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Jonathan Foster of Appleyard Lees works to eliminate stigma surrounding mental illness

Jonathan Foster, trainee patent attorney at Appleyard Lees, is raising awareness of and working to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental illness

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Yorkshire Union of Law Societies names new president and vice president

Switalskis associate Natalie Cosgrove has been appointed as the next president of the Yorkshire Union of Law Societies, the umbrella organisation for all local law societies in the region

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Whitecap publishes report on legal tech in Leeds city region

Leeds is ideally positioned to capitalise as the legal sector nears an inflection point of major transformation, according to a new report from Whitecap Consulting

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Thrive Law celebrates third birthday

Leeds-based employment law firm Thrive Law, led by solicitor and mental health campaigner Jodie Hill, is celebrating its third birthday

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Switalskis Solicitors looks to the future with new trainee appointments

Switalskis Solicitors has welcomed 11 trainee solicitors to its offices across Yorkshire as part of its 2020/21 training programme

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Blacks Solicitors supports Augment Partnership in its community development mission

Blacks Solicitors has helped coordinate a licence to underlet and underlease for community interest company Augment Partnership

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Walton & Co recruits new solicitor

Leeds-based boutique planning law firm Walton & Co has appointed Will Swarbrick as a solicitor to complement and strengthen its existing service offering

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Good news for SMEs struggling with Covid-19—help has arrived!

Tom Tilbrook on the potential relief awaiting SMEs as a result of the Supreme Court’s ruling on business interruption claims arising from Covid-19

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LCF Residential adds experienced property conveyancer

Experienced residential property conveyancer Liam Gray has joined LCF Residential, following a record period of growth at the conveyancing arm of Yorkshire law firm LCF Law

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Digital conveyancing is no longer a lofty aspiration

Technology has been king throughout the challenges of the past year and digital conveyancing is no longer a lofty aspiration

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Lupton Fawcett expands IP and commercial and private client teams

Yorkshire law firm Lupton Fawcett has expanded its intellectual property and commercial and private client teams with the appointments of Lauren Waterman and Charlene Vilia

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New partner among five appointments at Ridley & Hall

Laura Milburn is the latest partner to be appointed at Ridley & Hall in Leeds, after being promoted from associate solicitor

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Clarion hiring spree boosts property litigation, restructuring and insolvency, and IP

Leeds-based law firm Clarion has strengthened several teams with the appointment of two associates, a legal director and a new partner