Legal

Event: ICON webinar will give the lowdown on selling a tech business in a time of crisis

January 29, 2021
By
Event: ICON webinar will give the lowdown on selling a tech business in a time of crisis

Some of the tech sector’s top dealmakers, including the UK’s busiest acquirer and the Bristol-based entrepreneur who sold his start-up to Twitter, are to give tips on how to successfully exit a business at webinar next week. Hosted by Bristol-based tech-focused investment bank ICON Corporate Finance, it will also...

Read more »

Gloomy South West firms see no short-term relief from Covid-19 but vaccine roll-out lifts spirits of some

January 29, 2021
By
Gloomy South West firms see no short-term relief from Covid-19 but vaccine roll-out lifts spirits of some

Business confidence among South West firms has slumped to the lowest in England as the latest lockdown pushes sales down further and puts more pressure on staffing levels. Just 11% for businesses in the region expect trading levels to have returned to pre-pandemic levels by this time next year...

Read more »

Bristol law firms win places on government’s post-Brexit trade legal panel

January 29, 2021
By
Bristol law firms win places on government’s post-Brexit trade legal panel

Bristol-headquartered national law firms Burges Salmon and TLT have been appointed to the government’s newly established post-Brexit trade law panel. The panel, assembled following a competitive process, is the government’s default route for all new trade law work, with an indicative value of £115m across four years. It has...

Read more »

Bristol businesses to get more help on road to post-Covid recovery in new WECA campaign

January 28, 2021
By
Bristol businesses to get more help on road to post-Covid recovery in new WECA campaign

A campaign to help Bristol businesses recover from the impact coronavirus by connecting them with essential support and guidance has been launched by the West of England Combined Authority (WECA). Called Together West of England, the campaign is part of a plan for a long-term, post-Covid recovery drawn up...

Read more »

Complex injuries specialist joins Novum Law’s Bristol office as an associate solicitor

January 27, 2021
By
Complex injuries specialist joins Novum Law’s Bristol office as an associate solicitor

Specialist personal injury law firm Novum Law has strengthened its team in Bristol with the appointment of associate solicitor Sabeena Pirooz. Sabeena, pictured, joins following a period of significant growth in demand for the firm’s expert medical negligence legal advice and support.  Sabeena qualified as a solicitor in 2011...

Read more »

Osborne Clarke’s Bristol office advises on £10m fundraising by advanced analytics company

January 26, 2021
By
Osborne Clarke’s Bristol office advises on £10m fundraising by advanced analytics company

A team based in the Bristol office of international law firm Osborne Clarke has advised advanced analytics company Actual Experience on its oversubscribed £10m fundraising. Bath-based Actual Experience works with organisations to improve their digital infrastructure with its human experience management (HXM) services, the promotion of which has coincided with the...

Read more »

TLT completes private equity takeover of expanding enterprise architecture software

January 25, 2021
By
TLT completes private equity takeover of expanding enterprise architecture software

Sector specialist private equity firm SilverTree has been advised by a team from Bristol-based national law firm TLT on its acquisition of global market-leading software company Orbus. The deal will fuel further innovation and accelerate at London-based Orbis, which provides enterprise architecture software to a 550-strong client list spanning AstraZeneca...

Read more »

Chris Seaton re-elected for second four-year term as Burges Salmon’s senior partner

January 21, 2021
By
Chris Seaton re-elected for second four-year term as Burges Salmon’s senior partner

Bristol-headquartered national law Burges Salmon’s senior partner Chris Seaton has been re-elected to the role after serving in it for nearly four years. His second term will be effective from May 1. Chris, pictured, became Burges Salmon’s senior partner on May 1, 2017, taking over from Alan Barr after...

Read more »

UK post-Brexit trading rules with the EU are complicated, so get advice now, firms are urged

January 19, 2021
By
UK post-Brexit trading rules with the EU are complicated, so get advice now, firms are urged

Bristol firms struggling with post-Brexit trade complications are being urged to get expert advice and support by Business West, the region’s largest business organisation. With the UK now outside of the European Union as of December 31, businesses must adhere to new rules and regulations when trading with the EU. ...

Read more »

Business club launched by Children’s Hospice South West to bring in much-needed funds

January 19, 2021
By
Business club launched by Children’s Hospice South West to bring in much-needed funds

Children’s Hospice South West is aiming to get 100 companies from across the region to sign up to its new a business club. The initiative has been launched by the charity to mark its  30th anniversary this year – which comes as it faces a huge funding challenge.  Each...

Read more »

Ingersoll Rand powers ahead with Hinkley Point C contract, thanks to Clarke Willmott team

January 19, 2021
By
Ingersoll Rand powers ahead with Hinkley Point C contract, thanks to Clarke Willmott team

Energy generation specialists in the Bristol office of national law firm Clarke Willmott have helped client Ingersoll Rand, the global industrial group, win work on the Hinkley Point C nuclear plant project. The lawyers worked with a subsidiary of the US group – Ingersoll Rand Air Solutions Hibon S.A.R.L...

Read more »

Seven new partners for TLT as it continues to look to the future

January 19, 2021
By
TLT

Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT has promoted four associates and three legal directors to partner, bringing its total number of partners to 147. new partners are commercial real estate lawyer Alison Blades, corporate tax lawyer Mark Braude, disputes lawyer Heff Heathcote, commercial property lawyer Ed Pitt, real estate lawyer...

Read more »

TLT signs second European alliance as it targets further international growth

January 14, 2021
By
TLT signs second European alliance as it targets further international growth

Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT has completed its second post-Brexit strategic European alliance as it continues with its strategy of strengthening its international offer for clients. The link with Belgian law firm GSJ advocaten follows a TLT’s formal strategic alliance with Netherlands law firm Holla last June.  TLT said...

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.