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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.

New partners in the Birmingham office of KPMG (from left) Nick Harrison, Beccy Fenton and Matt Collinson with Midlands regional chairman Mike Steventon

Partner promotions at KPMG in Birmingham

Trio join partnership at One Snowhill as 52 promotions are made across the firm's UK offices

Richard Santy

Mills & Reeve team score in Di Maria Manchester United move

Richard Santy was part of a team of specialist employment and IP lawyers from Mills & Reeve’s sports law team advising Di Maria on his multi-million pound move from the Bernabeu to Old Trafford

Chris Rawstron, partner and head of business legal services at Irwin Mitchell in Birmingham

Irwin Mitchell joins forces with Board Evaluation to host business briefing event

The session on September 11 will provide advice on a range of issues, from financial strategy to getting the board and senior management team right

Opus Restaurant

New Opus bar to bring continental dining experience to city

Restaurant group to open third venue in Birmingham and sprinkle a taste of Barcelona on One Snowhill

One Colmore Square, the former home of law firm Cobbetts

Legal action halts final repayments from Cobbetts

Lloyds Bank waiting on final payment of almost £337,000 following collapse of law firm last summer

Felicity Rackstraw., who has ridden to the aid of the Department of Transport to help drive up awareness of its summer safety Think Bike, Think Biker campaign

Birmingham paralegal helps Department of Transport promote its 'Think Bike, Think Biker' campaign

  • Law

Ms Rackstraw, a paralegal at the national law firm Clarke Willmott, is a motorcycle fanatic

Chinese tour for Birmingham Big Art Project

Latest fundraising event will explore the city's Chinese heritage and take in three restaurants

Liz Newton, who is joining Colmore Business District BID next month as its new events and communications manager

Colmore Business District appoints new event manager

Liz Newton joins from Northfield where she led the successful set-up ballot

130 Colmore Row which is set to be transformed into a restaurant

Restaurant plans lodged for 130 Colmore Row

Chinese investors show their hand for Grade II building following landmark investment deal earlier this year

Opus chef director David Colcombe

Opus chef director David Colcombe's recipes for runners tackling Great Birmingham Run

“Eating healthily and sensibly is especially important when you’re training for something like a half marathon, so I’ve created these recipes to give runners the boost they need, before and after training”

Pictured are Mark Abrol, Leenamari Aantaa-Collier and John Hughes from the Wilkes Partnership

Wilkes Partnership strengthens planning team

  • Law

Aantaa-Collier has extensive legal experience in planning and law and litigation after working for Stratford-on-Avon District Council, The Law Society and in private practice

Chris Loughran, senior partner of Deloitte in the Midlands

Deloitte posts fourth consecutive year of growth

Midlands contributes £135m to UK sales as sees UK-wide revenue hit £2.55bn

Paul Fielding, Mike Mounfield, both CBD; Rafael Cuesta, Centro; Sir Albert Bore, Rob Valentine, CBD; Alan Bain, JMP.

Birmingham's business community gathered for launch of the Snow Hill Interchange Plan

Birmingham's business community gathered at Two Snowhill for the launch of the Snow Hill Interchange Plan (SHIP), organised by Colmore Business District (CBD).

Riccardo Bragoli hands over a cheque from the charity bike ride to Hayley Miller from Birmingham Children's Hospital.

Cundall open new offices on Colmore Row​ in Birmingham

Cundall recently held a party to​ officially open its new offices on Colmore Row​.​

The Aston Tavern is one of many pubs around Birmingham to undergo a facelift

Renovated and restored - Five Birmingham pubs sporting new looks

A look at some pubs which have undergone facelifts as Aston Tavern prepares to open for Villa's first home game of 2014/15 season

Alastair Dolman, Higgs and Sons; Charlotte Jackson, Higgs and Sons; Adam Thompson, Higgs and Sons; Daniel Wilson, Edward Cumming, XXIV Old Buildings.

Higgs & Sons host champagne and canapes night at Birmingham's Bun & Bowl

Higgs & Sons' Dispute Resolution team hosted a champagne and canapés evening for their contacts at Bun & Bowl, Birmingham.

Mark Green, Claire-Elaine Arthurs and Andrew Moodie, who have joined Davies and Partners Solicitors

Trio of hires boosts Davies and Partners Solicitors' Birmingham team

  • Law

Claire-Elaine Arthurs is one of those joining the firm to head up its dedicated property litigation unit

The Rt Revd David Urquhart, Paul Sabapathy, Cllr Shafique Shah, Lord Mayor of Birmingham; Stephen Timms MP, Steve Bavington, ChaplaincyPlus.

City's faith and business communities come together for Birmingham Prayer Breakfast

Chaplaincy Plus and Birmingham Cathedral once again hosted the annual Birmingham Prayer Breakfast.

Mohammed Zaman QC, who has joined No5 Chambers

New silk joins No5 Chambers

  • Law

Mohammed Zaman QC is also a registered practitioner of the Dubai International Finance Centre Courts and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

The bar in Temple Street Social which has been placed on the market

Temple Street Social in Birmingham placed on the market

City centre business is being marketed by Christie + Co for £125,000 for leasehold interest

In This Week's Paper

Journalists

Graeme Brown
Regional Head of Business
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Cillian O’ Brien
Business Reporter
Jon Griffin
Business Reporter
Alison Jones
Features writer
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor