Jonathan Foster of Appleyard Lees works to eliminate stigma surrounding mental illness

Jonathan Foster, trainee patent attorney at Appleyard Lees, is raising awareness of and working to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental illness

Jonathan Foster of Appleyard Lees works to eliminate stigma surrounding mental illness
Yorkshire Union of Law Societies names new president and vice president

Switalskis associate Natalie Cosgrove has been appointed as the next president of the Yorkshire Union of Law Societies, the umbrella organisation for all local law societies in the region

Yorkshire Union of Law Societies names new president and vice president
Whitecap publishes report on legal tech in Leeds city region

Leeds is ideally positioned to capitalise as the legal sector nears an inflection point of major transformation, according to a new report from Whitecap Consulting

Whitecap publishes report on legal tech in Leeds city region
Schofield Sweeney appoints head of property litigation team

Schofield Sweeney has welcomed back well-respected expert Richard Jobes to lead its property litigation team

Schofield Sweeney appoints head of property litigation team
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

DLA Piper advises the Snowdrop Project on acquisition of new Sheffield headquarters
Irwin Mitchell advises production company behind new children’s TV show

Lawyers from Irwin Mitchell in Leeds have advised the team at Saffron Cherry on the production of a new Channel 5 and S4C TV programme, The World According to Grandpa

Irwin Mitchell advises production company behind new children’s TV show
Legal Studio recruits civil and commercial litigation expert

Legal Studio Solicitors has appointed civil and commercial litigation expert James Perry as a consultant solicitor

Legal Studio recruits civil and commercial litigation expert

Yorkshire Legal News brings you latest news in developments, appointments at law firms, barristers’ chambers, legal jobs and solicitor events

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Schofield Sweeney appoints head of property litigation team

Schofield Sweeney has welcomed back well-respected expert Richard Jobes to lead its property litigation team

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Legal Studio recruits civil and commercial litigation expert

Legal Studio Solicitors has appointed civil and commercial litigation expert James Perry as a consultant solicitor

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Langleys appoints new family law partner as it expands further into East Yorkshire

York and Lincoln-based law firm Langleys Solicitors has appointed Claire Ward as a partner in its family law team

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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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Meet the finalists of the Yorkshire Legal Awards 2020

Discover the shortlisted finalists ahead of the Yorkshire Awards 2020 on 15 December. Almost 60 law firms feature across 23 categories feature

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Watch the 2020 ceremony and celebrate with the entire legal profession in Yorkshire

The Yorkshire Legal Awards 2020 will be broadcast via yorkshirelegalnews.co.uk on 15 December at 7pm. The 2020 ceremony is your chance to celebrate the legal profession’s incredible work

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Irwin Mitchell advises production company behind new children’s TV show

Lawyers from Irwin Mitchell in Leeds have advised the team at Saffron Cherry on the production of a new Channel 5 and S4C TV programme, The World According to Grandpa

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Milners Solicitors secures rare public inquiry hat-trick after appointment to Grenfell Tower role

Leeds-headquartered law firm Milners Solicitors has added the Grenfell Tower fire to its growing portfolio of public inquiries—marking a rare hat-trick for the Yorkshire legal sector

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Keebles advises Xbite on plans to more than double warehouse operation

Keebles has advised Xbite over plans to more than double the e-commerce specialist’s warehousing operation

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William Kaye joins Resolution Collaborative Working Party

Family law specialist William Kaye of Berwins Solicitors has been appointed to the Collaborative Working Party of industry body Resolution

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Peter McCormick steps in as interim chairman of FA

Harrogate lawyer Peter McCormick OBE has been unanimously elected to the role of interim chairman of the FA, following the resignation of Greg Clarke

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Ranjit Uppal of Switalskis to become district judge in the North Eastern Circuit

Solicitor advocate and Switalskis Solicitors director Ranjit Uppal has been appointed as a district judge in the North Eastern Circuit, based at Doncaster County Court

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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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Gordons donates Christmas party budget to charity

Yorkshire law firm Gordons has donated its £10,000 staff Christmas party budget to nationwide charity The Trussell Trust and two local food banks in Leeds and Bradford

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Virtual Great Legal Quiz set for 25 November

The Great Legal Quiz is going virtual this year, with the Access to Justice Foundation organising the annual event to raise money for free legal advice services throughout the country

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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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LEAP to host free series of educational webinars for law firms

LEAP, the legal practice management software provider, is delivering a series of informative digital discussions aimed at helping law firms

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