Legal

Bevan Brittan promotes seven lawyers in its Bristol office after year of growth

May 6, 2021
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Bevan Brittan promotes seven lawyers in its Bristol office after year of growth

Seven lawyers in the Bristol office of Bevan Brittan have promoted as the national firm celebrates another strong year. Four of the Bristol lawyers have become senior associates and three associates. They form part of a 15-strong promotions round for the firm.  The new Bristol office senior associates are...

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Partner promotions at Foot Anstey boosts its Bristol office

May 6, 2021
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Partner promotions at Foot Anstey boosts its Bristol office

Organic growth in the Bristol office of law firm Foot Anstey has continued with the appointment of two new partners. The firm, which also has offices in Exeter, London, Plymouth, Southampton, Taunton and Truro, said the promotions of Zahir Nayani and Alexandra Hammond were the result of investment in...

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Former IoD Bristol chair Lhosa Daly among three new Western Gateway board members

May 5, 2021
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Former IoD Bristol chair Lhosa Daly among three new Western Gateway board members

The Western Gateway, the cross-border economic partnership of eight cities either side of the River Severn including Bristol, has appointed former Institute of Directors Bristol chair Lhosa Daly to its board. Lhosa, pictured, who has also been chair of Bristol art gallery Arnolfini, is one of three new board...

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Business regulation and criminal law expert joins Burges Salmon as its 100th partner

May 4, 2021
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Business regulation and criminal law expert joins Burges Salmon as its 100th partner

Burges Salmon, the Bristol-headquartered national law firm, has appointed  Guy Bastable to lead its corporate crime team. Guy, pictured, also becomes the firm’s 100th partner.  In his new role at Burges Salmon, he will lead the firm’s head of corporate crime, which sits within its wider business crime and regulatory...

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Burges Salmon named as one of the UK’s top employers for women

April 29, 2021
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Burges Salmon named as one of the UK’s top employers for women

Business in the Community, the business-led membership organisation dedicated to responsible business, has recognised Bristol-headquartered national law firm Burges Salmon for its efforts in working towards gender equality. The firm has been included in the latest Times Top 50 Employers for Women, the UK’s most highly profiled and well-established...

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Pair of Bristol law firms to advise police and councils after gaining places on new national framework

April 29, 2021
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Pair of Bristol law firms to advise police and councils after gaining places on new national framework

Two Bristol law firms are among eight to be awarded roles on a national legal framework used by all police forces and local authorities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Bristol-headquartered national firm TLT has expanded its role on the four-lot National Legal Services Framework while Michelmores, which has...

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Pair of partner promotions and legal director appointment in Osborne Clarke’s Bristol office

April 29, 2021
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Pair of partner promotions and legal director appointment in Osborne Clarke’s Bristol office

International legal practice Osborne Clarke is promoting two of its Bristol-based lawyers to partner and appointed a new legal director in the office. The new partners will be Chris Yeo and Craig McCarthy while Victoria Gwynedd-Jones will become the new legal director. Chris Yeo is a specialist in advising institutional...

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Marked turnaround in optimism among the region’s small business as lockdown eases

April 28, 2021
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Marked turnaround in optimism among the region’s small business as lockdown eases

Small business confidence has staged a dramatic recovery in the South West, according to the results of a new survey, as firms look head to life after lockdown. The latest quarterly survey by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), conducted among its members last month, reveals levels of optimism...

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Clarke Willmott team goes the distance on multi-million deal between boxing heavyweights

April 27, 2021
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Clarke Willmott team goes the distance on multi-million deal between boxing heavyweights

Lawyers from the Bristol office of national firm Clarke Willmott have acted as UK advisors on a complex, multi-million pound deal that has created a new global boxing brand. Wasserman Boxing has been formed by US-based sports and entertainment agency Wasserman’s acquisition of renowned German boxing promoters Team Sauerland. ...

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Piper calls on WBD’s Bristol corporate team again as it invests in health supplement innovator

April 27, 2021
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Piper calls on WBD’s Bristol corporate team again as it invests in health supplement innovator

The corporate practice in international law firm Womble Bond Dickinson’s (WBD) Bristol office has advised longstanding private equity client Piper as it backs another fast-growing consumer brand. Piper’s £5m investment in natural health supplements firm Wild Nutrition is the latest in a series of deals supported by WBD’s corporate...

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Bristol Business Manifesto calls on next mayor to tackle city’s ‘deep inequalities’

April 23, 2021
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Bristol Business Manifesto calls on next mayor to tackle city’s ‘deep inequalities’

Candidates standing to be the next Mayor of Bristol have been issued with a ‘business challenge’ to ensure the voice of local firms remain central to the election campaign. Bristol Chamber of Commerce & Initiative at Business West has produced the manifesto for the contenders in the race for...

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Register now for Bristol Business News’ free webinar: A Brave New World

April 23, 2021
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Register now for Bristol Business News’ free webinar: A Brave New World

Time is running out to register for Bristol Business News’ exclusive webinar aimed at helping business owners and leaders thrive during these uncertain time. Staged with business development and growth consultants Tinderbox , Brave New World – Leading Through Uncertainty will be a one-hour interactive and thought-provoking presentation. It takes place next...

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TLT helps secure £370k seed funding for Bristol pioneering greentech start-up

April 22, 2021
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TLT helps secure £370k seed funding for Bristol pioneering greentech start-up

University of Bristol spin-out Albotherm, which is developing green technologies for the agriculture and buildings sector, has been advised by law firm TLT on its £370,000 seed investment round. The funding will help Albotherm tackle climate change by fuelling the development of its Variable Shading System, a glass coating...

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