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From left: Higgs & Sons' Stewart Coles and Damian Beard with Talash Hotels' owners Ravi Kathuria and Sanjay Kathuria

Higgs helps Talash expand hotel portfolio

Law firm backs entrepreneurs to buy Honiley Court Hotel

Legal stalwart recognised at Law Society's inaugural awards

Worcestershire Law Society president Iain Morrison (rear) with winners from the society's inaugural legal awards
Bill Stallard among winners from Worcestershire Law Society's first President's Awards

Five join partnership at Wragge & Co

Quentin Poole, senior partner at law firm Wragge & Co which has promoted five staff to the partnership
Quintet will bolster Colmore Row's housing, pension, restructuring and energy teams ahead of key merger next month

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From left: Higgs & Sons' Stewart Coles and Damian Beard with Talash Hotels' owners Ravi Kathuria and Sanjay Kathuria

Higgs helps Talash expand hotel portfolio

Law firm backs entrepreneurs to buy Honiley Court Hotel

Worcestershire Law Society president Iain Morrison (rear) with winners from the society's inaugural legal awards

Legal stalwart recognised at Law Society's inaugural awards

Bill Stallard among winners from Worcestershire Law Society's first President's Awards

Quentin Poole, senior partner at law firm Wragge & Co which has promoted five staff to the partnership

Five join partnership at Wragge & Co

Quintet will bolster Colmore Row's housing, pension, restructuring and energy teams ahead of key merger next month

Westfield Merry Hill, Brierley Hill

Region's deal market on stable footing says Experian report

New Experian report shows deal values increased by 227 per cent after brace of Westfield shopping centre deals.

Birmingham office expansion for Trowers & Hamlins

Trowers & Hamlins is to have a dedicated public sector commercial team in its Birmingham office, led by partner Amardeep Gill with support from solicitor Louis Sebastian. 

Wragge & Co offices in Colmore Row

Former Irwin Mitchell London employment head joins Wragge & Co

John Hayes, the former head of Irwin Mitchell’s London employment team, has a broad-based practice with a particular focus in construction, financial services and recruitment.

Irwin Mitchell's banking and finance team advises on deals worth £1.2bn

In the last quarter the Irwin Mitchell banking and finance team has advised on deals worth £500 million alone

Barristers and law workers outside Birmingham Crown Court during a protest against Legal Aid cuts

Lawyer warns of knock-on effects following legal aid withdrawal for family law cases

Christine Patterson, head of family law and partner at Shakespeares’ Birmingham office, claimed courtroom dynamics have changed for the worse

David Haye and Dereck Chisora.

Birmingham lawyers enter legal battle between boxing promoter Bruce Baker and BBBC

No5 Chambers representing chairman of promoters association as he challenges decision to withdraw his licence

Higgs & Sons advise on steel deal

The Higgs corporate team, led by Nick Taylor and supported by Jamie Partington, was able to complete the deal within a tight deadline.

Wragge & Co offices in Colmore Row

Wragge & Co advise Amey on Scottish motorway scheme

The scheme will see the construction of 12.4 km of new motorway and the upgrading of 16.2 km of existing road to motorway standard.

British soldiers in Iraq

Public Interest Lawyers defend £22m inquiry into Iraq deaths

City-based Public Interest Lawyers were behind the huge legal challenge which was based around witness claims the men were taken prisoner by British soldiers, and later mistreated and murdered.

mfg Solicitors

Renewables expert boosts mfg Solicitors' agricultural team

Stewart Smith has joined mfg as an associate after almost a decade with Cheshire-based practice Walker Smith Way.

John James

Well known lawyer John James to stand for UKIP

The 68-year-old businessman, who describes himself as semi-retired, is to fight the Tanworth in Arden ward in May along with several other UKIP candidates

Richard Santy

New partner to develop Mills & Reeve's employment offering

Richard Santy, who was the former head of employment at Shoosmiths in Birmingham, joins the firm as a partner.

Wragge & Co offices in Colmore Row

Wragge and Co advise on pioneering medical deal

Acting for Astellas, the team worked internationally to deliver an amended agreement for the development and commercialisation of Isavuconazole, a potential new therapy being developed globally to treat invasive, life-threatening, fungal diseases.

Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards winners. Front: Ekateriha Wild (DWF), Jane Plant (Weightmans), Hayley Simonds (Mills & Reeeve), Pam Sanghera (The Family Firm Solicitors), Victoria Garrad (Gateley). Middle: Sam Harris (Weightmans), Caroline Coates (DWF), David Ho (Christien Lee & Co), Richard Adkins (St Philips). Back : Phil Shiner (Public Interest Lawyers), Dean Parnell (Sydney Mitchell), Martin Allsopp (BLS president), Anthony Collins.

Gateley claim honours at Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards

Firm picks up award at ICC event after continuing to grow its profile across the country

Enoch Evans gets Law Society quality mark

The Walsall & Black Country firm celebrated becoming the first provider of legal services in Walsall and its surrounding areas to secure membership of the Law Society’s Wills and Inheritance Quality Scheme (WIQS). 

Harrison Clark Rickerbys

Record year for Harrison Clark Rickerbys' corporate team

During a busy year the firm became one of the Midlands’ most active corporate legal providers by advising on corporate transactions including sales, acquisitions and management buyouts worth almost £250 million.

Upton Park, home of West Ham United

Gateley advises on West Ham United stadium deal

The cross discipline team was led by real estate partner Richard Pettifor and supported by real estate associate Helen Roberts and commercial partner Simon Pigden.

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