Legal

Lupton Fawcett secures STEP accreditation

Yorkshire law firm Lupton Fawcett has achieved Platinum Employer Partner accreditation for the second time from STEP – the worldwide body for professionals specialising in private client work. STEP members are lawyers, accountants, financial advis...

Partner promotions in WBD’s Leeds office

Law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has confirmed a number of senior promotions across its UK offices, including new partners Fiona Graham and Andrew Hirst in the firm's Leeds office. Fiona joined the firm's property disputes team in 2005 and speci...

Yacht insurance specialist sold to US firm

Yacht insurance specialist Concept Special Risks has been acquired by Applied Financial Lines, a UK-based affiliate of Omaha, Nebraska-based Applied Underwriters, Inc. Concept Special Risks is a Leeds-based yacht and recreational pleasure craft mari...