Latest news - Stephensons

Leading family lawyer retires after four decades representing parents and children

One of Manchester’s leading family lawyers has retired following more than 40 years of service. Mike Devlin, a partner and former head of the family department at Stephensons has spent the past four decades representing parents, children,...

New solicitor appointed as family law team continues to grow

Stephensons has appointed another talented solicitor as its award-winning family law team continues to expand. Emma Roberts has been a specialist in family law for nine years, having qualified as a solicitor in 2012 before rising to be a compliance...

Stephensons reports 24.02% mean gender pay gap

The national law firm, Stephensons, has reported a 24.02% mean gender pay gap for fixed hourly pay as at 5th April 2018.  The firm has reported its gender pay gap in line with the government’s gender pay gap reporting regulations and ahead of...

Stephensons' employment department wins prestigious Manchester Legal Award

The employment department at Stephensons has been named ‘Team of the Year’ in the employment category at the prestigious Manchester Legal Awards 2019. Held at The Midland Hotel, the awards recognise and reward the best legal talent in the...

Mobile phones ring the changes for marriages and millennial relationships

Spousal screen snubbing is causing increased doubt, suspicion and the breakdown of marriages and millennial relationships - a leading UK divorce lawyer says as new online YouGov research reveals the impact of mobile phones on the nation’s...

Huge proportion of disability discrimination claims prompt calls for action

People with disabilities continue to overwhelmingly claim to be the main victims of discrimination under the Equality Act, according to new figures released by national law firm Stephensons. Out of the 1,725 cases the law firm dealt with under the act...

Landmark legal ruling changes the way professional bodies deal with their members

The manner in which professional bodies and associations deal with their members could now be subject to change thanks to a landmark legal judgment in the High Court. Judgment was handed down on 25 January 2019 in the case of Dymoke v Association for...

Supreme Court rejects appeal on criminal records scheme

The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by the government against a human rights ruling won by people who claim their lives and careers have been tarnished by the disclosure of minor criminal acts following criminal records checks when applying for jobs....

Stephensons' employment team shortlisted for top legal award

The employment  department at the national law firm, Stephensons, has been shortlisted in the ‘Team of the Year – Employment’ category at the prestigious Manchester Legal Awards 2019. The Manchester Legal Awards recognise and...

Let's get 2019 off to a flying start - prize giveaway

For many of us the 7th of January marks the beginning of the first full week back at work after the festive period, but we’d like to extend the celebrations for a little longer and get 2019 off to a great start! So across our social media...
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