Legal

Bristol children’s cancer charity first to benefit from law firm Ashfords’ foundation

March 22, 2019
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Bristol children’s cancer charity first to benefit from law firm Ashfords’ foundation

West law firm Ashfords newly-established charitable foundation has awarded its first grant – to children’s cancer charity Dexter’s Odyssey. Based in Kingswood, the charity was established last year in memory of Dexter Liebow, who was diagnosed with stage four neuroblastoma in 2016. He underwent more than 20 rounds of...

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Temple Bright grows professionals practice as ‘adviser to the advisers’

March 22, 2019
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Temple Bright grows professionals practice as ‘adviser to the advisers’

Bristol and London law firm Temple Bright has continued to grow its South West construction practice through a raft of new appointments by architects, interior designers and planning consultants in Bristol. The moves reflect a wider and developing focus of the firm as an adviser to other professional firms. ...

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Back and bigger than before – Business Showcase South West returns to Bristol in June

March 21, 2019
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Back and bigger than before – Business Showcase South West returns to Bristol in June

Business Showcase South West – the region’s largest event of its kind – returns in June with the promise of an unparalleled range of seminars, workshops, speeches and networking opportunities. The event, the ninth since it launched in 2014, again takes place in Bristol’s Ashton Gate Stadium and will...

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Gregg Latchams family lawyer gives expert advice to separating couples in new book

March 18, 2019
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Gregg Latchams family lawyer gives expert advice to separating couples in new book

A senior associate at Bristol law firm Gregg Latchams has contributed to a new book which aims to help parents who are separating. 101 Questions Answered About Separating With Children contains information and guidance for parents from a range of expert family solicitors, barristers, mediators and other professionals, including...

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Fair Trade business awards champion ethical firms that ‘put their money where their mouth is’

March 15, 2019
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Fair Trade business awards champion ethical firms that ‘put their money where their mouth is’

West of England organisations that support fair trade have been praised by TV personality Nick Hewer for “putting their money where their mouth is” at the region’s recent Fair Trade Business Awards. Countdown presenter Mr Hewer, a long-running supporter of ethical business and a patron of The Fairtrade Foundation,...

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VWV staff’s feet of endurance earn them top places for The Prince’s Trust Future Steps challenge

March 14, 2019
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VWV staff’s feet of endurance earn them top places for The Prince’s Trust Future Steps challenge

Bristol-based law firm VWV has raised £11,660 in support of The Prince’s Trust Future Steps challenge, with one of its teams claiming first place for fundraising out of nearly 700 from across the country. The firm as a whole also ended up in first place overall for funds raised...

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Solicitor apprenticeship scheme started by Womble Bond Dickinson and Bristol City Council

March 12, 2019
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Solicitor apprenticeship scheme started by Womble Bond Dickinson and Bristol City Council

The Bristol office of transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has teamed up with Bristol City Council to launch a solicitor apprenticeship scheme aimed at widening entry to the legal profession. The apprenticeships will take six years to complete and consist of four years studying towards a law...

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Colston Hall outlines how Bristol firms can play their part in venue’s long-awaited transformation

March 8, 2019
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Colston Hall outlines how Bristol firms can play their part in venue’s long-awaited transformation

Bristol businesses have been told how they can play a part in the city’s biggest ever arts redevelopment project. Bristol Music Trust, the charity behind Colston Hall, has officially launched opportunities to support the transformation of the iconic venue.  Bristol businesses recently gathered at Avon Gorge by Hotel Du...

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TLT team gets result for London council on major mixed-use development near football club

March 6, 2019
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TLT team gets result for London council on major mixed-use development near football club

A ‘significant and complex’ lease disposal agreement to kick-start a major development opposite a London football ground has been supported by Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT. A multi-disciplined team of real estate experts from the firm worked with Waltham Forest Council in East London on the agreement to dispose...

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VWV host Burmese lawyers’ visit to hear about challenges of legal life in Myanmar

March 6, 2019
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VWV host Burmese lawyers’ visit to hear about challenges of legal life in Myanmar

Four Burmese lawyers have been given advice by counterparts from the Bristol headquarters of national law firm VWV on how to tackle the challenges of legal life in Myanmar, where criminal procedure remains based on an 1898 British colonial act. U Kway Hoe, Daw Thuzar Yin, Daw Aye Mon...

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Thriving green energy market prompts Bristol renewables firm to sell windfarms

March 1, 2019
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Thriving green energy market prompts Bristol renewables firm to sell windfarms

Bristol-based specialist energy investment company Thrive Renewables has sold two of its onshore windfarms in a deal in which it was advised by city-headquartered national law firm TLT. The proceeds of the sale of the farms in North Wales and Suffolk – which have generated enough clean electricity a...

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Burges Salmon helps Bristol school students with access to the legal profession

February 27, 2019
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Burges Salmon helps Bristol school students with access to the legal profession

More than 120 students from a range of Bristol schools attended national law firm Burges Salmon’s annual information days for young people interested in pursuing a legal career. The two days gave the GCSE and A-level students an overview of the legal profession, the career options available as well...

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Leading brain injury expert joins Enable Law in Bristol as partner

February 27, 2019
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Leading brain injury expert joins Enable Law in Bristol as partner

Bristol-headquartered personal injury and clinical negligence law practice Enable Law has taken on brain injury specialist Huw Ponting as a partner. Huw, pictured, joins Enable Law – part of South West law firm Foot Anstey – from the personal injury team at rival regional specialist practice Novum Law (formerly...

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