Legal

Hefty profits and revenue growth trigger big rise in bonuses at DAC Beachcroft

July 20, 2018
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Hefty profits and revenue growth trigger big rise in bonuses at DAC Beachcroft

Lawyers at international firm DAC Beachcroft, which has a large office in Bristol, are to share a bonus payout of around £7.7m – 40% more than last year – on the back of strong annual profit and revenue growth. The firm, which said 70% of staff would receive a...

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Burges Salmon sparks interest in legal careers among young people with work experience programme

July 13, 2018
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Burges Salmon sparks interest in legal careers among young people with work experience programme

Burges Salmon, the Bristol-based law firm, has run its Bright Sparks work experience programme for the sixth consecutive year – increasing the intake this time from 24 to 28 students. Bright Sparks, which is for young people aged 15 to 17, forms part of the firm’s commitment to PRIME...

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Sound advice from Womble Bond Dickinson Bristol team secures loudspeaker firm’s MBO

July 13, 2018
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Sound advice from Womble Bond Dickinson Bristol team secures loudspeaker firm’s MBO

The Bristol office of transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has continued its lead role in the professional audio equipment sector by advising on the management buyout of a high-performance loudspeaker system firm. Buckinghamshire-based Marti Audio specialises in the design and manufacture of high-performance loudspeaker systems for music...

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Clarke Willmott advises Swedish group on takeover of UK humidifier firm

July 13, 2018
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Clarke Willmott advises Swedish group on takeover of UK humidifier firm

Bristol-based lawyers at national law firm Clarke Willmott have worked on the cross-border acquisition of UK humidifier company Humi-Tech Services by Swedish group Munters. The deal will expand Munters’ presence in the UK – one of more than 30 countries in which it operates. The firm, which was founded...

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Profits and turnover up at Bevan Brittan as it increases private sector work

July 13, 2018
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Profits and turnover up at Bevan Brittan as it increases private sector work

Net profit at Bristol-headquartered national law firm Bevan Brittan shot up by 23% to £9.6m as it pursued a strategy of broadening its markets and range of clients. The firm, which also has offices in Birmingham, Leeds and London, also achieved a 12% increase in turnover to £44m in...

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More growth for Jordans Corporate Law as it takes on new head of specialist corporate governance

July 9, 2018
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More growth for Jordans Corporate Law as it takes on new head of specialist corporate governance

Bristol-based Jordans Corporate Law is continuing its ambitious expansion with the appointment of Daniel Murray as head of specialist corporate governance. Daniel, pictured, who has more than 11 years’ experience as a company secretary, trained as a chartered secretary with PwC Legal before moving in-house and holding roles with...

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The LAST WORD: Marti Burgess, associate director, Gregg Latchams, and chair, St Pauls Carnival CIC

July 6, 2018
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The LAST WORD: Marti Burgess, associate director, Gregg Latchams, and chair, St Pauls Carnival CIC

Each week Bristol Business News gives a prominent member of the city’s business community the last word on its weekly e-bulletin. This week Marti Burgess, associate director of Gregg Latchams and chair of St Pauls Carnival CIC, answers our 10 questions. What was the LAST: Film you watched? The...

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£136m office and homes scheme planned after developer buys former fire station site

July 6, 2018
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£136m office and homes scheme planned after developer buys former fire station site

The former Avon Fire and Rescue headquarters site in Bristol city centre has been acquired by city-based developer Cubex to transform it into new homes and offices. Cubex, backed by funding partner Palmer Capital, sealed the deal in the face of fierce bidding from investors and developers from across...

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West businesses lose faith in government’s ability to deliver ‘good’ Brexit

July 6, 2018
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West businesses lose faith in government’s ability to deliver ‘good’ Brexit

Just one in 10 West of England businesses think the government will deliver a good deal on Brexit, according to the latest survey from the region’s largest business organisation. And half of the firms taking part said they felt ‘negative’ or ‘very negative’ over the government’s Brexit negotiations. When...

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Partner joins Clarke Willmott to head new Bristol-based residential property team

July 5, 2018
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Partner joins Clarke Willmott to head new Bristol-based residential property team

National law firm Clarke Willmott is to launch a residential property team in its Bristol office as the city’s housing market continues to go from strength to strength. The team will be led by newly appointed partner Samantha Grimwood as a partner. Samantha, pictured, has joined the firm’s private property...

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The LAST WORD: Chris Dyson, head of Bristol office, Ashfords

June 29, 2018
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The LAST WORD: Chris Dyson, head of Bristol office, Ashfords

Each week Bristol Business News gives a prominent member of the city’s business community the last word on its weekly e-bulletin. This week Chris Dyson, head of the Bristol office for law firm Ashfords, answers our 10 questions. What was the LAST:   Film you watched? Hunt for the Wilderpeople...

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More growth at Clarke Willmott as it re-elects chief executive for third term

June 29, 2018
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More growth at Clarke Willmott as it re-elects chief executive for third term

Annual revenues at national law firm Clarke Willmott have grown by just over 8% to £46.7m, it announced this week at the same time as re-electing Stephen Rosser as chief executive officer for a further four years. The firm, which has seven offices including one in Bristol, said its...

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UWE move for IoD regional office will ‘encourage next generation of business leaders and entrepreneurs’

June 29, 2018
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UWE move for IoD regional office will ‘encourage next generation of business leaders and entrepreneurs’

The Institute of Directors (IoD) is relocating its South West headquarters to UWE Bristol in a move that further cements the partnership between the two organisations. The office will be based at the recently-opened Business and Law Faculty, pictured, on the university’s Frenchay Campus. It will also act as...

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