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Blacks offers training contracts to three paralegals

Leeds-based law firm Blacks Solicitors is continuing to support the development and progression of its employees by offering training contracts to three paralegals in its September 2020 intake. This brings

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Walker Morris retains 94% of newly qualified solicitors

Walker Morris is retaining 94% of its second-year trainees when they qualify this year. The Leeds-headquartered law firm has provided the 17 newly qualified solicitors with positions in the specialist

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Schofield Sweeney advises Quick Reach Powered Access on expansion

Schofield Sweeney has advised Quick Reach Powered Access on the expansion of its head office and distribution facility in Manchester. The provider of powered access equipment such as scissor lifts

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Lupton Fawcett appoints commercial property partner

Lupton Fawcett has strengthened its commercial property team with the appointment of Adam Wilkinson as partner. Wilkinson (pictured left) joins Lupton Fawcett from a top 20 law firm. He brings

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Womble Bond Dickinson advises on I’m a Celebrity relocation

Womble Bond Dickinson has advised television production company ITV Studios Entertainment on its upcoming reality show I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here. A multidisciplinary Womble Bond Dickinson team, led

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Leeds Law Society selects joint vice presidents

Leeds Law Society has selected commercial litigation solicitor Catherine Woodward of Gordons and commercial property solicitor Matthew Jones of Weightmans as its new joint vice presidents. Woodward, a former treasurer

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Switalskis appoints Tim Halstead to COO role

Switalskis Solicitors has appointed Tim Halstead to the new role of chief operating officer. The former Shulmans managing partner will work alongside Switalskis managing director John Durkan, across its 11

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Gordons advises Rising Phoenix maker on funding rounds

Yorkshire law firm Gordons has successfully advised the startup film production company behind Netflix’s hit Paralympics documentary, Rising Phoenix, on its first two funding rounds. The funding for HTYT (Harder

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Ramsdens appoints five newly qualified solicitors

Ramsdens has appointed five newly qualified solicitors to the firm after they successfully completed their two-year training contracts. The new Ramsdens solicitors work across employment, commercial property and private client.

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Kanika Sohpal returns to Schofield Sweeney

Schofield Sweeney has welcomed Kanika Sohpal back to its private wealth and succession team.  Sohpal returns to the Leeds-, Bradford- and Huddersfield-based firm after three years at Clarion. Her expertise