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Andrew Whitehead, Shakespeare Martineau

Shakespeare Martineau reappointed to National Grid panel

Following competitive tender process, a 20-strong team of lawyers based in firm's Birmingham, Stratford and London offices will support the utility company on specialist gas and electricity legal work

Family law partner joins Irwin Mitchell's Midlands team

Clare Wiseman, who has joined Irwin Mitchells Birmingham team as a family law partner
Clare Wiseman has joined Irwin Mitchell’s Birmingham team from George Green Solicitors

Birmingham Law Society signs-up all of Hogan Lovells' city-based lawyers

President of Birmingham Law Society Mushtaq Khan with Hogan Lovells partner and head of its Birmingham-based legal services centre Alan Greenough
BLS director of membership Ben Henry said he was "delighted" Hogan Lovells had signed all its lawyers up

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Andrew Whitehead, Shakespeare Martineau

Shakespeare Martineau reappointed to National Grid panel

Following competitive tender process, a 20-strong team of lawyers based in firm's Birmingham, Stratford and London offices will support the utility company on specialist gas and electricity legal work

Clare Wiseman, who has joined Irwin Mitchells Birmingham team as a family law partner

Family law partner joins Irwin Mitchell's Midlands team

Clare Wiseman has joined Irwin Mitchell’s Birmingham team from George Green Solicitors

President of Birmingham Law Society Mushtaq Khan with Hogan Lovells partner and head of its Birmingham-based legal services centre Alan Greenough

Birmingham Law Society signs-up all of Hogan Lovells' city-based lawyers

BLS director of membership Ben Henry said he was "delighted" Hogan Lovells had signed all its lawyers up

William Harrison, assistant solicitor at Thomas Horton

Family lawyer joins Thomas Horton Solicitors

William Harrison, who will be based at the firm’s Worcester office, brings extensive experience to the role

Quality Solicitors Talbots has appointed Paul Furnival to lead the firm’s family law offer

New head of family law for Quality Solicitors Talbots

Quality Solicitors Talbots has appointed Paul Furnival to lead the firm’s family law offer

Lawyer warns over public sector tenders

Lawyer says his client’s case against a public authority offered a series of cautions for contracting authorities to document evaluations correctly

Pro bono Birmingham lawyer wins lorry driver's licence back

A driver was able to get back on the road because of a lawyer who recently joined the Birmingham office of Mills & Reeve and No 5 Chambers

David Martin, Thomas Nock Martin Accountants; Martyn Elwell, Central RPL sales director; Rachel Radford, Thomas Nock Martin Accountants; Katie Willems, Higgs & Sons; Gary Morton, Boing Boing CEO and Central RPL managing director; Richard Griffiths, Higgs & Sons; and Jonathan Bicknell, Central RPL sales director

Lawyers on board after Central RPL takeover completed

The corporate team at Higgs & Sons has assisted Boing Boing Group (BBG) on its acquisition of Reliant Products, which trades as Central RPL

Alan Bryce, Steven Jonas and Julia Morgan

Jonas Roy Bloom boosted by addition of Williamson & Soden's criminal practice

The move signals Jonas Roy Bloom’s intention to expand in the criminal and regulatory defence market

Simon Gilmour, who joins Harrison Clark Rickerbys' employment team as a partner

Employment partner joins Harrison Clark Rickerbys

Mr Gilmour has had a 20-year career in employment law

Associate Nick Playford (left) with partners Maynard Burton and Iain Morrison of mfg Solicitors

mfg Solicitors strengthens agricultural team

Nick Playford joins West Midlands law firm to bolster its work within the rural and farming sectors

Jan Thompson, Kerwoods; Ken Jubb, Delphine Powell.

Law firm Kerwoods host summer BBQ

Law firm Kerwoods Solicitors held a summer barbecue for professional colleagues, clients and intermediaries at Redditch Golf Club.

Lawyer Julian Rawstorne, who is retiring after 50 years in the legal profession

Stratford-upon-Avon lawyer Julian Rawstorne retires after 50 years in the profession

What was Rawstorne Heran Solicitors is now part of West Bromwich firm Clark Brookes Turner Cary and trades as CBTC Rawstorne Solicitors

mfg Solicitors' Lisa Kemp, Samantha Haller-Evans, Sally Morris and Chris Piggott (front) with Rachael Watkins and Kate Jones

Partner for mfg Solicitors' employment and HR services division

Chris Piggott has joined mfg and will be based at the firm’s Adam House headquarters in Kidderminster

Senior partner and head of private client at Higgs & Sons Nick Moxon, Deborah Beal, Andy Bridge, Harman Bains, David Morgan and Chris Sawyer

Higgs & Sons bolsters private client team

Head of department Nick Moxon said the hires represented an "exciting time" for Higgs & Sons

Michael Bates pictured with his team from Birmingham Community Law Centre in Sparkbrook, Naomi Lesser, Abu Uddin, Habib Ullah and Tahsin Chowdhury

Birmingham Community Law Centre lands major legal award

Birmingham Community Law Centre staff say they are “over the moon” after winning the Best Not-for-Profit/Law Firm award at the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards

David Fennell, chief executive of Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co

Legal director promotions at Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co

The commercial litigation team is boosted by the promotions of Emma Carr and Adam Fisher, while the IP team sees the promotions of Antony Craggs and Peter Koch

Peter McLintock, partner in Mills & Reeves corporate team in Birmingham

Rosy start to 2015 for Mills & Reeve's corporate team

The performance won the firm top slot as the Birmingham-based law firm with the highest value of deals advised

Bob Ghosh, Dominika Obajtek, Jabbar Khan, Richard Beverley, Aktar Islam and Kiarna Ta

Freeths advises Lasan Group on Nosh & Quaff venture

The real estate team at Freeths provided advice for Lasan Group on its move to 130 Colmore Row where it will be opening Nosh and Quaff

Ed Sunderland, Pinsent Masons

Pinsent Masons advises Briggs Equipment UK on £200m development deal

Briggs is the UK arm of Briggs International, the world’s largest global distributor of Yale and Hyster Materials Handling equipment

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