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Schofield Sweeney and Mills & Reeve celebrate 20-year and 10-year anniversaries

Two Leeds firms are celebrating significant milestones this year, with Schofield Sweeney commemorating its 20th anniversary and Mills & Reeve marking a decade since it set up in the city.

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Andrew Jackson Solicitors hires new financial director and appoints three solicitors

Andrew Jackson Solicitors has hired a new financial director and appointed three newly qualified solicitors. Peter Taylor is the firm’s new financial director, a recently created role for Andrew Jackson.

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Lupton Fawcett promotes Nicki Mitchell to partner

Family lawyer Nicki Mitchell has been promoted to partner at Yorkshire law firm Lupton Fawcett. Mitchell, who gained specialist accreditation from Resolution, the association of family lawyers, in 2001 and

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Brearleys opens new office in centre of Leeds

Brearleys Solicitors is opening a new office in the centre of Leeds. The firm, which already has offices in Batley, Birstall, Cleckheaton, Brighouse and Morley, has chosen Park Square as

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Bromets recruits senior commercial property solicitor

Mark Clayton has joined Tadcaster-based Bromets Solicitors as a senior commercial property solicitor. He arrives from Blackett, Hart and Pratt in Darlington, and bolsters a commercial property team that includes

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Taylor Bracewell promotes department heads to partner

Two heads of department at Taylor Bracewell have joined the law firm’s partnership. Chartered legal executive Mark Walton, head of conveyancing, and Lauren Smith, head of wills, probate and trusts

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Reed Smith chooses Leeds for ‘billion dollar start-up’

Reed Smith is launching a “billion dollar start-up” in Leeds that will provide legal support services to the global law firm. The firm confirmed that Reed Smith Global Solutions will

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Andrew Holt is the new senior partner of Wilkin Chapman

Wilkin Chapman has named Andrew Holt as its new senior partner. Holt takes over from Mark Carlton, who is stepping aside after seven years. He has been named as head

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Schofield Sweeney enjoys fruitful first quarter

The corporate team of Schofield Sweeney completed 19 deals in the first 12 weeks of the year, the firm has announced. Q1 2018 was the firm’s most active quarter for corporate

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Kelly Wharin joins Sheffield-based MD Law

Law firm MD Law has strengthened its niche commercial offering with the addition of lawyer Kelly Wharin. The Sheffield law firm specialises in business recovery, insolvency, commercial litigation, dispute resolution,