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HS2 to host conference in North West
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HS2 to host conference in North West

HS2 will meet with firms in the North West on Thursday (23rd October 2014) at its Supply Chain Conference.The conference, to be held in Manchester, will play host to local firms across a variety of industries from manufacturing to design, ranging from large organisations employing over 5,000 people ...

Hillyer McKeown support ‘Go Orange for Orangutans’ campaign
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Hillyer McKeown support ‘Go Orange for Orangutans’ campaign

Hillyer McKeown is supporting Chester Zoo’s ‘Go Orange for Orangutans’ campaign this month, raising vital funds to help save endangered orangutans in the wild.This Thursday (16th October), the team are attending the zoo’s ‘Go Orange for Orangutans’ corporate netwo...

Converse sues firms in trademark dispute
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Converse sues firms in trademark dispute

Converse, the US shoemaker, is suing a total of 31 companies in a trademark dispute.The famous trainer manufacturer claims that retailers such as Ralph Lauren and Walmart are selling imitations of its Chuck Taylor sneaker. It has filed lawsuits against companies in China, Italy, Canada, Australia an...

Commercial Property Lawyer
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Commercial Property Lawyer

Are you a 10 year minimum PQE, high-calibre commercial property lawyer, who is working for one of the recognised Liverpool or Wirral based law firms, but ready for an exciting new challenge?We are looking for an experienced individual who would relish the opportunity to join us and make a real impac...

Hillyer McKeown announce social media policy campaign
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Hillyer McKeown announce social media policy campaign

Do you use social media?The answer in most cases will be ‘yes’, be it Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or another of the many social media platforms on offer.But, the more important question for a business is, do you have a social media policy in place?This year, as part of Flintshire Business...

Appointments and restructure shape firm for the future
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Appointments and restructure shape firm for the future

Hillyer McKeown LLP, have announced the appointment of two new equity partners and a restructure of its management team as part of the firm’s strategy to maintain their momentum of growth.The new equity partners, Caroline Jones and Richard Burnett, are representative of the ongoing success of ...

Firm Celebrate Legal 500 Listings
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Firm Celebrate Legal 500 Listings

Leading North West Law Firm, Hillyer McKeown, are celebrating after receiving several entries in this year’s Legal 500.  Individuals from the Employment, Commercial Property, Corporate and the Litigation teams were mentioned in the list, published today.Caroline Jones, Head of Commercial ...

Hillyer McKeown announce partnership with Cheshire Phoenix Basketball Club
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Hillyer McKeown announce partnership with Cheshire Phoenix Basketball Club

Chester based law firm, Hillyer McKeown have launched a new partnership with The Cheshire Phoenix Basketball Club for the 2014/15 season. This sponsorship deal is the latest part of the basketball club’s commercial expansion, which has seen a number of new partnerships with the business commun...

New Laws Introduced for Parody Videos
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New Laws Introduced for Parody Videos

From today (1st October) parody videos and “mash ups”, which imitate original work and poke fun at films, songs or TV shows, will be made legal.The new law means that creators of the videos can only be sued if the parody conveys a discriminatory message or if it actively competes with th...

Hillyer McKeown host MacMillan coffee morning
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Hillyer McKeown host MacMillan coffee morning

Last Friday (26th September) Hillyer McKeown hosted a coffee morning for Macmillan Cancer Support as part of their ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ event.The event, in partnership with Hillyer McKeown's sister company, Mercury Legal, raised a total of £151.00 for the charity ...

#FBW14 Social Media Survey
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#FBW14 Social Media Survey

Hillyer McKeown are once again exhibiting at this year's Flintshire Business Week, which runs from 7th October - 17th October. For this year's event we are carrying out a survey looking at the use of social media in the workplace. The results of this short survey will be published in a special editi...

Release the Equity in Your Property without Having to Move Home
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Release the Equity in Your Property without Having to Move Home

Thanks to Darren Crane of Innes Reid for preparing this piece on equity release.What is Equity Release?Equity Release lets a client release some of the value stored up in their home, either as a lump sum or gradually over a number of years.  It is typically available to anyone who owns their ow...

Ben Talbot appointed as Dementia Friend Champion
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Ben Talbot appointed as Dementia Friend Champion

Ben Talbot, Solicitor in Hillyer McKeown’s Wills, Trusts and Estates team, has recently become a Dementia Friends Champion. Here, we talk to him about the role involves. Ben, congratulations on becoming a Dementia Friends Champion! What does the role involve? Thanks! Well, Dementia Friends i...

Hillyer McKeown confirmed as official members of Dementia Action Alliance
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Hillyer McKeown confirmed as official members of Dementia Action Alliance

Hillyer McKeown are now official members of Cheshire West Dementia Action Alliance.The Dementia Action Alliance brings organisations together across England who are committed to transforming the lives of those living with dementia and their carers.  There are currently 800,000 people in the UK ...

Hillyer McKeown support Home Instead campaign with Think Jessica
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Hillyer McKeown support Home Instead campaign with Think Jessica

On Monday (22nd September), the BBC reported the story of Jessica Look, a pensioner plagued by scam letters before her death in 2007. Mrs Look’s daughter told how her mother received over 30,000 scam letters, promising prizes for small fees, and estimates that she lost more than £50,000 ...

Hillyer McKeown take part in Wirral Hospice St John’s ‘Make a Will’ month

April is Wirral Hospice St John’s ‘Make a Will’ month.Here at Hillyer McKeown, we’re teaming up with the hospice to offer our services free for the annual ‘Make a Will’ month.The idea of the scheme is to provide wills to those who wish to take part in the scheme i...

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