Shakespeare Martineau appoints new national head of real estate

Law firm, Shakespeare Martineau, has appointed Louise Drew as the new head of its national real estate group. Louise has been with Shakespeare Martineau for 5 years, working with a large range of clients from across [...]

Match made in heaven: Hogan Lovells kicks off Aston Villa FC season advising on NSWE investment

Hogan Lovells has advised Championship football club Aston Villa FC on the real estate aspects of investment in the club by NSWE through an undisclosed capital injection, approved by the English Football League (EFL) on Friday. [...]

AS GDPR legislation cloaks the business community, is a partnership approach with a digital IT expert the way to successfully address a potentially worrisome issue?

GDPR – four letters that can strike confusion and fear into any business. General Data Protection Regulation demands greater accountability and transparency from organisations about how they collect, process and store personal information. Talk of the [...]

Jess and Waseem celebrate qualifying as solicitors

Two of Beswicks Legal’s rising stars have completed their training contracts and are celebrating becoming fully-qualified solicitors. Jessica Hancock and Waseem Ahmed both joined Beswicks in 2016 as paralegals, but quickly impressed the managing partners, as [...]

New space, new face: Hogan Lovells expands in Birmingham

Global law firm Hogan Lovells has moved into a new office space in one of the most prominent office addresses in the heart of Birmingham’s premier business district, now occupying the entire eighth floor of The [...]

Senior promotions for West Midlands private capital team

Two members of the West Midlands private capital team at law firm, Shakespeare Martineau, have been promoted to legal director. In the firm’s Birmingham office, Verity Kirby has been promoted to legal director. Verity advises clients [...]