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Halifax business performance developer wins contract with commercial law firm Schofield Sweeney

Nick Hill

Halifax-based Aspire Development will now be working in partnership with Schofield Sweeney, a commercial law firm based in West Yorkshire, to design and deliver a tailored leadership skills programme for…

Chris Thorne
Leading medical negligence lawyer returns to Southampton

Kayleigh Sydenham

Leading medical negligence lawyer Chris Thorne has returned to home territory to build upon the medical negligence and personal injury practice operating from Clarke Willmott LLP’s Southampton office. Clarke Willmott has…

Landlords warned on immigration law changes

Ajay Jagota

New laws forcing landlords to check the immigration status of their tenants came into effect this week – but evidence suggests seven in ten of them do not understand the…

L-R, Jason Dainty, Martin Delafaille, Stuart Jackson and Richard Kempner.
Leeds IP lawyers secure £500k record damages win

Nick Hill

Leeds-based intellectual property law firm Kempner & Partners has secured a £500k patent infringement damages award for AP Racing, part of the world’s leading motorsport brake manufacturer, Freni Brembo. Following a…

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Make Sure You’re Ready For National Living Wage

Oculus HR

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past six months, you’ll no doubt be more than aware that the new regulations regarding National Living Wage will soon be…

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‘Right To Rent Rules Could Lead To Discrimination’ Warns Nottingham Property Entrepreneur


New Right to Rent legislation 'could lead to discrimination from landlords when selecting a suitable tenant'- That was the message delivered to the city's landlords today, by Ali Baylav, Managing Director…

JFS plans to hire across several departments
Expanding Blackburn firm JFS Solicitors announces office move

Richard Bell

Joseph Frasier Solicitors (JFS), the Lancashire-based law firm, is moving into a new office to accommodate its ambitious three-year growth strategy. In two weeks’ time (February 19), the company will relocate…

L-R: Simon Ainsworth, John Whittingslow and Richard Jacklin
North West law firm Napthens expands with Southport acquisition

Richard Bell

North West law firm Napthens has expanded its reach into Sefton with the acquisition of Southport-based legal practice Richard Jacklin & Co. The deal will see the firm’s boss, Richard Jacklin…

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Birmingham becomes BLM’s fraud centre of excellence

Pablo Rodriguez

Leading insurance and risk law specialist, BLM, has created a fraud centre of excellence in its Birmingham office. The centre comprises more than 35 fraud specialists, handling several thousand fraud instructions…

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Newcastle solicitors make Headway for brain injury survivors

TLW Solicitors

TLW Solicitors is celebrating after becoming an approved member of the Head Injury Solicitors Directory 2016 for national charity Headway – the brain injury association. The affiliation recognises the North East…

Mark Niven
Manchester Lawyer’s Travelodge investment deal

Kayleigh Sydenham

Manchester-based commercial property specialist Mark Niven has completed the £12.96 million purchase of a Travelodge investment for a Monaco-based family office within weeks of joining Clarke Willmott. The Travelodge in Sunbury-on-Thames…

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gunnercooke founder launches new law firm

Richard Bell

The founder of law firm gunnercooke has announced the launch of gunnerbloom, a new Manchester-based legal practice for young lawyers. Based in the Rise Escalator enterprise hub, the company’s first office…