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Acquisition of Constar supports expansion plans
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Acquisition of Constar supports expansion plans

Law Firm, Hillyer McKeown have announced that have advised on a deal resulting in Esterform Packaging Limited acquiring the business of Constar UK based at Sherburn-in Elmet near York.Esterform manufactures 1.5 billion PET preforms and containers from its two sites in Tenbury Wells and Leeds. This a...

Hillyer McKeown Announce ‘The 4 Pillars of Business Success’
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Hillyer McKeown Announce ‘The 4 Pillars of Business Success’

Law firm Hillyer McKeown has announced it is host event 'The 4 Pillars of Business Success'.This free half-day workshop, which will be held at the Mercure Chester Abbots Well Hotel at 8:30am on Thursday 5th February, will directly address risk in four major areas of business: Avoid the 'bear trap...

Keeeep Dancing! Phil McKeown gears up for Strictly
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Keeeep Dancing! Phil McKeown gears up for Strictly

Phil McKeown is gearing up to compete in ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ to raise funds for Claire House.Phil was approached several months ago by Angella Rawsthorne, Corporate Claire House Fundraiser for the region and asked if he would like to take part in the event. Seeing as Phil has never d...

Quindell investors encouraged to pursue claim for compensation
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Quindell investors encouraged to pursue claim for compensation

Investors in Quindell are being encouraged to pursue a claim for professional negligence to compensate for the money lost from their investment in the company.To say that it has been a difficult 2014 for Quindell’s, and equally for its investors, would be an understatement. The global firm, wh...

Chester law firm, Hillyer McKeown, gear up for annual 'Christmas Curry Club'
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Chester law firm, Hillyer McKeown, gear up for annual 'Christmas Curry Club'

Chester Law Firm, Hillyer McKeown are gearing up for their annual 'Christmas Curry Club'.The event, to be hosted at Barton Rouge, will take place on Friday 12th December and businesses looking to attend are being advised to book their place as soon as possible.According to Richard Burnett, Partner a...

SMEs encouraged to get behind Small Business Saturday
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SMEs encouraged to get behind Small Business Saturday

This Saturday (6th December) sees the return of Small Business Saturday, an event created to celebrate the country’s most innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).The annual event, now in its second year, is calling on SMEs to get involved, in an effort to encourage the public to e...

New Stamp Duty Rates announced by chancellor
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New Stamp Duty Rates announced by chancellor

The new Stamp Duty Rates have been set by the chancellor today and will come into force from midnight tonight. Please see details below.Stamp duty ratesMr Osborne spelled out the new stamp duty rates: No tax on the first £125,000 paid 2% on the portion up to £250,000 5% up to £...

Recruitment at Hillyer McKeown
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Recruitment at Hillyer McKeown

Hillyer McKeown is proud of its growing reputation and achievements. We consistently punch above our weight and are highly-rated by our clients and our peers for the quality of our legal work and commercial expertise. View our recruitment page here for more information....

ProWirral Christmas event announced for December
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ProWirral Christmas event announced for December

A special ProWirral Christmas event has been announced for Tuesday 9th December.The event will be held at 4748 on Hamilton Square from 5:30pm. It promises to be a great evening with music from local guitarist Lem Mellor and a glass or two of fizz to kick-start the festive season! This special event ...

Hillyer McKeown sponsor Clatterbridge Christmas Ladies Lunch
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Hillyer McKeown sponsor Clatterbridge Christmas Ladies Lunch

Hillyer McKeown are proud to be sponsoring the Pollard’s Inn ‘Christmas Ladies Lunch’ on Thursday 4th December in aid of the Clatterbridge Cancer Charity.Come along for an afternoon of festive food, fun and fundraising for a fantastic cause.  The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre is...

Government wants businesses to do more for working parents
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Government wants businesses to do more for working parents

The government has called on businesses to do more to accommodate working parents.It comes as the Shared Parental Leave Regulations (SPLR) come into effect. The SPLR allow mothers to share their parental leave, of up to one year, with their partner.Although it is still compulsory for the mother to t...

Hillyer McKeown recommended in 2015 Chambers & Partners Guide
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Hillyer McKeown recommended in 2015 Chambers & Partners Guide

Chester law firm, Hillyer McKeown, have received notable recommendations in the 2015 Chambers & Partners Guide.The industry guide ranks lawyers and firms based upon the research of a host of full time editors and researchers.This year’s Chambers UK rankings have recognised the achievements...

Property Conveyancing Assistant
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Property Conveyancing Assistant

We are seeking a conveyancing assistant to join our busy commercial property department. The role is based at our Chester head office. You will need prior experience in a similar role however you will be provided with high quality training and the opportunity to develop your skills where necessary. ...

Corporate sponsors of Chester Zoo roll their sleeves up in aid of campaign
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Corporate sponsors of Chester Zoo roll their sleeves up in aid of campaign

Corporate sponsors of Chester Zoo, law firm Hillyer McKeown, have gone a stage further with their support of the national loved visitor attraction, when members of their Corporate and Commercial team, rolled up  their sleeves and volunteered to work at the zoo’s nature reserve.The team fr...

The Only Way is Orange!
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The Only Way is Orange!

The Hillyer McKeown team are going orange today to raise money for Chester Zoo’s ‘Go Orange for Orangutans’ campaign.Running throughout October, the campaign is aiming to raise at least £15,000 to help replant trees in the Borneo rainforest, home to endangered orangutans who ...

Hillyer McKeown 'Go Orange' for Chester Zoo campaign
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Hillyer McKeown 'Go Orange' for Chester Zoo campaign

The Hillyer McKeown offices will be glowing tomorrow (24th October) as the team steps out in orange to raise money for Chester Zoo’s ‘Go Orange for Orangutans’ campaign.Running throughout October, the campaign is raising money to help replant the Borneo rainforest home of endangere...

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