Legal firm’s commitment to professional development results in four internal promotions

A Cumbria law firm has announced it has promoted four members of its team as part of its ongoing commitment to developing the legal services it provides to its growing client base. Cartmell Shepherd Solicitors has rewarded staff members for their expertise within their legal specialism to support the company’s continued growth. Rebecca Armstrong has […]

Legal Services Board confirms interim leadership arrangements

The Legal Services Board has confirmed its interim leadership arrangements while its Board recruits a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). This follows Matthew Hill’s resignation from the role in January 2024, ahead of his departure at the end of March. The existing three directors will share leadership responsibilities, while continuing in their current roles. Richard […]

Probate Property Valuation: A Guide for Executors and Heirs

Probate property valuation can be a complex and crucial aspect of estate administration. Executors and heirs alike must navigate through various factors to determine the fair market value of the property accurately. This process not only ensures equitable distribution among heirs but also plays a significant role in tax implications and legal proceedings. In this […]

Law firms remain resilient in tough economic times – The Law Society

Against a tough economic backdrop and with the cost of living rising sharply, law firms saw profits go only marginally down, according to the Law Society’s Financial Benchmarking Survey that provides an overview of the financial performance of the legal sector. The research shows that profits per equity partner continued the pre-COVID trend, with median […]