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Psychotherapy and Counselling Union retains Truth Legal

The Psychotherapy and Counselling Union (PCU) has retained Truth Legal in Harrogate. Under the link-up, Truth Legal will offer legal

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#YLAwards finalists: JWP Solicitors

In the run-up to the 20th Yorkshire Legal Awards on 10 October, Yorkshire Legal News is profiling a number of

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Irwin Mitchell advises Saint Cecilia’s on purchase

Irwin Mitchell in Leeds has advised Saint Cecilia’s Care Group as the Scarborough care provider continues its expansion with the

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Pinsent Masons to spark diverse decision-making

Pinsent Masons has launched a ‘spark board’ to bring new perspectives to strategic decision-making at the law firm, with Leeds-based

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#YLAwards finalists: Shulmans

In the run-up to the 20th Yorkshire Legal Awards on 10 October, Yorkshire Legal News is profiling a number of

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Walker Morris retains 12 newly qualified solicitors

Walker Morris will retain 12 second year-trainees when they qualify this year as part of the firm’s continued investment in

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Parklane Plowden barristers appointed to North Eastern Circuit

Parklane Plowden Chambers barristers Sara Anning and Dominic Bayne have been appointed as judges (Recorder Family) on the North Eastern

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Schofield Sweeney expands commercial property team

Schofield Sweeney has added associate solicitor Amraj Boparai to its commercial property team. Boparai joins from Gordons, where he acted

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Gordons invests in new talent

Gordons has appointed four new trainees and an apprentice. Lauren Barclay, Katie Wilcock, Helen Starling and Connor Mennell have started

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Wake Smith fundraising charity run eyes £1k target

Staff from Wake Smith Solicitors are hoping their fundraising efforts will be a runaway success for a Sheffield children’s charity.

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Blacks Solicitors oversees MMX Communications acquisition

Blacks Solicitors has overseen and helped coordinate the acquisition of its longstanding client, telecommunications solutions provider MMX Communications. The shareholders

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Ridley & Hall expands with Pontefract acquisition

Ridley & Hall is continuing its Yorkshire expansion with the acquisition of private client firm Bashforth-Young. The law firm, which

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Lake Legal appoints new partner

Claire Glaister has been appointed as a partner at family law firm Lake Legal. Glaister first worked with the firm’s

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Keebles scores £1,825 for St Luke’s at football fundraiser

Keebles has raised an impressive £1,825 for St Luke’s Hospice Sheffield after hosting a football tournament for city businesses. Eleven

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What are DPAs and how do they work?

In April this year, the director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) garnered press attention when she discussed the administration

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Ison Harrison staff get on their bikes for charity

Solicitors and staff from Ison Harrison are gearing up to swap their office chairs for cycling saddles as part of

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Apprenticeship route pays off at Taylor&Emmet

Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet is celebrating the achievements of three rising stars, who have all completed an apprenticeship and been offered permanent

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Wake Smith helps Sheffield baby charity move into new HQ

A Sheffield baby charity has expanded into new headquarters due to growing demand for its services with the help of

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