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Wake Smith bags new lease for Sheffield tote manufacturer

Wake Smith has helped tote bag producer Bag It Don’t Bin It expand its independent business for the third time in 18 months. The bag company, led by managing director

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Blacks Solicitors promotes key duo

Blacks Solicitors has promoted two of its team members. Tom Moyes, a partner in the employment law team, and head of IT Mark Downs have been promoted to equity partner

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Win for Howells Solicitors in racial harassment case

South Yorkshire firm Howells Solicitors has won a case over racial harassment during an equality and diversity training session. The case focused on Theresa Georges (pictured), who was subjected to

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Gateley Plc doubles size of real estate team in 12 months

Gateley Plc has doubled the size of its real estate practice in Leeds in just 12 months. Gateley Plc is the legal business of the law-led professional services group of

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Weightmans promotes family lawyer in Leeds

Family law consultant Louise Walker has been promoted to partner at Weightmans. Walker (pictured) leads the firm’s family law department in Leeds. She has more than 25 years of experience

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Leeds to lag behind South after Brexit, Irwin Mitchell and Cebr predict

Towns and cities in the South stand to enjoy double the growth of Leeds following Brexit, according to a joint Irwin Mitchell and Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr)

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Exchange Chambers experiences turnover growth

Leeds-based Exchange Chambers has achieved record turnover of £33.1 million for the 2018/2019 financial year. The record turnover was 7.5% higher than last year’s £30.8 million. The chambers has now

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Stowe Family Law launches new office in Huddersfield

Stowe Family Law has launched its seventh office in Yorkshire. The new base in Huddersfield swiftly follows the firm’s York office opening in April, and brings Stowe Family Law’s total

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Lupton Fawcett names new head of agricultural team

Lupton Fawcett has promoted Caroline Hawcroft to head of its agricultural team in York. Hawcroft, who joined the firm in September 2018, is a fellow of the Agricultural Law Society

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Wake Smith expands after second year of £100m-plus deals

Wake Smith has strengthened its company and commercial department in Sheffield after a stellar year in which the firm acted on deals worth in excess of £107 million. High-profile transactions