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    Shoosmiths launches in Belfast via local merger

    December 3, 2016 Shoosmiths has launched its first location in Northern Ireland, following a merger with McManus Kearney, a local Belfast-based firm founded in 1987. The two firms have worked together on matters for mutual clients in…

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    Shoosmiths opening Leeds office

    July 14, 2016 Shoosmiths is set to launch an office in Leeds after hiring a pair of partners from Gordons. Simon Robinson and Phil Crowe, a pair of employment partners, will lead the new office for the firm when it opens in the…

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    Shoosmiths opens family law practice in London

    June 9, 2016 Shoosmiths has hired two partners from Howard Kennedy in London and will launch a family law practice on their combined expertise. Juliette Peters and Jay Patel are partners with a combined 45 years of experience…

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    Shoosmiths promotes 5 partners, 80 percent female

    May 5, 2016 Shoosmiths has announced an 80 percent female promotion round this year. The firm promoted five lawyers, four of them women. The majority of the promotions were in real estate, with three lawyers hailing from…

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    Shoosmiths plans to double Manchester team

    April 19, 2016 Shoosmiths is planning to almost double the size of its Manchester team over the next few years, coinciding with its move later this year into a new office with more space. The firm has 177 staff members at present…

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    Wanted: Lawyers on payroll

    February 12, 2016 According to a new report from Vacancysoft, a business intelligence company, the number of job openings for legal jobs has risen 40 percent in the past year. For the basis of the report, the firm analysed 9,900 job…

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    Shoosmiths hires team from failed firm Challinors

    August 28, 2013 Shoosmiths has hired a team of eight lawyers from Midlands firm Challinors, offering a lifeline to the team of lawyers after Challinors went into administration. The Birmingham medical negligence team is led by…

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    Shoosmiths announces trainee retention of just 41%

    August 9, 2013 Shoosmiths has announced its trainee retention figures, and will be keeping just 41% of its trainees this September. Only 9 of the firm's 22 trainees are expected to stay on at the firm on qualification. A further…

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