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TLT expands its real estate offering with appointment of public sector expert

November 7, 2022
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TLT expands its real estate offering with appointment of public sector expert

The breadth of services offered to public sector clients by Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT has widen following the appointment of a new partner in its real estate team. David Meecham, pictured, joins after nearly 20 years at Pinsent Masons, where he and led its national public sector development...

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‘Inspiring and highly respected’. Bristol Law Society Award winners congratulated at annual dinner

November 4, 2022
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‘Inspiring and highly respected’. Bristol Law Society Award winners congratulated at annual dinner

A lawyer left paralysed from the neck down following a car accident and a recently retired and highly respected deputy High Court judge were among the winners at last night’s Bristol Law Society Awards. Rob Camm, pictured, who qualified as a solicitor in April with Osborne Clarke, won the...

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Bristol construction equipment group builds its presence in the US with second takeover in six months

November 4, 2022
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Bristol construction equipment group builds its presence in the US with second takeover in six months

Bristol-based Molson Group, the UK’s largest independent distributor of capital equipment to the construction and waste management sectors, has expanded in the US with its second acquisition in just over six months. In a deal supported by Bristol-based advisors, the firm snapped up Powerscreen of Washington State, giving it...

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A Lifetime for Justice: High Sheriff of Bristol’s flagship event announces full speaker line-up

November 4, 2022
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A Lifetime for Justice: High Sheriff of Bristol’s flagship event announces full speaker line-up

The final line-up of speakers has been confirmed for a major event in Bristol that aims to shine a light on the impact of human rights change makers in legal justice and equality. Joining Baroness Hale, the former president of the Supreme Court, at A Lifetime for Justice will...

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Gold medal in global sustainability ratings puts Burges Salmon among world’s most responsible businesses

November 3, 2022
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Gold medal in global sustainability ratings puts Burges Salmon among world’s most responsible businesses

Burges Salmon, the national law firm with its head office in Bristol, has said winning gold for the second year running in a global sustainability rating has underpinned its commitment to operating as a responsible business. The firm was presented with the medal by EcoVadis, based on a scorecard...

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Clarke Willmott hails increase in its annual trainee intake following strong financial growth

November 2, 2022
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Clarke Willmott hails increase in its annual trainee intake following strong financial growth

The Bristol office Clarke Willmott has taken on four trainee solicitors as part of a 12-strong intake across the national law firm. The move, which Clarke Willmott said was one of its biggest-ever trainee enrolments, follows its most financially successful year to date, during which it achieved annual growth...

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Five promotions, including a new partner, for Womble Bond Dickinson’s Bristol base

November 2, 2022
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The Bristol office of transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has been strengthened with a number of senior promotions, including a new partner, a new managing associate and three new associates. The new partner is Lorrae Hendry, Thomas Holdaway is the new managing associate, while Nicola Cotton, Elizabeth...

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Event: Impact investing and its role in building thriving local economies

October 28, 2022
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Event: Impact investing and its role in building thriving local economies

Purposeful Bristol businesses, charities and social enterprises can find out more about place-based impact investment and how it can help tackle local issues and build a thriving regional economy at an event next week. Hosted by Bristol & Bath Regional Capital (BBRC), the free event takes place on Thursday,...

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Osborne Clarke advises on major investment in rapid-growth cybersecurity and cloud specialist

October 27, 2022
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Osborne Clarke advises on major investment in rapid-growth cybersecurity and cloud specialist

A cross-firm team from the Bristol office of international legal practice Osborne Clarke has worked with a pan-European B2B tech investor on a deal which will accelerate the growth of a UK-based supplier of global networking and cybersecurity services. London-based Volpi Capital’s investment in Xalient will expand its product...

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Burges Salmon gains recognition for ‘long-standing respect for the climate’ in inaugural awards

October 26, 2022
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Burges Salmon gains recognition for ‘long-standing respect for the climate’ in inaugural awards

An ongoing commitment to the environment and to taking positive action on climate change has earned Bristol-headquartered law firm Burges Salmon’s pensions team a major industry award. The team topped the Impact on Climate category at the inaugural Pension Management Institute Pinnacle Awards, which were staged to celebrate the...

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TLT’s future energy team powers ahead with milestone UK battery storage partnership

October 26, 2022
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TLT’s future energy team powers ahead with milestone UK battery storage partnership

A specialist energy team at Bristol-headquartered law firm TLT has advised on a £300m-plus renewables scheme in its latest deal involving Portuguese developer and investor TagEnergy. The project, with Merseyside independent energy specialist Balance Power, will develop 500MW of battery storage projects across the UK.  To be delivered over...

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Firms urged to back bold vision to end Bristol’s equality gap and help all its young people flourish

October 21, 2022
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Firms urged to back bold vision to end Bristol’s equality gap and help all its young people flourish

Bristol businesses are being invited to sign up to an innovative project that aims to help close the equality gap in the city and create a fairer future for its young people. Launching next month, OurCity2030 will support young people from low-income households in inner-city Bristol to secure meaningful...

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WBD team helps serve up sale of smokehouse restaurant group for PE client to national pub chain

October 21, 2022
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WBD team helps serve up sale of smokehouse restaurant group for PE client to national pub chain

Lawyers from the Bristol office of transatlantic firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) have advised on another major deal in the hospitality sector for long-standing private equity client Piper. It advised Piper on the sale of BBQ smokehouse restaurant group Hickory’s to national pub retailer and brewer Greene King, which plans to expand...

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