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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.


Maxine Wilkie has joined Grant Thornton's wealth advisory department, with team leader Jonathan Neale

Wealth team boosted at Grant Thornton

Maxine Wilkie joins city centre office of financial services firm and is a specialist in retirement planning

Richard Beverley, Freeths; Lord Digby Jones; Lee Clifford, Freeths.

Lord Digby Jones tackles issues at law firm's event

Lord Digby Jones tackled a range of Birmingham business issues at an event staged by leading law firm Freeths in Birmingham.

Andy Street was given the president's award by Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce

Selfridges and Andy Street take home chamber awards

Department store, law firm and recruitment consultancy among the winners at the Greater Birmingham Chamber ceremony

Shelley Yeomans, Pinsent Mason; Charlotte Bell, Bell Cornwall; Rachel Chapman, Pinsent Mason, attend Bell Cornwall Recruitment's anniversary party at Opus.

Birmingham recruitment firm celebrates ninth anniversary

Bell Cornwall Recruitment celebrated nine years in business in the city with an anniversary party at Opus restaurant

BYPY 2016: All about the Marketing and Communications category finalists

Spotlight shone on the three young Marketing and Communications professionals shortlisted for a flagship BPS Birmingham award

From left: deputy vice-president James Turner, president John Hughes and vice-president Andrew Beedham take up their new offices at Birmingham Law Society

New president unveiled for Birmingham Law Society

Banking lawyer John Hughes takes over from Mushtaq Khan and promises to expand society's reach across the region

New partner at Irwin Mitchell

Rob Laugharne steps up to partner level as part of 13 appointments nationwide by law firm

Relief for businesses as Birmingham workplace parking levy is ruled out

Council leader John Clancy has rejected a workplace parking levy after it emerged it was being considered.

Paul Fenner, Moore Stephens; Dr Louise Brooke Smith, Brooke-Smith Planning; Nigel Mason, RLB.

Construction industry is upbeat about investment

Contractors, developers, financiers and lawyers came together to discuss issues facing the construction sector in the third of a series of round table events

Stacey Barnfield, Downtown Birmingham; Lis Lewis-Jones, Liquid

Downtown Birmingham hosts breakfast event

Downtown Birmingham hosted the first Rise & Grind breakfast event at the Everyman Cinema

All the winners from last night's Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards

Pinsent Masons crowned law firm of the year

Practice takes home top prize at Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards with Thursfields, Jaguar Land Rover and Eversheds also among the winners

Colliers International has won a brief for Eleven Brindleyplace

Colliers International wins Brindleyplace brief

Consultancy has been appointed as joint letting agency to market award-winning office space

From left: Samantha Duffy, Carl Kesterton, May Dudley, Ian Pitt and Nicola Harrington, from Bruton Knowles

Expansion and promotions at Bruton Knowles

Birmingham office of national property consultancy has recruited two new associates to work on building surveying and compulsory purchase

Handelsbanken has expanded its presence at Two Colmore Square

Handelsbanken expands Birmingham base

Midlands HQ of Swedish banking group extends commitment to Birmingham city centre with seven-year lease

From left: Neonatal matron Tracey Budding, Birmingham Law Society president Mushtaq Khan and Birmingham Women's Hospital chairman Elisabeth Buggin with the Panda Resuscitaire bought with funds raised by the law society

Birmingham Law Society raises £36,000 for hospital appeal

Birmingham Women's Hospital takes delivery of a new mobile unit for transporting babies as part of fundraising appeal

Mark Kenkre and Helen Briant, Trowers & Hamlins

Trowers & Hamlins recruits dispute solicitors from DWF

  • Law

Birmingham office of international law firm boosts litigation offering with trio of senior appointments

Ian Standing has retired from Associated Architects after 31 years with the practice

Associated Architects director retires

Prominent city architect Ian Standing has served the firm for more than three decades

From left: David White, Alex Hyde, both Grant Thornton, Neil Cartwright, Matthew Farrow, both Purplebricks, and Natalie Gladwin, Grant Thornton

Purplebricks appoints Grant Thornton as growth adviser

Birmingham office of financial services firm working with Solihull estate agency on new chapter after flotation

Anthony McCourt from Court Collaboration will work with investor Paul Bassi on new luxury projects in Birmingham

New partnership to develop luxury Birmingham homes

Anthony McCourt and Paul Bassi will team up to create new high-end properties in the city centre and suburbs

Dr Ellen McAdam, Director, Birmingham Museums Trust; Sir Peter Bazalgette, Chair, Arts Council England; Councillor Ray Hassell, Lord Mayor of Birmingham; Steve Freer, Chair, Birmingham Museums Trust.

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery 130th birthday event

The Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery marked the 130th anniversary of its opening with a special reception hosted by Birmingham Museums Trust

In This Week's Paper


Graeme Brown
Editor (Agenda and Business)
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Tamlyn Jones
Business Reporter
Neil Elkes
Local Government Correspondent
Emma McKinney
Education Correspondent
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor