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Haddleton Legal strengthens life sciences specialism with senior appointment from AstraZeneca

Haddleton Legal has appointed senior pharmaceutical lawyer Liam McIlveen to its expanding life sciences division. McIlveen (pictured) joined the Harrogate-based

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AWB Charlesworth appoints new trainee solicitor

AWB Charlesworth Solicitors has appointed Anna Robinson as a new trainee solicitor. Robinson (pictured), a first-class law degree graduate, joined

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Silk Family Law appoints Harriet Reid to partnership

Solicitor Harriet Reid has been promoted to partner at specialist family law firm Silk Family Law. Formerly an associate at

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Yorkshire and Northeast fraud cases double, finds KPMG

The number of fraud cases reaching courts in Yorkshire and the Northeast doubled last year, according to KPMG. The firm’s

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DAC Beachcroft re-elects Michael Peeters as head of Leeds

Michael Peeters has been re-elected as head of the DAC Beachcroft Leeds office. Peeters has led the office at St

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Clarion adds to construction team

Clarion has added a new associate to its construction team. Humera Rashid has joined Clarion’s construction team, which is led

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David Cowgill among promotions at Schofield Sweeney

Leeds Law Society president David Cowgill has been promoted to partner at Schofield Sweeney. Angela Cashin and Karen Crutchley have

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Baroness Brenda Hale to give Alice Bacon Lecture in Leeds

The UK’s most senior judge is to give the Alice Bacon Lecture honouring the achievements of a pioneering Yorkshire MP

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Walker Morris advises Servelec on latest acquisition

Specialist lawyers from across Walker Morris have advised long-standing client Servelec Group on its acquisition of C:Vision, a provider of

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Lupton Fawcett doubles its office size in Sheffield to accommodate growth

Lupton Fawcett has expanded into the second floor of its office on Bank Street in Sheffield. The move comes after

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Weightmans sees surge in divorce enquiries in the lead up to Divorce Day

Weightmans received almost triple the number of enquiries from couples looking to separate in the days following Christmas and New

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Gordons hires fives for commercial property

Gordons has boosted its commercial property team with five new hires. The law firm, based in Leeds and Bradford, has

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Taylor&Emmet recruitment reaches record high

New business is fuelling recruitment at Sheffield law firm Taylor&Emmet, with rising staff numbers accounting for 60% of all appointments

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Keebles supports charities to the tune of £3k

The Doncaster office of Keebles has bolstered support for local charities by almost £3,000. More than a third of the

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Wilkin Chapman secures place on major university framework panel

Wilkin Chapman is one of five legal firms to be appointed as a ‘preferred supplier’ for debt recovery work to

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Clarion helps Fresh Thinking Capital achieve £10m+ for SME loans

Leeds law firm Clarion has worked with secured lending business Fresh Thinking Capital to help it achieve its first-year target

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Haddleton Legal heads for £2M turnover target

Commercial law firm Haddleton Legal has marked its first anniversary with significant investment in larger premises and a pledge to

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Jodie Hill of Thrive Law aims for parliamentary debate on mental health first aiders

Jodie Hill of Thrive Law is aiming to get her campaign for mandatory workplace mental health first aiders debated in

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