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Taylor&Emmet dances into action for abuse victims

A group of family law experts from Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP have donned their dancing shoes to show love and support for female victims of violence.

The firm’s family law team joined organisations across the city at a Valentine’s Day Flash Dance in the Peace Gardens to demand an end to the abuse and exploitation of women.

An hour-long celebration of music and dance was held at lunchtime as part of the V Day campaign organised by global movement, One Billion Rising. It was one of a series of events taking place across the UK and comprised music from a samba band, dance displays and a collective rendition of the ‘Break the Chain’ routine.

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Taylor&Emmet transforms commercial property team

Taylor&Emmet LLP is expanding the legal services it offers to commercial land and property owners in Sheffield and North Derbyshire, with two key partner appointments.

The firm is welcoming Alastair Reid and George Thomson to its Sheffield and Bakewell offices respectively, to grow and enhance its reputation for commercial property advice.

Experienced industry specialist, Alastair Reid, joins Taylor&Emmet from Hill Dickinson, where he was head of the Sheffield office, before moving to Manchester following the firm’s restructuring in 2014. He handles all types of matters, from development work to social housing.

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Taylor&Emmet trio expands key personal teams

Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP is making three new appointments to enhance the residential property and probate services it provides to local residents.

Two solicitors and a legal assistant have been recruited to strengthen the two areas of work in which the firm is in highest demand.

Lisa Molinari joins Taylor&Emmet’s Banner Cross office to handle general conveyancing matters, including sales, purchases, re-mortgages and transfers. She worked previously at Banner Jones in Sheffield and is experienced in high value and complex transactions. Lisa now hopes to further extend her skills, with the assistance of the firm, to become a Notary Public, enabling her to authenticate and certify official documents for use abroad.

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Taylor&Emmet expands first class family team

Taylor&Emmet LLP is further developing its highest ranked department, according to The Legal 500’s recent results, with the appointment of another specialist childcare solicitor.

Emilie Garthwaite joins the Sheffield firm’s family team to handle both public and private matters in relation to children.

Having worked previously at Sills and Betteridge in Lincoln, Emilie will be providing advice to local clients on a range of issues, from care proceedings and residence orders, to dealing with social services and parental responsibility agreements.

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Taylor&Emmet takes region's conveyancing crown

Residential conveyancing at Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP was named the best in the entire region at the Yorkshire Legal Awards.

The firm won the residential property category at the prestigious annual celebration of legal excellence, in what is only its first year of entry.

Taylor&Emmet was one of three solicitors shortlisted for the award by a cross-industry panel of judges, after demonstrating its significant impact on the conveyancing sector, dedication to clients and contribution to the community. Finalists were then mystery shopped to determine a winner and it was remarked that the firm’s response to initial enquiries was extremely efficient.

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