hard for her clients without losing perspective’.

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Employment: employee/union firms
Employment: employee/union firms - ranked: tier 2

Gorvins Solicitors (Manchester)

At Gorvins Solicitors, experienced advocate David Walton regularly represents his clients at Tribunal hearings. Senior associate Ed Gregory has particular strength in senior executive exits and is praised for his β€˜in-depth knowledge of employment law’.

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North West: Insurance

Personal injury: claimant
Personal injury: claimant - ranked: tier 4

Gorvins Solicitors (Stockport)

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Professional negligence
Professional negligence - ranked: tier 3

Gorvins Solicitors (Stockport)

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North West: Private client

Contentious trusts and probate
Contentious trusts and probate - ranked: tier 2

Gorvins Solicitors (Stockport)

Gorvins Solicitors’ β€˜totally professional, approachable and sympathetic team’ includes Christine Thornley and senior associate Michael Smoult, who β€˜work tirelessly’ for their clients.

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Family
Family - ranked: tier 3

Gorvins Solicitors (Stockport)

Gorvins Solicitors is experienced in all aspects of matrimonial matters, from children law to cohabitation disputes, and has niche expertise in police divorce work. Practice head Sally Leaman is β€˜highly conscientious and excellent with clients’.

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Personal tax, trusts and probate
Personal tax, trusts and probate - ranked: tier 2

Gorvins Solicitors (Stockport)

Gorvins Solicitors fields a team of β€˜local and experienced specialists’ that advises on trusts, lasting powers of attorney, estate planning and administration. Valerie Brown is β€˜very approachable, efficient and responsive’, and is recommended alongside practice head Christine Thornley.

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North West: Real estate

Commercial property: Elsewhere in the North West
Commercial property: Elsewhere in the North West - ranked: tier 1

Gorvins Solicitors (Stockport)

Gorvins Solicitors advised Marcus Worthington on the Β£16m acquisition and forward funding for a student accommodation block. It also advised Aspen Assets on the sale of an commercial building at King St in Manchester. Team head Martin Hoare is β€˜responsive, commercially astute and technically able’. Claire Beaumont joined from Laytons and Samantha Marcus was promoted to partner.

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Property litigation
Property litigation - ranked: tier 5

Gorvins Solicitors (Stockport)

Guy Lightowler leads the department at Gorvins Solicitors, which acts for clients including Ritrama UK, Avonside Roofing and Indupart.

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North West: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 6

Gorvins Solicitors (Stockport)

Paul Lupton and Guy Lightowler are the key figures at Gorvins Solicitors. Clients include Dishman Europe and Melba Products.

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