Property Team Appointment & Promotion | Davis Blank Furniss

Davis Blank Furniss is further strengthening its core Property department across both its Manchester & Glossop offices following the announcement of a new appointment and an internal promotion.

Jennifer Smith is joining the firm from North Ainley Solicitors as an assistant solicitor. Her new role will see her working on both commercial and residential clients and she will be directly reporting into Richard Hamilton – partner. Jennifer graduated from the University of Manchester with a BA Government and Law in 2003 and she completed her LPC at Manchester Metropolitan University. She has also previously worked at Horwich Cohen Coghlan (formerly Rowe Cohen).

Whilst over in Glossop, Emma Little has been promoted to paralageal. Emma, who has worked at Davis Blank Furniss for 16 years, has held various positions across the firm and she is now working closely with Martyn Gee – partner – and Susan Wood – partner – on all their conveyancing matters; from initial instruction to completion.

Jennifer said of her new role; “Davis Blank Furniss has great reputation so I’m delighted the next stage of my career will be here. The Property department has an exciting year ahead of it and I’m looking forward to being part of its growth.”

Kate Oldfield – managing partner – added; “Jennifer has a solid background within Property Law so I know she’ll enhance and add real value to the team which will – of course – directly benefit our clients. Emma’s promotion is also great news and well deserved as she has been part of the Davis Blank Furniss family for many years.”


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Excellent experience start to finish – always very responsive to any queries and the turnaround on the property I was buying was very quick, even in the busy time leading up to stamp duty deadline. Jenny was always very helpful and went above and beyond to close on a short timescale.

Ben Armitage

“Very approachable, practical solutions to problems, but most of all very responsive which I personally think is very important because if you need help, you need it quickly, or at least to know someone is looking at it for you”.

Joanne Rowe, Finance Director, Greater Manchester Chamber

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Nives Feely, JAM Recruitment

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Bill Pryke, CEO, Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors

“Thank you for your efficient and friendly help throughout this process. We have had it easy but your approach has been part of that”.

Robert Amsbury (Conveyancing Client)

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank you personally for the ongoing support and assistance the firm has offered to our parents over the years. I hope also that we may be able to call on you if necessary in the future.”

Valerie Fisher (Probate Client)

“Jo always provides great service, understands our needs and delivers on her promises. Our needs are relatively simple but the complexity arises out of the volume of work and short time frames, Jo always delivers.”

Peter Fernandez, Corporate Director at Royal Bank of Scotland

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