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Head of family law at Bromleys Solicitors is promoted

The head of the family law department at Bromleys Solicitors has been promoted. Keith Bull, who joined the Tameside practice in 2018, has become a senior associate.

Fly-tipping epidemic costs UK local authorities almost a quarter of a million pounds a...

The British countryside is being damaged by fly-tipping with litter and rubbish common sights on the UK’s roads and verges. New research using freedom...

Survey Reveals 38% Of Home Buyers Don’t Know What Solicitors Actually Do In The...

Market leading conveyancers My Home Move carried out a survey with 1,500 UK home buyers September 2020 to discover which elements of buying a house they find the most confusing.

Another three trainees qualify into the Clarion team

Clarion is continuing to nurture young legal talent with another three trainees retained following their qualification. From 1st September, Bronwyn Wheeler will qualify into the...

Law firm Bromleys backs new awards honouring independent retailers

A business awards scheme is being launched to honour a town’s independent retailers. Organisers say the initiative will recognise the importance of the sector and the value that traders bring to Ashton-under-Lyne in Tameside.

Trainee team expands at Napthens

Regional law firm Napthens invests in new talent as seven trainees join the firm during 2020. Katie Egan joins the Litigation team initially in Blackburn,...

Energy specialist joins Clarion’s growing commercial and IT law team

Experienced low carbon, energy and renewables lawyer Christian Hellmund has joined Clarion as a partner as it continues to expand its commercial and IT...

Summer boom could lift the North East property market, says Darlington law firm

Latimer Hinks Solicitors has seen an increase of 40 per cent in conveyancing instructions in July and August, thanks to the current boom in...

High-growth businesses urged – apply for funding now

High-growth businesses across the region that need crucial investment to get through the current crisis are being urged to apply for the government’s specialist Future Fund scheme before it is too late.

Tread carefully in financial investigations, says lawyer

Financial advisers and organisations involved in the finance industry across the region who may be under investigation by the financial regulators for no apparent reason are being warned to seek legal advice.

New recruits strengthen growing health and safety team

Napthens Health and Safety, the health and safety arm of regional law firm Napthens, has continued its growth by appointing a new adviser. Jane Pinfold...

Stephen’s will to help COVID-19 health workers

A financial services business in County Durham has already saved NHS and pharmacy workers a combined £50,000 in fees by offering a will writing...

Legal director joins Clarion’s private client team

Gareth Marland is the latest lawyer to join Clarion’s private client practice in Leeds as it continues to expand its team. With experience of handling...

Housebuyers in race for space, says law firm

The housing market is ‘incredibly busy’ across the north west with buyers seeking to find more space, says regional conveyancing specialist Adkirk Law. Linda Kirk,...

Business associates ‘not trusted in time of crisis’

A business partner or colleague is a long way down the order when it comes to being trusted to make crucial decisions about the...

Taylor&Emmet shortlisted for probate accolade

Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP is receiving national recognition for the high-quality work its wills and probate solicitors deliver and their engagement with clients.

Businesses ‘must reduce risk for safe return to the workplace’

A HR expert is urging businesses to ensure their workplaces are safe and ready to welcome back staff as the Government’s furlough scheme starts to wind down.

Consilia Legal launch innovative online mediation solution

Yorkshire-based law practice Consilia Legal has launched an innovative online mediation solution, offering access to remote, high quality mediation services. Whilst the solution has...

Darlington law firm urges future planning to protect millennials from ‘tax grab’

Latimer Hinks Solicitors in Darlington is urging the parents of millennials to consider estate planning to prevent their children becoming the victims of an...

Firms warned to beware complacency as company failures reach lowest level in a decade

Businesses have been warned not be ‘lulled into a false sense of security’ after new government figures show that company insolvencies in the second quarter reached their lowest level since 2010.

Emma joins law firm Napthens in Liverpool

Regional law firm Napthens has strengthened its offer in employment law in Liverpool with the appointment of Emma Corrie as an associate legal executive. With...

Darlington law firm ranked amongst the best in prestigious guide

Latimer Hinks Solicitors, a leading law firm based in Darlington, has retained its ‘Band 1’ status in the Private Wealth Law category in the...

York-based Employment Law firm grows to eight strong team

Award-winning York-based Employment Law firm, Torque Law, has expanded to become an eight strong team making it the largest employment law specialist in North Yorkshire.

North East sees growing distress despite government support measures

Businesses across almost all sectors in the North East saw a marked increase in early signs of distress in the second quarter of 2020,...

Business distress in Sheffield up by 7% amid Government financial measures to reduce covid...

Despite Government initiatives to protect business from the effects of lockdown and the coronavirus, financial problems among Sheffield businesses had increased by 7% to...

Young entrepreneurs ‘unaware of business game changer’

More than 50 per cent of young people are unaware of the dangers of not having a legally binding document in place to protect...

Last Chance For NHS and Care Workers In Leeds To Claim Free Legal Services

There is just one week remaining for NHS and care workers in Leeds to take advantage of a free will writing service being offered by leading law firm, Winston Solicitors.

Top tees valley insurance broker acquired by prestigious national group

UKinsuranceNET, a Tees Valley-based internet insurance broker and one of the UK's leading online insurance websites, has become the 30th acquisition for national insurance...

Clients welcomed back to Cygnet Law offices post lockdown

Cygnet Law is welcoming clients back to its offices, in line with health and safety guidelines, as lockdown restrictions lift. The Redcar-based law firm remained...

Millenials ‘unaware of legal game changer’

More than 50 per cent of young people are unaware of the dangers of not having a legally binding document in place to protect...

Don’t lose personal touch, says North West law firm

Housebuyers still want the personal touch despite the move to remote digital property deals, says regional conveyancing specialist Adkirk Law. Linda Kirk, director of conveyancing...

Seven more promotions at Leeds law firm

A further seven lawyers at Clarion are developing their careers with the Leeds law firm as they receive promotions and rise up the ranks. Stephanie...

Cygnet Law backs government bill to recognise children as domestic violence victims

Cygnet Law in Redcar is celebrating the government passing a landmark domestic violence bill that will recognise children as victims in their own right...

Taylor&Emmet hails report into pelvic mesh injustice

Clinical negligence specialists at Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP are welcoming news that the adverse consequences of using pelvic mesh are finally being recognised.

Taylor&Emmet trio begins new roles in lockdown

Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP is welcoming three new senior members of staff who have all taken up their positions during lockdown, proving home working is no barrier to progress.

VAT cut could help save summer season for hospitality businesses

A leading leisure expert has welcomed the latest government announcement to cut VAT in the tourism sector as a way to support the sector which could save jobs in the leisure industry.

Stamp duty – is it enough?

Simon Ainsworth, Head of Private Client at regional law firm Napthens, said: “We are extremely busy completing many transactions instigated pre-lockdown, alongside dealing with...

Duo promoted under Bromleys Solicitors’ career pathway

Law firm Bromleys has announced the latest moves under its career pathway initiative designed to nurture and promote talent from within its team. Kate Allsop and Martin Blaylock have been promoted to associate solicitor level at the Tameside firm.

300 Year Old Solicitor Practice Invests For Business

Gibson & Co. Solicitors Limited, a firm of solicitors with offices in Newcastle and Hexham, has placed its trust in Andrew Marsh to help...

Ten jobs saved with sale of historic Leeds Golf Club

Following a period of accelerated marketing on behalf of the management of Leeds Golf Club, Begbies Traynor in Leeds, has completed the sale of the business and assets of the historic club to Leeds Golf Club 1896 Limited, saving all ten jobs at the c

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