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Joanne Herbert, associate and head of commercial and residential property at Alsters Kelley

Alsters Kelley appoints head of commercial and residential property

Joanne Herbert qualified as a chartered legal executive in 1996

FBC Manby Bowdler creates community care team in wake of Care Act

Julie Burn, Michelle Monnes-Thomas and Katherine Lloyd, the new community care team at FBC Manby Bowdler
The firm says it has made the move in response to major changes that will stem from the introduction of the Care Act and an expected upsurge in enquiries

Partner promotions at Squire Patton Boggs

Roy Grist (left) and Garon Anthony from Squire Patton Boggs
Mr Anthony specialises in commercial litigation work, with a particular focus on resolving disputes in the financial services industry, acting for organisations subject to regulatory investigations

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Joanne Herbert, associate and head of commercial and residential property at Alsters Kelley

Alsters Kelley appoints head of commercial and residential property

Joanne Herbert qualified as a chartered legal executive in 1996

Julie Burn, Michelle Monnes-Thomas and Katherine Lloyd, the new community care team at FBC Manby Bowdler

FBC Manby Bowdler creates community care team in wake of Care Act

The firm says it has made the move in response to major changes that will stem from the introduction of the Care Act and an expected upsurge in enquiries

Roy Grist (left) and Garon Anthony from Squire Patton Boggs

Partner promotions at Squire Patton Boggs

Mr Anthony specialises in commercial litigation work, with a particular focus on resolving disputes in the financial services industry, acting for organisations subject to regulatory investigations

Barker Brettell patent partner Jenny Atkinson

Barker Brettell secures place on patent panel for University of Oxford's Isis Innovation

The appointment follows a competitive tender process launched late last year by Isis Innovation – the research and technology commercialisation arm of the University of Oxford

Barrister Simon Ward with the Steiner Academy Hereford team competing in the final of the Citizenship Foundations Bar Mock Trial competition

Birmingham barrister supports students in national law competition bid

Mr Ward, who is based at St Philips Chambers, has been guiding 15 year 10 students from Steiner Academy Hereford, who will be competing in the national final of the Citizenship Foundation’s Bar Mock Trial competition

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

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MG's new multi-million pound flagship dealership in the heart of London's Piccadilly

MG opens four more dealerships including flagship central London outlet

London Mayor Boris Johnson has thrown his weight behind the Post's campaign for a fairer deal from the BBC

Boris Johnson backs Post campaign for fairer deal from BBC

Rupert Sheldon, Palmer Capital; Victoria Smith, Opus Land; Nick Cooper, Palmer Capital; Richard Smith, Opus Land.

Opus Land celebrates a successful year

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