Jonathan Foster of Appleyard Lees works to eliminate stigma surrounding mental illness

Jonathan Foster, trainee patent attorney at Appleyard Lees, is raising awareness of and working to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental illness

Jonathan Foster of Appleyard Lees works to eliminate stigma surrounding mental illness
Yorkshire Union of Law Societies names new president and vice president

Switalskis associate Natalie Cosgrove has been appointed as the next president of the Yorkshire Union of Law Societies, the umbrella organisation for all local law societies in the region

Yorkshire Union of Law Societies names new president and vice president
Whitecap publishes report on legal tech in Leeds city region

Leeds is ideally positioned to capitalise as the legal sector nears an inflection point of major transformation, according to a new report from Whitecap Consulting

Whitecap publishes report on legal tech in Leeds city region
Good news for SMEs struggling with Covid-19—help has arrived!

Tom Tilbrook on the potential relief awaiting SMEs as a result of the Supreme Court’s ruling on business interruption claims arising from Covid-19

Good news for SMEs struggling with Covid-19—help has arrived!
LCF Residential adds experienced property conveyancer

Experienced residential property conveyancer Liam Gray has joined LCF Residential, following a record period of growth at the conveyancing arm of Yorkshire law firm LCF Law

LCF Residential adds experienced property conveyancer
Digital conveyancing is no longer a lofty aspiration

Technology has been king throughout the challenges of the past year and digital conveyancing is no longer a lofty aspiration

Digital conveyancing is no longer a lofty aspiration
Lupton Fawcett expands IP and commercial and private client teams

Yorkshire law firm Lupton Fawcett has expanded its intellectual property and commercial and private client teams with the appointments of Lauren Waterman and Charlene Vilia

Lupton Fawcett expands IP and commercial and private client teams

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LCF Residential adds experienced property conveyancer

Experienced residential property conveyancer Liam Gray has joined LCF Residential, following a record period of growth at the conveyancing arm of Yorkshire law firm LCF Law

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Lupton Fawcett expands IP and commercial and private client teams

Yorkshire law firm Lupton Fawcett has expanded its intellectual property and commercial and private client teams with the appointments of Lauren Waterman and Charlene Vilia

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New partner among five appointments at Ridley & Hall

Laura Milburn is the latest partner to be appointed at Ridley & Hall in Leeds, after being promoted from associate solicitor

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Schofield Sweeney and Clarion react to Yorkshire Legal Awards wins

Clarion and Schofield Sweeney have reacted to their wins at the virtual Yorkshire Legal Awards 2020 on 15 December, where the profession celebrated the successes of the past 12 months

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Yorkshire legal profession celebrates at virtual awards ceremony

A host of law firms and solicitors were recognised as the Yorkshire legal profession’s best and brightest at the virtual Yorkshire Legal Awards 2020 last night

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Get registered and ready for the Yorkshire Legal Awards 2020

The Yorkshire Legal Awards will reflect the talent, hard work and commitment integral to the prosperity of the profession tomorrow when the 2020 ceremony is broadcast online

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Progeny expands into real estate conveyancing with Watsons Law acquisition

Progeny has acquired Leeds-based Watsons Law, adding the provision of experienced and expert real estate conveyancing to its professional services proposition

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Ramsdens marks 2021 with an appointment and a job well done

The Ramsdens Solicitors conveyancing and corporate teams are enjoying strong starts to 2021 after the appointment of a new expert and completion of advisory work on a share sale

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Appleyard Lees partners with NorthInvest and appoints COO

Appleyard Lees has struck a partnership with Leeds-based investment non-profit NorthInvest and appointed a chief operating officer

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Progeny expands into real estate conveyancing with Watsons Law acquisition

Progeny has acquired Leeds-based Watsons Law, adding the provision of experienced and expert real estate conveyancing to its professional services proposition

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Newport Land and Law plans to expand nationally

Yorkshire firm Newport Land and Law is planning to expand nationally after doubling the size of its headquarters and growing its team

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Clarion apprentice completes paralegal apprenticeship

Leeds law firm Clarion is celebrating 22-year-old Casey McGregor becoming the first person to complete her paralegal apprenticeship with the firm

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Squire Patton Boggs to deliver free legal clinic to support Yorkshire SMEs

Squire Patton Boggs and regional business groups have launched a new service to provide SMEs with free guidance on legal matters related to the UK’s exit from the EU

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Clarion team raises £15,000 for St Gemma’s Hospice

Leeds law firm Clarion has beaten its fundraising target and raised £15,000 for St Gemma’s Hospice, its nominated charity for 2019/20

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Bevan Brittan donates £10,000 to Maggie’s Leeds

Law firm Bevan Brittan is donating £10,000 to Yorkshire charity Maggie’s Leeds this Christmas. The donation will go towards providing vital services for the local cancer charity

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Good news for SMEs struggling with Covid-19—help has arrived!

Tom Tilbrook on the potential relief awaiting SMEs as a result of the Supreme Court’s ruling on business interruption claims arising from Covid-19

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Digital conveyancing is no longer a lofty aspiration

Technology has been king throughout the challenges of the past year and digital conveyancing is no longer a lofty aspiration

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The case for digital client onboarding

Electronic client onboarding will have a lasting impact on supporting the reduction of transaction times, writes Bronwyn Townsend of InfoTrack

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