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NEW ROLE FOR STEPH SUPPORTING UP-AND-COMING LEGAL PROFESSIONALS

Paralegal Steph Peña has been made social director of Manchester’s Junior Chamber International (JCI), a network for young go getters. [caption id="attachment_193609" align="alignnone" width="2500"] Clarke Willmott manchester office staff corporate portraits.Pictured Steph Pena[/caption] Steph, who works for the Manchester office of national…

Ward Hadaway recognised as national leader for Dispute Resolution after legal award win

Ward Hadaway has kicked off 2019 in style after being awarded Firm of the Year in the Dispute Resolution category (outside London) as part of the Legal 500 UK Awards. It is the second time in four years that the commercial litigation…

BRABNERS JOINS APSCo NETWORK

Independent legal practice Brabners has been inducted as an official member of The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo), the professional body representing recruitment businesses. The move confirms Brabners as a member of APSCo’s international network of more than 800 recruitment agencies.…

Director promotion at BDO

Accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP has promoted Sarah Cumming in its growing Corporate Finance Transaction Services team. Sarah has been promoted to Managing Director, cementing the depth and breadth of BDO’s expertise in the corporate finance market. Sarah is based…

IPO listings slow in 2018 amid Brexit uncertainty

The largest IPO listing of 2018 in the final quarter wasn’t enough to overcome a fall in the UK's IPO activity as companies weighed up Brexit uncertainty, according to EY’s latest IPO Eye report. 2018 saw a total of 79 IPOs listing…

Together successfully raises and refinances £2.8bn in 12 months

In 2018, Together, one of the top financial services institutions in the North West and one of the UK’s leading specialist lenders, raised and refinanced over £2.8bn of debt facilities to support the companies’ business strategy and growth ambitions, whilst providing over…

Strong growth for Browne Jacobson Manchester health team

The Manchester health team at Browne Jacobson has cemented its position as the go-to law firm for health work across the North West, after announcing fee income growth of 600 per cent since its launch. [caption id="attachment_193456" align="alignnone" width="3827"] Browne Jacobson Manchester…

Ward Hadaway’s Private Client team is expanding with the appointments of three new solicitors

Ward Hadaway's Private Client team grows with three new appointments. Joan Russell, Sarah Adamson and Lily Lynch are the newest members of Ward Hadaway's team across Newcastle and Leeds. They will advise on all aspects of private client services including estate planning,…

Introducing B Works

The new space, opening on Market Street on 14th January 2019, will give Manchester's entrepreneurs - from freelancers and students, to start-ups, SMEs and the self-employed - an exciting new space to learn, work and bank. It will offer space to work…

Midshire expands its Microsoft competencies

National managed IT service provider Midshire® is thrilled to announce that it has added to its Microsoft competencies by achieving Silver Cloud Productivity status, confirming its position as a leading supplier of Microsoft products and services. Complementing its Silver Datacentre and Gold…