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Yacht insurance specialist sold to US firm

Yacht insurance specialist Concept Special Risks has been acquired by Applied Financial Lines, a UK-based affiliate of Omaha, Nebraska-based Applied Underwriters, Inc. Concept Special Risks is a Leeds-based yacht and recreational pleasure craft marine underwriting agent with a strong presence in Florida and the Caribbean. Customers include sport fishing enthusiasts,

Solicitor joins fast-growing Private client services team

Leading national law firm Irwin Mitchell has recruited a new solicitor to its Private Client Services team in Leeds. Daniel joins from Thornton Jones, having qualified in 2019. Daniel is an expert in advising business owners on estate and succession planning and wealth protection through wills, trusts, and family investment

New software recruits enhance growing technology team

Leeds-headquartered intellectual property (IP) law firm UDL has further enhanced its software specialism as two new hires join its youthful and fast-growing team. Newly qualified UK patent attorney Dr Clare Collins and patent assistant Arthur Roberts are set to work with UDL’s industry-leading clients including Amazon, CyberCube, nChain, Sony

Lupton Fawcett recruits litigation expert

Yorkshire law firm Lupton Fawcett has boosted its litigation team with the appointment of senior associate Liz Henwood. Liz joins the firm’s expanding Sheffield office to advise on commercial disputes, having advised clients in the city since 2006. She brings a wealth of litigation expertise, particularly in relation to

Legal experts encourage landlords to negotiate with tenants over pandemic rent arrears

As the Government’s measures to protect commercial tenants from eviction come to an end on 30 June 2021, many predict a tsunami of legal cases as landlords seek to recover rents owed from the pandemic. One legal firm believes landlords are under significant pressure to negotiate with tenants as

Law firm appoints new head of Sheffield office

Yorkshire law firm Lupton Fawcett has appointed highly regarded dispute resolution lawyer Simon Lockley as head of its Sheffield office. He succeeds corporate lawyer Michele Phillips as the lead partner and will take responsibility for a growing team of specialist lawyers delivering commercial and private client services to the Sheffield

Ramsdens Conveyancing team shortlisted at British Conveyancing awards

Ramsdens Solicitors are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for two awards at this year’s British Conveyancing Awards. Lindsey Frith, partner and head of the conveyancing department has been shortlisted in the ‘Outstanding Business Leader of the Year’ Award and for the ‘Best Use of Social Media’