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Wake Smith boosts family law team

Sheffield-based Wake Smith Solicitors has boosted its family law department with the appointment of Deborah Marsh as an associate and

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Stewarts boosts divorce and family team with two solicitors

Dispute resolution firm Stewarts has added two new solicitors to its divorce and family team in Leeds. Hannah McCrindle and

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Secerna appoints trainee patent attorney and executive assistant

Trainee patent attorney George McCanney and executive assistant Grace Holliday have joined intellectual property firm Secerna. McCanney (pictured) earned a

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#YLAwards News

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Nicholas Emmerson to chair Yorkshire Legal Awards 2020 judging panel

Nicholas Emmerson, partner at Gateley Legal and deputy president of Leeds Law Society, is chairing the judging panel of the

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O’Neill Patient plans aggressive IT investment and expansion with Visualfiles

The conveyancing market’s largest solicitor practice, O’Neill Patient, has begun the roll out of LexisNexis Visualfiles to replace the systems

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LexisNexis and iManage partner on platform integration

LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions and iManage have announced a seamless, out-of-the-box integration between the latest versions of their respective platforms, LexisNexis

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Business Development

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Pinsent Masons advises Greencoat Capital on renewable energy plant deal

The Leeds office of Pinsent Masons has advised Greencoat Capital on the acquisition of Sleaford Renewable Energy Plant in Lincolnshire

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Big bounce back in property work for Taylor&Emmet

The residential conveyancing team at Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet has seen a dramatic upswing in activity since the property sector was released

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Morrish Solicitors secures protective award for employees of Brass Agency

Leeds-based Morrish Solicitors has secured a protective award for the employees of now-closed Brass Agency. Employees of Brass Agency contacted

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Community

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Ashley Serr of Exchange Chambers earns three judicial appointments

Ashley Serr from Exchange Chambers in Leeds has been appointed as a deputy district judge for the North Eastern Circuit.

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Commercial firm Square One Law arrives in Leeds

Square One Law, the commercial law firm based in the northeast, has moved into Yorkshire with a new presence in

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Covid-19 lockdown hits Yorkshire and the Humber economy hard

The value of goods and services produced in Yorkshire and the Humber is falling by £170 million per day during

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Social and Charity

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Womble Bond Dickinson supports local charities in Covid-19 relief effort

The Leeds office of law firm Womble Bond Dickinson is joining the Covid-19 emergency response and has pledged thousands of

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Walker Morris secures new premises for Leeds North and West Foodbank

Walker Morris is helping Leeds North and West Foodbank move to larger premises so that it can continue its critical

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Pepperells Solicitors helping local NHS heroes

Yorkshire law firm Pepperells Solicitors has received more than 10,000 items for NHS workers who are dealing with the worst

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Sponsored Articles

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LEAP: Has there ever been a better time to start up a law firm?

Many of the barriers to entry in the legal industry have been blown aside. There has never been a better

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Professional indemnity insurance and Covid-19: a message from JM Glendinning

Jake Fox, managing director at JM Glendinning Professional Risks, reflects on the Covid-19 pandemic’s impact on professional indemnity insurance, and

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O’Neill Patient plans aggressive IT investment and expansion with Visualfiles

The conveyancing market’s largest solicitor practice, O’Neill Patient, has begun the roll out of LexisNexis Visualfiles to replace the systems

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