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TLT team gets result for London council on major mixed-use development near football club

March 6, 2019
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TLT team gets result for London council on major mixed-use development near football club

A ‘significant and complex’ lease disposal agreement to kick-start a major development opposite a London football ground has been supported by Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT. A multi-disciplined team of real estate experts from the firm worked with Waltham Forest Council in East London on the agreement to dispose...

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VWV host Burmese lawyers’ visit to hear about challenges of legal life in Myanmar

March 6, 2019
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VWV host Burmese lawyers’ visit to hear about challenges of legal life in Myanmar

Four Burmese lawyers have been given advice by counterparts from the Bristol headquarters of national law firm VWV on how to tackle the challenges of legal life in Myanmar, where criminal procedure remains based on an 1898 British colonial act. U Kway Hoe, Daw Thuzar Yin, Daw Aye Mon...

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Thriving green energy market prompts Bristol renewables firm to sell windfarms

March 1, 2019
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Thriving green energy market prompts Bristol renewables firm to sell windfarms

Bristol-based specialist energy investment company Thrive Renewables has sold two of its onshore windfarms in a deal in which it was advised by city-headquartered national law firm TLT. The proceeds of the sale of the farms in North Wales and Suffolk – which have generated enough clean electricity a...

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Burges Salmon helps Bristol school students with access to the legal profession

February 27, 2019
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Burges Salmon helps Bristol school students with access to the legal profession

More than 120 students from a range of Bristol schools attended national law firm Burges Salmon’s annual information days for young people interested in pursuing a legal career. The two days gave the GCSE and A-level students an overview of the legal profession, the career options available as well...

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Leading brain injury expert joins Enable Law in Bristol as partner

February 27, 2019
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Leading brain injury expert joins Enable Law in Bristol as partner

Bristol-headquartered personal injury and clinical negligence law practice Enable Law has taken on brain injury specialist Huw Ponting as a partner. Huw, pictured, joins Enable Law – part of South West law firm Foot Anstey – from the personal injury team at rival regional specialist practice Novum Law (formerly...

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Gregg Latchams’ new tax advisory service aims to match investors with fast-growth firms

February 27, 2019
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Gregg Latchams’ new tax advisory service aims to match investors with fast-growth firms

Bristol-based law firm Gregg Latchams has launched a tax advisory service for start-ups and fast-growth businesses to help them attract the investment they need to grow. The firm, which also has an office in London, believes the initiative can bring together fast-growth start-ups and high net worth investors.  It...

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Merger between Ashfords and Thames Valley firm called off as they say they are ‘too far apart’

February 21, 2019
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Merger between Ashfords and Thames Valley firm called off as they say they are ‘too far apart’

The planned merger between South West law firm Ashfords, which has one of its six offices in Bristol, and single-location Thames Valley firm Boyes Turner has been abandoned. In a statement, Ashfords said the firms were “currently too far apart” for the tie-up “to work at this time”.  Ashfords,...

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Gregg Latchams expands digital media and tech team with pair of appointments

February 20, 2019
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Two newly qualified solicitors have joined Bristol law firm Gregg Latchams’ growing commercial team. Emma Jones and Henry Nelson-Case will have a particular focus within the tech team, led by Paul Hardman, to meet growing demand in this sector.  Emma, pictured, qualified in 2017 with a high street firm...

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Michelmores Bristol staff ready to go Above & Beyond for their new charity of the year

February 20, 2019
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Michelmores Bristol staff ready to go Above & Beyond for their new charity of the year

Staff in the Bristol office of regional law firm Michelmores have chosen Above & Beyond, which raises money for hospitals in the city, as their charity of the year. The team already has a number of fundraising events in the pipeline, including quizzes, sweepstakes and dress-down days.  Founded in...

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Clarke Willmott Bristol staff limbering up to begin fundraising for their new charity of the year

February 19, 2019
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Clarke Willmott Bristol staff limbering up to begin fundraising for their new charity of the year

The Bristol office at national law firm Clarke Willmott has pledged to support a leading muscular dystrophy charity after the son of one of its partners was diagnosed with a form of the rare disease. The office will take part in a range of fund-raising events over the next...

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Burges Salmon restructuring team advises on Patisserie Valerie rescue deal

February 15, 2019
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Burges Salmon restructuring team advises on Patisserie Valerie rescue deal

The corporate restructuring and insolvency team at Bristol-headquartered national law firm Burges Salmon has advised private equity firm Causeway Capital Partners on its acquisition of Patisserie Valerie, the UK café chain that went into administration last month.  The deal, which seeks to preserve the jobs of nearly 2,000 workers...

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Tickets selling fast for unique awards that champion the region’s top ethical businesses

February 14, 2019
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Tickets selling fast for unique awards that champion the region’s top ethical businesses

The region’s most ethical organisations will be celebrated next month when the South West Fair Trade Business Awards are staged for the seventh year. Tickets are selling fast for the ceremony on March 8, which will be hosted by Countdown presenter Nick Hewer and takes place in Bristol’s magnificent...

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Clarke Willmott’s Bristol office raises £42,000 for anti-slavery charity Unseen

February 11, 2019
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Clarke Willmott’s Bristol office raises £42,000 for anti-slavery charity Unseen

More than 400 victims of modern slavery have been given advice and support from Bristol-based charity Unseen’s helpline, thanks to the fund-raising exploits of national law firm Clarke Willmott’s base in the city. The office has donated £42,000 to the anti-slavery charity – the result of a continuous stream...

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