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Manchester United star Michael Carrick’s charitable foundation has named commercial law firm Brabners as its sole legal adviser.

Michael Carrick Foundation has been created as part of the midfielder’s testimonial, which celebrates his 11 years as a player at the club. It includes a match between Manchester United’s 2008 Champions League winning XI and an All-Stars team at Old Trafford on Sunday 4th June.

Solicitors from our Dentistry team, including team head Nicola Lomas, will be at the Dentistry Show, NEC Birmingham on 12 and 13 May 2017 and also the British Dental Conference & Exhibition, Manchester Central from 25 to 27 May 2017.

Nicola will be speaking at the Dentistry Show about the legal process of buying a dental practice. You can hear her presentation on 12 May at 13.30pm in the Business Skills Workshops area.

Commercial law firm Brabners has appointed leading sport and entertainment lawyer Simon Taylor as a partner.

Brabners chairman and Wirral resident Stephen Burrows has been officially installed as the High Sheriff of Merseyside for 2017/18.

Dignitaries from across the region gathered at St George’s Hall in Liverpool today for a traditional ceremony marking the official start of Stephen’s year of office.

Brabners is proud to announce its partnership with Launch, a new tech co-working space at The Landing in MediaCityUK. Launch is a new space which has opened within The Landing and is aimed at supporting start-up and scale-up businesses in the North West, with a particular focus on VR, AR and IoT businesses.

As a professional mentor at Launch, Brabners will be running workshops, masterclasses and having one-on-one chats with the tenants with a view to guiding them through their growth from small, ambitious companies into large, successful businesses.

The Government’s planned changes to probate fees were hailed as unlawful by a parliamentary panel of experts yesterday.

The changes, due to come into effect in May 2017, would affect all individuals inheriting an estate worth more than £50,000. Those inheriting estates worth more than £2million would be hit by a fee increase of more than 9,000 per cent - a rise from £215 to £20,000.

Brabners senior partner, Maurice Watkins CBE has been named in fcbusiness magazine’s 100 most influential people in the business of football since 2004.

Complied by the journalists and editor of fcbusiness to celebrate 100 issues of the title, the #fcbusiness100 is a list of the people who have made a lasting contribution to football over the last 13 years.

Brabners Private Equity and Venture Capital team have advised Business Growth Fund on its £3 million growth capital investment into Sentric Music.

Launched in 2006, Liverpool headquartered Sentric Music works with more than 90,000 songwriters, providing music publishing, licensing opportunities and royalty collection services.

Business Growth Fund’s investment will assist in funding Sentric Music’s international expansion plans, product development and future strategic partnerships and acquisitions.

A newly established North West networking group, Future Boss Club, marked its arrival with an exclusive launch event in Liverpool last week.

The launch event welcomed both rising talent and decision makers to explore the forward-thinking concept. Alongside the networking opportunities, guests were treated to a trio of inspirational talks from Chair of Future Boss Club Rebecca Keegan, Chief Executive of The Liverpool Knowledge Quarter Colin Sinclair and Chief Executive of The Women’s Organisation Maggie O'Carroll.

More than £1,000 was raised when individuals from law firm Brabners took part in a sponsored sleep out in aid of the homeless charity Crisis.

Several people at the firm agreed to give up their time (and their warm beds) to sleep-out in a basement car park in Manchester.

 

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