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Chadwick Lawrence reports strong business growth

Yorkshire law form Chadwick Lawrence has announced outstanding performance in its most recent financial year ending March 2018. The solicitors firm, with seven offices based across West Yorkshire, reported a £1.9m profit in the 12 month period ending March 18 financial year therefore doubling the profit achieved in the previous 12

Senior clerk joins Leeds-based barristers’ set Kings Chambers

Louise Barnes has joined Leeds-based civil barristers’ set Kings Chambers as senior clerk. Louise, who was previously the commercial team leader at St Philips Chambers, joins the business and property clerking team and will oversee all areas of practice at the Leeds Chambers. Louise previously worked as an Associate Partner for over

Cohabitees urged to make wills in light of Civil Partnership ruling

 Couples living together are being urged to make wills to protect themselves if one of them dies. A recent Supreme Court ruling, which may pave the way for heterosexual as well as same-sex couples to enjoy civil partnerships, has brought into sharp focus how the law differs for cohabitees and those

Womble Bond Dickinson recognised by Yorkshire Legal Awards for supporting women in STEM

Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD), has creates campaigns to support and encourage women in science, technology, engineering and manufacturing (STEM), resulting in short listings for individual and team awards at the prestigious Yorkshire Legal Awards 2018. Partner in WBD's Real Estate team, Paula Dillon, has been shortlisted for the Yorkshire Lawyer of

Trio of new appointments for Keebles’ private client team

Keebles’ private client department is further expanding with the appointment of two associates and a paralegal. Associate Louise Rudkin, based at the firm’s Doncaster office, is highly experienced in estate planning and has previously worked for employers including The Crown Prosecution Service and Sheffield City Council. Fellow associate, Natalie Sheldon, who is

Jones Myers in final line up of prestigious legal awards

Niche family law practice Jones Myers - which has offices in Leeds, Harrogate and North London - has been shortlisted in high-profile legal awards. Judges in The Yorkshire Legal Awards shortlisted the firm in the Family Law category on criteria which included demonstrating a strong track record, making an impact and

Lawyers model legal services for Sheffield Bricktropolis

Wake Smith Solicitors has put the building blocks in place to allow Sheffield to be transformed into a city of LEGO® bricks. Commercial property associate Rachael Flintoft advised on a tenancy at will agreement for Sheffield Business Improvement District (BID) to allow the Sheffield Bricktropolis event to move into the former

Langleys boosts mediation expertise

Langleys Solicitors has strengthened the credentials of its family law team through achieving membership of, and accreditation with, an influential specialist family law organisation. Resolution is a national family law organisation whose members are specialist family lawyers and other professionals who are committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes involving

Switalskis welcomes a dozen new associates

Switalskis Solicitors has appointed 12 new associates across its 13 Yorkshire offices following the completion of the firm's first Associate Development Programme. The programme was designed to give all staff - not just lawyers - the opportunity to develop their skills in areas including leadership, financial management, client relationship management and