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Upcoming Events

June 20, 2024

Bitesize Legal Updates with Addleshaw Goddard


This seminar will cover Data Protection & Cyber Security, Tech risks and Employment, and will focus on practical points that in-house lawyers need to know, drawing out business risks and potential solutions, with the aim of leaving everyone with something to take back to their desks and use in practice

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July 2, 2024

In-House Seminar with Addleshaw Goddard Leeds


Key trends in success and minimising risks in tech and outsourcing contracts negotiations & disputes, plus top tips and trends for M& A transactions

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September 19, 2024

Annual Privilege Update Webinar with Boyes Turner

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Webinar led by Phillip Baldwin, Dispute Resolution Team, Boyes Turner

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Latest Vacancies

Commercial Litigaton Senior/Principal Associate

Leeds and West Yorkshire

£58,000 - 87,500

Commercial Litigation Senior or Principal Associate - Leeds A highly regarded national firm is looking for a Senior or Principal Associate to join their growing Commercial Litigation team in Leeds. This is great opportunity to take the lead in managing complex commercial disputes across both the public and private sector.

Posted 18 hours ago

In house Legal Counsel

County Durham


Global business with established legal team looking to recruit in house legal counsel

Posted 21 hours ago

Commercial Law Associate


£80,000 - 90,000

Interesting commercial role in Dubai

Posted 21 hours ago

Funds Senior Counsel



A senior level role with an established and high performing team.

Posted 22 hours ago

Legal Counsel - Public Procurement

West Midlands


Excellent in-house role for a junior lawyer with public procurement experience to join a global services organisation in Birmingham.

Posted 22 hours ago