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Addleshaw Goddard advises Bright Blue Foods, hires new partner

The food and drink sector team of Addleshaw Goddard has advised Bright Blue Foods (BBF) on the acquisition of a

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hlw Keeble Hawson hosts European conference on Brexit

Law firm hlw Keeble Hawson has hosted a two-day European conference that put the legal spotlight on maximising collaboration and

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Bhayani Law acquires new office in Sheffield

Sheffield-based HR law firm Bhayani Law has expanded into new premises. A six-figure funding package from HSBC has enabled the

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Emsleys Solicitors makes two senior appointments

Emsleys Solicitors has hired a new director and a head of operations. Peter Watson has joined Emsleys Solicitors as a

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hlw Keeble Hawson represents ASK4 in private equity deal

Law firm hlw Keeble Hawson has represented the management team of ASK4 in the buy-out of the Sheffield-based internet solutions

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Review: EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): A Guide To The New Law

Come 25 May 2018, organisations operating within the EU, regardless of whether they are established in the union, must comply

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North Yorkshire Law expands in Scarborough and Whitby

North Yorkshire Law has expanded its Scarborough and Whitby practices with two new local appointments. Laura Young has joined North

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Law Society vice president visits Taylor&Emmet

Taylor&Emmet has welcomed the Law Society’s vice president to its office in Sheffield, as part of a whistle-stop tour of

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Freeths hires immigration team

Freeths has recruited a team of immigration law specialists from Simpson Millar. Emma Brooksbank joins the Freeths Leeds office as

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Mewies Solicitors hires personal injury and clinical negligence specialist

Personal injury and clinical negligence specialist Mark Irlam has joined Skipton-based Mewies Solicitors. Arriving from a firm in Burnley, Irlam

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Walker Morris advises on Fulcrum’s acquisition of Dunamis

Lawyers at Walker Morris have advised the AIM-quoted multi-utility infrastructure and services provider Fulcrum Utility Services on its acquisition of

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Gateley adds six in Leeds

Six solicitors have joined the Leeds office of Gateley across its construction, corporate, residential development and banking teams. Lisa Barker

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Lawyer for survivors of abuse joins Ramsdens

Ramsdens has appointed abuse and personal injury lawyer Natalie Marrison to lead the new abuse team at the firm. Marrison

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Eclipse launches SAR workflow to aid law firm GDPR compliance

Eclipse Legal Systems, the Law Society’s sole endorsed software provider, has released a dedicated subject access requests (SARs) workflow system.

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Gordons recruits BT in-house counsel for regulatory position

Andrew Logan has joined Yorkshire law firm Gordons from telecommunications giant BT as its head of regulatory. Logan has been

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Pavilion Row becomes an alternative business structure

Private client firm Pavilion Row received approval to become an alternative business structure (ABS) from 1 February. Pavilion Row, which

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Irwin Mitchell in 50-strong promotion round

Irwin Mitchell in Yorkshire has announced that 50 of its employees across its legal and group services teams have been

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Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors and Ellis Lakin combine

Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors and Ellis Lakin & Co have combined their firms. Both are established and long-standing law practices in

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