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Yorkshire solicitors call for action on wills during coronavirus pandemic

Solicitors in Yorkshire are calling for the UK government to change the way wills are drawn up during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. John Feaster, private client and tax partner at

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Hägen Wolf on working from the cloud during the coronavirus pandemic

Hägen Wolf managing partner Matt Pugh was determined at launch that his team should be able to work as effectively from home as in the office When Matt Pugh launched

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LCF Law acquires Wakefield firm and secures return of corporate solicitor

LCF Law has welcomed the return of a solicitor who worked for the firm 11 years ago, after acquiring Crooks Commercial Solicitors in Wakefield. Michael Crook (pictured) has joined Yorkshire-based

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Exchange Chambers secures £3.8m settlement in JSM via video-link

David Knifton QC and Pankaj Madan of Exchange Chambers have successfully concluded a joint settlement meeting using video-link technology, following the UK government’s advice restricting travel and contact during the

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Coronavirus pandemic: Certain legal practitioners are ‘key workers’

The UK government has confirmed that keeping the justice system running during the current coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic is vital and that certain practitioners are being recognised as key workers during

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Keebles acts in £4.4m retail premises acquisition

Keebles has acted in a £4.4 million purchase of the Tyne and Wear premises of UK discount retailer B&M Home Stores. The firm represented Lincolnshire-based property investment firm Blue Brick

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Andrew Jackson partner becomes accredited family lawyer

Andrew Jackson Solicitors partner Oliver Hall was recently awarded accreditation from the Family Mediation Council (FMC), after successfully undertaking and passing its mediation foundation training. Hall is now one of

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Coronavirus legal resource hubs go live across Yorkshire

Law firms across Yorkshire have developed information and resource hubs for clients and colleagues to find out the latest about the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic and how they can manage during

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Clarion adds legal director to real estate team

Clarion is continuing to invest in its real estate team with the appointment of an experienced commercial property lawyer as a legal director. Gill Farry has spent 20 years working

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Blacks chooses Breast Cancer Haven for charity of the year

Leeds-based Blacks Solicitors has announced Breast Cancer Haven as its charity of the year for 2020. The charity and corporate social responsibility (CSR) team at Blacks is aiming to raise