Regional law firm Birketts has grown its specialist agriculture and estates team with the appointment of five new staff across its Ipswich, Norwich and Chelmsford offices. Birketts has one of the largest dedicated agribusiness teams in the UK with over 20 members of staff.
East of England law firm Birketts has appointed solicitor Graham Kershaw to its specialist shipping and logistics team which now consists of 13 dedicated staff.
Birketts LLP in Ipswich advised R3 Financial Services Group in its recent sale of the business, together with subsidiaries, to Police Mutual.
The Penningtons Manches’ life sciences team has won the Corporate INTL award for the ‘Client Choice: Life Sciences law firm of the year for England 2014’ following on from its 2013 ‘UK Mid-Market: Life Sciences law firm of the year for England’ award from the magazine.
As trainee positions in law firms become more sought after than ever, Milton Keynes commercial lawyers, Kimbells Freeth, are offering students a head start with their 2014 Legal Scholarship Scheme.
Commercial law firm Howes Percival has expanded its property practice with three new appointments in response to a significant increase in new instructions from both local and national clients.
What a start to 2014 Cambridge and the East of England have enjoyed! Property deals are booming; infrastructure spend is increasing; local businesses are growing at a rate of knots and posting record export figures and the region is firmly on the radar for international giants looking to settle or grow in one of Europe’s most trade-intensive and innovation hotspots.
Mills & Reeve is winning increasing instructions internationally and last week completed a ground-breaking deal for a French company which had taken a year to reach its denouement.
Two Spanish law specialists have joined Buckles Solicitors in Peterborough.
Law firm Birketts has been appointed to provide legal services to the NHS following a rigorous tendering procedure in the UK.
Cambridge UK lawyer Anthony McGurk has been at the heart of a major transatlantic technology deal, acting for a Wall Street quoted corporation.
Law firm Stone King is relocating to larger premises in Cambridge as it embarks on ambitious growth plans in the UK’s technology capital.
Cambridge UK legal business Taylor Vinters has outgrown its inaugural Singapore office and is moving to larger premises in Raffles Place.
There’s no following in father’s footsteps in the residential conveyancing team at Cambridge solicitors Barr Ellison. Exactly the opposite has happened as the law firm expands to meet strong demand in the Cambridge property market.
Penningtons Manches advised existing client, XL Marketing Corp, a leader in the fast growing Big Data-Driven Marketing and CRM space, and its UK subsidiary XL Marketing Europe Limited, on the acquisition of the business and assets of Intela Limited, Intela Global Limited and Intela Pty Limited, leading international data and email services companies.
A Cambridge-Oxford technology powerhouse will be one of the benefits of a mega-merger between two of the UK’s leading law firms – Penningtons and Manches.
- Law firm triggers technology battle royal in Cambridge
- Ginn and tonic for Woodfines
- Lawyers help power Europe’s top technology cluster
- Birketts just knockout in heavyweight division
- Corporate lawyers cashing in on growth across region
- Real Estate lawyers are hot property as region blooms
- Lawyers who will never want for work
- The litigation lawyers’ whose talent is not in dispute
- Fenners raises the Bar as a South East leader
- East Anglia lawyers top of their class
- EU expertise proving strong
- Mathys & Squire earns rich praise
- Agricultural lawyers reap significant harvest
- Dynamic duo best for banking and finance
- Tonic for top trio in healthcare arena
- Quartet praised for personal injury work
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