Pension changes 'could affect divorce cases'

The Northern Echo: PENSION WARNING: Teresa Davidson, a partner in Ward Hadaway's family law team

6:00am Monday 21st July 2014

CHANGES to pension arrangements could open up a new front in divorce cases, a law firm has warned.

Fans bowled over as law firm's support snares Kevin Pietersen

The Northern Echo: FRONT FOOT: Kevin Pietersen drives a delivery from an Australian bowler during last year's fourth Ashes Test Match at Durham's Chester-le-Street ground

6:00am Friday 18th July 2014

A NORTH-EAST law firm has delighted cricket fans after guaranteeing a famous player’s involvement in a fast-paced global spectacle.

Lawyers get in saddle to help sporting expansion

The Northern Echo: NEW VENTURE: Graeme Thompson, left, with Neil Stevenson

6:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

LAWYERS have helped a farm shop expand and diversify with the introduction of a dedicated sports service for cyclists and triathletes.

Employment firm works with North-East lawyers

The Northern Echo: NEW DEAL: Paul McGowan, Collingwood Legal founder and principal lawyer

10:24am Wednesday 16th July 2014

AN employment advice service has awarded a contract to a North-East law firm.

Law firm reveals partner appointment

10:22am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A LAW firm has appointed a new partner at a North-East office.

Solicitors oversee health firm’s purchase of rival

10:18am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A NORTH-EAST law business has supported a healthcare firm’s deal to buy a rival.

Online motivational tool gets funding boost

The Northern Echo:

10:17am Wednesday 16th July 2014

AN ONLINE motivational tool developed and built in the North-East has received a funding injection.

Employers alerted to family law changes

The Northern Echo: FAMILY MATTERS: Ward Hadaway employment partner Joe Thornhill says employers face major challenges under plans to introduce more family-friendly working practices.

6:50am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

LAWYERS have warned that a shake-up in the workplace could see employers struggling to cope with new obligations to their employees.

Lawyers support city development

The Northern Echo: FUTURE VISION: An artist's impression of the Science Central development, in Newcastle

4:43pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A TEAM of lawyers have played a key role in a North-East scientific hub.

Solicitors advise expanding dental business

The Northern Echo: From left to right: Dr Paul Averley and Dr Paul Howlett of Queensway Dental Clinic and Craig Malarkey of Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors

9:52am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A DENTAL clinic has turned to a regional law team for specialist advice to assist its expansion.

Lawyers help management buyout

The Northern Echo: OFFSHORE DEAL: Bond Dickinson's corporate director Iain Pritty

9:55am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

NORTH-EAST lawyers have advised on the management buyout of two oil and gas businesses.

IT company's growth backed by law firm

9:53am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

AN IT services provider is looking to increase its market presence after a law firm’s support helped it secure £350,000 investment.

Regional house prices to remain "sensible" say new recruits

The Northern Echo: LEFT TO RIGHT: Chloe Conway Hind, Nicola Carroll and Diane Lawton have joined BHP Law’s growing residential conveyancing team

9:48am Wednesday 25th June 2014

A LAW firm is continuing to build its residential conveyancing team with the appointment of three new solicitors, who are confident the London house price bubble won't hit the North-East.

Law firm urges historic abuse victims to come forward

The Northern Echo: Law firm urges historic abuse victims to come forward

9:48am Wednesday 25th June 2014

THE specialist child abuse team at Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors has expressed concern that there are still believed to be many victims of historic abuse at Medomsley Detention Centre in County Durham who have not come forward.

Firm bolsters commercial property team

9:46am Wednesday 25th June 2014

MINCOFFS has appointed solicitor Chris Elliott to its commercial property team.

Charity ball raises thousands

The Northern Echo: CHARITY FUNDRAISERS: Pictured from left to right are Jane Bradshaw, chief executive at St Teresa’s Hospice, Anne Elliott, Latimer Hinks' partner, and Jane Robson, development manager at County Durham Community Foundation

9:46am Wednesday 25th June 2014

A LAW firm has raised more than £16,000 for a number of charities.

Law firm adds to commercial team

9:44am Wednesday 25th June 2014

A LAW firm has expanded its commercial property team with another appointment.

Healthcare firm expands with law firm support

The Northern Echo: EXPANSION SUPPORT: Pictured from left to right are Nick Poole, Glen Pickersgill, seated, Sally Pickersgill and Nicola Neilson

2:35pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

A HEALTHCARE provider is expanding with support from a law firm.

Company welcomes new arrival

The Northern Echo: FAMILY LAW: Newtons Solicitors' managing director, Chris Newton, with family lawyer, Kirsty Nelson, outside the firm’s offices in Richmond, North Yorkshire

2:37pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

A FAST-GROWING law firm has expanded its family team.

Homebuyers 'must seek advice' over investment

2:35pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

PEOPLE buying a house together risk losing their investment if they don’t seek legal advice first, the Law Society has warned.

Referendum 'hitting investment'

The Northern Echo: VOTE WARNING: A report, backed by Bond Dickinson, says oil and gas firms believe the Scottish referendum is impacting on future plans

2:35pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

ALMOST half of oil and gas firms say the Scottish referendum is hitting investment plans, a report has warned.

Law firm reveals record turnover

The Northern Echo: GOOD RESULTS: Jamie Martin, managing partner, left, pictured at a previous event with partner Andrew Hoyle

10:25am Friday 13th June 2014

A NORTH-EAST law firm has revealed record turnover after a fifth consecutive year of growth.

Firm's warning over digital legacies

The Northern Echo: WILLS WARNING: Daniel Williams, who is a member of the private client team at Latimer Hinks

5:59am Wednesday 11th June 2014

A LAW firm has urged people drawing up wills to set out clear instructions on digital legacies to avoid problems after death.

Warning over World Cup

The Northern Echo: FOOTBALL WARNING: Collingwood Legal has warned businesses to be aware of issues arising from workers watching the World Cup, which will feature England and Wayne Rooney

6:00am Wednesday 11th June 2014

BUSINESSES have been warned to make sure staff understand the impact of missing work for the World Cup.

Butcher's expansion backed by law firm

The Northern Echo: GROWTH PLANS: Pictured from left to right are Scott Andrews, The Fat Butcher's director of operations, Ben Cox, Ben Cox, Sanderson Weatherall associate partner, and Tom Wills, Sintons' associate

6:00am Wednesday 11th June 2014

A NORTH-EAST butcher has revealed plans to expand across the UK with support from a law firm.

Digital firm's tasty investment

The Northern Echo: INVESTMENT BOOST: Kevin Jager, of Takeaways Online, centre, with Ward Hadaway's Imogen Holland, left, and Nikita Bazko, of Rivers Capital Partners

6:00am Wednesday 11th June 2014

A DIGITAL marketing agency providing online takeaway and restaurant orders has received an investment with support from a law firm.

Law firm in saddle for charity ride

The Northern Echo: PEDAL POWER: Pictured from left to right are Newtons Solicitors' director and head of corporate department James Towler, litigation department paralegal Becky Dalton, and managing director Chris Newton

6:00am Wednesday 4th June 2014

STAFF at a law firm will pay homage to the Tour de France Grand Depart by holding a cycle tour.

Sabine strengthens team

The Northern Echo: NEW APPOINTMENT: Commercial property specialist Sabine Kerr has joined Latimer Hinks

6:00am Wednesday 4th June 2014

A NORTH-EAST solicitors has strengthened its commercial property team.

Aimee joins growing firm

The Northern Echo: NEW FACE: Aimee Hubbard has joined BHP Law

6:00am Wednesday 4th June 2014

A GROWING North-East law firm has added to its team by appointing a dispute resolution solicitor.

Associate role for Matt

The Northern Echo: COMPANY PROMOTION: Matt Cormack has been promoted to associate at Ward Hadaway

6:00am Wednesday 4th June 2014

A COMMERCIAL lawyer has been promoted to associate.

Firm bucks trend with results

The Northern Echo: POSITIVE RESULTS: Hugh Welch, Muckle senior partner, left, with managing partner Stephen McNicol

1:42pm Friday 30th May 2014

A LAW firm says it has bucked industry trends after increasing turnover and revenue.

Firm promotes solicitor to associate position

11:42am Wednesday 28th May 2014

A CORPORATE solicitor has been promoted to associate at her firm.

Nicola's charity challenge

The Northern Echo: GRUELLING CHALLENGE: Nicola Neilson is getting on her bike for charity

6:00am Wednesday 28th May 2014

A SOLICITOR is embarking on a charity cycling challenge.

Firm adds Fiona to associate status

The Northern Echo: ASSOCIATE FIGURES: Pictured from left to right are Catherine Devereux, Nazia Aftab, Alex Smith and Fiona Gibbon

6:00am Wednesday 28th May 2014

A CORPORATE solicitor has been promoted to associate at her firm.

George's arrival strengthens team

The Northern Echo: TEAM BUILDING: Susan Howe, partner and head of Muckle's dispute resolution group, with George Festing

6:00am Wednesday 28th May 2014

A LAW firm has strengthened its team after appointing a new partner.

Warning over Lasting Power of Attorney

5:59am Wednesday 28th May 2014

OLDER people and their families should arrange a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) for managing their affairs if they become incapacitated, as routinely as making a will, a private client lawyer has said.

Firm's new faces

The Northern Echo: STRONG TEAM: Alex Wilby, back, with David Low and Carolyn Beal

6:01am Wednesday 21st May 2014

A NORTH-EAST law firm has made new appointments.

Charity ball aims to raise thousands

The Northern Echo: CHARITY FUNDRAISERS: Pictured from left to right are Jane Bradshaw, chief executive at St Teresa’s Hospice, Anne Elliott, Latimer Hinks' partner, and Jane Robson, development manager at County Durham Community Foundation

6:02am Wednesday 14th May 2014

A LAW firm hopes to raise thousands of pounds for charity at a sell-out event.

Firm secures award

6:01am Wednesday 14th May 2014

A FIRM has received a specialist quality accreditation from the Law Society.

Senior employment lawyer joins North-East team

The Northern Echo: Alistair Smith

12:26pm Friday 9th May 2014

A SENIOR figure in employment law in the North-East has joined regional firm BHP Law as it seeks to build a comprehensive employment law and HR service for employers.

"Outstanding" North-East lawyer retires

The Northern Echo: Watson Burton senior partner Gillian Hall.

3:26pm Thursday 8th May 2014

ONE of the North East’s most highly regarded female lawyers, previously described by clients as “outstanding in her knowledge”, has retired from general practice.

Support for asbestos victims

The Northern Echo: PROFESSIONAL HELP: John Hall

6:00am Wednesday 7th May 2014

TILLY Bailey & Irvine Solicitors has introduced a dedicated helpline supporting individuals who believe they may have a claim for an asbestos-related condition.

Employment law solicitor returns to region

The Northern Echo: Oliver Hebdon

6:00am Wednesday 7th May 2014

AN employment law solicitor has returned home to the North-East.

Specialist law firm adds to team

The Northern Echo: Joanne Hall with Silk partner and barrister Ian Kennerley

6:00am Wednesday 7th May 2014

A SPECIALIST firm has expanded its team.

Commercial law firm looks to expand in move

The Northern Echo: Pictured from left to right are solicitor Emma Pringle, Tim Clarke, senior partner, solicitors Rachel Swinburne and Lee Betchley, and senior partner Paul Rushworth

6:00am Wednesday 30th April 2014

A COMMERCIAL law firm hopes to take advantage of the improving economic climate after moving into new offices to continue its expansion.

Solicitors help students jobseekers

The Northern Echo: Team has doubled in size

6:00am Wednesday 30th April 2014

TILLY Bailey & Irvine Solicitors has been thanked for helping school students prepare for the workplace, giving them practice in communication skills and interview techniques.

Company launches new division

6:00am Wednesday 30th April 2014

A NORTH-EAST law company has launched a new division.

Law firm strengthens with associates appointment

The Northern Echo: Wendy Edwards and Patrick Quigley

6:00am Wednesday 30th April 2014

A LAW firm has strengthened its team with the appointment of two solicitors as associates.

Charity receive law firm's backing

The Northern Echo: Hugh Welch, Muckle's senior partner, with Andrea Thompson, Toma Fund founder, right, and Catrina Flynn, the charity's development manager

6:00am Wednesday 30th April 2014

A CHARITY helping North-East youngsters affected by cancer is being supported by a law firm.

"Death row made me proud of our legal system," says Teesside lawyer

The Northern Echo: L-R Rebecca Harbron-Gray, head of wealth management at Gordon Brown Law Firm and new recruit Leah Duffield.

9:48am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

WHEN fledgling lawyer Leah Duffield was looking for some interesting work experience there was one place at the top of her wishlist - death row in Texas. Business Editor Andy Richardson talks to a Teessider who saw at first hand how the US legal system delivers the ultimate punishment.



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