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Employers urged to prepare for protection of “gig economy” workers

Employers are being advised to take steps to ensure that they are not caught out by any changes to the law following a recent review of modern working practices.  The call comes from hlw Keeble Hawson partner and head of employment law, Barry Warne, as the government considers the recommendations of

Bond Dickinson supports Through the Looking Glass

The Leeds office of national law firm Bond Dickinson has supported the week-long Through the Looking Glass charity work experience which aims to give A-Level students from schools and colleges across the region an insight into a variety of careers available to them.   Through the Looking Glass Charity was established

Chadwick Lawrence managing partner becomes trustee of Leeds Rhinos Foundation

Neil Wilson, managing partner of Chadwick Lawrence, has been named an official trustee of the Leeds Rhinos Foundation. Following a decade long partnership with both Leeds Rhinos Rugby Club and the Leeds Rhinos Foundation as official legal partner, Neil was invited to become a trustee of the rugby club’s official charity

Leeds solicitors appointed to pursue claims against hotel at centre of suspected food poisoning outbreak

A Leeds solicitors has today been instructed to pursue potential claims against a popular 4-star seaside hotel in North Yorkshire, as environmental health experts were called in investigate a suspected outbreak of food poisoning. Milners, headquartered at Whitehall Waterfront, is already acting on behalf of seven people who fell ill allegedly

Law firm joins rush of entries for charity paint pelting challenge

Lawyers and paralegals from hlw Keeble Hawson’s Leeds office will be pelted by "colour snipers" during a 5km run to boost funds for Sue Ryder. The team is taking part in the second Manorlands PaintRush in Keighley on July 23 where obstacles also include a colour mountain and cargo nets. Participants are

Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth welcomes new senior associate

Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth has hired a new senior associate, Nazia Nawaz, to join its Wills, Trusts and Estates Disputes team at the firm’s Leeds office.  Having qualified in 2003, Nazia is a highly experienced dispute resolution and litigation solicitor. She will be handling complex disputes between executors and trustees, contested wills

University lecturer joins Langleys dispute resolution team

Liz Turner has swapped lecturing for a return to practising law after joining Langleys Solicitors.  She joins Langleys as a senior associate in the dispute resolution team, specialising in property litigation on behalf of landlords and tenants.  Liz was previously course director at Leeds Law School, part of Leeds Beckett University, where

Town Centre Securities unveils new premises for Michelin Star restaurant

"The Man Behind the Curtain", Leeds’ only Michelin starred restaurant, is celebrating the signing of contracts for its new premises within the city’s Victoria Gate area. Town Centre Securities (TCS), the Leeds and London based property company, has finalised a deal to secure new, improved premises for one of the best