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Brabners, the independent legal practice, has appointed experienced senior business executive Robert White as its new chief executive officer to work alongside new managing partner, Nik White.

Robert has more than 25 years’ experience in senior roles across a range of sectors and succeeds Janet Pickavance, who is leaving the firm after 30 years.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is new legislation which will come into force in the UK on 25 May 2018, and will replace the UK’s current data protection regime in its entirety. The GDPR will implement a comprehensive new data protection regime in the UK which governs how ‘personal data’ must be handled and stored by ‘data controllers’ and ‘data processors’ (along with new, more substantial penalties for non-compliance in respect thereof).

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Firm says its financial strength will see it continue investing for growth to become a legal force for the North

Brabners LLP, the leading North West law firm, said demand for its services was driving double digit growth in the current financial year, after the firm advised on a number of high profile projects.

The upcoming developments in data protection legislation have been a hot topic for some time now and, as the impending date upon which the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force (25 May 2018) looms ever closer, there is still an air of uncertainty around how the changes will affect businesses in practice.

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.

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.

We have seen dramatic changes and rapid developments for businesses in Manchester over the last ten years. Many start-ups, investors and entrepreneurs are coming to the North to invest in new ventures, build up new connections and tap into the flourishing market and opportunities the city has to offer.

Manchester has managed to create buzz around young business entrepreneurs and has its eye on becoming the UK’s tech capital. 

In 2016 we had the exciting opportunity to support Prolific North on the first Inspired Spaces North campaign, which proved to be a huge success across the digital and creative sector, in fact it was such a hit that it’s back bigger than ever for 2017!

St Ann’s Hospice has appointed commercial law firm Brabners to provide business advice and support to its Greater Manchester-based team.

Following a competitive tender process, the North West law firm was chosen to support the charity with a range of specialist advice, including charity and employment law, property, wills and probate, and commercial contracts.

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.


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