Legal

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 [...]

Dealmaker to join Shoosmiths’ Midlands corporate team

National law firm Shoosmiths has boosted its corporate team in the East and West Midlands with the appointment of experienced heavyweight deal-maker Maurice Dwyer. Maurice’s arrival follows hard on the heels of Paul Batchelor who moved [...]

Clarke Willmott LLP disappointed with Cabinet Reshuffle

Tim Miles, a Partner in Social Housing team at national law firm Clarke Willmott LLP, said: “It is disappointing that a real opportunity has been missed in the cabinet reshuffle today to make Housing a standalone [...]

When the work Christmas party spoils the season

After working hard all year long, the build-up to the work Christmas party is likely to create a buzz of excitement in the office as colleagues look forward to enjoying a night of celebrations. Tina Chander, [...]

Recovering debts set to get tougher under new rules

New rules set to be introduced next month that are designed to speed-up the resolution of financial disputes and debt recovery, could result in claims in fact taking even longer, says a commercial dispute resolution legal [...]