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Trainee Solicitor of the Year Annie Beaumont celebrates Yorkshire Legal Awards win

Annie Beaumont, from Leeds-based law firm Blacks Solicitors, is busy celebrating after winning the coveted Trainee of the Year Award at this year’s Yorkshire Legal Awards. Now in their 20th

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Celebrating 20 years: Yorkshire Legal Awards 2019 winners revealed

Ridley & Hall, Ramsdens and Eversheds Sutherland were among the law firms recognised as the region’s best at the 20th Yorkshire Legal Awards last night. More than 20 winners picked

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Schofield Sweeney advises YPP on latest property purchase

Schofield Sweeney have acted for Yorkshire-based property company YPP on its latest acquisition. YPP Lettings has acquired 23 Butts Court, an office building in Leeds city centre, on behalf of

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Blacks retains all of its trainees

Leeds-based law firm Blacks Solicitors has successfully retained all of its newly qualified solicitors. As a result, the firm has increased the headcount of its corporate and commercial, property and

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Leeds-based gunnercooke moves to Avenue HQ

Law firm gunnercooke has moved to the Avenue HQ building in the heart of Leeds city centre. The Leeds team at gunnercooke has expanded rapidly, from three partners in 2016

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Sills & Betteridge merges with Bridge Sanderson Munro

East Midlands law firm Sills & Betteridge has strengthened its practice in South Yorkshire through a merger with Doncaster-headquartered Bridge Sanderson Munro. The newly merged firm will trade as Sills

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Addleshaw Goddard promotes 14 lawyers in Leeds

Addleshaw Goddard has promoted several lawyers in Leeds as part of a firm-wide round. Fourteen lawyers have been promoted in Leeds, a significant percentage of the 46 promotions made across

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Wake Smith boosts legal and support teams

Sheffield-based Wake Smith Solicitors has boosted its legal team and support operations with five appointments. Solicitor Matthew Duffy joins the commercial property team from Wosskow Brown where he completed his

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Schofield Sweeney recruits four new trainees

Four new trainees have joined Schofield Sweeney this month. In Leeds, Faima Ali has joined the property team, while Holly Pickerell has joined the firm’s commercial team. Rachael Bradbury begins

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#YLAwards finalists: Appleyard Lees

In the run-up to the 20th Yorkshire Legal Awards on 10 October, Yorkshire Legal News is profiling a number of finalists to find out why they entered, what they’ve achieved,