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Dawn Hilton (front right), Louise Finnie, Eversheds senior partner David Beswick and Rich Lloyd (back right)

Three partner promotions at Eversheds' Birmingham office

Louise Finnie (corporate), Dawn Hilton (real estate) and Rich Lloyd (commercial dispute resolution) have all been made partners at the law firm

Mushtaq Khan appointed as 120th president of Birmingham Law Society

Mushtaq Khan, president of Birmingham Law Society
Mushtaq Khan takes over the role from Eileen Schofield, who stepped down at the Society’s Annual General Meeting on April 28.

Birmingham barrister one of faces of I am an Immigrant campaign

S Chelvan, a barrister with No5 Chambers, is one of 15 immigrants selected to feature in the crowd-funded ‘I am an Immigrant’ campaign
S Chelvan, a barrister with No5 Chambers, is one of 15 immigrants selected to feature in the crowd-funded ‘I am an Immigrant’ campaign - initiated by the Movement Against Xenophobia and run through the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants

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Dawn Hilton (front right), Louise Finnie, Eversheds senior partner David Beswick and Rich Lloyd (back right)

Three partner promotions at Eversheds' Birmingham office

Louise Finnie (corporate), Dawn Hilton (real estate) and Rich Lloyd (commercial dispute resolution) have all been made partners at the law firm

Mushtaq Khan, president of Birmingham Law Society

Mushtaq Khan appointed as 120th president of Birmingham Law Society

Mushtaq Khan takes over the role from Eileen Schofield, who stepped down at the Society’s Annual General Meeting on April 28.

S Chelvan, a barrister with No5 Chambers, is one of 15 immigrants selected to feature in the crowd-funded ‘I am an Immigrant’ campaign

Birmingham barrister one of faces of I am an Immigrant campaign

S Chelvan, a barrister with No5 Chambers, is one of 15 immigrants selected to feature in the crowd-funded ‘I am an Immigrant’ campaign - initiated by the Movement Against Xenophobia and run through the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants

Pinsent Masons real estate partner Tom Johnson

Pinsent Masons team advises Arena Central Developments on HSBC move

HSBC will forward purchase the 210,000 sq ft 2 Arena Central in Birmingham, which will be the head office of HSBCs new UK ring-fenced bank serving personal and business customers

Halesowen Cricket Club chairman Richard Evans, with Neil Mocroft, Kevin Drew and Omar Sadique of Clark Brookes Turner Cary

Clark Brookes Turner Cary to sponsor Halesowen Cricket Club

As well as injecting a “significant sum” to help support the Birmingham & District League Division Two side, the law firm will also be utilising the club’s facilities to target a part of the Black Country where it has previously had only a minimal presence

Caroline Coates, executive partner for DWF in Birmingham

DWF to merge with Watmores

Expected to complete in May, DWF says the merger will help deliver growth, strengthening its insurance, rail and local authority sector capabilities

Rachel Riley will host the 2015 Birmingham Young Professional of the Year Awards next month

Rachel Riley to host BYPY 2015

Countdown star and former Strictly Come Dancing contestant lined up as guest host for 15th anniversary of award ceremony

Ashley Norman, employment partner at Bevan Brittan

Employment partner joins Bevan Brittan's Birmingham team

Ashley Norman’s appointment takes Bevan Brittan’s employment team to four partners, part of a 10 partner-strong litigation, advisory and regulatory practice

Kate Leavesley, Squire Patton Boggs

BYPY 2015: Kate Leavesley, Squire Patton Boggs

More from our 2015 BYPY shortlisted candidates with the final entry from the legal category

Rory Barrett, a director in HCB's restructuring and insolvency department

HCB appoints director to restructuring and insolvency department

Mr Barrett, who is based in the Tunbridge Wells office of HCB, was in at the launch of the department four years ago

Rachel Seaton, Shoosmiths

BYPY 2015: Rachel Seaton, Shoosmiths

Shoosmiths' corporate solicitor Rachel Seaton is in the hot seat today as our look at the 2015 BYPY candidates continues

Tom Rush, Gateley

BYPY 2015: Tom Rush, Gateley

Our Q&As with the 2015 BYPY finalists now takes a look at the legal award and meets Tom Rush from Gateley

Barbara Marsh, Lexcel, and Harrison Clark Rickerbys partner Caroline Irvine

Harrison Clark Rickerbys awarded Lexcel status

Lexcel-accredited practices undergo independent assessments every year to ensure they meet required standards of excellence in areas such as client care, case management and risk management

Kuala Lumpur

Trowers & Hamlins reinforces Malaysian presence

The licence, which was approved by the Malaysian Bar Council, will allow Trowers & Hamlins to operate independently in Malaysia and advise on international legal issues, subject to certain restrictions

Derek Bambury, senior partner at Browne Jacobson

Seven partner promotions at Browne Jacobson

The promotions take effect from May 1 and include five lawyers based at the firm’s Birmingham office

Andrew Glaze, a partner in the corporate finance team at SGH Martineau

SGH Martineau's corporate finance team advises Keycom on takeover

Keycom was formerly a listed company which meant the transaction was governed by the provisions of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.

Associate Peter Gate, solicitor Vicki Bennett and partner Philip Harrison from Meridian Private Client

Merdian passes the £1m mark for the first time

Meridian, which specialises in estate and long-term tax planning for individuals and families, has reported sales of £1,000,526, an increase of five per cent compared with the previous year’s figure

Robert Judge Rinder, Lord Justice Leveson, Lady Rae and Mr Mark Mulholland QC with the Steiner Academy Hereford team and St Philips' barrister Simon Ward

Birmingham barrister helps Midland school reach final of mock trial competition

Winners from the UK regional heats gathered in Edinburgh to contest the final

Kam Johal, corporate partner at FBC Manby Bowdler

FBC Manby Bowdler advises Newell Palmer Group on latest acquisition

The Midland IFA, which was established in 1993, has three principal offices across the Midlands in Wolverhampton, Bromsgrove and Nuneaton and employs 120 staff

Caroline Coates, executive partner for DWF in Birmingham

DWF's Caroline Coates joins Office for Legal Complaints

Ms Coates joins as a non-lay member to support the administration of the Legal Ombudsman for England and Wales

Videos & Photos

Sky Bar at the top of Park Regis is starting to take shape ahead of its opening later this year

Park Regis Sky Bar takes shape

The topping out of the new Chamberlain halls of residence at the University of Birmingham, performed by Vice Chancellor Professor Sir David Eastwood

Milestone in University of Birmingham halls of residence scheme

Pictured at the opening of the new Sadler's Brewhouse and Bare are Eamonn Holmes with Chris Sadler (left) managing director and right, Ian King, sales manager

Sadler's Brewhouse and Bar is part of brewer's growth plans

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