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From left: Broadcaster and BYPY 2017 host Colin Murray, BYPY 2017 winner Michael Parker and Steve Hollis chairman of Birmingham Metropolitan College and BYPY sponsor

Property consultant named Birmingham Young Professional of the Year

Michael Parker took home top prize at the 17th annual running of awards dedicated to the city's professional services sector

Mark Beardmore, senior office partner in Birmingham with law firm Eversheds Sutherland (extreme right), with some of the new partners at the firm

Eversheds strengthens senior team

Law firm makes series of promotions and appointments to bolster its teams at Birmingham office

From left: Lucinda Baker, Elaine Fisher, Emilie Darwin, Claire Leyshon and Jenny Raymond

Partner promotions at Harrison Clark

  • Law

Five step up to partnership at West Midlands law firm

Employment Law focus in Birmingham Post supplement

  • Law

Gender pay gap and the minimum wage feature in special legal supplement

Thompsons Solicitors is moving to Embassy House

Law firm finds new Birmingham home

Thompsons Solicitors will relocate to new base in Colmore Business District

From left: Paul Tucker, Fiona Ashworth, Lesley Anderson, Nigel Poole and Sam Karim of Kings Chambers

New senior team at Kings Chambers

  • Law

Barristers appointed to top roles at chambers following recent recruitment of new head

Law firms end merger talks

Weightmans and Ward Hadaway decide they are now pursuing a tie up because future strategies are not 'sufficiently aligned'

Nigel Poole is the new head of Kings Chambers

New chief at Kings Chambers

Nigel Poole steps up to the top role after 13 years with Birmingham-based civil barristers' set

Who will join 2016 champion Abby Corfan on the list of BYPY winners?

BYPY 2017 finalists unveiled

Shortlist announced for annual celebration of young talent in Birmingham's professional services community

Gowling WLG has expanded its partnership at Two Snowhill

Gowling expands top team with three new partners

  • Law

Trio join partnership at historic Birmingham law firm plus a round up of other appointments from the West Midlands legal sector

Chris Owen collects his lifetime achievement award at the Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards 2017

Legal 'legend' given lifetime award by Birmingham Law Society

Chris Owen's 50-year career recognised at last night's ceremony as West Midlands legal sector is celebrated at annual awards

Family and Divorce Law feature in Birmingham Post supplement

Latest special pullout looks at one of the most emotive areas of the legal profession

Legal 500: The Birmingham Post guide to top law firms

Special supplement looks at all the key players from different parts of the legal sector across the West Midlands

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

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

Promotions at Shakespeare Martineau

  • Law

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

DLA Piper has confirmed plans to shed jobs at its Birmingham base

DLA Piper confirms Poland outsourcing move

Law firm will shed more than 20 jobs in Birmingham as it strives to 'operate more effectively'

Peter McLintock, corporate partner at Mills & Reeve

Flurry of deals for Mills & Reeve

Law firm's Birmingham corporate team works on £5bn worth of transactions

From left: Lodders' new associates Rebecca Bradley, Amrit Samra and Rachel Phillips

Trio of promotions at Lodders

  • Law

Three step up to associate level at Stratford office of Midlands law firm

Rob Day, Jon Wilbourne, Jan Thompson, Kerwoods; Ian Parker, Richard Caley, Stephen Priest, Kerwoods.

Kerwood Solicitors welcomed clients to their annual barbecue

Redditch law firm Kerwood Solicitors held their annual barbecue at Redditch Golf Club


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