Legal

Prestigious healthcare sector awards recognise work of Bristol offices of two major law firms

June 15, 2022
By
Prestigious healthcare sector awards recognise work of Bristol offices of two major law firms

The Bristol bases of two major national law firms are celebrating victory in the leading awards scheme for the healthcare industry. Bevan Brittan continued its six-year winning streak in the HealthInvestor Awards, winning two of the 26 categories, while DAC Beachcroft also collected an award for the second successive...

Read more »

TLT advises acquisitive packaging group as it wraps up latest deal on way to becoming global No 1

June 15, 2022
By
TLT advises acquisitive packaging group as it wraps up latest deal on way to becoming global No 1

A cross-sector team at Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT has supported long-standing packaging company client Zeus in its latest acquisition – a deal that takes it closer to its aim of being the world’s largest business in its sector. Irish-owned Zeus acquired UK packaging company Swanline Group and its...

Read more »

Gloucestershire Cricket and Barcan+Kirby extend their partnership for another season

June 15, 2022
By
Gloucestershire Cricket and Barcan+Kirby extend their partnership for another season

Bristol law firm Barcan+Kirby is to continue its partnership with Gloucestershire County Cricket Club (GCCC) for the 2022 season. Barcan+Kirby became involved with the club in 2020 as a 150th-anniversary sponsor and the relationship has continued to grow since.  Under the partnership, the firm, which has six offices in...

Read more »

Bristol partner becomes new head of Ashfords’ corporate team

June 9, 2022
By
Bristol partner becomes new head of Ashfords’ corporate team

National law firm Ashfords has appointed Bristol office partner Rory Suggett as head of its corporate team. Rory, pictured, takes over the role from Andrew Betteridge, who continues as the firm’s wider commercial services division head and executive board member.   Rory, who joined Ashfords in 2007, has extensive...

Read more »

TLT lawyer appointed to global committee aiming to help real estate sector tackle climate crisis

June 9, 2022
By
TLT lawyer appointed to global committee aiming to help real estate sector tackle climate crisis

A senior knowledge lawyer at Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT with a long-standing commitment to using the law to achieve net zero has been invited to sit on an international advisory committee promoting climate-aligned contracts. TLT said Alexandra Holsgrove Jones’ appointment to The Chancery Lane Project’s (TCLP’s) advisory committee...

Read more »

Good causes invited to apply for grants from Barcan+Kirby’s relaunched community fund

June 8, 2022
By
Good causes invited to apply for grants from Barcan+Kirby’s relaunched community fund

Bristol law firm Barcan+Kirby is inviting grassroots organisations that benefit their communities in parts of Bristol and South Gloucestershire to apply for financial support from its community fund. The fund, now in its second year, provides up to £300 for organisations or charities in areas where Barcan+Kirby has its...

Read more »

Boost for Clarke Willmott’s Bristol office as real estate lawyer joins as partner

June 6, 2022
By
Boost for Clarke Willmott’s Bristol office as real estate lawyer joins as partner

Experienced commercial property lawyer Amanda French has joined the Bristol office of national law firm Clarke Willmott as a partner. Amanda, pictured, specialises in portfolio management and store development programmes for multi-national retail businesses.  Prior to joining Clarke Willmott, Amanda was an associate director at Davitt Jones Bould, one...

Read more »

‘Outstanding’ tax expert joins Bristol office of PKF Francis Clark

May 26, 2022
By
L-R Andrew Richards, Nicola Manclark & John Endacott at PKF Francis Clark

Accountancy group PKF Francis Clark has appointed experienced solicitor and chartered tax adviser Nicola Manclark as a partner in its growing Bristol office. Nicola, pictured, previously worked in the legal sector as a corporate tax partner. She joins from the Bristol office of law firm Ashfords, where she spent nearly...

Read more »

GL Law name to disappear as it merges with national firm Shakespeare Martineau

May 26, 2022
By
GL Law name to disappear as it merges with national firm Shakespeare Martineau

Bristol-based GL Law, one of the UK’s oldest surviving legal practices, is merging with national firm Shakespeare Martineau. GL Law’s Queen Square headquarters will become Shakespeare Martineau first office in the South West and 11th across the UK while GL Law’s London base will be closed and staff relocated to...

Read more »

Top Employers for Women accolade for Burges Salmon recognises firm’s leading approach to gender balance

May 25, 2022
By
Top Employers for Women accolade for Burges Salmon recognises firm’s leading approach to gender balance

Bristol-headquartered national law firm Burges Salmon has been named as one of top employers for women for the second year running. The accolade, the latest in a string of such successes for the firm, has come in form of inclusion in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women listing...

Read more »

Head of Ashfords’ real estate services team starts two-year term as firm’s new chair

May 25, 2022
By
Head of Ashfords’ real estate services team starts two-year term as firm’s new chair

National law firm Ashfords, which has an office in Bristol, has elected the head of its real estate services division Tim Heal as its new chair. Tim, pictured, who is also a member of the firm’s executive board, has taken up the role for a two-year term with immediate effect....

Read more »

Boost for Osborne Clarke’s pensions offering as it snaps up five-strong BDB Pitmans team

May 24, 2022
By
oc

International legal practice Osborne Clarke has bolstered its Bristol-based pensions practice by taking over the entire pensions team of top 100 UK law firm BDB Pitmans. The five-strong team will add significantly to Osborne Clarke’s pensions capacity, taking the practice’s headcount to seven partners, 20 lawyers and six specialist...

Read more »

New partner joins Clarke Willmott in boost to its Bristol commercial property team

May 23, 2022
By
New partner joins Clarke Willmott in boost to its Bristol commercial property team

The commercial property team in national law firm Clarke Willmott’s Bristol office has appointed Sarah Mogford as a partner. Sarah, pictured, has joined from the Cardiff office of top 100 international commercial law firm Lewis Silkin, where she spent nearly eight years, including the past two years as managing...

Read more »

ADVERTISE HERE

Reach tens of thousands of senior business people across Bristol for just £120 a month. Email info@bristol-business.net for more information.