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Appointments and promotions

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Fenchurch Law further expands insurance claims dispute capabilities in the north

Insurance-focused firm Fenchurch Law has expanded its specialist Leeds-based team with the appointment of Chris Frame as senior associate

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Senior appointment at SSB Group to lead funding division

Sheffield-headquartered SSB Group has hired a senior funding expert to launch a new division of the expanding business

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Legal Studio appoints John Blake to consultant role

John Blake has joined Leeds-based Legal Studio Solicitors as a consultant. He has particular expertise in professional negligence claims and construction disputes

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#YLAwards News

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Schofield Sweeney and Clarion react to Yorkshire Legal Awards wins

Clarion and Schofield Sweeney have reacted to their wins at the virtual Yorkshire Legal Awards 2020 on 15 December, where the profession celebrated the successes of the past 12 months

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Yorkshire legal profession celebrates at virtual awards ceremony

A host of law firms and solicitors were recognised as the Yorkshire legal profession’s best and brightest at the virtual Yorkshire Legal Awards 2020 last night

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Get registered and ready for the Yorkshire Legal Awards 2020

The Yorkshire Legal Awards will reflect the talent, hard work and commitment integral to the prosperity of the profession tomorrow when the 2020 ceremony is broadcast online

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Business Development

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Wake Smith helps Sheffield fitness firm expand

Firehouse Fitness is expanding to open its third state of the art gym in South Yorkshire with the help of Wake Smith Solicitors

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Lupton Fawcett advises shareholders on sale of sawmill businesses

Lupton Fawcett has advised the shareholders of GT Timber on the company’s sale to sawn timber specialist James Jones & Sons

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James Legal oversees multi-million-pound sale of Anchor House in Hull

James Legal handled Hull property company Westfield Homebuyers’s sale of Anchor House to a Chinese businessman in a multi-million-pound deal

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Community

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BW Legal on the vital importance of making a positive impact

Brian Gibson, head of business development at BW Legal in Leeds, on giving back to the community, and building one that supports colleagues

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Senior appointment at SSB Group to lead funding division

Sheffield-headquartered SSB Group has hired a senior funding expert to launch a new division of the expanding business

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Team engagement and client relationships sustain growth at Clarion in difficult year

Clarion has delivered a solid financial performance with revenues reaching £19.6 million for the year ending 31 May 2020

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Social and Charity

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BW Legal on the vital importance of making a positive impact

Brian Gibson, head of business development at BW Legal in Leeds, on giving back to the community, and building one that supports colleagues

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Williamsons clinical negligence expert gains national recognition

Wayne Walker, a clinical negligence specialist at Williamsons Solicitors, has been accepted onto the Action Against Medical Accidents panel of experts

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Squire Patton Boggs to deliver free legal clinic to support Yorkshire SMEs

Squire Patton Boggs and regional business groups have launched a new service to provide SMEs with free guidance on legal matters related to the UK’s exit from the EU

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Sponsored Articles

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BW Legal on the vital importance of making a positive impact

Brian Gibson, head of business development at BW Legal in Leeds, on giving back to the community, and building one that supports colleagues

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For crying out cloud: digital conveyancing in an instant gratification culture

Cloud-based digital conveyancing is not only an asset now, but will help law firms soar long term, writes Bronwyn Townsend of InfoTrack

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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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