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Don’t forget safety of home workers, says expert

Employers should not forget best practice when it comes to working from home for health and safety reasons of their employees during the current crisis, says a leading health and safety specialist.

Redcar law firm suggests ‘sensible approach’ to shared custody arrangements during lockdown

Cygnet Family Law in Redcar has suggested to its clients with shared care arrangements that a ‘sensible approach’ must be taken to ensure the...

Darlington law firm gets creative to support clients during lockdown

Latimer Hinks Solicitors in Darlington are providing creative solutions to support its clients during the three-week lockdown announced by the government on 23 March. Following...

Bongo’s Bingo founders win legal case with Napthens support

The founders behind Bongo’s Bingo have won a landmark legal case, following support from regional law firm Napthens.

Chancellor COVID-19 workers package announcement – R3 response

Eleanor Temple, chair of insolvency and restructuring trade body R3 in Yorkshire and a barrister at Kings Chambers in Leeds, responds to COVID-19 employee support measures announced last week (20 March) by the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak MP:

Redcar solicitor warns of domestic violence danger of potential lockdown

Cygnet Family Law in Redcar is raising concerns for those at risk of domestic violence should the country face a complete lockdown in the...

Separated parents urged to put differences aside for their children in unprecedented times

With schools across Yorkshire now closed, Jones Myers niche family law firm is urging divorced and separated parents to work together for the best...

Coronavirus- Considerations for Employers & HR teams

Zoe Roberts, associate in Clarion’s employment team, takes a look at the current fast-changing situation regarding coronavirus and its implications on businesses...

Begbies Traynor supports Bradford children’s charity

Begbies Traynor, the UK’s leading independent insolvency firm, is the latest Yorkshire business to lend its support to One in a Million, a Bradford-based charity that works with disadvantaged children and young people across the city.

Businesses could turn to ‘force majeure’ clauses to counter effects of Coronavirus on business...

Square One Law commercial law specialist Helen Brain is predicting a rise in businesses trying to action ‘force majeure’ clauses in contracts to mitigate...

Darlington solicitor reacts to Sunak’s post-Brexit budget

Latimer Hinks Solicitors in Darlington has reacted to chancellor Rishi Sunak’s first budget, and what the implications will be for local people and businesses. The...

New Head of Residential Property joins Glaisyers Solicitors

Tom Simpson will lead a fast-growing team of seven.

Clarion’s growing Real Estate team welcomes another legal director

Clarion’s successful Real Estate team is continuing to expand with the appointment of experienced commercial property lawyer Gill Farry as a legal director.

This year, International Women’s Day is supporting the creation of a gender equal world...

In a truly equal world, talent knows no boundaries and comes in all shapes and sizes, genders and nationalities.

‘Property boom’ helps growth of Napthens team

A local property boom has helped the Plot Sales team at Napthens solicitors report almost 50 per cent growth in the last two years.

Three young people to join new Solicitor Apprenticeship scheme with Ridley and Hall

As part of its commitment to enabling people from different backgrounds to enter the legal profession, Huddersfield-based law firm Ridley and Hall is now taking part in a national apprenticeship scheme designed specifically for solicitors.

Growing Harrogate law firm chooses local IT specialist

Haddletons, the business advisory and commercial law firm which has its headquarters in Harrogate, has appointed managed IT services provider Integral IT, which is also based in the spa town, to provide all of its IT needs.

Redcar law firm invests in development training for staff

Cygnet Law is investing in development training for two members of staff as part of an ongoing initiative to strengthen its workforce. The Redcar-based firm...

Local business advisers support deal for SSI Steelworks

The business recovery and advisory divisions of Begbies Traynor Group, which has an office in Stockton-on-Tees, has welcomed the announcement last week of the deal between Tees Valley mayor, Ben Houchen, and SSI Steelworks.

Darlington law firm pledges to support new cancer facility

Latimer Hinks Solicitors is pledging to support an appeal to help fund a new purpose-built cancer facility at the University Hospital of North Durham. The...

Legal recruiters reach fundraising goal for Francis House Children’s Hospice

Employees from Manchester legal recruitment consultancy Interlink Recruitment, have raised more than £6,000 for Francis House Children’s Hospice in two years of charity fundraising...

Another Two Clarion Lawyers Achieve Resolution Accreditation

Legal director Jane Ingleby and associate Stephanie Douthwaite are the latest lawyers in Clarion’s family team to be awarded Specialist Accreditation by Resolution, the membership organisation for professionals working with separating families.

New owners and management team at Latimer Hinks Solicitors

Local law firm, Latimer Hinks, one of the largest specialised niche law firms in the region, has announced a change in ownership and management...

Clarion ranked 8th in Sunday Times ‘Best Small Companies to Work For’ list

Clarion has been ranked No. 8 in the prestigious Sunday Times list which recognises the 100 companies throughout the UK with the most engaged teams.

Housing market ‘waking up’ across region, says Adkirk Law

A strong start to the year in the housing market may result in large price rises across Lancashire, according to specialist conveyancing law firm Adkirk Law.

Businesses urged to help break the taboos around mental health

A number of leading organisations in the private and public sectors gathered in Leeds last week to discuss how employers could encourage a culture of greater openness and awareness of mental health in the workplace.

Real Estate Litigation team grows with another appointment

Clarion has added another lawyer to its specialist Real Estate Litigation team.

Square One Law attracts London commercial and finance lawyer to North East

Attracting talent to the region is challenging for most businesses in the North East, so Square One Law is delighted to welcome Stacey Gray,...

Law firm gets together on Valentine’s Day to celebrate Great Legal Bake

Cake and conversation were on the menu this Valentine’s Day for a leading North East law firm.

Clarion achieves three star accreditation in national ‘Best Companies to Work For’ scheme

Leeds law firm Clarion has achieved a three star accreditation as one of the 2020 ‘Best Companies to Work For’ in recognition of the “outstanding levels of engagement” of its 230-strong workforce.

End delays for accused police officers, says law specialist

A specialist in criminal law is supporting the move by the London Assembly to investigate why there are so many lengthy delays to many cases involving allegations of misconduct amongst police officers.

Clarion costs lawyer appointed to industry regulator

Andrew McAulay, partner and head of Clarion’s costs and litigation funding team, has been appointed to the Costs Lawyer Standards Board (CLSB).

Leeds Insurance Broker Ready to Create ‘Wise Van Man’

Leeds-based commercial insurance broker, McCarron Coates, has delivered insight into public perceptions of 'white van man', to engineer change in the van fleet market and create 'wise van man'.

Darlington solicitor calls for stricter safeguarding for the affairs of vulnerable people

Latimer Hinks Solicitors in Darlington is calling for stricter safeguarding rules to be considered when creating a lasting power of attorney (LPA), as investigations...

Cygnet Law announces appointment of new family law specialist

Cygnet Law has welcomed experienced family law specialist, Stuart Parker, as a senior solicitor at its Redcar-based office. Stuart spent five years as a consultant...

Key role with Resolution for head of family law at Bromleys

The head of family law at Tameside firm Bromleys has been recognised for his expertise by becoming an assessor for Resolution.

Huddersfield law firm adds another partner and three more associates to its growing team

Experienced solicitor James Urquhart-Burton is the latest lawyer to join Ridley and Hall. In addition, Ridley and Hall has promoted three lawyers to the position of associate.

Taylor&Emmet invites Rotherham to birthday bash

Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP is celebrating the first anniversary of its Rotherham office by hosting a free networking evening for local businesses.

Record turnover as Clarion tops £17m

Leeds-based law firm Clarion has reported another year of growth with revenues hitting a record high of £17.42m as (for year ending 31st May 2019) the firm continues to expand its team and services.

New recruits strengthen growing niche law firm

Specialist North West law firm Adkirk Law has strengthened its practice with the recruitment of two experienced members of staff.