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Paul Firth, Irwin Mitchell's national head of real estate

Irwin Mitchell secures place on Carillion's legal network

The deal means the law firm’s specialist lawyers will provide support on the company’s property and developments work

Mills & Reeve signs up to Birmingham 10k Business Challenge

Some of the Mills & Reeve team doing the Great Birmingham 10k Business Challenge
Team of 36 from city law firm to take on run in May in aid of Birmingham Crisis Centre

Kerwoods Solicitors welcomes three new recruits

New recruits Charlotte Kelly, Veronica DuQuesnay and Carly Robinson with Kerwoods partner Jan Thompson
It has recruited Veronica Du’Quesnay as head of residential conveyancing, Charlotte Kelly as an associate handling probate, trusts, wills and elderly client affairs and Carly Robinson as a legal assistant

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Paul Firth, Irwin Mitchell's national head of real estate

Irwin Mitchell secures place on Carillion's legal network

The deal means the law firm’s specialist lawyers will provide support on the company’s property and developments work

Some of the Mills & Reeve team doing the Great Birmingham 10k Business Challenge

Mills & Reeve signs up to Birmingham 10k Business Challenge

Team of 36 from city law firm to take on run in May in aid of Birmingham Crisis Centre

New recruits Charlotte Kelly, Veronica DuQuesnay and Carly Robinson with Kerwoods partner Jan Thompson

Kerwoods Solicitors welcomes three new recruits

It has recruited Veronica Du’Quesnay as head of residential conveyancing, Charlotte Kelly as an associate handling probate, trusts, wills and elderly client affairs and Carly Robinson as a legal assistant

Steve Allen, head of the Birmingham office of Mills & Reeve, with new recruit Claire O'Brien

Intellectual property expert joins Mills & Reeve

Claire O’Brien, formerly director of the IP team at Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co, specialises in contentious intellectual property matters

mfg Solicitors launches taxation team

The team, which is based at the firm’s Adam House headquarters in Kidderminster, will be headed up by tax expert Stephen Meredith who has also been promoted to partner

Bernard Shepherd received a lifetime achievement award at last night's Birmingham Law Society Awards

Eversheds claims honours in Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards

The Colmore Row firm, which celebrated its 100th anniversary last year, was crowned Law Firm of the Year at the annual event at the International Convention Centre

Rachael Heyhoe Flint joins Julie Burn (FBC Manby Bowdler) and Mike Elphick (Wolverhampton Cricket Club) to promote the Cricket Force weekend

FBC Manby Bowdler staff volunteer for Wolverhampton Cricket Club spruce-up

Volunteers from FBC Manby Bowdler will get behind the three-day Wolverhampton Cricket Club NatWest Cricket Force weekend from March 27 to 29 to give the Tettenhall ground a new look

Birmingham solicitor Sally Adey who has been killed in the terror attack in Tunisia

Birmingham solicitor killed in Tunisia terror attack

Sally Adey, wife of Shakespeares partner Rob, is among 23 now thought to have been killed at the hands of terrorists in Tunis

Greg Lowson, Pinsent Masons' Birmingham head of office

Raft of partner promotions at Pinsent Masons

The Birmingham based new partner promotions include; Didar Dhillon (infrastructure), Gayle Ditchburn (universities and higher education), Sean Elson (regulatory), Clare Francis (commercial) and Nicole Livesey (corporate)

Jackie Devey-Hipkiss, Gurdev Toura, Tim Gray and Lee Ilkiw from FBC Manby Bowdler

FBC Manby Bowdler creates personal injury support team

Jackie Devey-Hipkiss, Gurdev Toura and Lee Ilkiw will form a specialist customer support team based at the firm’s Wolverhampton headquarters

Lauren Hartigan-Pritchard, assosiate solicitor at Thursfields

Thursfields joins forces with Birmingham Metropolitan College for 'guru' lecture series

The aim of the academy is to equip students for the world of work and encourage local jobs growth.

Wall James Chappell partner Ruth Latham

Wall James Chappell advises CMA Moldform on acquisition at Spitfire Park

Due to growth CMA Moldform instructed Wall James Chappell to advise on four acquisitions on the Spitfire Industrial Estate to cope with increased production.

Jeremy Clarkson

No preferential treatment for Jeremy Clarkson says Midland employment lawyer

Following the suspension of the Top Gear presenter by the BBC amid allegations he assaulted an assistant producer on the show, Darryll Thomas from law firm The Wilkes Partnership said if they are proven then he should be sacked

BYPY 2014 winner Jodie Cook will be among the judges today grilling candidates vying for the 2015 prize

BYPY 2015 shortlist revealed

Candidates vying to be crowned Birmingham Young Professional of the Year will go in front of the judges today

Michael Fallon

Law firm which prosecuted soldiers investigated by watchdog

Birmingham firm Public Interest Lawyers is being investigated by legal sector watchdog the Solicitors Regulation Authority

David Roy, partner and head of business defence at Shakespeares

Shakespeares appoints David Roy as partner and head of business defence

Mr Roy joins the firm having led the tax investigations and prosecutions team at Cartwright King, where he specialised within all areas of financial crime. Before this, he was a founding partner at law firm Jonas Roy Bloom

Two Snowhill, Birmingham

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co team advises Primrose Solar on solar farm acquisition

The acquisition, from Gamma Solutions, takes Primrose's portfolio to ten solar farms, representing 184 MW of total capacity, all either operating or under construction

Gateley legal director Pauline Munro

Gateley boosts Birmingham regulatory team with brace of hires

Pauline Munro has been appointed as legal director and Kate Oliver as a senior solicitor

Councillor Shafique Shah, Lord Mayor of Birmingham; Louise Francis, Business Development Manager, Fidelis Contract Cleaning Services, Jane Sutton, Ambassador, The Great Midlands Fun Run.

Birmingham charity aiming for yet another runaway success

The League of Friends For The John Taylor Hospice held a reception to recruit over 400 entrants for a local fun run.

Vicky Thomas, who has been appointed head of residential conveyancing at the Stratford-upon-Avon office of CBTC Rawstorne

Vicky Thomas joins Stratford-upon-Avon office of CBTC Rawstorne

Ms Thomas joined a Birmingham law firm 33 years ago straight from school as the office junior

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Photography trail covering three-mile stretch of Stratford Road on display this summer

Moat Farm, Tibberton, Worcestershire

Pictures: 16th century Worcestershire farmhouse with space-age potential

From left: Neil Rami of Marketing Birmingham, Antonio Simoes and Alan Keir of HSBC and Birmingham City Council leader Sir Albert Bore exclusive

HSBC banks on Birmingham as 'entrepreneurial capital of Britain'

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