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Taylor&Emmet hails Supreme Court ruling on employment tribunal fees as a victory for access to justice

Taylor&Emmet is hailing the recent Supreme Court ruling abolishing employment tribunal fees as a significant victory for access to justice.

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Dealing with a business data breach

My business has had a data breach, what next? Emma Roe, a partner and head of commercial at Shulmans, explains

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Shortlist for 2017 Yorkshire Legal Awards is announced

The shortlist for the 2017 Yorkshire Legal Awards has been announced. 63 firms, organisations and individuals have been shortlisted for this

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hlw Keeble Hawson advises in surgical innovations acquisition

Leeds-based Surgical Innovations Group has been represented in its recent £9.4m acquisition of Elemental Healthcare by hlw Keeble Hawson. The company,

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Peter McCormick becomes vice-chairman of the Football Association

Peter McCormick OBE has been made Vice-Chairman of the Football Association (FA). The FA completed a reform process of its

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A clerk’s work is never done

The work carried out by barristers’ clerks is essential to the successful running of a chambers. Ian Spencer, senior clerk

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Matt Pugh: Playing a merry tune

Matt Pugh is a partner at boutique Leeds firm 3volution Matt Pugh is a partner at boutique Leeds firm 3volution

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Going digital

A new electronic bill of costs is expected to become mandatory in April 2018. But is the profession ready for it?

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Getting the right expert witness

Solicitors are increasingly turning to expert witness reports for use in court. Dr Shaharyar Alikhan, a practising psychiatrist and expert

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20% increase in entries for Yorkshire Legal Awards

The 2017 Yorkshire Legal Awards has seen a 20% increase in entries this year. Organised by Barker Brooks Communications, the

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Kate Maybury: A modern approach

Kate Maybury, this year’s president of the Harrogate and District Law Society, talks about the year so far and her

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A Presidential Appearance

Patrick Walker is elected president of his village agricultural show and finds power in the people Perhaps you have had

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Infotrack announced as national business awards finalist

InfoTrack has been shortlisted for the New Business of the Year in the 2017 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. InfoTrack

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Whitlam’s Law campaign gathers momentum

A campaign called Whitlam’s Law to change the drink driving laws to cover both public and private land has gathered

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Eclipse Legal Systems announces ‘Capture’ – a new way to manage leads and improve the client onboarding process

Eclipse Legal Systems – the UK’s leading legal software provider – has announced the launch of Eclipse Capture, a new

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48% of people in Yorkshire and the Humber extremely unlikely to leave money to charity in their will

48% of people in Yorkshire and the Humber said that they’re extremely unlikely to leave money to charity in their

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Fee income soars by 50% in Leeds for Mills & Reeve

Fee income at Mills & Reeve’s Leeds office has soared by 50% in the last year. The firm, which has

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Chadwick Lawrence managing partner becomes trustee for Leeds Rhinos Foundation

Chadwick Lawrence’s managing partner Neil Wilson has been named an official trustee of the Leeds Rhinos Foundation. Wilson was invited

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