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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 falling turnover. Turnover for Gordons in 2016/17 fell to £15.4

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Andrew Crabtree marks 30 years at Wilkinson Woodward

Commercial and property law specialist Andrew Crabtree is celebrating this month after notching up 30 years of service with Halifax legal practice Wilkinson Woodward. After graduating from the University of




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Atherton Godfrey recruits wills and trusts expert

Wills and trusts expert Katy Burgin has joined Atherton Godfrey Solicitors in Doncaster. Burgin previously worked for a company in Sheffield that provided trust, estate and financial advice. She has

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Freeths adds three in Leeds and Sheffield

Law firm Freeths has appointed three new senior members of staff to its offices in Yorkshire. Andy Francey recently joined the Leeds office as a partner in the corporate team.

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Taylor&Emmet recruits Sarah Coates-Madden

Sarah Coates-Madden has swapped the seaside for the steel city to strengthen the business legal services team at Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet. Coates-Madden has relocated from Hull to work with Taylor&Emmet’s litigation

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Shoosmiths set for Leeds office move in the New Year

The Leeds arm of law firm Shoosmiths will move to a new office in February. Shoosmiths Leeds marked its 12-month anniversary on 1 December, with a full complement of disciplines

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Langleys adds Siobhan Newton to family unit

Langleys Solicitors, which has offices in York and Lincoln, has strengthened its family law unit with the appointment of Siobhan Newton. Newton is a newly-qualified solicitor and joins Langleys from

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James Legal opens office in Beverley after growth spurt

James Legal in Hull has opened a new office in Beverley, following an unprecedented financial growth spurt. Located on the town’s Lairgate, the business law firm will operate out of

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Key person protection: Law firms need to plan ahead

I don’t know any law firm that doesn’t insure its physical assets. But it’s surprising how many haven’t thought about key person insurance. The loss of a senior employee or