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Trio of promotions in Shakespeare Martineau’s East Midlands real estate team

Trio of promotions in Shakespeare Martineau’s East Midlands real estate team

Law firm, Shakespeare Martineau, has announced a number of senior promotions within its East Midlands real estate team. Brendan Walsh, who has been a partner in the firm for 6 years, will be head of the East Midlands team, supported by Louise Ingram and Peter Dilks, head of the teams in Leicester and Nottingham respectively.   Walsh is ranked as one of a handful of leading real estate lawyers in the region and the only one to be nominated for Real Estate individual of the year by …

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Major Midlands investment projects supported by Fraser Brown

Major Midlands investment projects supported by Fraser Brown

Fraser Brown Solicitors’ Lincoln office is celebrating a positive start to 2019 following the completion of two major projects for leading independent infrastructure and private equity investment firm – Foresight Group. Foresight Group appointed the law firm to provide legal advice in relation to its investment in the projects, as part of the Midlands Engine’s vision for growth, an initiative which looks to make the East and West Midlands an engine for growth for the …

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New Midlands’ group aims to encourage women to stay in the legal profession amid retention fears

New Midlands’ group aims to encourage women to stay in the legal profession amid retention fears

A new group has been launched in the Midlands to support women who work in the criminal law as concerns grow over the number of women who are leaving the profession. Women in Criminal Law (WICL), the brainchild of Katy Thorne QC, a criminal barrister based in London, was launched in London last year, with the new Midland branch now under way. Its aim is to encourage and empower working women across the criminal justice …

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Boutique bridal retailer secures historic spot for second location

Boutique bridal retailer secures historic spot for second location

Nottingham-based bridal retailer Dressplace has unveiled a new store in the iconic Courtaulds Building on Haydn Road with help from Fraser Brown Solicitors. Dressplace was founded back in 2009 by owner Helen Dickson following numerous negative bridal shopping experiences whilst accompanying her three daughters as they searched for their dream dresses. Based on the service she wished her daughters had received, she set up a dress agency in Southwell selling pre-loved gowns and offering stellar …

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East Midlands law firm welcomes new partner

East Midlands law firm welcomes new partner

Fraser Brown Solicitors has announced the appointment of Erin Vickers as partner within the commercial property team. Based at Fraser Brown’s Nottingham office, Erin brings with her over 15 years of legal expertise, having previously been a partner at Leicester law firm Spearing Waite. Originally from New York, Erin has lived in the UK for over 20 years and obtained her Postgraduate Diploma in Law (PGDL) and Legal Practice Course (LPC) from De Montfort University …

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Nottingham law firm celebrates young lawyers progression

Nottingham law firm celebrates young lawyers progression

A Nottingham law firm is strengthening its team, with three young lawyers awarded new positions in the business. Nottingham Family Law are toasting Kerry Avis, who recently qualified as a solicitor, alongside her colleagues Aimee Booth and Will Matheson, who have been awarded training contracts with the firm. The firms’ latest staff member to qualify as a solicitor, Kerry studied law at Nottingham Trent University and the Nottingham Law School, and has been with the …

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Sills & Betteridge announce team expansion

Sills & Betteridge announce team expansion

King Street law firm Sills & Betteridge (incorporating MacLaren Britton), welcomes two new faces to their family law team following the recent transfer of Dominic Lee and appointment of Caroline Lancaster. Dominic, a graduate of the University of Nottingham, joined the firm’s Lincoln office as a trainee solicitor three years ago, and now specialises in all aspects of divorce and separation. He moves to Nottingham to work closely with the head of the team John …

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Fraser Brown promotes key member of its franchising and commercial team

Fraser Brown promotes key member of its franchising and commercial team

Nottingham-based law firm Fraser Brown Solicitors has announced the promotion of Fiona Boswell to partner. Fiona, who is a BFA (British Franchise Association) qualified franchise professional and recommended lawyer for franchising in legal directories, joined Fraser Brown in 2015 and has more than 20 years’ experience in the industry. As the head of franchising and commercial services at Fraser Brown, Fiona co-ordinates the franchise team and advises businesses on all legal aspects concerning franchising, including …

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Legal heavyweight joins Fraser Brown’s Lincoln office

Legal heavyweight joins Fraser Brown’s Lincoln office

Leading law firm Fraser Brown Solicitors has announced the appointment of Ed Capes as corporate finance partner in its newly established Lincoln office. Ed joins the firm from Sills & Betteridge where he worked as a corporate partner for more than 10 years, providing advice and support on a wide range of transactional projects for a diverse portfolio of clients. Ed joins a highly regarded corporate team at Fraser Brown as part of the firm’s …

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Local law firm builds commercial property team by three

Local law firm builds commercial property team by three

Fraser Brown Solicitors has expanded its Nottingham-based commercial property team by three, with the appointment of Kerry Elliott as a senior associate, Zaheera Suleman as a solicitor and Alicia Yilmaz as a paralegal. Kerry Elliot, who has 17 years of experience in the industry joins Fraser Brown from Rothera Sharp. In her new role, Kerry will be responsible for assisting and supervising the wider commercial property team working with a number of high-profile clients and …

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