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Appointments and promotions

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Consilia Legal expands after strong 12 months

Leeds- and Harrogate-based employment and family law firm Consilia Legal has promoted Andy Boyde and recruited its first non-fee earning employee

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Jones Myers appoints new solicitor in Leeds

Niche family law firm Jones Myers has strengthened its team in Leeds with the appointment of solicitor Meggie Chan

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Mills & Reeve family team welcomes back senior lawyer

Nicola Criscione has rejoined the family law team at Mills & Reeve in Leeds as a senior associate

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#YLAwards News

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Schofield Sweeney and Clarion react to Yorkshire Legal Awards wins

Clarion and Schofield Sweeney have reacted to their wins at the virtual Yorkshire Legal Awards 2020 on 15 December, where the profession celebrated the successes of the past 12 months

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Yorkshire legal profession celebrates at virtual awards ceremony

A host of law firms and solicitors were recognised as the Yorkshire legal profession’s best and brightest at the virtual Yorkshire Legal Awards 2020 last night

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Get registered and ready for the Yorkshire Legal Awards 2020

The Yorkshire Legal Awards will reflect the talent, hard work and commitment integral to the prosperity of the profession tomorrow when the 2020 ceremony is broadcast online

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Business Development

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Keebles advises on industrial services supplier share acquisition

Keebles recently served as adviser to Rotherham-headquartered Acorn Industrial Services on its share acquisition of Gloucestershire-based R W Bearings

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Mamas & Papas appoints Gateley Legal as new adviser

The Leeds office of Gateley Legal has been appointed to act as legal adviser to nursery brand retailer and manufacturer Mamas & Papas

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Switalskis Solicitors acquires Atherton Godfrey

Yorkshire law firm Switalskis Solicitors has acquired Doncaster-based Atherton Godfrey LLP for an undisclosed sum, in a move that creates a £20 million turnover business

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Community

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Consilia Legal expands after strong 12 months

Leeds- and Harrogate-based employment and family law firm Consilia Legal has promoted Andy Boyde and recruited its first non-fee earning employee

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Kennedys acquires insurance division from Langleys

Law firm Kennedys is moving into Leeds after acquiring the insurance division of Langleys Solicitors

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Truth Legal focuses on creating a greener future

Truth Legal has sponsored a woodland in North Yorkshire to fulfil its commitment to becoming carbon neutral in the next five years

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Social and Charity

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Clarion team raises £15,000 for St Gemma’s Hospice

Leeds law firm Clarion has beaten its fundraising target and raised £15,000 for St Gemma’s Hospice, its nominated charity for 2019/20

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Bevan Brittan donates £10,000 to Maggie’s Leeds

Law firm Bevan Brittan is donating £10,000 to Yorkshire charity Maggie’s Leeds this Christmas. The donation will go towards providing vital services for the local cancer charity

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DLA Piper advises the Snowdrop Project on acquisition of new Sheffield headquarters

DLA Piper has given pro bono real estate advice to human trafficking survivor charity the Snowdrop Project on the acquisition of its new headquarters at 7 Castle Street in Sheffield

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Sponsored Articles

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The case for digital onboarding

Connecting essential forms, KYC tools and more electronically via digital onboarding will not only increase transaction speeds, it will also enhance the customer experience

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LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions launches powerful process and automation tool Lexis Omni

LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions has released Lexis Omni, a flexible technology platform that will power optimised legal service delivery

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LexisNexis partners with Maluma on legacy data management at law firms

LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions and Maluma Solutions have struck a formal partnership to assist Visualfiles customers with overcoming problems associated with legacy data management

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