Hugh James announces growth of private client team

Top 100 UK law firm, Hugh James, has expanded its Contested Wills, Trusts and Estates team with the appointment of senior associates Sarah O’Grady and Ryan Taylor based in Cardiff and London. Sarah and Ryan are part of a ten-strong team, now one of the largest teams specialising in Contested Wills, Trusts and Estates in […]

Alan Kershaw confirmed as new LSB Chair as Dr Helen Phillips steps down

The Ministry of Justice and Legal Services Board (LSB) have announced the appointment of Alan Kershaw as the new Chair of the LSB. He has been appointed for a four-year term effective from 1st April 2023. The Lord Chancellor made the appointment in consultation with the Lord Chief Justice in accordance with the Legal Services […]

Crisis in local government will slow plans for progress

A local government workforce crisis is threatening vital local services – particularly relied on by those who urgently need support – with more than 9 in 10 councils experiencing staff recruitment and retention difficulties, a new survey reveals. The Local Government Association, which represents councils across England, has published its 2022 Workforce Survey which identifies […]