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Yorkshire Women in Planning branch launches

Women in Planning, a network aimed at supporting and empowering women working in the planning industry, is launching in Yorkshire.

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Two new additions to the LCF Law family

Solicitor Ann Hallmark and chartered legal executive Sue Butterill have joined the family law team at LCF Law. Hallmark has

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Haddleton Legal bags retail property pro

Property lawyer Shereen Lloyd, who has worked for some of the UK’s biggest retail names, is the latest recruit at

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JM Glendinning on the 2018 professional indemnity renewal season

With some uncertainty on the horizon, choice of insurer takes on a greater significance, says Grant Lister of JM Glendinning

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Leeds firms sign up to Law Returners programme

Nine law firms in Leeds have signed up to the Law Returners pilot programme that will support lawyers seeking to

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Thrive Law continues rapid growth

Thrive Law has added new two new recruits to its team in Leeds, taking the firm from five members of

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Walker Morris supports PepsiCo’s acquisition of Pipers

The food and drink team at Walker Morris has advised Pipers Crisps on PepsiCo’s intended acquisition of the premium crisp

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SSB Law in Sheffield to merge with Macclesfield firm

Sheffield-based SSB Law and Macclesfield firm Imperium Law are set to merge in the coming months, creating a practice with

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Matthew Tomlinson named as new ULaw dean in Leeds

The University of Law (ULaw) has appointed Matthew Tomlinson as dean of its Leeds campus. Tomlinson (pictured) worked in the

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Impressive growth for Clarion as revenue rises

Clarion is celebrating another year of strong growth with the Leeds-based law firm seeing revenue increase by 24% in the

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Harper James recruits new partner

Commercial law firm Harper James Solicitors has appointed a new partner to help run the firm. Ashley Mott will operate

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Wake Smith takes waffle out of lease agreement for expanding Sheffield business

Entrepreneurs Lindsay and George Lonchar are expanding their independent food and gift retail business into a prime Sheffield shopping spot

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Keebles advises in Senior Architectural Systems management buy-out

Keebles has represented Doncaster-headquartered Senior Architectural Systems, the UK’s largest privately owned aluminium fenestration systems manufacturer, in a management buy-out

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Langleys strengthens with apprentice appointment

Langleys Solicitors has appointed 18-year-old Rhianne Nurse to its apprenticeship scheme. Nurse has joined the law firm as a trainee

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New insurance hire at Mills & Reeve in Leeds

The insurance team in the Leeds office of Mills & Reeve has appointed Giverny Wroe as part of its continued

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Gordons hires technology sector specialist

Gordons has appointed a sector specialist to spearhead the ongoing development of its technology practice. Solicitor Ryan Gracey joins Gordons

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ULaw Northern Pupillage Fair set for 3 November

The University of Law (ULaw) is holding its annual Northern Pupillage Fair, now in its fourth year, in Leeds on

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DLA Piper continues growth in Yorkshire

DLA Piper has made a number of new hires in Leeds office as the firm continues to grow within Yorkshire.

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