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Christopher Lewis, Leeds’ longest-serving lawyer, retires after more than half a century of service

Christopher Lewis is to retire from his role as a legal consultant at Milners on Friday 30 June, marking the

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Switalskis secures record compensation figure for man left with cerebral palsy after negligence during his birth

Switalkis Solicitors has secured the largest ever compensation figure for a man who was left with cerebral palsy as a

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Bailoran Solicitors celebrates its 4th birthday as rain holds off

Niche practice Bailoran Solicitors has celebrated four years in operation with a barbecue party. The firm, which specialises in insolvency,

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Progeny Group: Providing joined-up thinking

Yorkshire Legal talks to Neil Moles, the managing director of multi-service professional provider Progeny Group about how it combines legal and financial

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We, the jury

Dr Beverly Cross recently underwent her first jury service lasting nine working days in Sheffield Crown Court. It was an unpleasant

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The financial risks of cohabitation

Siobhan Jeffels on the financial risks of cohabitation and why a change in family law is needed to protect the

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Legal consultancy: Have laptop, will travel

Cathryn Sutherland on how a consultancy business model is the perfect fit for those looking to benefit from the changing

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Book review: Eccentrics, conspiracy theories and tribal kings

In the opening lines of the introduction to his book, Tales From An Environmental And Tribal Lawyer, Jerry Pearlman writes

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Something to chew on

Patrick Walker finds puppy love and a turtle on a fence post I am looking at the legs of a

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Law firms must update partner structure, says new survey from Bygott Biggs

Legal professionals are increasingly becoming disillusioned with the traditional model of partnership in a law firm, according to a new

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Mills & Reeve welcomes back familiar faces to Leeds family team

Mills & Reeve has made three appointments to its Leeds family team, two of whom are returning to the firm

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Walker Morris advises on acquisition of Nottingham Forest

Walker Morris has advised Evangelos Marinakis and Sokratis Kominakis on their acquisition of Nottingham Forest. The acquisition, made through NF

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Former solicitor and Park Square barrister to deliver stress management workshop at Leeds Beckett University

A former solicitor who lectures at Leeds Law School at Leeds Beckett University, is running a one-day course next month

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hlw Keeble Hawson represents St Luke’s Hospice in property acquisition

hlw Keeble Hawson has represented St Luke’s Hospice in the purchase of new premises that will provide ground-breaking palliative care

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Digital lawyer Paul Berwin becomes virtual Estonian ahead of trade mission to Baltic state

Technology lawyer Paul Berwin has become an e-resident of Estonia as he prepares to spearhead Berwins Solicitors’ first trade mission

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LCF Law appoints trio of property partners

LCF Law has appointed three new commercial property partners. Lynne Webster has joined the LCF’s Harrogate office from Freeths in

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Shulmans’ Rob Lucas becomes first lawyer in North of England appointed to International Trademark Association’s mediator panel

Rob Lucas, a partner at Shulmans, has become the first lawyer in the North of England to be appointed to

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Milners’ senior partner to help schools across the UK combat the growing menace of cyber-attacks

Giles Ward, a senior partner and head of litigation at Milners, has been invited to help schools across the UK

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