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Banking specialist to lead team of fifty

Irwin Mitchell banking & finance partner, Paddy Sturman, has been appointed to head up the firm’s Business Legal Services (BLS) division in Leeds. Paddy, who joined Irwin Mitchell from Gordons LLP over two years ago, specialises in advising institutional lenders, corporates and real estate investors and developers on all aspects of

Law firm celebrates 40 years of success by supporting 40 local causes

Law firm Ison Harrison, which was established in Leeds in 1978, is commemorating 40 years of legal services by making a commitment to 40 deserving good causes. The firm will celebrate four decades in the region by giving back to the communities in which it operates. Ison Harrison has launched the

Ward Hadaway named law firm of the Year 2018 at Northern Law Awards

Ward Hadaway has been named Law Firm of the Year at the annual Northern Law Awards as the business celebrates its 30th anniversary. Hundreds of attendees from the region's foremost legal firms and business leaders attended the black-tie event held at the Hilton Hotel. Hosted by North East comedian and radio presenter,

Switalskis Solicitors expands family law team with two senior appointments

Switalskis Solicitors has made senior appointments to its family law team as part of plans to broaden the firm's family services in South Yorkshire. Alison Kitchman and Toby Netting have joined Switalskis, bringing a combined 51 years' experience to the firm. Toby Netting joins as head of family law in Sheffield from

Ward Hadaway team comes out top for client management innovation at national Legal Week Awards

Ward Hadaway has beaten off international competition to scoop a national Innovation Award recognising the firm's approach in providing technology focused legal services. The firm's Healthcare team, including Jeffrey Keeble, Melanie Gavin, Stuart Craig and Saji Bratch, were announced the winners at the Legal Week Innovation Awards 2018 at a prize-giving

Sheffield lawyer to referee England Futsal international

Sheffield lawyer Carl Jones has been selected as referee for the first of England’s Futsal friendly internationals against Poland this weekend. Carl will referee Saturday’s game at the FA’s national football centre, St George’s Park, and will be timekeeper for the second England v Poland clash the following day. The 29-year-old lawyer

Inflatable charity challenge proves soaring success

A law firm’s creative fundraisers have already raised £650 this year for a charity which supports people directly affected by, and working with, a potentially fatal skin condition. The latest initiative saw Kate Large, a trainee solicitor at PM Legal Services - a division of Keebles (formerly hlw Keeble Hawson) -

Multimillion pound deal agreed for major Harrogate site

A Yorkshire law firm has announced the completion of the sale of a multi-million-pound site in Harrogate, with development poised for a major new healthcare facility. Shulmans LLP, acting on behalf Albert Hymas Limited, assisted on the process of a successful completion of the sale of the property. Difficulties were encountered