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New partner for Cheshire family law specialists

Nicola Wilburn-Shaw has joined McAlister Family Law as partner. She will be based in the firm’s Alderley Edge offices.   Nicola, who lives in Hale Barns, originally qualified into fraud litigation. Her experience in this field means she has a particular aptitude for high value and multi-asset financial disputes, where there may be a concern surrounding […]

Strong growth for new businesses in Cheshire

Figures just published show that Cheshire saw strong growth in the number of new company formations during 2018 – despite the challenges of political and economic uncertainty surrounding Brexit. In terms of new companies, 13,259 were registered in the county compared to 11,619 in 2017, which represents an increase of 14.1%. This brings the total […]

CAFT charity ball raises record amount

Guests at a White Christmas themed Ball raised an astonishing £140,000 for local children’s charity, the Children’s Adventure Farm Trust on Saturday 8th December at Mere Golf Resort & Spa.  Photographs kindly supplied by Andrew Collier Photography The charity’s 21st annual ball was attended by 450 guests – that’s 150 more than the previous year, helping […]

Niche legal firm trebles in size

A niche family legal business with a reputation for handling high value divorce and financial work has, in an innovative move, taken a five-strong Children Law team from Slater and Gordon and a 10-person Child Care legal team from Stephensons. The move trebles the size of the McAlister business and creates a unique offering designed […]

Thorneycroft’s private client team invites you to a free seminar in Macclesfield Library

On Thursday 4th October Thorneycroft Solicitors will be hosting a free seminar focusing on advice on will drafting, and on powers of attorney, in Macclesfield Library. The seminar will be hosted by the firm’s expert team of wills, trusts and probate solicitors led by Heather Gaunt, an associate director at Thorneycroft Solicitors and head of their […]

Alderley Edge family law firm’s growth continues with recruitment of military divorce expert

Alderley Edge-based McAlister Family Law has boosted its nationally-renowned team with the recruitment of solicitor Paul Reay, an acknowledged expert in the complex field of military divorce. Reay was previously head of the family law division at Hilary Meredith Solicitors, widely regarded as the military’s go-to law firm. He has dealt with a wide variety […]

Family Law Firm Opens Alderley Edge Offices

McAlister Family Law, one of the North West’s fastest growing family law firms, has opened new offices in Alderley Edge. Based in Manchester City Centre, the firm chose to locate its new offices in West Street in response to demand from Cheshire residents looking to access high quality, city standard, family law advice without the […]

Slater and Gordon Triumphant on Awards Night

Slater and Gordon Lawyers is celebrating after the firm scooped two gongs at the prestigious Manchester Legal Awards. Rising star, Zak Golombeck, took home the Solicitor of the Year award and the Wills, Tax, Trust and Probate team were handed the Private Client – Team of the Year award. For Manchester-based medical negligence and human […]

People in Business in Cheshire

Promotion ‘At the Double’ Cheshire accountants, Howard Worth, has announced the promotion of Gary Makin and Martin Webb to Partner. The partner team now stands at nine. Gary, who joined the company in 2005, and became a certified accountant in 2010, also recently qualified as financial adviser, enabling him to offer advice to clients around […]

Unique Event Will Launch Warrington Business Awards 2018

The Warrington Business Awards are back in 2018 and the organising committee has announced a unique launch event, with both the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, and Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor, Steve Rotherham, being guest speakers. This special dinner, on the evening of Thursday 1st February, is a sell out. Warrington Business Awards […]

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