Legal

TLT cross-sector team supports significant deal in UK insurance and finance market

May 25, 2018
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Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT has advised ExamWorks UK, a leading provider of medical report and rehabilitation services, on its multi-million pound acquisition of a market leader in accident management. TLT supported Durham-based ExamWorks UK on every aspect of the acquisition of Kindertons Group, leveraging its extensive corporate and...

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Ashfords appoints JBP to launch PR campaigns for its specialist teams

May 25, 2018
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Ashfords appoints JBP to launch PR campaigns for its specialist teams

Bristol-headquartered strategic communications and engagement consultancy JBP has been appointed by South West law firm to raise its profile in its target markets. JBP will be responsible for providing PR support to the firm’s specialist teams covering agriculture, retail, technology and energy and waste sectors.  Ashfords employs more than...

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Foot Anstey in driving seat with work on world’s largest electric vehicle charging project

May 25, 2018
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Foot Anstey in driving seat with work on world’s largest electric vehicle charging project

South West law firm Foot Anstey has been appointed as the legal advisors to what is set to become the world’s largest battery and vehicle-charging network. The £1.6bn Pivot Power scheme will involve an initial 45 ‘rapid electric vehicle charging stations’ across Britain, powered by giant battery storage installations. ...

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Former Burroughs Day family team head joins Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth’s Bristol office

May 23, 2018
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Former Burroughs Day family team head joins Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth’s Bristol office

National law firm Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth has boosted the ranks of its Bristol-based family law team with the appointment of Marjha Golding-Evans. Marjha, pictured, who qualified in 2010, joins as an associate having previously been head of the family team at Bristol-based legacy firm Burroughs Day. Marjha undertakes...

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New partner promotions for Osborne Clarke’s Bristol office

May 22, 2018
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New partner promotions for Osborne Clarke’s Bristol office

Four lawyers in the Bristol office of international legal practice Osborne Clarke have been promoted to partner – bringing the total number across the firm to more than 250.  The new partners come from a range of sectors, including real estate and infrastructure, energy and utilities, financial services and...

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Experienced renewables lawyer joins niche firm Renew Legal to head its property team

May 18, 2018
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Experienced renewables lawyer joins niche firm Renew Legal to head its property team

Renew Legal, the Bristol-based niche practice focused on the renewable energy and energy storage sectors, has appointed Helen Rumford to head its property team. Helen, pictured, joins from the Bristol office of regional firm Thrings, where she worked for four years – the last two as head of renewables....

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Trade Horizons Roadshow rolls into Bristol next month to advise firms on all things Brexit

May 18, 2018
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Trade Horizons Roadshow rolls into Bristol next month to advise firms on all things Brexit

Bristol businesses are to be helped prepare for the challenges and opportunities that Brexit will bring when an Export for Growth roadshow arrives in the city next month. The day-long Trade Horizons event is one of four being staged across the South West by Business West – the region’s...

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Seven continents, 56 jurisdictions and thousands of assets – Burges Salmon’s mammoth task for UKRI

May 18, 2018
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Seven continents, 56 jurisdictions and thousands of assets – Burges Salmon’s mammoth task for UKRI

Bristol-headquartered national law firm Burges Salmon has completed one of its most-complex projects – the year-long task of advising on the transfer of thousands of assets from nine separate UK research organisations to the new single strategic research and innovation body UKRI. The high-value work for the Department for...

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New look for TLT’s fast-growing social housing team as partner steps up to lead role

May 16, 2018
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New look for TLT’s fast-growing social housing team as partner steps up to lead role

Partner Linda Convery has been promoted by Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT to become its new head of social housing. The move comes on the back of several years of significant growth for the team with four new partners including disputes partner Kane Kirkbride, corporate partner David Isaacson, finance...

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New partners and legal director strengthen Thrings’ leadership team

May 16, 2018
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New partners and legal director strengthen Thrings’ leadership team

Thrings, the regional law firm with an office in Bristol, has appointed three new partners and a legal director as part of its annual round of promotions. Natalia Sokolov, Robert Barnes and Alice Altounyan increase the size of Thrings’ partnership to 62, while Rebecca Balmforth becomes the firm’s fifth...

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Womble Bond Dickinson plays key role in pioneering Bristol inclusive housing scheme deal

May 11, 2018
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Womble Bond Dickinson plays key role in pioneering Bristol inclusive housing scheme deal

The Bristol office of transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson has advised on plans to create an inclusive housing scheme in the city through the acquisition of 61 homes. The acquisition was part of a much bigger deal, described as a ‘turning point’ for UK housing, which brought together United...

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Nine promotions in Bristol office of DAC Beachcroft

May 11, 2018
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Nine promotions in Bristol office of DAC Beachcroft

International law firm DAC Beachcroft has made nine promotions in its Bristol office across six areas of its business. The promotions include two new partners, three new legal directors and three new senior associates in its LLP and one new associate in its claims solutions group business. Some 78%...

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Shareholders in orthopaedic firm advised by Osborne Clarke on sale of majority stake

May 11, 2018
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Shareholders in orthopaedic firm advised by Osborne Clarke on sale of majority stake

Lawyers at international firm Osborne Clarke’s Bristol office have advised shareholders of leading orthopaedic company Corin on the acquisition of a majority stake in the business by global investment firm Permira Funds. Following five years of outstanding growth, Cirencester-based Corin is one of the fastest-growing firms in its sector....

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