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Lilly Sutton (left) from The Shakespeare Hospice and Rob Minton (right) from Tempo Events with some of the team of runners from Lodders Solicitors who are taking part in the Stratford upon Avon 10k event

Lodders marks fifth year of Stratford-upon-Avon Big 10k race sponsorship

Around 1,000 runners are expected to sign up for the event on Sunday, September 14 which has Shakespeare Hospice as its charity partner

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co sign-up Shepherd FM to service new offices

Two Snowhill, Birmingham
The deal will see the firm provide a range of facilities management services across the law firm's offices

Irwin Mitchell plans further growth after income rise

Law firm pledges to invest further in the business after making five acquisition since becoming AB in 2012

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Lilly Sutton (left) from The Shakespeare Hospice and Rob Minton (right) from Tempo Events with some of the team of runners from Lodders Solicitors who are taking part in the Stratford upon Avon 10k event

Lodders marks fifth year of Stratford-upon-Avon Big 10k race sponsorship

Around 1,000 runners are expected to sign up for the event on Sunday, September 14 which has Shakespeare Hospice as its charity partner

Two Snowhill, Birmingham

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co sign-up Shepherd FM to service new offices

The deal will see the firm provide a range of facilities management services across the law firm's offices

Irwin Mitchell plans further growth after income rise

Law firm pledges to invest further in the business after making five acquisition since becoming AB in 2012

New partners in the Birmingham office of Shoosmiths, David Adams and Kate Featherstone

Shoosmiths hires two Birmingham partners

National law firm adds senior lawyers to tax and banking teams in the city

Dean Parnell, a partner with Sydney Mitchell, who has been shortlisted twice at the Law Society 2014 Excellence Awards

Sydney Mitchell partner shortlisted for national awards

Law Society names Dean Parnell in shortlist for 2014 'Excellence Awards'

Justin Parker, partner and head of the commercial property division with mfg Solicitors (left), with new assistant solicitor Ben Rothery

mfg Solicitors bolsters corporate and property team

Appointment follows a year of growth for division at Worcestershire law firm

The Colmore business district will soon be welcoming law firm Hogan Lovells which is recruiting for a Birmingham office

Hogan Lovells to open city base with 20 new posts

Global law firm has begun recruiting 20 lawyers in Birmingham ahead of a new office opening this autumn

Head of No5 Chambers Paul Bleasdale QC (left) and practice director Tony McDaid with Chambers of the Year Award

No5 named Chambers of the Year

Birmingham barristers' set wins praise for 'leading and innovating'

Emma Elston, Vitalise Business Women of the Year 2012; Naomi Gilchrist, Alison Taylor, Monique Sutherland, Squire Sanders; Gisela Stuart MP, Julia Wootton, Max Appeal.

Squire Patton Boggs law firm hosts discussion

Aspire to Inspire is one in a series of events hosted by Squire Patton Boggs to promote the growth of women in the legal industry.

Andrew Brennan (left), new partner in the intellectual property and technology team at SGH Martineau, with senior partner Andrew Whitehead

Partner promotion at SGH Martineau

Andrew Brennan steps up in intellectual property and technology team in Birmingham office of law firm

Lucie Byron, Heart of England Community Foundations chair of trustees, Paul Belfield and Heart of England Community Foundation director Tina Costello

Warwickshire Lawyer becomes trustee of Heart of England Community Foundation

Lucie Byron, a commercial property expert with law firm Wright Hassall, has joined the board of trustees of the Heart of England Community Foundation, which is dedicated to supporting communities based action across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull

Family law solicitor Sue Brookes from Mills & Reeve, who has qualified as a mediator

New mediator boosts Mills & Reeve's family law team

Ms Brookes, who has worked at the firm for six years, advises on all issues arising from relationship breakdowns, focusing on financial settlements and child arrangements

Peter Gate (centre) flanked by Meridian Private Client partners Philip Harrison (left) and Drummond Kerr

Associate hire set to spur further growth at Meridian

The arrival of Peter Gate, an associate at Russell-Cooke for almost five years, is regarded as a significant coup by Meridian partner Philip Harrison

David Fennell

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co achieves turnover of £172 million

The financial picture for the firm was revealed as it announced the results of its legacy firms - Wragge & Co and Lawrence Graham - for the financial year to April 2014

DWF’s managing partner & CEO, Andrew Leaitherland

Double-digit profit rise for DWF

Profits increased from £20.8 million in 2012/13 to £25.5 million for the 2013/14 financial year, with revenue rising by two per cent from £188 million to £191 million

Cobbetts

Creditors to get 2pc owed following Cobbetts collapse

New report says cost of administration has now topped £1 million with firm days away from liquidation

Stewart Smith, an associate within with mfg Solicitors' agricultural and rural affairs team

mfg Solicitors advises on nursery solar deal

Renewables legal specialists at the firm assisted the owner of Bypass Nurseries on the 25-year lease of the solar park and other legal agreements

Christian Bull, real estate partner at Mills & Reeve

Mills & Reeve advise on BCU property deal

The 28,000 sq ft purchase is the city's largest office transaction of the year and will be the location for the university’s administrative function and official head office

The Glee Club in the Arcadian Centre, Birmingham

Glee may have to change name when shown in UK

Court decision follows victory in trademark case by Birmingham-based comedy club chain

Paul Wilson, chief executive of Shakespeares

Shakespeares breaks £50m barrier for the first time

Figures for 2013-14 saw it achieve its 19th consecutive record-breaking year, with turnover up by 25 per cent compared to 2012-13

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CGI of new student halls at the University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham launches next phase of £300m regeneration

Gemma Stokes, Narvir Bindra, Laura Clapham, RBS.

Brindleyplace's annual Film Festival hosts VIP screening of 80s movie Top Gun

The Assay Office in Birmingham

Birmingham's Assay Office gets £70,000 grant to create digital archive

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