Archive for August, 2016

Manchester criminal law firm recruits top candidates with bank support

One of the Manchester's leading criminal defence law firms has grown its staff by 13 per cent over the past year, and plans to increase its workforce further with the support of a £75,000 overdraft facility from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking. Crime specialist Olliers Solicitors, based in Manchester city centre, has continued to grow over recent years, taking on a number of high-profile cases. The practice, which t...

30 Jun 3:09 PM 0 Read More...

The IPW Becomes The First Membership Body To Achieve Recognised Paralegal Status Within The Sector

The Institute of Professional Willwriters (IPW) has become the first body within the sector to ensure their members are already signed up to the Professional Paralegal Register (www.ppr.org.uk) ahead of the launch to the consumer market on the 6th July.   Founded in 1991, the IPW is a self-regulatory body that has worked hard over the years to safeguard consumers from unqualified willwriting practitioners ...

30 Jun 3:05 PM 0 Read More...

Bond Dickinson advise Gentoo Genie Limited on £40m development finance deal

Bond Dickinson has advised Gentoo Genie Limited on the entry into a new £40m funding agreement with the Greater London Authority. The funding will be made available in connection with the launch of the Genie Home Purchase Plan product in London as Gentoo seeks to deliver 2000 new homes in the capital. Trowers and Hamlins LLP acted on behalf of GLA. Genie is a 30 year homeownership plan which doesn't require a mor...

30 Jun 10:34 AM 0 Read More...

NELSONS STRENGTHENS DISPUTE RESOLUTION TEAM

NELSONS Solicitors has expanded its dispute resolution team in Nottingham to 16 members following the hire of James Beat (pictured) as an associate. Originally from the East Midlands, James moved to Child & Child in London where he qualified in 2007. He then gained 8 years’ post qualification experience with the firm, predominantly in property litigation. James’ arrival at Nelsons is part of an ongoing ...

30 Jun 9:02 AM 0 Read More...

Thorntons welcomes seven new trainees

Tayside’s leading law firm Thorntons has appointed seven trainees this month. The new recruits will undertake a two-year traineeship and will train under senior staff. They will learn from a comprehensive programme which covers many of Thorntons' specialist teams. The seven trainees are  Megan Paterson, Sarah Matheson, Victoria McLaren, Zoe Irving, Saima Ali, Cara McGlynn and Lee Corr. Lee, Megan, Sar...

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