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Switalskis welcomes new associates

Switalskis Solicitors has appointed four new associates. Carole Spencer and Sally Smith who work within the child abuse team, Sarah Kent from the conveyancing team and Lucy Wells, who works in the clinical negligence department, have all gained associate status following the successful completion of the Switalskis Associate Development Programme. The programme

Family law specialism for Lilly

Newly qualified solicitor Lilly Grant has joined Lupton Fawcett’s family law team. Lilly completed her law degree at the University of Sheffield before going on to complete the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law in Leeds. She joined Lupton Fawcett in October 2016 as a paralegal in the dispute management

Ison Harrison appoints new commercial property partner

Yorkshire law firm Ison Harrison has appointed a prominent property partner to head up its commercial property division. Chris Waddingham joins Ison Harrison’s expanding regional team having previously been at Blacks Solicitors in Leeds where he was a partner and commercial property lawyer for 15 years. This latest senior appointment brings nearly 20 years of property

Solicitor becomes Harrogate firm’s new MD

A Yorkshire firm of ethical lawyers has promoted solicitor Georgina Parkin to become its new managing director. She will spearhead the growth of Truth Legal in Harrogate as it embarks on the next stage of its expansion plans. Georgina – Vice-President of Harrogate and District Law Society - will work closely with

Senior lawyer appointed to STEP Board

Private client lawyer Amanda Simmonds has been elected as a director of the Board of STEP with effect from January 1, 2020. It is the first time that any one from the Yorkshire region has held this role. Amanda is a senior associate solicitor with Yorkshire law firm Lupton Fawcett where she

Howarths expands into immigration law support

Yorkshire-based HR, employment law and health and safety consultancy, Howarths, has expanded its support services into business immigration law. The launch of the new service follows the completion of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) Level 6 Certificate in Immigration Law exam by the Howarths’ head of employment law and

WBD appointed to National Grid’s UK legal panel

Law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has been appointed to a new full service legal panel for energy giant National Grid following a competitive tender process. The number of firms on the legal framework has been reduced from 12 to ten with WBD the only new firm to be appointed