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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.

Chris Reed, partner at Gateley

Gateley and Smith Cooper advise Ensco 1127 on Sayegh Orthodontics acquisition

  • Law

Ensco 1127 has been formed by brothers and orthodontist practitioners, Jasbir and Saranjit Nandhra, and orthodontist specialist and owner of Scottish Orthodontics, Samir Sayegh

Chris Barlow, managing director MHA Bloomer Heaven

MHA Bloomer Heaven to merge with MHA MacIntyre Hudson

The merger with the top 20 accountancy firm will take effect on July 1 and from that date MHA Bloomer Heaven will be known as MHA MacInytre Hudson

Grant Thornton regional managing partner Dave Munton (left) with new Birmingham practice leader David Hillan

Grant Thornton appoints new practice leader in Birmingham

David Hillan picks up the reins from Dave Munton who is taking on regional role covering Birmingham and cities in the North

CGI of the rear of 55 Colmore Row

New images show revamped 55 Colmore Row

Work starts on £30m renovation of historic office building once left vacant following departure of city law firm

Partner Mark Elder and associate Rebekah Finch from Shoosmiths' dispute resolution and compliance team

Double appointment for Shoosmiths

City law firm hires two new faces for dispute resolution and compliance team in Birmingham

Alex Tross, Tony Fisher, Adam Ramshaw, all Lambert Smith Hampton.

Lambert Smith Hampton reports on growing optimism

More than 60 property professionals from across the Midlands attended the launch of the 2015 edition of the LSH annual Office Market Report at its Birmingham offices.

Jennie Walker; Rebecca Meah; Beth Goodrham, Beth Goodrham Personal Stylist; Lorraine Goodman; Helen Roberts.

Sizzling summer fashion shows at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

More than 200 women gathered at Birmingham Botanical Gardens to get inspiration for their summer looks as well as raise more than £7,000 for the educational charity.

Birmingham Central Exchange in Newhall Street in 1922

How a city answered the call when the time came

  • BT

Birmingham's BT Tower looms large over the city - but its roots run even deeper. Enda Mullen speaks to the telecom firm's head of archives, David Hay, about why it is so connected to the city.

Architect John Madin with a model of Central Library

The John Madin buildings being razed to the ground in Birmingham

A look at some of the work created by the divisive Moseley architect which has gone...or is living a charmed life

NatWest Tower redevelopment 'boosts Birmingham's skyline'

Proposals for John Madin building, which include a rooftop restaurant, given enthusiastic welcome by council planners

Greg Kirby, Stuart Franks, Rupert Young, Peter Monks, Lucy Hansell, Verity Cubitt, Jilly Cosgrove, George Jennings, Jo Salmon, Sarah Whittington and John Nolan, attend The Brenda Awards, staged at the Burlington Hotel.

Spoof property awards raise more than £33,000 for city charities

The Brenda Awards is the annual tongue-in-cheek event that sees the Birmingham commercial property sector join forces to raise funds for disadvantaged children.

Shoosmiths corporate partners Emma Gibson and Chris Garnett receive the Law Firm of the Year Award

Shoosmiths named Law Firm of the Year at M&A Awards

The annual awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of management teams, advisers and financiers

BAM has won the contract to build the £90m Three Snowhill

BAM wins contract to build Three Snowhill

Company behind Barclaycard Arena and Beorma Quarter developments has won project to deliver £90m landmark office building

Dave Munton, regional managing partner, Grant Thornton

Business confidence stabilises during second quarter of year

The latest ICAEW/Grant Thornton UK Business Confidence Monitor (BCM) indicates businesses have seen a steady level of growth across a range of financial indicators

Anita Champaneri, Mike Ward, Gavin Wade and Glyn Pitchford celebrate Gateley's £20,000 donation to the Birmingham Big Art Project

Gateley donates £20,000 to Birmingham Big Art Project

  • Law

Michael Ward, chief executive of Gateley, said the donation was the firm's first CSR initiative since it floated on the London Stock Exchange in June

Yen-Ting Miu, Nishil Nathwani and Nitin Solanki, Aluna Management, at the Aluna cocktail bar press launch.

Movers and shakers at opening of new cocktail bar at Mailbox

Aluna welcomed Birmingham journalists for a sneak peak of the hottest new cocktail bar in town.

Tom Bathurst, DTZ

DTZ boosts residential team with new hire

  • DTZ

Tom Bathurst joins Birmingham team of property consultancy as senior surveyor from rival outfit Savills

Greg Lowson, Pinsent Masons' Birmingham head of office

Profits rise at Pinsent Masons

The results follow a year of expansion at the firm, which in March announced plans to open offices in Sydney and Melbourne

Liz McKenzie, Craig Errington and Roger Dix from Wesleyan, with Louise McCathie from Birmingham Childrens Hospital, get wrapped up to launch the 2015 Big Bandage appeal

Wesleyan renews sponsorship for Birmingham Children's Hospital's fundraising campaign

Taking place on Friday July 10, The Big Bandage is a day of fundraising activities across Birmingham and the West Midlands

Mark Smith (regional chairman of PwC in the Midlands), Julian Wilkins (CBSO Youth Chorus conductor), Stephen Maddock (CBSO chief executive) and Graham Sibley (CBSO principal tuba)

PwC announces CBSO sponsorship deal

The support was announced as the CBSO bid farewell to its music director Andris Nelsons.

In This Week's Paper


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