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Morrish Solicitors secures £8 million compensation for brain damaged girl following 12-year battle for justice

Jane McBennett, a Leeds-based associate in Morrish Solicitors’ clinical negligence department, has successfully concluded a long-running cerebral palsy claim for

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The art of talent retention

Nicholas Harrison explains how firms can protect themselves from talent loss and poaching Talent is critical to long-term sustainable performance

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hlw Keeble Hawson launches flood insurance scheme for blocks of flats not covered by Flood Re

hlw Keeble Hawson has launched what it calls a “revolutionary” flood insurance scheme for “uninsurable” blocks of flats through a

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Blacks helps with completion of Vacform Group management buy-in

Blacks Solicitors has overseen and helped complete a management buy-in for internationally-recognised plastic mouldings company Vacform Group. The buy-in will

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Rollits appoints former Humberside Police employment specialist

Employment law specialist Caroline Neadley has joined Rollits from Humberside Police. Neadley, who has over 15 years’ experience in both

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CPD event: Protect and promote your firm before it’s too late

With the headlines constantly reminding us that conveyancers’ reputations are under threat from all angles, tmgroup are bringing their Risky

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Yorkshire’s strength as a legal centre underlined at the Yorkshire Legal Awards

DLA Piper wins three categories and Leeds’ longest serving lawyer is recognised at the Yorkshire Legal Awards   Over 700

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Transport and logistics sector employment specialist joins Excello Law in Leeds

Employment lawyer Matthew Yates has joined Excello Law’s Leeds office. Yates qualified in 1994 and was a partner at DWF

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Rahman Ravelli ranked as top white-collar fraud solicitors in Yorkshire for the fourth consecutive year

Rahman Ravelli has been ranked as Yorkshire’s top fraud solicitors in the Legal 500 for the fourth year running. The

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Jones Myers further boosts its children’s law expertise with new appointment

Sasha Williams, a solicitor with a strong track record in family law and social care law, has joined niche family

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Mills & Reeves’ Leeds corporate team advises on deals worth over £500 million in 12 months

The corporate team at Mills & Reeve’s Leeds office has advised on deals worth more than half a billion pounds

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European trade mark reforms: More opportunities, or more problems?

Bond Dickinson‘s Rose Smalley and Amy Galloway look at the implications of European trade mark reforms, which will apply from

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Harrowells named top Yorkshire conveyancing firm for second year running

Harrowells has been named Yorkshire and North East regional law firm of the year in the National Conveyancing Awards for

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Berwins moves Leeds digital arm to new Platform development

Berwins has moved the Leeds offices of its digital arm to the Platform development above the city’s railway station. The

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Pinsent Masons appoints Jacqui Timmins as its new Leeds office head

Pinsent Masons has appointed Jacqui Timmins as head of its Leeds office. Timmins, who leads the pensions team in Leeds,

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Trade mark heavyweight joins Kempner & Partners

Kempner & Partners has recruited trade mark heavyweight partner Matt Sammon from Marks & Clerk. Sammon joins the Leeds-based firm

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Taylor Bracewell celebrates move to new Sheffield office

Taylor Bracewell has celebrated its move to a new office in Sheffield. The firm has moved to its new home

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John Murray: California dreaming

John Murray was recently appointed as executive partner for the Leeds office of Ward Hadaway. He also heads up the

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