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Walker Morris corporate team advises biotech business on proposed placing

Specialist corporate lawyers at Walker Morris have advised Avacta Group, the developer of Affimer biotherapeutics and reagents, on its proposed

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It’s here! Read the Yorkshire Legal Awards 2018 shortlist

The shortlist for the 2018 Yorkshire Legal Awards is here. The Yorkshire Legal Awards, taking place on 11 October at

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Second annual LJLD and CapeClarke rounders is a hit

The Leeds Junior Lawyers Division (LJLD) and legal recruitment consultancy CapeClarke hosted their second annual rounders event at Soldier’s Field

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New money laundering regulations edge closer

The UK government has again confirmed that it will adopt the EU Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD), enacted earlier this

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SCE Solicitors opens new office

Employment law firm SCE Solicitors has opened a new office in the centre of Horsforth. The firm, which already has

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Yorkshire business leaders underprepared for Brexit impact on employees, finds Blacks

More than half of business leaders feel underprepared for changes to employee rights coming as a result of Brexit, Blacks

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Andrew Jackson advises on estate sale

Andrew Jackson Solicitors has advised on the sale of Kenwick Park Estate. The law firm’s corporate and property teams completed

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Pryers receives legal practice quality mark

York law firm Pryers Solicitors has been accredited with the Lexcel mark of quality. Pryers, which works across personal injury,

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Dreamvar: A view from the professional indemnity insurance perspective

Publicity surrounding the Dreamvar Court of Appeal judgement has left law firms reeling with many questioning how well protected they

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Milners strengthens commercial property and litigation

Leeds-headquarters Milners has bolstered its team with two new appointments. Nicola May has returned to Milners, having launched her career

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Employment and HR firm Thrive launches in Leeds

Solicitor Jodie Hill has set up Thrive Law in Leeds to offer employment and HR legal services. The firm launched

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Hethertons highest fundraiser for York Legal Walk

The organisers of this year’s York Legal Walk have thanked a team of walkers from York law firm Hethertons Solicitors,

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Gordons signs lease for new office

Law firm Gordons has signed a 10-year lease on the 8,947 square foot, ground floor office at One St James

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SRA Risk Outlook highlights managing claims and cyber security as key areas of concern

The SRA Risk Outlook, published on 25 July, has highlighted two main areas as requiring particular attention from law firms:

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Stowe Family Law completes Leeds move

Stowe Family Law has moved into a new office in Leeds. The new office can be found in the Minerva

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Social housing tender success for Ward Hadaway

Law firm Ward Hadaway has secured several new major clients for its social housing team. The team now represents Leeds

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Further expansion for Keebles commercial property team

Keebles has boosted its commercial property team with two new appointments. The arrivals of solicitor Jonathan Gott, who advises on

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Schofield Sweeney advises on historic property refinancing

Schofield Sweeney has advised a property owner and developer and Barclays on the rapid refinance of a Grade II-listed building

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