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Quat-Chem, the Rochdale-based hygiene products specialist, has been acquired by Nasdaq-listed Neogen Corporation, in a deal advised on by Brabners and DTE.

When we look back 200 years, the North West was at the centre of a booming cotton trade and bearing the flag of the industrial revolution. It was also the first time that the name G. Harold Brabner was heard at the Liverpool Law Society, and the story of Brabners LLP began.

G Harold Brabner pictured in 1892 with the rest of the Liverpool Law Society.

On Wednesday 12 October, Chairman Stephen Burrows hosted a Leaders' Lunch event with Field Marshal the Lord Guthrie of Craigiebank as guest speaker.

Commercial law firm Brabners has promoted 19 of its lawyers, with Lee Jefcott (employment), Simon Lewis (corporate), Louise Scholes (private client) and Phil Steele (commercial litigation) all joining the partnership.

Employment lawyer Lee Jefcott joined the firm in 2013 after qualifying in 1996. He undertakes the full range of employment work, while lecturing for BPP and writing for specialist publications on employment law.

Commercial law firm Brabners has bolstered its Manchester-based employment and recruitment team with the addition of solicitor, Laura Pointon.

Laura has eight years’ experience in employment law, advising both commercial and private clients on a wide range of employment issues, from undertaking disciplinary and grievance processes to restrictive covenants and TUPE. She joins from an in-house recruitment industry role, where she was legal director.

Commercial law firm Brabners has announced the strategic appointment of partner Richard Hepworth to its corporate practice. Based in Manchester, he joins the firm from Pannone Corporate.

Commercial law firm Brabners acted for The National Football Museum (NFM) in their recent deal with GG Hospitality, which is co-owned by the Manchester United legends Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs, to take over the dining, hospitality and event management at the museum from 1 October 2016. 

Brabners have again impressed this year with an impressive, across the board praise for the Practice.

Brabners have been ranked as a Top Tier firm across 12 separate practice areas by the Legal 500, showing Brabners as a highly specialised law Practice. It has also been ranked in an additional 22 practice areas which displays Brabners expertise as being across the board.

The Legal 500 Series, now in its 29th year, is widely acknowledged as the world’s largest legal referral guide.

As the WADA hacking continues to hit headlines in the national press, Liverpool head of litigation, Paul Lunt and commercial partner, Richard Hough here at Brabners were asked to be guests on Radio City Talk this morning following news that local Olympic gold medalist Sam Quek’s medical files have been released by hackers.

Cycling enthusiasts from Brabners are taking part in the Manchester 100 charity bike ride on Sunday 4 September, a 100 mile route through a wide sweep of Cheshire, helping to raise funds for the firm's 2016 chosen charity Crisis.  

Starting and finishing in Wythenshawe Park Manchester, the route heads first to Northwich, taking in Delamere Forest and Nantwich (the half way point) before heading back through Middlewich to the finish.