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Cheryl McSheen-Bailey and Jade Cranch who have joined Enoch Evans

New recruits bolster Enoch Evans' growth plans

The appointments of Cheryl McSheen-Bailey and Jade Cranch come as the firm celebrates its 130th year in existence

Commercial and chancery barrister Shakil Najib joins No5 Chambers

Shakil Najib, who has joined Birmingham set No5 Chambers
Mr Najib, who was called to the Bar in 1999, will be a member of the commercial & chancery, international and public law groups

ABS move sees non-lawyer appointed as partner at Meridian Private Client

Jon Croxford, who has been promoted to the role of partner at Meridian Private Client
Chartered tax adviser Jon Croxford, who joined Meridian in June as a director, is a specialist in personal tax planning

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Cheryl McSheen-Bailey and Jade Cranch who have joined Enoch Evans

New recruits bolster Enoch Evans' growth plans

The appointments of Cheryl McSheen-Bailey and Jade Cranch come as the firm celebrates its 130th year in existence

Shakil Najib, who has joined Birmingham set No5 Chambers

Commercial and chancery barrister Shakil Najib joins No5 Chambers

Mr Najib, who was called to the Bar in 1999, will be a member of the commercial & chancery, international and public law groups

Jon Croxford, who has been promoted to the role of partner at Meridian Private Client

ABS move sees non-lawyer appointed as partner at Meridian Private Client

Chartered tax adviser Jon Croxford, who joined Meridian in June as a director, is a specialist in personal tax planning

FBC Manby Bowdler trainee solicitor Katherine Lloyd and solicitor Wendy Turner mark the award

FBC Manby Bowdler staff recognised for eco-friendly commuting efforts

The firm picked up two awards for its work in getting staff to walk or cycle to work from Centro’s Smart Network, Smarter Choices project

Mike Gahan, chief executive of HCB Hatch Chartered Accountants

HCB Group take over Clive Shepherd & Co

HCB has taken over the legal practice of Clive Shepherd & Co, moving the staff into its offices in Lichfield Street, which were acquired in 2011 when Walsall legal firm Hadens joined the group

DLA Piper corporate partner John Campion

DLA Piper advises Synergy Health on STERIS merger

Synergy is a global supplier of outsourced services to healthcare providers and customers concerned with health management

Veronica Kumeta, Dawn Oliver and Samantha Murray

Lawyers from Harrison Clark Rickerbys inc K&M Family Law backing breast cancer appeal

Between October 27 and 31 the law firm’s private client team is offering its will writing service free of charge in exchange for a donation to the charity

Intellectual property firm Forresters is backing a bid to return the legendary Brabham Racing team to the track

Forresters backing bid to bring Brabham Racing back to the track

The project is already over halfway to hitting its first crowdfunding target of £250,000 following a staggering response from fans

Frances Anderson of Veale Wasbrough Vizards

Technology sector specialist joins Veale Wasbrough Vizards

Based in the VWV Birmingham office, Ms Anderson joins from DWF, where she was a commercial partner specialising in technology, intellectual property and the creative industries

Iain Morrison and Helen Gough of mfg Solicitors

Agricultural specialist joins mfg Solicitors

Agricultural expert Helen Gough has joined the firm as senior assistant solicitor after seven years at Stratford-upon-Avon based practice, Lodders Solicitors

SGH Martineau banking partner Naomi Tudor

SGH Martineau reappointed to Santander panel

For more than ten years, lawyers from the law firm’s banking and financial services team have offered advice on property finance, corporate finance and due diligence matters, working with Santander’s business banking teams across the Midlands

Dr Bharat Malkani, lecturer at Birmingham Law School at the University of Birmingham

Birmingham Law School lecturer brands Conservatives' human rights plan “misleading, vague and completely incoherent”

Dr Bharat Malkani, a lecturer at Birmingham Law School at the University of Birmingham, branded the plan as “misleading, vague and completely incoherent”

Andy Ball, business development director at Higgs & Sons

Higgs & Sons joins Families in Business

Higgs & Sons becomes an FiB approved adviser in the Black Country, providng legal services to family-run and owned businesses which are working with FiB

Kevin Peake, Irwin Mitchell's new sales and marketing director

Irwin Mitchell recruits sales and marketing director

Mr Peake's appointment is the latest hire in an ongoing recruitment drive

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co's new operations director Andrew Edginton

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co appoints new operations director

Mr Edginton, who was finance director for an operating unit at BT Business, takes up his new role at the Birmingham-headquartered international law firm on October 6

Ramby De Mello of No5 Chambers

No5 Chambers barrister backs Birmingham Central Mosque call for release of hostage Alan Henning

The city mosque has made a plea to ISIS extremists to release Mr Henning and any other individuals held captive in Syria

Kuljeet Sandhu and Sandra Garlick

De Marco and Askews announce merger deal

Law firms create 20-strong practice as they eye regional expansion amid plans to launch incubation hub for start-ups and small companies

Sir Nigel Knowles, who has been appointed chairman of Zeus Capital

DLA Piper chief Sir Nigel Knowles joins Zeus Capital

Currently global co-CEO and managing partner of DLA Piper, over the last 18 years Sir Nigel Knowles has led its growth from a regional law firm to a global business with a turnover in excess of £1 billion

Peter Beddoes, the former managing partner of Wright Hassall who is retiring after 35 years with the firm

Former Wright Hassall managing partner calls it a day

Peter Beddoes spent 35 years with Warwickshire law firm which grew from five to 35 partners during his time there

Peter Gate, an associate at Solihull-based specialist private client law firm Meridian Private Client

Meridian Private Client associate singled-out as rising star

Peter Gate has been named as one of the UK's top private client advisers in a countdown published by web site eprivateclient

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