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Gordons to host women in law event

Gordons is holding a free ticketed evening event to celebrate women’s contribution to the profession, with former Law Society of England and Wales president Christina Blacklaws set to speak. The

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Squire Patton Boggs supports Leeds Rhinos’ Amy Johnson

Squire Patton Boggs is supporting Leeds Rhinos Rugby League player Amy Johnson, as she takes part in the national team’s historic tour of Papua New Guinea. As part of the

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Thrive Law positive following trial four-day working week

Leeds-based employment and HR firm Thrive Law has successfully trialled a four-day working week and is looking to bring this in as a permanent option for employees in 2020. Following

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Slater and Gordon closes Leeds office

Slater and Gordon has closed its Leeds office. The law firm said in a statement that new technology and processes led to the closure. A statement from Slater and Gordon

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Hethertons solicitor takes first step on the judicial ladder with recorder appointment

York-based Hethertons Solicitors head of employment David Scott been appointed as a recorder in the North Eastern Circuit. As a recorder, Scott will start in the Family Division, drawing upon

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James Legal adopts workplace wellbeing tool

Hull and Beverley-based James Legal has adopted a workplace wellbeing programme that will monitor the mental health of participating employees. The law firm has signed up to Moodbeam, whose wristband

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Pinsent Masons to spark diverse decision-making

Pinsent Masons has launched a ‘spark board’ to bring new perspectives to strategic decision-making at the law firm, with Leeds-based responsible business executive Sania Khan appointed as a member. The

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Parklane Plowden barristers appointed to North Eastern Circuit

Parklane Plowden Chambers barristers Sara Anning and Dominic Bayne have been appointed as judges (Recorder Family) on the North Eastern Circuit. Their appointments take effect on 16 September. Anning and

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Bell & Buxton announces memorial service for Mary Butler

Bell & Buxton has announced that a memorial service will be held next month to celebrate the life and career of Mary Butler, who sadly died in June this year.

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Leeds Chamber of Commerce elects Shulmans partner as new president

Shulmans partner and head of planning Amanda Beresford has been elected as the new president of Leeds Chamber of Commerce. Beresford succeeds Womble Bond Dickinson partner Paula Dillon, who has