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Philip Edmondson of McCormicks joins British Weight Lifting board

Philip Edmondson of McCormicks Solicitors has joined the board of British Weight Lifting (BWL). The Harrogate-based solicitor, who is a

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Schofield Sweeney moves into planning with Amanda Beresford appointment

Schofield Sweeney has launched a new planning department with the appointment of Amanda Beresford as partner. Beresford is a well-respected

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Torque Law strengthens its team with new consultant solicitor

York-based employment firm Torque Law has become an eight-strong team with the appointment of Tom Watkins. Watkins, who joins Torque

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#YLAwards News

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Accurate problem analysis ensures technology adoption down the line

Problem analysis helps understand the issues, identify the gaps in processes and knowledge, and evaluate existing technology for quick, cost-efficient

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Yorkshire Legal Awards 2020 moves to 15 December

The Yorkshire Legal Awards 2020 has been rescheduled in response to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. The ceremony will now take

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Nicholas Emmerson to chair Yorkshire Legal Awards 2020 judging panel

Nicholas Emmerson, partner at Gateley Legal and deputy president of Leeds Law Society, is chairing the judging panel of the

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Business Development

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Mills & Reeve posts record turnover of £114 million

Mills & Reeve has enjoyed a solid year of growth with turnover rising to £114.1 million—an increase of 2.9% on

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Walker Morris secures Supreme Court success for flat owners

A team from Leeds-headquartered Walker Morris has secured Supreme Court success for flat owners at New Lawrence House in Manchester.

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Taylor&Emmet launches Saturday mediation sessions

Busy separating couples from across South Yorkshire can now access family mediation at weekends, thanks to Taylor&Emmet. The law firm

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Community

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Philip Edmondson of McCormicks joins British Weight Lifting board

Philip Edmondson of McCormicks Solicitors has joined the board of British Weight Lifting (BWL). The Harrogate-based solicitor, who is a

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University of Sheffield confirms partnership with ULaw

The University of Sheffield has signed an agreement with the University of Law (ULaw) to take over the delivery of

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Shoosmiths returns to office with new way of working

Shoosmiths has re-opened its offices across England and Northern Ireland today and implemented a new way of working for its

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Social and Charity

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Berwins commits to supporting carers

Yorkshire law firm Berwins has created the Carers’ Charter to recognise the invaluable work of healthcare professionals. The commitment, which

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Womble Bond Dickinson supports local charities in Covid-19 relief effort

The Leeds office of law firm Womble Bond Dickinson is joining the Covid-19 emergency response and has pledged thousands of

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Walker Morris secures new premises for Leeds North and West Foodbank

Walker Morris is helping Leeds North and West Foodbank move to larger premises so that it can continue its critical

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Sponsored Articles

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LEAP and Yourkeys to deliver homebuilders a faster and more transparent conveyancing service

Legal practice management system provider LEAP has announced a new technology partnership that will enable conveyancers using its software to

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Accurate problem analysis ensures technology adoption down the line

Problem analysis helps understand the issues, identify the gaps in processes and knowledge, and evaluate existing technology for quick, cost-efficient

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LEAP: Has there ever been a better time to start up a law firm?

Many of the barriers to entry in the legal industry have been blown aside. There has never been a better

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