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Gateley Leeds office becomes base for German Honorary Consul

Gateley’s Leeds office has become the base for the Honorary Consul for Germany in the North of England. Mark Green will be working for the firm on a consulting basis.

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Partner returns to Irwin Mitchell’s medical negligence team in Leeds

Rachel Roach has returned to Irwin Mitchell’s Leeds office as a partner in the firm’s medical negligence team. Roach is returning after a couple of years as a senior solicitor

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Shulmans bolsters its commercial dispute resolution team

Shulmans has strengthened its commercial dispute resolution (CDR) team by appointing a senior solicitor and promoting three members of staff to associate level. Paul Lewis, formerly a partner at Gordons,

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Divorce enquiries almost double at Taylor&Emmet

Taylor&Emmet has reported that enquiries to the firm about divorce and separation increased by 41% in the first working week of January. Similar increases were seen in email enquiries and

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Solicitors at Switalskis learn the art of blogging

Solicitors at Switalskis have been learning how to engage with clients online by taking part in a pilot course on blogging. Lawyers at the firm recently attended the in-house training

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Exchange Chambers’ Nick Johnson appointed Queen’s Counsel

Nick Johnson, from Exchange Chambers in Leeds, has been appointed Queen’s Counsel (QC). One of 107 new Silks approved by the Queen this month following consideration by an independent selection

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Co-op buys Sheffield-based Collective Legal Solutions

The Co-op group has expanded its legal services business after acquiring Collective Legal Solutions Group. The Sheffield-based legal services provider deals in wills, trust and probate on a national basis.

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JM Glendinning launches niche PI division

JM Glendinning, the Leeds-based insurance broking, financial and health and safety services group, has launched a new professional risks division following the appointment of professional indemnity insurance specialist, Jake Fox.

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Newtons to merge all legal practices into one firm

Newtons Solicitors group has started work to merge its four separate legal practices into a single firm. The three practices which are being merged into Newtons Solicitors are Hodgsons &

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BCL Legal named as one of best small companies to work by The Sunday Times

Leeds based legal recruitment consultancy BCL Legal has been named as one of the best small companies to work for by The Sunday Times. The company has been listed in