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Wragge & Co offices in Colmore Row

Colmore Row

The Colmore Row area is the beating heart of Birmingham's business community. The main street runs from Victoria Square to just beyond Snow Hill station. The area has 23 listed buildings and is the most prestigious business address in the city. It is home to the likes of Wragge & Co, Eversheds, Clearwater Corporate Finance and FleetMilne Property. Follow the latest news from the area with the Post team below.


Steven Potter, RLB; Phil Pollard, BSD Design; Louise Brooke-Smith, Brooke Smith Planning; Bob Ghosh, K4-Architects.

Planning firm hosts popular annual reception

Brooke Smith Planning held its annual summer reception at its Edgbaston offices

Some of the 132 graduates and students who have joined PwC's Birmingham practice

PwC welcomes bumper intake in Birmingham office

More than 130 graduates and students have taken up new roles in the city centre office of financial services firm

Victoria Masso, Meraki Sound; Sandra Benbow, Aston University.

Guests enjoy summer party at Innovation Birmingham

Over 200 people attended Innovation Birmingham’s annual Summer Tech BBQ

Promotions at JLL in Birmingham (from left): Richard Roberts, Ollie Ward, Kelly Williams, Midlands direction Ian Cornock, Ravinder Bains, Dan Powers, David Nicholls and Caroline Lockley

JLL promotes seven in Birmingham office

Property consultancy appoints two new directors while five other team members in the city office step up

Paul Bassi, chief executive of Real Estate Investors

Revenue boost for Real Estate Investors

Listed Birmingham property group records half-year rise to £6m as it benefits from recent acquisition spree

From left: Hamer Associates' managing director Jonathan Stott and chairman Charles Hamer with Gateley's chief executive Michael Ward

Gateley seals second post-float deal

Law firm buys Birmingham property consultancy Hamer Associates in £2m deal

Councillor Carl Rice, Lord Mayor of Birmingham; Lady Mayoress.

Celebration as Zen Metro restaurant is launched

This summer the Colmore Business District was buzzing from the launch of the new Zen Metro on Cornwall Street

Sarah Cooper has joined NatWest as regional director

Corporate banking director joins NatWest

Sarah Cooper takes on region-wide role overseeing 3,000 corporate and commercial customers in the West Midlands

Andrew Mitchell MP, Paul Faulkner, Chief Executive, Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce; Charlotte Hodivala, Mayor of Sutton Coldfield.

Sutton Coldfield Chamber marks first anniversary

Sutton Coldfield Chamber has “exceeded expectations” in its first 12 months

Winners from the 2016 Future Faces Awards (from left) Andrew Ward, Beth Farminer, Raj Patel, Sophie Drake and Vincent Fabre

Bright future for Deutsche Bank after triple win

Beth Farminer crowned overall Future Face of Greater Birmingham at second annual award ceremony run by chamber of commerce

Paul Drechsler CBE, CBI President; Pauline Biddle, Deloitte; António Simões, CEO, HSBC Bank Plc; Richard Butler, CBI West Midlands.

Deloitte hosts drinks reception for Midlands business leaders

Business advisory firm Deloitte held a pre-dinner drinks reception, attended by more than 50 of the most influential people within the Midlands business community

Louis Burns, Mazars

Partner promotions at Mazars

Audit and corporate tax specialists step up to partnership in Birmingham office of financial services firm

Partner Louise Wilson with Richard Coates, partner and head of dispute management in the Birmingham office of law firm Freeths

Freeths adds partner to litigation team in Birmingham

Louise Wilson joins practice from Gowlings WLG with experience of dealing with professional negligence claims

Darren Mee has rejoined RSM as a director

Business adviser returns to RSM as director

Darren Mee rejoins financial services firm to help businesses in the West and East Midlands grow

Team at East Village (from left): junior account executive Jenna McDonald, founder Tara Tomes and account executives Nicole Gauntlett and Hattie DSouza

New client wins for East Village

City centre PR and communications agency adds events and bar launches to its activities and recruits a new account executive

Matthew Hammond, regional chairman of PwC in the Midlands

Double digit growth for PwC

Financial services firm says revenue topped £3.4bn in 2015/16 while three Midlands bases all enjoy positive year

Malcolm Cook, Orbis Partners

New M&A adviser at Orbis Partners

Former BDO partner Malcolm Cook joins team at Birmingham-based corporate advisory firm

CGI of the glass entrance outside a new restaurant at One Colmore Row

Old parts of Snow Hill station to feature in new underground restaurant

Green light for city centre venue beneath well-known office business district building which will incorporate parts of former Victorian station into design

CGI of the new façade of The Lewis Building

Willmott Dixon signed up for Lewis Building revamp

£18m renovation of historic city centre landmark will be led by company behind expansion of Birmingham City University's Eastside campus

Promotions at Shakespeare Martineau

  • Law

Solicitors step up to legal director and associate roles in West Midlands offices of law firm

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