Dr Nicola Wake, associate professor of law at Northumbria University
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Northumbria University to host Brexit conference as May triggers Article 50

As PM Theresa May triggers Article 50 next Wednesday, Northumbria University will hold a conference exploring the impact of Brexit on human trafficking and modern day slavery. According to Government statistics…

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Watson Burton advises on trio of international investment deals

Newcastle-headquartered law firm Watson Burton has advised on a trio of investment deals, totaling over $11m, for London-based investment management…

Newton Solicitors to relocate Northallerton office to larger premises

Newton Solicitors, the North Yorkshire and North East-based law firm, is set to move its Northallerton office into bigger premises. After…

Chadwick Lawrence named official legal partner for Huddersfield’s HD One development

West Yorkshire-based Chadwick Lawrence has been announced as official legal partner for The HD One development at the John Smith’s…

What does the Chancellor’s U-turn on National Insurance mean for the North East?

Chancellor Philip Hammond has abandoned his controversial plan to increase the amount of National Insurance paid by the self-employed, as…

Law firm commits to Durham as HQ doubles in size

Law firm Swinburne Maddison LLP is doubling the size of its Durham City headquarters, based at Aykley Heads. Swinburne Maddison, which…

Middlesbrough law startup hopes to plug region’s specialist mediation gap

Entrepreneurial North East solicitor Samantha Lowe has launched Concentus Mediation, a new legal business specialising in commercial mediation. Taking up space…

Liverpool law firm Pilkington Shaw strengthens offering with new acquisition

Liverpool-based law firm Pilkington Shaw has acquired Southport-based solicitors Bromiley Holcroft. This acquisition reportedly comes during an important time for Pilkington…

Blackstone Solicitors expands to help UK’s Iranian community

Blackstone Solicitors has expanded its services with the launch of a new Iran Desk. The Cheshire-headquartered law firm, which earlier this…

Over 100 jobs lost as Teesside engineering firm enters administration

Stockton-on-Tees-based Cordell Group Limited, and its subsidiary Cordell Southern Technical Services (CSTS) Limited, has entered administration resulting in the total…

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Rhodda & Co Solicitors Implement New Technology to Continue to Offer Clients Best Possible Service.

Clacton on Sea based Rhodda & Co has chosen to implement the Hoowla Case Management Software for their conveyancing department…

Clarke Willmott wins prestigious industry award

Law firm Clarke Willmott LLP has been named Law Firm of the Year (with 11+ Partners) at a prestigious industry…

Sir James Munby in Q&A at No5

Getting the public interested in the workings of the Court of Protection is proving a Herculean task, its President Sir…

Lodders hires Dispute Resolution solicitor from international firm

Law firm Lodders has boosted its Dispute Resolution team with the appointment of property litigation specialist, Tara Goodwin. Tara joins the…

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