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Shortlist revealed for In House Legal Awards

The Law Society’s North West regional Commercial & Industry Group has announced the shortlist for its annual North West In House Legal Awards. The event, which is now in its fifth year, is designed to honour the achievements of lawyers working in-house…

Journalism Students Put Their Questions to Schools Minister Nick Gibb

  On Tuesday 6th October Conservative MP Nick Gibb and News UK’s Guto Harri took questions from media and journalism students at Salford City College’s Pendleton Sixth Form Centre. The Q&A session was organised as part of the growing partnership between the…

PLACE NORTH WEST EVENT – Northern SME Housebuilders’ Lunch

Date: 4 Nov 2015, 11:30 - 14:00 Organiser: Place North West & Lloyds Bank Location: Engine Hall, The People's History Museum, Left Bank, Manchester, M3 3ER Place North West and Lloyds Bank are delighted to invite regional housebuilders and housing associations to…

Fieldfisher’s Manchester team raises £1,550 for local charity – Wood Street Mission

On 30th July the Manchester office of law firm Fieldfisher held a promise auction for its local charity of the year, Wood Street Mission. Members of staff donated a range of prizes on the evening, including a supercar racing day, homemade cakes…

DWF strengthens public sector practice with partner appointment

With over 15 years’ experience, James specialises in providing advice on public procurement, public law and commercial issues that arise in delivering public private partnerships. Experience includes advising major clients in the North West, North Wales and across the UK on a…

HURST Corporate Finance Team Advises on Lindley Group Deal

A team at HURST Corporate Finance has advised the shareholders of Altrincham-based financial services firm Lindley Group on the sale of its pension administration business to AIM-listed Mattioli Woods. Mattioli Woods, a wealth management and employee benefits company, has paid £199,001 in…

How bad is toll fraud in the UK?

The UK is actually one of the top 5 countries in the world for toll fraud taking place. Phone hacking and telecommunications fraud is thought to cost the UK as much as £1.5 billion a year with some individual business seeing bills…

Appointments at HRC Law

North West Law firm HRC Law LLP promotes Sherrelle Scott to its corporate and commercial team and welcomes Jennifer Kelly as a trainee solicitor. HRC Law LLP are delighted to announce the appointment of Sherrelle Scott as a solicitor in the firm’s…

Smith & Williamson Manchester Partner to Judge at National Football Business Awards

The 2015 Football Business Awards have announced Roy Baldwin, partner at the Manchester office and Head of Smith & Williamson’s Sports group, as one of this year’s Judges. The prestigious Awards, taking place on 5th November at Chelsea Football Club’s illustrious stadium,…

New digs for Freshcig – thank-you, HRC Law!

   Freshcig, the Greater Manchester-based electronic cigarette company has just moved to bigger premises. Its founder, Ben Wilson, strives for perfection, so it’s no surprise that HRC Law LLP’s Helen Marsh was Freshcig’s perfect choice when it came to negotiating its new…