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Managing partner of Freeths Richard Beverley (left) and partner Lee Clifford

Freeths finds new Birmingham home

Law firm will move to new 8,000 sq ft home in Colmore Business District as it eyes further expansion in the city

Dani Saveker, founder of Families in Business

Families in Business appoints Gorvins as approved adviser

The move marks the first professional services firm to join since FiB joined Shirlaws last month

Gary Davison, managing director at QualitySolicitors Davisons (left) and Jason Nash, relationship manager at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking

QualitySolicitors Davisons establishes city centre presence with Colmore Row office

The new flagship branch on Colmore Row is the firm’s first in the city centre

Amanda Hanmore, who has joined Trowers & Hamlins as a partner

Trowers & Hamlins launches commercial property practice

Amanda Hanmore was formerly a partner at Knights Solicitors where she led the firm’s real estate development team

Richard Honick, legal counsel at London & Cambridge Properties

London & Cambridge Properties appoints legal counsel

Richard Honick joins the existing legal team based at the company’s Millbank Tower offices in London

Andy Woolman, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking and Martin Priest, GloverPriest Solicitors

250-year-old law firm Argyles acquired by GloverPriest

Argyles is believed to be one of the oldest law firms in the country

Neil Mocroft, CBTC, Graeme Chaplin, Bank of England agent, Richard Pinning and Bernard Shepherd, CBTC

Clark Brookes Turner Cary hosts Bank of England forum

Bank of England agent Graeme Chaplin Chaplin told the seminar his job was to be the bank's eyes and ears in the region

David Doogan, Amy Flavell and Edward Sunderland from Pinsent Masons

Restructuring specialist Amy Flavell joins Pinsent Masons as partner

The restructuring and insolvency specialist joins from Squire Patton Boggs in Birmingham

Company of the Year - Fracino

Fracino brewing success with Company of the Year award

Manufacturer of coffee machines launched in the 1960s takes home top prize and export gong at 2015 Birmingham Post Business Awards

Mushtaq Khan, president of Birmingham Law Society

Nominations open for Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards

Firms and individuals from the region’s legal sector are being invited to put themselves forward in one of the 12 award categories

The management team at Kings Chambers - Stephen Loxton, Bill Brown and Colin Griffin

Kings Chambers sees earnings rise to £29m

Kings Chambers opened in Birmingham in 2012 and boasts more than 100 barristers as members

Chris Cook, associate solicitor in Harrison Clark Rickerbys' corporate team

Harrison Clark advises on aviation deal

Intercede Ventures has developed an innovative instrument for measuring the surface condition and drag factors on aircraft

Coventry University's Scarborough Campus

Mills & Reeve advises Coventry University on Scarborough campus

The purpose-built campus will open in September 2016

The new strategic management board at FBC Manby Bowdler - Craig Ridge, Kim Carr and Laura Jones

FBC Manby Bowdler sets up management board

Managing partner Kim Carr will head the board of three

Andrew Warren has joined Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co as business development director

Andrew Warren joins Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co in business development role

Mr Warren joins from DLA Piper, where he was head of marketing operations

New head of clinical negligence at Alsters Kelley Tony Hall with Haidee Vedy (left) and Cathy Wahlberg

Alsters Kelley recruits new head of clinical negligence

Tony Hall joins Warwickshire law firm from Anthony Collins to Birmingham to tackle personal injury and medical cases

Mark Surguy of Weightmans

Weightmans appoints Mark Surguy as partner

Mark Surguy joins the firm's commercial dispute resolution team in the city from Eversheds

From left: Lucie Byron, Christopher Jones and Robert Lee from Wright Hassall

Wright Hassall on course for deal milestone

Warwickshire law firm says buoyant year has resulted in deal forecasts of £175m for 2015

Shoosmiths real estate partner Beth McArdle

Shoosmiths real estate team advises on Poundland deal

The deal follows approval from the Competition and Markets Authority

Legal 500 features in latest Birmingham Post

The annual look at who the main players are in the legal sector features some of the West Midlands top law firms

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CGI of plans to redevelop 76 Holloway Head

Developers eye £1m market with Holloway Head luxury apartments

Richard Paterson, Amelia Ladbrook, Rebecca Simkiss, Harry Wheeler, Emily Rose and Richard Guy at SimkissGuy Recruitment's monthly Colmore Curry Club

SimkissGuy Recruitment hosts curry club event

Mark Stocks, Becky Eagle, both Grant Thornton; Toby Carpenter, Psigma; and Wendy Fellow, Punter Southall, at the Grant Thornton Promotions Event

Promoted duo welcomed by Grant Thornton

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