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An Essential Guide to Health & Safety at Work – By Health & Safety...

Implementing legal and effective health and safety procedures can be a lot easier than some people might think. Here are a few points to guide you.

Best Law Firm Accolade for Boutique Litigation Solicitors

Commended for commercial dispute resolution, North East boutique litigation firm, TT Law has secured a place in The Times Best Law Firms 2020, putting it in the company of the “Magic Circle” of elite law firms and a host of other major City players.

York law firm kicks off 2020 with new premises launch and new appointment

Yorkshire law firm Ison Harrison has started 2020 in style with the official launch of its new office in York and the appointment of...

Redcar law firm suggests mediation Monday for couples contemplating divorce day

Cygnet Family Law is calling for couples who have had a spat over the festive period to consider making 6 January ‘Mediation Monday’, rather...

Acquisition for Hebden Bridge-based Craggs Environmental as it doubles in size

Craggs Environmental Ltd, one of the UK’s leading fuel and tank infrastructure servicing companies, is doubling its size, coverage and operational capacity after acquiring the business and assets of LCM Environmental Ltd.

Growth at Clive Owen LLP York leads to new jobs

Clive Owen LLP has grown its team as the accountancy firm gears up for a busy 2020. New partner FCCA qualified Rob Whitehead, has more...

Divorce Day 2020: leading Manchester family law firm braced for slew of divorce enquiries...

Divorce Day is genuine, says top family lawyer Amanda McAlister: in late December 2019 the number of enquiries McAlister Family Law received was more than double that of the previous month, with the number expected to peak on Monday 6 January 2020.

Why Should I Set Up A Family Trust?

North East Solicitors Tilly Bailey & Irvine explain why you should consider a Family Trust and Will.

Call For Government Clarity On Insolvency Sector Reforms

A North East insolvency expert is calling on the Government to clarify its intentions for reforming the UK’s insolvency framework.

North East business delivers festive cheer to sailors

Sailors who could be feeling lonely at sea over the Christmas period have received festive packages from a local North East business. Leading marine insurer,...

Newcastle solicitors serve up festive lunch to help homeless charity

Ten solicitors from Newcastle-based law firm Muckle LLP volunteered with Oasis Community Housing to serve a special Christmas dinner to people in need.

Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) expands operations into Tyne Dock

Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) has expanded its business operations by acquiring a new building to support its after sales division. The company, which supplies heavy...

Darlington law firm calls on local residents to make legal and financial resolutions this...

Latimer Hinks Solicitors, one of the North East’s leading law firms, is calling for residents in the region to make a new year’s resolution...

Napthens’ Employment team expands

The Employment & HR team at regional law firm Napthens has expanded with the appointment of two new recruits.

Eleven new hires boost fast-growing Glaisyers

Glaisyers Solicitors has made 11 new appointments, including a commercial property partner and three new solicitors.

Yorkshire businesses put in robust financial performance

The region’s businesses are remaining stalwart in the face of a difficult economic landscape according to insolvency and restructuring trade body R3.

Taylor&Emmet presents proceeds of fundraising year

Staff at Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP have capped off a mountain-sized fundraiser for local charity, Paces, by handing over a cheque for £3,000.

Shoosmiths’ planning and environment team targets growth with new partner hire

The planning and environment team at Shoosmiths has been given a further boost with the appointment of David Mathias, a lawyer with extensive planning,...

Flurry of appointments signals further growth for thriving Tees Valley law firm

A thriving Tees Valley-based law firm has introduced six new members to its team, driving its plans for future growth.

Muckle helps Dance City Reach A New Special Festive Audience

Over 100 young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) and their carers enjoyed an exclusive relaxed performance of The Little Prince at Dance City last week thanks to the support of commercial law firm Muckle LLP.

Class of 2019: five newly qualified lawyers secure roles at leading North East law...

Five former trainees are celebrating after becoming fully qualified lawyers at leading North East independent law firm for businesses, Muckle LLP.

Developers advised to prepare for Green Brexit

After a decisive win in last week’s general election, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will now push on with his plans to ‘get Brexit done’...

Success Leads To Premises Move For York Law Firm

Yorkshire law firm Ison Harrison is gearing up for further expansion following the completion of a move for its York office just over a...

Yorkshire law firm receives double national award recognition

Leading Yorkshire law firm, Berwins is celebrating after being recognised in two categories by a prestigious national legal award body.

Law firm’s Leeds office rallies to help raise £32,000 for brain injury charity

Law firm’s Leeds office rallies to help raise £32,000 for brain injury charity

Manchester’s Alexander & Co celebrates a bumper year with over £100 million of transacted...

Manchester based chartered accountants and tax advisors Alexander & Co is celebrating a bumper year, as its corporate tax and business advisory team advised on over £100m of deals transacted in the past 12 months.

Glaisyers scoops “Best Law Firm” title at Talk of Manchester Awards

Glaisyers Solicitors beat 16 other nominees in a public vote to decide Manchester's top legal firm.

Banner Jones Wealth Management LLP welcomes new financial planner

Derbyshire and South Yorkshire based Wealth Management firm, Banner Jones Wealth Management, has expanded their team with the appointment of Financial Planner, Simon Dickinson...

Veterinary tech startup partners with Animal Friends Insurance

Vet-AI, an award-winning Leeds-based startup which formed to give pet owners access to affordable and convenient veterinary care, has exclusively partnered with one of the UK’s largest pet insurers, Animal Friends.

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...

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