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Christmas Checklist To Help Employers Avoid Party Problems

With the office Christmas party season in full swing, North East employers are being advised to make sure their staff know what’s acceptable and what’s not when it comes to festive fun.

Manchester-based Bedding Firm Bridstock Gate Ltd Triumphs in Copyright Claim

Portfolio Home based in Denton, Manchester have recently won a legal dispute on copyright infringement on one of their best selling designs.

Brown Turner Ross boosted by 27.5% increase in half yearly profits

Merseyside-based law firm Brown Turner Ross has announced a 27.5% increase in half yearly profits. The firm has proven buoyant during a wave of wider economic instability, reporting year on year increase in turnover

Head of business development joins North West law firm

Regional law firm Napthens has strengthened its senior team with the appointment of an experienced business development professional.

Women in the Law UK founder scoops top diversity leadership award

Sally Penni, barrister-at-law and founder of Manchester-headquartered Women in the Law UK, was recognised at the Northern Leadership Awards ceremony, held in Leeds on 28 November 2019.

Taylor&Emmet reviews year in employment law

Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP is helping local businesses keep up to date with the latest changes in employment law.

North West solicitors attracts new talent as part of team growth

Bell Lamb & Joynson Solicitors continues to attract legal talent to support its growing business. Following a busy year for recruitment, the North West law...

Growth prompts relocation for York patent attorneys

A growing firm of patent attorneys headquartered in York has relocated to the Old Fire Station development in the city centre to continue its...

North west law firms join forces: Primas Law and Freeman Fisher announce merger

Boutique north west law firm Primas Law has announced it is to merge with renowned and highly regarded Manchester-based commercial firm Freeman Fisher. The merger...

High fives at Bromleys as Hannah gains Law Society accreditation

Care team solicitor Hannah Kinder has become the latest member of Bromleys’ staff to be recognised for their expertise in child care law by gaining a prestigious accreditation.

Ison Harrison Appoints New Commercial Property Partner

Yorkshire law firm Ison Harrison has appointed a prominent property partner to head up its commercial property division. Chris Waddingham joins Ison Harrison’s expanding regional...

Trusted legal advisers Muckle LLP complete international deal for NOVELTEA

One of the region’s leading law firms has advised Newcastle-based NOVELTEA on its €450,000 international deal on Germany’s TV equivalent to Dragons’ Den.

Redcar firms stand together against coercive control following UN campaign

Cygnet Family Law and EVA Women’s Aid are helping to raise awareness of coercive control as part of the UN’s campaign to eliminate violence...

Shru’s leadership highlighted with award

The CEO of regional law firm Napthens has been announced as one of the north’s top business leaders.

Volunteers plant trees at local nature reserve

The wind, rain and mud wasn’t enough to stop a dozen hardy volunteers from law firm Ward Hadaway giving up their time and contributing...

What are the key legal dates for property landlords in 2020?

As the big build up to Christmas begins, many landlords will be hoping for some much-needed downtime over the festive period. But, according to Paul...

Local charity benefits from mock employment tribunal event

Teesside business law firm the Endeavour Partnership and Yarm School have donated proceedings from their yearly flagship employment law event.

South Yorkshire insurance brokers celebrates a decade of success

JM Glendinning Insurance Brokers in Penistone is celebrating its first decade in business as it hits its £3m gross written premium target. The Penistone-based business...

National recognition for Leeds family lawyer.

Prominent Leeds family lawyer Lyn Ayrton has received national recognition in the Legal 500 UK awards. Ms Ayrton, from law firm Lake Legal, is one of only six lawyers shortlisted as the best private client lawyer outside London.

A ban on memes? Exploring some of the strangest laws across the globe

Back in April 2019, the culture of the internet hung in the balance as the EU released its directive on Article 13. The law,...

Yorkshire insurance brokers launches new North West business

JM Glendinning Insurance Brokers has launched its newly formed North West business with the appointment of Matthew Stuttard as managing director, based in Blackburn. Matthew...

North West law firm strengthens employment law offering with new team

North west commercial law firm Bermans has recently strengthened their employment law offering with a new expanded team, welcoming four new solicitors to the department throughout 2019 so far.

A host of young talent joins growing North East law firm

North East leading law firm for business, Muckle LLP, has welcomed four new trainee solicitors and an apprentice solicitor to its growing team.

“Who wants to sue their own children?” asks Darlington law firm

Latimer Hinks Solicitors is highlighting to its clients the difficulties families can face if they lend or give money without careful planning. A report...

Newcastle Internet-of-Things Business IOTech secures $7.5m funding from global computing firm

NEWCASTLE tech firm IOTech Systems has raised $7.5m investment with the help of global computing firm, Dell.

Ilkley law firm expands with senior appointment

An Ilkley law firm is continuing to expand in the town with the appointment of senior solicitor, Jennifer Bateman. Jennifer, who has 17 years of...

Sound support from Taylor&Emmet for new group

Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP is helping to launch a new networking and social group aimed exclusively at the local music industry.

Yorkshire law firm Berwins invests in talented team

Leading Yorkshire law firm Berwins has announced the promotion of four solicitors to support further growth in its Life and Business teams.

Insurers join forces to fight cyber-crime

A North East specialist insurance broker has unveiled an innovative product designed to support businesses during a cyber-crime attack.

Weightmans welcomes a new generation of solicitors in Newcastle

National law firm Weightmans has welcomed three more university graduates to launch their legal careers through its trainee scheme following the firm’s expansion into...

New Compensation Orders To Help North East Creditors Recover Losses In Business Insolvency Cases

North East business creditors who’ve suffered financially due to the misconduct of directors of firms that have become insolvent are set to get a better chance of recovering their losses.

North east solicitors ranked fastest conveyancers in the UK

Tees Valley Solicitors Tilly Bailey & Irvine are now among the fastest conveyancers in the UK.

Jackson Lees Group COO honored with national ‘Leading Light’ award

Joanna Kingston-Davies, Chief Operating Officer of Jackson Lees Group, has received national recognition in the UK’s 50 Leading Lights list, a list compiled by the prestigious Women of the Future Programme.

Ward Hadaway strengthens Built Environment Team

Ward Hadaway’s Built Environment Team invests after successful year. With a growing reputation for its strength and expertise in the Built Environment sector, the sizeable...

Abby And Tom Take On Solicitor Roles With Hay & Kilner Law Firm

Two young North East lawyers have been appointed as solicitors by regional law firm Hay & Kilner after successfully completing a two-year training programme.

Muckle helps Dance City Reach A Special New Audience

Dance City and Muckle LLP are gifting free show tickets this Christmas to learners with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) and their carers to ensure that as many people as possible get the chance to enjoy a dance show this year.

University of Huddersfield law student joins Ridley and Hall

As part of its commitment to nurturing young legal talent, Ridley and Hall has welcomed a law student from the University of Huddersfield who will spend 12 months with the firm gaining work experience within its property team.

Commercial Litigation specialist joins the team at Napthens

Solicitor Rebecca Horne has joined the Litigation team at regional law firm Napthens.

Broudie Jackson Canter appoints immigration specialist

Award-winning law firm Broudie Jackson Canter (BJC) has bolstered its Manchester Immigration team with the appointment of Alex Wright, a private immigration lawyer with over eight years’ specialist experience.

Psychological safety ‘as important as hard hats’ North East healthcare professionals told

Dr Malik Ramadhan OBE, Divisional Director, Emergency Care and Trauma, at The Royal London Hospital, visited the North East to address an audience of local businesses and healthcare professionals.