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Brabners’ trainee programme has been ranked as one of the highest performing in the country, according to a nationwide survey from student legal careers advisor Lex100.

According to this year’s report, Brabners is the highest scoring firm for friendliness and placed in the top 20 for stress level and work-life balance.

The latest SME 300, which appears in the November 2017 edition of the North West Business Insider magazine, is led by Brabners with a turnover of £29.6m and a pre-tax profit of £9.6m. The firm can trace its roots back to 1772 although the Brabners name was not used until 1815.

On 15 October 2017 a team of seven runners from Brabners: Ian Mylrea; Lee Jefcott; Steven Appleton; Glyn Lancefield; Adam Jones; Jonathan Khoo; and Joshua Oxley participated in the Manchester Half Marathon Corporate Clash in aid of the firm’s charities

In our latest video you can see Head of Housing & Regeneration, Alistair Fletcher talk about what makes Brabners the go-to Housing firm in the North West.

At Brabners we have a long history of working with housing associations, public authorities, charities and not for profit organisations which means that our team of highly skilled housing solicitors has the wealth of very practical experience in the sector.

Brabners recently welcomed Sir David Metcalf, Director of Labour Market Enforcement, to the firm’s Manchester office for a lively debate on the importance of tackling labour market abuse with clients from across the recruitment sector.

David was named the first Director of Labour Market Enforcement in January this year and is overseeing a government crackdown on exploitation in the workplace. This includes addressing illegal working practices, ensuring large employers’ supply chains do not breach labour market laws and reviewing the effectiveness of current enforcement efforts.

Brabners have again showcased excellence and expertise this year, with impressive feedback and praise for the firm in Legal 500 2017 – widely acknowledged as the world’s largest legal referral guide.

Specialist M&A lead adviser Brabners Corporate Finance has bolstered its Liverpool-based team with new hire Andrew Norman.

Andrew is an ACA-qualified chartered accountant. He trained at accountancy firm Saffery Champness in Manchester where he went on to be an audit & accounts senior.  He joins Brabners as a corporate finance executive.

Brabners Liverpool based Corporate team acted for the Business Growth Fund providing investment advice and overseeing the business transaction.

BGF is an investment company that provides growth capital for ambitious entrepreneurs running growing UK companies. The growth capital they provide is a long-term, patient equity funding that business then use to execute their key strategic plans and goals.

Prolific North have unveiled the shortlist for Inspired Spaces North 2017 and Brabners are proud to be supporting programme’s search for the most inspired and creative workspaces in the North for a second year.

Brabners Liverpool based Charity team were instructed to act for the Trust, providing governance advice and overseeing the registration with the Charity Commission. 

The organisation aims to improve the lives of people living in Chester and the surrounding areas, which makes this achievement a significant milestone for the Trust.