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Law School students trial their court skills

A city employment lawyer turned a lecture room into a court room to put Sheffield Hallam Law School students through their paces in a mock employment tribunal. Toby Pochron, associate at Sheffield commercial law specialists Ironmonger Curtis, put the skills of the next generation of lawyers on trial. Students nominated judges to

hlw Keeble Hawson advises on Pressure Technologies on £5m share placing

hlw Keeble Hawson’s corporate team has represented Sheffield-based specialist engineering group, Pressure Technologies plc, in an oversubscribed share placing that raised approximately £5m. Pressure Technologies said the placing will help to strengthen the business' balance sheet, invest in its manufacturing divisions and capitalise on opportunities for both organic and non-organic growth. A

Double celebration for property management legal services team

PM Legal Services - a division of hlw Keeble Hawson, which works with a nationwide client base of freehold-owning and property management companies - is marking a double accolade. Cassandra Zanelli, who heads Yorkshire-based PM Legal Services, has been listed in the Hot 100 as one of the most influential people

The City of Leeds and Shulmans play host to global meeting of legal experts

Around 70 representatives from countries including Brazil, Russia, Canada and Cote d’Ivoire are being hosted in Leeds by Shulmans, on behalf of the legal network, Interlegal. The growing Interlegal network with representatives from over 40 countries including new members from Japan, Israel, Sweden and Turkey, met at Leeds Civic Hall as

Employers in dark over liability clock change triggers spike in staff car crashes, lawyer warns

Employers still sitting in the slow lane when it comes to harnessing the latest motoring technology face a greater risk of corporate manslaughter charges over the next fortnight than at any other time of the year. The warning comes Giles Ward, head of Litigation and Senior Partner at Leeds-headquartered Milners solicitors,

Law firm Rollits appoints employment specialist

Law firm Rollits has appointed employment law specialist Caroline Neadley to its existing team of employment law experts. Solicitor Caroline joins Rollits from Humberside Police and brings with her over 15 years’ experience in both the public and private sector. She will use her expertise to advise business clients on employment legislation, tribunal

Tribunal claims on the rise after fees rules unlawful

Claims against employers are on the increase following a ruling that employment tribunal fees are unlawful. Employment law experts at York and Lincoln based Langleys Solicitors have developed training sessions for employers and HR managers after experiencing a rise in claim enquiries following the Supreme Court’s decision just two months ago. Tribunal

Halifax solicitor bids farewell after 27 years

One of Halifax’s most experienced legal experts is bidding farewell to colleagues after almost three decades of service. Jon Dyson, who has been a familiar face at Wilkinson Woodward Solicitors in Fountain Street, is retiring after 27 years of service. Jon, who studied law at Durham University, began his legal career as

Formative year for hlw Keeble Hawson

The 2017 Legal 500 guide reinforces hlw Keeble Hawson’s reputation as a leading regional law firm in Yorkshire offering unrivalled expertise across its commercial and private client practice areas. The Corporate and Commercial department, where the guide says ‘Partner accessibility has always been a strong point’, boasts a 16-strong team, led

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