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Watson Burton aims for growth after profit increase

11:16 am from in B2B, Insider Media, Legal, News by Mussel Club

Watson Burton has recorded a “healthy increase in profit” as it begins implementing plans for growth. The law firm, which has offices in Newcastle, Leeds and London, reported operating profit of £2.47m for the year end 30 April 2014, compared to £2.15m for the same period the year before....

Clarke Mairs shortlisted for major insolvency award

12:51 pm from in B2B, Financial, Legal, News by Mussel Club

Newcastle law firm, Clarke Mairs, has been shortlisted for a major national insolvency award and are delighted to be the only law firm in the North East of England to have been recognised. The firm, which is located on Hood Street, has been nominated in the ‘Law Firm with...

New city centre offices unveiled for growing law firm

12:27 pm from in B2B, Financial, Legal, News by Mussel Club

A commercial law firm in Newcastle is moving to new city centre offices to support its continued expansion. Clarke Mairs LLP has occupied newly refurbished offices at One Hood Street after relocating from Royal House on Market Street. The firm has grown steadily over the past six years and...

Newcastle law firm announces new Partner

12:58 pm from in Legal, News by Mussel Club

Newcastle law firm Mincoffs has promoted IP and IT specialist Antony Hall to Partner. Newcastle born Antony, a graduate of Durham University, trained with Mincoffs and qualified as a solicitor in 2007.  He was promoted to the role of Head of Commercial last year. The move follows a period...

Newcastle law firm teams up with talented curling team

1:06 pm from in B2B, Legal, News by Mussel Club

A North East law firm is working with a local wheelchair sports team in a bid to help them compete internationally. Clarke Mairs LLP, based in Newcastle city centre, is sponsoring the Northern Ice Wheelchair Curling Team, who have set their sights on representing England at the sport. Northern...

Employment specialist leads the way at Clarke Mairs LLP

12:42 pm from in B2B, Legal, News by Mussel Club

A Newcastle law firm is welcoming an experienced solicitor to head up its growing employment division. Lee Betchley, a dual qualified barrister and solicitor specialising in employment law, has joined Clarke Mairs LLP in Newcastle city centre. Lee, who is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association (ELA), has...

Specialist will maker expands family-focused firm

1:22 pm from in Financial, Legal, News by Mussel Club

A Durham wills and estate planner known for her friendly and family-focused ethos has expanded her business, moved into new premises and recruited staff for the first time. Leah Hamilton has built up a strong brand and reputation in 12 years running her firm, Family Wills as a one-woman-band....

Butterworths GO! @ButterworthsLaw

10:24 am from in B2B, Legal, News by James Henderson

Butterworths Solicitors launch Butterworths Go! fixed fee legal services for businesses Team Valley based law firm Butterworths have launched their newest commercial service aimed at the SME market, Butterworths Go! Designed to provide businesses with a quick and easy to access, fixed fee legal service, Butterworths Go! has a...

Court case could cost landlords thousands – and sound death knell for deposits

9:33 am from in B2B, Financial, Government, Legal, News, Property by James Henderson

A “scary” court ruling which could cost unwitting landlords thousands of pounds in compensation has been described by one North East property expert as “the clearest possible sign that deposits have had their day”. Ruling in the case of Superstrike v Marino Rodrigues the Court of Appeal this week...

Mincoffs Solicitors recruit new partner

3:22 pm from in Legal, News by Geoff Bowman

Jesmond-based Mincoffs Solicitors is celebrating its 65th anniversary this year and continues to attract top legal names. Stewart Irvine joins the firm as partner and head of the Contentious Services department, having previously led a large dispute resolution team for a prominent North East law firm for over seven...

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