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Head of Keebles corporate team steps down

Roger Dyson is retiring as head of the Keebles corporate team after a career spanning four decades and encompassing 500

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Andrew Jackson brings in employment expert as partner

Law firm Andrew Jackson Solicitors has appointed Nick Wilson as partner. Wilson’s particular expertise in employment law makes him a

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Weightmans renews Leeds 2023 support

Law firm Weightmans has renewed its support for Leeds 2023 despite the city missing out on being recognised as the

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Paddy Sturman promoted to lead Irwin Mitchell business division in Leeds

Irwin Mitchell banking and finance partner Paddy Sturman has been appointed to lead the firm’s business legal services (BLS) division

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BRM moves into Sheffield and commercial property

Chesterfield-based law firm BRM has opened a new office in Sheffield and expanded its commercial property team. The firm’s new

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New office in the autumn for Chadwick Lawrence Halifax

Chadwick Lawrence will relocate its Halifax office to the Dean Clough Mill in the autumn. The law firm’s current Halifax

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Berwins appoints litigation lawyer to commercial unit

Berwins has expanded its dispute resolution team with the appointment of litigation specialist Natasha Guest as an associate. Guest will

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Gateley promotes John Kiff in Leeds

Gateley has promoted more than 30 lawyers across its national network, including John Kiff in Leeds to partner. Kiff (pictured)

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Keebles teams up with Cast in Doncaster

Keebles is supporting a series of age- and dementia-friendly events spearheaded by Cast, a charity recognised as the home of

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PIB Insurance Brokers urges law firms to prepare for proposed SRA changes to PII provision

One of the UK’s leading insurance brokers is calling for law firms to prepare for proposed Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA)

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Family law experts join Switalskis

Switalskis Solicitors has made senior appointments to its family law team as part of plans to broaden the firm’s services

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Irwin Mitchell asbestos lawyer receives APIL accreditation

An expert asbestos lawyer from Irwin Mitchell has received official accreditation from the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) after

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Shulmans advises on £3 million sale of major Harrogate site

Shulmans has assisted in the sale of a multi-million pound site in Harrogate, with development poised for a major new

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Winston Solicitors promotes property pro to partner

Winston Solicitors has promoted property expert Leasa Foster to partner. Having worked in law since 1999 in South and West

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Ward Hadaway promotes 10 lawyers, including healthcare specialist in Leeds

Ward Hadaway has promoted 10 lawyers across its commercial, healthcare, employment, corporate and property teams. Richard Greensit has joined the

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Graysons promotes Bradie Pell and Anne Rogers

Graysons has promoted Bradie Pell and Anne Rogers to partner. Pell joined Graysons in January 2016 and is head of

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Clarion adds Chris Booth to employment practice

Clarion has appointed Chris Booth, the former head of the Leeds office at Pinsent Masons, as a partner. Booth joins

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Sheffield’s Wake Smith promotes home-grown talent

Sheffield’s Wake Smith Solicitors has promoted two lawyers to director and associate. Associate Rebecca Robinson in the commercial team has

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