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Banner Jones bolsters employment law division

Law firm Banner Jones has expanded its employment law division with the appointment of Sara Ellison, a human resources and

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Walker Morris represents Amir Khan in boxing return

UK sports lawyers at Walker Morris have represented Amir Khan in a major deal with Matchroom Boxing. The Olympian and

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LCF Barber Titleys to move to office in Harrogate

Full-service Harrogate law firm LCF Barber Titleys is relocating into a new state of the art office at The Exchange.

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Schofield Sweeney secures major decision on VAT case

Partner Richard Stockdale and the litigation team at Schofield Sweeney have successfully won a complex case on the VAT rating

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CML celebrates trio of new client wins

Ilkley–based commercial property law firm Claire Murphy Legal (CML) is celebrating three new client wins. UK food retailer Lidl, construction

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PLA names new head of Northern region

The Property Litigation Association (PLA) has appointed Richard Cressall as chair of its Northern region as it looks to increase

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Silk Family Law strengthens in North Yorkshire

Silk Family Law has strengthened its North Yorkshire office with the appointment of solicitor Emily Crick. Crick (pictured) joins the

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Switalskis delivers panto present to clients

Staff from Huddersfield-based law firm Switalskis Solicitors have helped spread the festive joy into the New Year by inviting families

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LCF Law promotes Cathy Cook to partner

Law firm LCF Law has promoted Cathy Cook to partner within its corporate division. Cook joined the firm’s Leeds city

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Wake Smith celebrates £100m corporate deals for first time

The corporate team of Sheffield’s Wake Smith Solicitors completed deals worth a cumulative value of more than £100 million in

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Langleys boosts business development team with new hires

Langleys Solicitors has unveiled a new business development team to drive growth and break into the UK’s top 100 law

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hlw Keeble Hawson debt recovery team out in force

The debt recovery department of law firm hlw Keeble Hawson has posted growth of more than 90% across the first

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DLA Piper brings in tax expert David Smith

DLA Piper has strengthened its corporate tax practice with the appointment of David Smith, who joins the firm as partner

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Emsleys Solicitors promotes personal injury solicitor

Emsleys Solicitors has appointed John Hutchings, a personal injury solicitor, as a director. With more than 14 years of experience

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New office opens for rradar

Law firm rradar has relocated its Leeds office to the Bruntwood Platform building, New Station Street, after rapidly outgrowing its

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Schofield Sweeney and Huddersfield Giants agree new partnership

Schofield Sweeney has renewed its partnership agreement with the Huddersfield Giants for the fourth consecutive year. As the rugby league

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Justices’ clerk David Greensmith receives OBE

The justices’ clerk for North and West Yorkshire, David Greensmith, received an OBE in the New Year’s Honours list. Greensmith

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Gordons reports falling turnover but eyes return to growth

Law firm Gordons of Leeds and Bradford expects to return to growth in 2018 after reporting a another year of

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