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Taylor&Emmet welcomes new head of employment law

Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP has appointed an employment law specialist recognised by The Legal 500 to boost the services it offers to local businesses.

Experienced solicitor, Simon Brian, joins the firm as a partner and head of the employment law team.

Having worked previously at Top 100 firms in Southampton and Leeds, Simon will be advising Taylor&Emmet clients on all aspects of human resources and employment law. He is an expert in both contentious and non-contentious matters, including contractual disputes, redundancies and high value, complex discrimination cases.

Taylor&Emmet dishes up another milestone moment

Sheffield solicitors, Taylor&Emmet LLP, have negotiated a lease on an iconic former cutlery works for the city’s premier restaurant and bar group.

Commercial property specialist, Alastair Reid, helped The Milestone Group secure the Rutland Cutlery Works building in Kelham Island, which it is transforming into a hive of food and drink operators, under one roof.

Due to the popularity of the 14,000 square foot property, Taylor&Emmet had to work quickly to bring the deal to a close, whilst ensuring its client was protected from any onerous liabilities.

Taylor&Emmet family expert takes reins at resolution

A family law expert from Sheffield solicitors, Taylor&Emmet LLP, has taken the helm of the regional branch of solicitors’ family law association, Resolution.

Taylor&Emmet partner, Lucy Rodgers, is now chair of South Yorkshire Resolution, succeeding Vanessa Fox from HLW Keeble Hawson.

Lucy’s role will include attending quarterly liaison meetings in London and raising the profile of Resolution locally, which promotes non-confrontational methods of separation and campaigns for improvements to the family justice system. She has been a member of the organisation since 2001 and was appointed South Yorkshire secretary in 2015.

Taylor&Emmet makes five star promotions

Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP is kicking off the new financial year with a raft of promotions, recognising the established and emerging talent across its personal legal services teams.

The firm is adding a new member to its partnership and promoting four solicitors to associate.

Residential conveyancing specialist and head of Taylor&Emmet’s Dronfield branch, Sarah Gaunt, has become an equity partner, to acknowledge the significant contribution she has made to the firm since joining as a trainee in 1998. She also runs her department’s new homes section and works with a number of housing associations.

Taylor&Emmet team limbers up for namesake 10k

Sporty solicitors from Taylor&Emmet LLP are putting their mouth where their money is and taking to the streets of Dronfield for this weekend’s annual 10K, sponsored by the firm.

Nine members of the team will be lining up alongside the thousands of hardy runners taking part in the 2018 Taylor&Emmet Dronfield 10K on Sunday (March 18).

The group comprises members of the firm’s Sheffield city centre, Ecclesall Road and Dronfield offices, with various levels of experience and ability. For legal assistant, Gabriella Lathbury, it will be her inaugural race event, but she will be supported by more experienced colleagues, including probate partner, Chaanah Patton, who is returning to running after a break of several years.