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Trainee Solicitor of the Year Annie Beaumont celebrates Yorkshire Legal Awards win

Annie Beaumont, from Leeds-based law firm Blacks Solicitors, is busy celebrating after winning the coveted Trainee of the Year Award

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Walker Morris installs winning pieces of art from design competition

The client meeting rooms in the new Walker Morris office have been brought to life with the installation of 13

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Celebrating 20 years: Yorkshire Legal Awards 2019 winners revealed

Ridley & Hall, Ramsdens and Eversheds Sutherland were among the law firms recognised as the region’s best at the 20th

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Schofield Sweeney advises YPP on latest property purchase

Schofield Sweeney have acted for Yorkshire-based property company YPP on its latest acquisition. YPP Lettings has acquired 23 Butts Court,

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Hethertons solicitor takes first step on the judicial ladder with recorder appointment

York-based Hethertons Solicitors head of employment David Scott been appointed as a recorder in the North Eastern Circuit. As a

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Blacks retains all of its trainees

Leeds-based law firm Blacks Solicitors has successfully retained all of its newly qualified solicitors. As a result, the firm has

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Leeds-based gunnercooke moves to Avenue HQ

Law firm gunnercooke has moved to the Avenue HQ building in the heart of Leeds city centre. The Leeds team

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Winning the war against hackers

In the online world, battles rage daily with many casualties—individuals and businesses—and very little news coverage. For example, according to

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Sills & Betteridge merges with Bridge Sanderson Munro

East Midlands law firm Sills & Betteridge has strengthened its practice in South Yorkshire through a merger with Doncaster-headquartered Bridge

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Addleshaw Goddard promotes 14 lawyers in Leeds

Addleshaw Goddard has promoted several lawyers in Leeds as part of a firm-wide round. Fourteen lawyers have been promoted in

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Wake Smith boosts legal and support teams

Sheffield-based Wake Smith Solicitors has boosted its legal team and support operations with five appointments. Solicitor Matthew Duffy joins the

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Schofield Sweeney recruits four new trainees

Four new trainees have joined Schofield Sweeney this month. In Leeds, Faima Ali has joined the property team, while Holly

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#YLAwards finalists: Appleyard Lees

In the run-up to the 20th Yorkshire Legal Awards on 10 October, Yorkshire Legal News is profiling a number of

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Walker Morris appoints head of technology group

Walker Morris has added new partner Sally Mewies to its expanding technology practice. Mewies is a major lateral hire for

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Tyr Law expands in Leeds

Tyr Law has moved into new office space at 36 Park Row, Leeds. After a strong initial period, the boutique

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Wake Smith supports land purchase for TL Killis

Wake Smith Solicitors has aided a Sheffield cleaning equipment supplier with the purchase of land for its new 37,000 square-foot

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James Legal adopts workplace wellbeing tool

Hull and Beverley-based James Legal has adopted a workplace wellbeing programme that will monitor the mental health of participating employees.

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Psychotherapy and Counselling Union retains Truth Legal

The Psychotherapy and Counselling Union (PCU) has retained Truth Legal in Harrogate. Under the link-up, Truth Legal will offer legal

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