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Last of the summer whine

Patrick Walker soaks up the English sunshine and reflects on family polar bears and pizza Henry James described ‘summer afternoon’ as the two most beautiful words in the English language.

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Switalskis toasts ten years in Leeds

Directors and staff at Switalskis Solicitors’ Leeds office have celebrated their 10th anniversary with a staff party and fundraising raffle for Leeds’s very own Children’s Heart Surgery Fund. Switalskis, which

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Wilkin Chapman urges farmers to plan for future following release of poll results

Wilkin Chapman has urged farmers to plan for their futures and develop an appetite for change if they wish to protect and grow their industry. The agricultural law specialist firm

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Clarion solicitor defends lasting powers of attorney

Clare King, a legal director at Clarion solicitors has defended lasting powers of attorney (LPA) after Denzil Lush, the former senior judge of the Court of Protection warned they may

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St Philips Chambers says goodbye to senior clerk Colin Hedley

St Philips Chambers has announced that its senior clerk, Colin Hedley, has left chambers to pursue other opportunities. Hedley has been a stalwart of the Leeds legal community for almost

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Shortlist for 2017 Yorkshire Legal Awards is announced

The shortlist for the 2017 Yorkshire Legal Awards has been announced. 63 firms, organisations and individuals have been shortlisted for this year’s awards following a 20% increase in entries for 2017.

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Peter McCormick becomes vice-chairman of the Football Association

Peter McCormick OBE has been made Vice-Chairman of the Football Association (FA). The FA completed a reform process of its constitution and management in May this year and McCormick will

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A clerk’s work is never done

The work carried out by barristers’ clerks is essential to the successful running of a chambers. Ian Spencer, senior clerk at Exchange Chambers in Leeds, explains what it is like

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Matt Pugh: Playing a merry tune

Matt Pugh is a partner at boutique Leeds firm 3volution Matt Pugh is a partner at boutique Leeds firm 3volution and heads up the firm’s property litigation practice. He started

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20% increase in entries for Yorkshire Legal Awards

The 2017 Yorkshire Legal Awards has seen a 20% increase in entries this year. Organised by Barker Brooks Communications, the awards have received 153 entries for 2017, up from 128