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Sheffield’s MD Law retains first trainee solicitor and adds to team

MD Law has retained newly qualified solicitor David Scott and taken on another two trainees. David joined the Broomhall-based firm in August 2018 as the company’s first trainee solicitor and during his two year Training Contract gained experience in all of MD Law’s practice areas including insolvency, dispute resolution, construction and

Switalskis makes senior appointent to drive future growth

Switalskis Solicitors has appointed Tim Halstead to a new role as chief operating officer, to work alongside managing director, John Durkan, across its eleven offices throughout the Yorkshire region. Tim was previously the managing partner for 26 years at Shulmans LLP, where he worked until its £20m takeover by Knights plc

Employers urged to address alienation as workers stay at home

Employers risk losing their team culture as home working employees become alienated from their organisation, according to a leading employment lawyer. Alexandria Evans of Yorkshire law firm Lupton Fawcett said bosses must ensure regular communication, team activities and face to face meetings with home workers to avoid a loss of morale. As

Employers urged to act to avoid furlough fraud charges

Employers across Yorkshire are being urged to check their use of the furlough scheme amid growing evidence of fraud uncovered by HMRC investigations. Regulatory lawyers warn that company bosses face heavy fines and possible prison sentences if they are found to have committed fraud as a result of breaching the strict

Lupton Fawcett partners with Leeds United Business Club

Yorkshire law firm Lupton Fawcett has signed a three-year partnership deal with the Leeds United Business Club to demonstrate its support as the club makes its long-awaited Premier League return. The Business Club, operated by Eleven Sports Media on behalf of the football club, will provide Lupton Fawcett with a digital

Chadwick Lawrence shortlisted for a national award

Yorkshire’s Legal People are thrilled to announce they have been shortlisted for a British Wills and Probate Award. The firms Wills and Probate department has been shortlisted for the Large Firm Probate Provider of the Year in recognition of their ability to deliver high standards of service and support to their

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 matters for wealthy individuals, including inheritance tax planning, trusts and wills, Gareth takes up the position of legal director with Clarion. He spent over 12 years in

Employment law specialist starts work at LCF Law

Experienced employment lawyer, Gemma Sherbourne has joined LCF Law’s corporate team as a senior associate working across the company’s Leeds and Bradford offices. Gemma, will work with LCF Law’s employment law team, Liz Henry and James Austin. She has previously worked for a number of Yorkshire law firms, as well as