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20th Annual Yorkshire Legal Awards set for 10 October

The Yorkshire Legal Awards will be a double celebration this year—of the legal sector’s best and brightest within the region, as always, but also the fact that this will be

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Yorkshire and Northeast fraud cases double, finds KPMG

The number of fraud cases reaching courts in Yorkshire and the Northeast doubled last year, according to KPMG. The firm’s Fraud Barometer, which records cases of alleged fraud with a

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Baroness Brenda Hale to give Alice Bacon Lecture in Leeds

The UK’s most senior judge is to give the Alice Bacon Lecture honouring the achievements of a pioneering Yorkshire MP in Leeds this evening. Baroness Brenda Hale (pictured), the UK’s

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Jodie Hill of Thrive Law aims for parliamentary debate on mental health first aiders

Jodie Hill of Thrive Law is aiming to get her campaign for mandatory workplace mental health first aiders debated in Parliament early next year. Hill, who also launched her employment

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Yorkshire’s Amy Clowrey and Charlotte Parkinson elected to JLD roles

Amy Clowrey of Switalskis and Charlotte Parkinson of Addleshaw Goddard have been elected to the chair and vice chair roles of the Law Society’s Junior Lawyers Division (JLD). Clowrey (pictured,

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Yorkshire Women in Planning branch launches

Women in Planning, a network aimed at supporting and empowering women working in the planning industry, is launching in Yorkshire. The Women in Planning organisation was founded in London in

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JM Glendinning on the 2018 professional indemnity renewal season

With some uncertainty on the horizon, choice of insurer takes on a greater significance, says Grant Lister of JM Glendinning As the dust settles on another professional indemnity insurance renewal

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Leeds firms sign up to Law Returners programme

Nine law firms in Leeds have signed up to the Law Returners pilot programme that will support lawyers seeking to get back into work following extended career breaks. The Law

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Matthew Tomlinson named as new ULaw dean in Leeds

The University of Law (ULaw) has appointed Matthew Tomlinson as dean of its Leeds campus. Tomlinson (pictured) worked in the legal profession at DLA Piper, Addleshaw Goddard and Napthens, after

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ULaw Northern Pupillage Fair set for 3 November

The University of Law (ULaw) is holding its annual Northern Pupillage Fair, now in its fourth year, in Leeds on 3 November. To be held at ULaw’s Leeds campus on