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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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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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Berwins litigator secures deputy district judgeship 

Andrew Mawdsley, a senior associate at Yorkshire law firm Berwins, has been appointed as a deputy district judge in the North Eastern Circuit. Sitting in the North and West Yorkshire

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20 years of Yorkshire Legal Awards: Ruth Bundey

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Yorkshire Legal Awards, Ruth Bundey, partner at Harrison Bundey Solicitors, recalls her 2004 win of the Criminal Law Award You won the Criminal

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Clarion lawyer becomes member of SFE

A senior associate solicitor at Clarion has become a member of the national association Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE). Stephanie Parish is now a fully accredited member of the SFE,

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Irwin Mitchell family lawyer earns place on LGBT+ national committee

Irwin Mitchell family law solicitor Scott Halliday has been appointed to the Law Society’s LGBT+ national committee. Halliday is based in Irwin Mitchell’s Leeds office, and has taken one of

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Exchange Chambers launches pupillage academy

Leeds barristers Exchange Chambers is set to launch a pupillage academy with one of its largest ever annual intakes of pupils. The chambers will take on six pupils in September

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Birth injuries, paternal depression and secondary victim claims

Hector Stamboulieh, in-house counsel at ARAG, examines birth injuries, paternal depression and secondary victim claims I read a very interesting article by Chantelle Bacchus in the PI Brief Update Law

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Wake Smith senior solicitor retires after 43 years

A Wake Smith senior solicitor will retire at Easter, after a rewarding career serving the local community for 43 years. Michael Tunbridge started his legal career in Sheffield in November