Brightstone Law is shortlisted alongside four other firms in the category of Medium Law Firm of the Year.
Hope Capital has launched an apprenticeship scheme and taken on two recruits.
In addition, Pure Property Finance will sit under new parent company, Pure Advisory Group.
Aspen Bridging has completed a £2,327,250, 73% LTV bridging loan.
MarketFinance recently added business loans and revolving credit facilities to its product suite.
Stokes was formerly managing director of commercial banking at Metro Bank and has over 20 years' experience at executive committee level.
The Seventies Collection can be used alongside elements of the recently launched Custom Collection which comprises six different products, features and options.
Kenton Finance will establish offices in Mayfair and Canary Wharf.
The fund has been set aside to quickly finance bridging loans for property investors and businesses.
It comes after a push by Loans Warehouse, traditionally known as a secured loan broker, to build an increased presence in other market sectors - including unregulated bridging - over recent years.