London solicitors Withers have appointed six new partners from within its own ranks. The six – Janette Catell, Paul Brecknell, Adam Taylor, Meriel Schindler, Stephen Digby and Hugh Devlin – takes the number of partners in the firm to 44. Withers says it has been expanding in the last two years after following a policy of building strength in complementary specialisms.
The legal status of ‘stints’ or ‘cattlegates’ is to be defined by the Law Lords. Judgment is now pending in the case of Bracken Bank Lodge (BBL) v Peart and others. The Lords have been asked to rule on whether conveyance of a ‘stint’ or ‘cattlegate’ can confer a corporeal right to a share in […]