Legal Matters

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Leeds law firm praised for free offer

A Leeds based law firm has been praised for offering free wills to NHS and care workers in the city. Ms Petra Mullen is one of the first people to benefit from the free will making service that Winston Solicitors introduced in order to give key workers in the NHS

Ramsdens expand its Contentious Probate practice with partner hire

Ramsdens Solicitors have appointed Will Trust and Estate Disputes specialist, Nazia Nawaz as Partner in their contentious probate team. Nazia brings with her a wealth of litigation and dispute Resolution experience of over 20 years, specialising in all types of inheritance disputes and contentious probate matters as well as land

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill – R3 response

Eleanor Temple, chair of insolvency and restructuring trade body R3 in Yorkshire and a barrister at Kings Chambers in Leeds, responds to the publication of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill: "This Bill represents the biggest change to the UK's insolvency and restructuring framework for almost twenty years. Having

Conveyancing firm reveals home buyers are keen to move

A leading Yorkshire conveyancing firm has confirmed that although the Covid-19 pandemic is causing major disruption in the housing market, buyers are still keen to move, certain property sales are completing and many well-known mortgage lenders are definitely open for business. LCF Residential, which is the conveyancing arm of Yorkshire

New senior partner for Eaton Smith Solicitors

Eaton Smith has announced that Ben Cooper, Partner and Head of the Private Client team, was appointed to the role of Senior Partner on 1st April 2020. Ben is well-known in the local area, having spent nearly 40 years practising law and advising many local businesses and individuals. He has

Begbies Traynor, Hull strengthen team with director promotion

Experienced insolvency practitioner Laura Baxter has been promoted to director, based at Begbies Traynor’s growing offices in the Humber region. After joining Begbies Traynor in 2012 as a senior insolvency administrator, Laura was appointed to the position of assistant manager in 2016, becoming a manager the following year. She

Yorkshire law firm helps next generation plan for the future

A Yorkshire law firm is helping people to gain some much needed peace of mind by advising and guiding them through the will making process. LCF Law, has seen a 400% increase in the number of people making a will during March and April 2020, which is a direct result