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Feat of endurance for Foot Anstey staff as 150 of them trek from Truro to Bristol offices for charity

May 24, 2017
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Feat of endurance for Foot Anstey staff as 150 of them trek from Truro to Bristol offices for charity

More than 150 employees from regional law firm Foot Anstey went the extra mile for charity and raised more than £14,000 by walking between its five South West offices. The 208-mile trek – which started in Truro and ended in Bristol – smashed their fundraising target by 40%. It...

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Barcan+Kirby continues campaign to create ‘dementia friends’ across Bristol

May 24, 2017
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Barcan+Kirby continues campaign to create ‘dementia friends’ across Bristol

Bristol law firm Barcan+Kirby marked Dementia Awareness Week last week by taking the number of ‘dementia friends’ it has created in the city to an incredible 245.  The milestone was reached when the firm’s dementia friends champion, senior associate Anna Molter, visited Bromley Heath Junior School to hold information...

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Boost number of women bosses if you want to be successful, Bristol businesses urged

May 19, 2017
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Boost number of women bosses if you want to be successful, Bristol businesses urged

Bristol business leaders have been warned that they are failing to optimise the talents of their people if women are not fairly represented at senior levels in their organisations. The message came from Sir Philip Hampton, chair of the independent Hampton-Alexander Review, which aims to ensure talented women succeed...

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Legal vacancies fall in South West as uncertainty causes lawyers to stay put

May 19, 2017
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Legal vacancies fall in South West as uncertainty causes lawyers to stay put

Private practice lawyer vacancies in the South West have fallen by 11% over the past year as the sector starts to suffer from uncertainty, according to a new survey. However, the decline is less than the national picture – the data from specialist recruiter Clayton Legal shows vacancies across...

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New finance director joins Bevan Brittan in Bristol from Simmons & Simmons

May 17, 2017
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New finance director joins Bevan Brittan in Bristol from Simmons & Simmons

National law firm Bevan Brittan has appointed Nick Hodgson as its new finance director based in its Bristol head office. Nick, pictured, joins after eight years at international law firm Simmons & Simmons, where he was initially finance controller for its Middle East operations and then senior finance systems...

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Corporate and commercial solicitor takes on partner role in Clarke Willmott’s Bristol office

May 16, 2017
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Corporate and commercial solicitor takes on partner role in Clarke Willmott’s Bristol office

National law firm Clarke Willmott has promoted Robert Ridd, a corporate and commercial solicitor in its Bristol office, to partner. Robert, pictured, joined Clarke Willmott in 2010 after stints at firms in the Midlands. He completed his training at Reed Smith in London. Robert specialises in private limited company...

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IoD regional Director of the Year Awards shortlist shows ‘breadth and depth’ of Bristol business talent

May 12, 2017
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Bristol business figures dominate the nominations for the prestigious Institute of Directors (IoD) South West regional Director of the Year Awards with seven names on the shortlist. They will join other directors from around the region at the awards ceremony later this month to celebrate outstanding business people and focus UK-wide...

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Osborne Clarke boosts Bristol office with five new promotions

May 12, 2017
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Osborne Clarke boosts Bristol office with five new promotions

Five senior promotions have been made in the Bristol office of international legal practice Osborne Clarke. They include four new partners and a legal director at the firm, which has its roots in Bristol and now employs more than 400 people in the city. Combined with partner promotions in...

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Partner and senior associate promotions at Michelmores’ Bristol office

May 11, 2017
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Regional law firm Michelmores has appointed Bristol-based tax, trusts & succession team member James Radcliffe to a partner. The move, along with a partner promotion in its London office, takes the firm’s overall partnership to 64. Michelmores has also promoted two lawyers in its Bristol office to senior associate...

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More growth for Simmons & Simmons’ Bristol office as partner arrives from TLT

May 10, 2017
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More growth for Simmons & Simmons’ Bristol office as partner arrives from TLT

International law firm Simmons & Simmons has expanded its pensions offering with the appointment of James Dean as a partner in its Bristol office. James, pictured, who has joined this week from Bristol-headquartered national firm TLT, specialises in pension scheme investments, corporate restructurings/mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and public sector...

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Michelmores team joins Foot Anstey’s rebranded clinical negligence practice

May 9, 2017
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Michelmores team joins Foot Anstey’s rebranded clinical negligence practice

Enable Law, regional law firm Foot Anstey’s newly created medical negligence practice, has snapped up a team of 11 people from rival Michelmores, which earlier this year decided to exit the clinical negligence market. Foot Anstey, which has an office in Bristol, launched Enable Law on May 1 as...

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Osborne Clarke expands into mainland China with Shanghai firm link-up

May 8, 2017
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Osborne Clarke expands into mainland China with Shanghai firm link-up

International law firm Osborne Clarke, which has its roots in Bristol, has entered the mainland Chinese market for the first time after admitting a specially-formed Shanghai-based firm to its global network. The move allows Osborne Clarke to advise Western and Asian corporations on complex cross-border transactions and international trade...

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Burroughs Day rebrands, moves office and becomes latest firm to leave QualitySolicitors network

May 5, 2017
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Burroughs Day rebrands, moves office and becomes latest firm to leave QualitySolicitors network

Bristol and Portishead law firm Burroughs Day has left the QualitySolicitors branded national network of law firms after seven years. The 180-year-old firm was a founder member of QualitySolicitors, the UK’s biggest single name legal network law with around 60 members. Burroughs Day said it had decided to become...

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