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Head of Department Promotion Strengthens Family Law Team at Ison Harrison

Yorkshire law firm Ison Harrison has appointed a new head to its private family law division. Sarah Laughey who originally joined the firm’s family law...

National recognition for Clarion’s costs team

Clarion’s costs and litigation funding team is one of only two firms across the UK to have been ranked by Chambers & Partners as...
Ben Lamb, partner in real estate at Clarion

How the hotel and leisure sector is preparing for survival in a post-Covid world

The global pandemic has caused major disruption in many industries, but perhaps none more so than in the hotel and leisure sector. Last week,...

Top QCs line up to feature in Women in the Law UK podcast

Dr Courtenay Griffiths QC and Kirsty Brimelow QC are among this month's interviewees.

Redcar law firm welcomes new employee during lockdown

Cygnet Law in Redcar is celebrating the success of a new member of staff who joined the firm just as lockdown was announced. Jess King...

Guidance is the key for leisure industry, says Napthens expert

A north west leisure expert has welcomed the latest government announcement that the country’s leisure sector can reopen on July 4 - but with a cautious message to licensees and business owners.

Well-known corporate finance lawyer joins Clarion

Clarion is continuing to build the expertise within its corporate team with the appointment of experienced business lawyer Laurie Dale as a legal director. Having...

Health Assured launches mental wellbeing app with Thrive Therapeutic Software

The UK's leading health and wellbeing provider, Health Assured, has launched a mental wellbeing app for their clients through an exclusive partnership with Thrive...

Dual role for new recruit John Fawcett at law firm Bromleys

Law firm Bromleys has recruited associate solicitor John Fawcett to a senior role leading two departments.

Retain your talent, says business leader

Chief Executive of regional law firm Napthens Shru Morris has sent a message to the region’s business leaders – make talent retention a priority through these challenging times.

New-builds ‘leading regional housing market comeback’

The new-build housing market is helping to lead the Lancashire property sector back to pre-lockdown levels of activity, according to conveyancing specialist Adkirk Law.

Business owners must have the capacity to answer ‘what if’

A Yorkshire law firm is advising business owners to make a Power of Attorney solely relating to their business, in order to protect it, should they become ill or incapacitated.

What tax relief can employees claim when working from home?

Employees may be missing out on tax refunds, which would be particularly useful during the coronavirus pandemic, advises Lee Watson, tax director at Clive...

Property market back on track as estate agents return to work

Cygnet Law in Redcar has noticed the property market behaving positively since trading restrictions on estate agents were lifted on 13 May. Gemma Brooke, director...

Post-pandemic property market looks positive after lockdown, says Darlington law firm

Latimer Hinks Solicitors in Darlington has seen a positive turn in the property market since restrictions on estate agents were lifted in mid-May, giving...

Pursue your home dream, say conveyancing experts

The housing market across the region is getting back to business as deals are concluded and new offers are being made, according to conveyancing specialist Adkirk Law.

Yorkshire law firm praised for free offer of wills for NHS staff and care...

A Yorkshire based law firm has been praised for offering free wills to NHS and care workers in Leeds and Harrogate. NHS Community Midwifery team leader, Petra Mullen, is one of the first people to benefit from the free will making service that Wins

Big bounce back in property cases for Taylor&Emmet

The residential conveyancing team at Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP has seen a dramatic upswing in activity since the property sector was released from lockdown.

Chris to lead growing health and safety arm of Napthens

Napthens Health and Safety, the health and safety arm of north west regional law firm Napthens, has appointed Chris Walker to lead the continued growth of the service.

Law firm Bromleys zooms ahead with free virtual surgeries

Law firm Bromleys has expanded its range of lockdown services by launching free legal surgeries for clients via Zoom and Skype. Bromleys has for many years provided free consultations twice weekly at its offices in Ashton-under-Lyne.

Redcar law firm to ‘walk The Amazon’ for Alzheimer’s charity

Staff at Cygnet Law are taking on the challenge to walk the length of the Amazon River throughout June to raise money for the...

Respected family law expert joins Taylor&Emmet

A longstanding member of Sheffield’s family law community is joining local solicitors, Taylor&Emmet LLP, to strengthen the services it offers to city residents.

Matthew Taylor, Author of the Good Work Report, sets out three-day week proposal to...

Matthew Taylor CBE, Chief Executive of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) and Chair of the Review of Modern Employment, has told North East...

Commercial property landlords and tenants ‘need to share the pain’

Commercial property landlords and tenants need to work together to ‘share the pain’ to get through the current period. That is the message from regional law firm Napthens in giving advice for both parties to engage in dialogue and discuss ways thr

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill – R3 response

Eleanor Temple, chair of insolvency and restructuring trade body R3 in Yorkshire and a barrister at Kings Chambers in Leeds, responds to the publication of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill.

Redcar law firm sees surge in will requests during lockdown

Cygnet Law in Redcar has seen a rise in requests for wills since the coronavirus lockdown began on 23 March and has had to...

Square One Law helps companies ‘Wargame’ post-lockdown business planning with COVID-19 Business Response Support...

Commercial law firm Square One Law has established a COVID-19 Business Response Support Group to help the business community navigate through the on-going crisis. It...

Monthly corporate and individual insolvency statistics – R3 response

Eleanor Temple, chair of insolvency and restructuring trade body R3 in Yorkshire and a barrister at Kings Chambers in Leeds, comments on the first publication of the Government’s monthly corporate and individual insolvency statistics:

Key legal workers going above and beyond to meet spiking family law demands in...

Cases of child protection and domestic violence have spiked since the lockdown, meaning key workers in the legal sector need to go above and...

Secret Barrister gives hush-hush interview to Women in the Law UK

Professional development organisation's podcast features award-winning legal blogger and author.

We’re ready to get the housing market moving after lockdown, says Darlington law firm

Latimer Hinks Solicitors in Darlington is preparing to play its part in getting the housing market moving again once the lockdown is lifted, following...

House buyers beware says expert

Buyers wishing to pursue their deals made before lockdown need to check the detail to make sure they can still go ahead out of the shutdown, warns regional law firm experts Napthens.

Redcar law firm urges vulnerable people to keep connected during lockdown

Cygnet Family Law in Redcar is urging vulnerable people in the region to remain connected with local services throughout the coronavirus lockdown. The firm is...

Wellbeing of staff is key, says Napthens

An expert in people management has issued advice to North West business owners to invest time in the wellbeing of their workforce as the coronavirus pandemic changes working patterns.

Yorkshire Conveyancing Firm Reveals Home Buyers Are Keen To Move As Soon As Lockdown...

A leading Yorkshire conveyancing firm has confirmed that although the Covid-19 pandemic is causing major disruption in the housing market, buyers are still keen to move, certain property sales are completing and many well-known mortgage lenders are d

Darlington law firm supports local charity with £2000 donation amidst COVID-19 crisis

A Darlington law firm has donated £2,000 to support community groups bringing emergency support to vulnerable people through lockdown. Latimer Hinks Solicitors, in Darlington, made...

Business owners warned of return to work checks

North West business owners should check the safety of their work environment before thinking about reintroducing staff, according to a leading health and safety expert.

Glaisyers Solicitors advises on £3 million residential development

Manchester solicitors advise developer on purchase of disused Colwyn Bay chapel.

New head of corporate joins Glaisyers

William Pinnock takes the corporate reins, joining from DAC Beachcroft, while litigation department also welcomes a new recruit during lockdown.

Square One Law welcomes new partner to help enter Leeds market

Square One Law, the North East entrepreneurial commercial law firm, has expanded its presence into Yorkshire and has opened in Leeds. Matthew Thompson, experienced Yorkshire...