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Haddleton Legal strengthens life sciences specialism with senior appointment from AstraZeneca

Haddleton Legal has appointed senior pharmaceutical lawyer Liam McIlveen to its expanding life sciences division. McIlveen (pictured) joined the Harrogate-based firm from AstraZeneca, where he was an in-house lawyer for

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AWB Charlesworth appoints new trainee solicitor

AWB Charlesworth Solicitors has appointed Anna Robinson as a new trainee solicitor. Robinson (pictured), a first-class law degree graduate, joined AWB Charlesworth in May 2017 as a secretary in the

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Silk Family Law appoints Harriet Reid to partnership

Solicitor Harriet Reid has been promoted to partner at specialist family law firm Silk Family Law. Formerly an associate at the boutique firm, Reid (pictured) has 25 years of experience

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Yorkshire and Northeast fraud cases double, finds KPMG

The number of fraud cases reaching courts in Yorkshire and the Northeast doubled last year, according to KPMG. The firm’s Fraud Barometer, which records cases of alleged fraud with a

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DAC Beachcroft re-elects Michael Peeters as head of Leeds

Michael Peeters has been re-elected as head of the DAC Beachcroft Leeds office. Peeters has led the office at St Paul’s House, Park Square, since 2015. It’s the firm’s third

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Clarion adds to construction team

Clarion has added a new associate to its construction team. Humera Rashid has joined Clarion’s construction team, which is led by partner Phil Morrison. They are supported by trainee Joseph

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David Cowgill among promotions at Schofield Sweeney

Leeds Law Society president David Cowgill has been promoted to partner at Schofield Sweeney. Angela Cashin and Karen Crutchley have also been promoted to partner at the Yorkshire firm, taking

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Baroness Brenda Hale to give Alice Bacon Lecture in Leeds

The UK’s most senior judge is to give the Alice Bacon Lecture honouring the achievements of a pioneering Yorkshire MP in Leeds this evening. Baroness Brenda Hale (pictured), the UK’s

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Walker Morris advises Servelec on latest acquisition

Specialist lawyers from across Walker Morris have advised long-standing client Servelec Group on its acquisition of C:Vision, a provider of case management and information solutions to children and young people’s

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Lupton Fawcett doubles its office size in Sheffield to accommodate growth

Lupton Fawcett has expanded into the second floor of its office on Bank Street in Sheffield. The move comes after another record year for the Lupton Fawcett office, with turnover