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VWV bolsters its education offering with acquisition of strategic sector consultancy

May 19, 2022
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VWV bolsters its education offering with acquisition of strategic sector consultancy

Bristol-headquartered national law firm VWV has strengthened its already leading position in the education sector by acquiring strategy consultancy Cairneagle. VWV said the move would allow both firms to better support clients to determine their strategic direction, giving wider choice, insight and access to a broad range of specialisms. ...

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Bevan Brittan reappointed to legal panel of major property management business

May 18, 2022
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Bevan Brittan reappointed to legal panel of major property management business

One of the UK’s leading property development and regeneration firms has reappointed national law firm Bevan Brittan to its legal services panel – its third major appointment of recent months. Bevan Brittan, which has an office in Bristol, is one of 17 firms to gain a place on the...

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Solar and wind portfolio deal latest for Burges Salmon energy team as it powers ahead in growing sector

May 18, 2022
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Solar and wind portfolio deal latest for Burges Salmon energy team as it powers ahead in growing sector

The energy team from Burges Salmon has advised long-standing client Bluefield Solar Income Fund on its third acquisition of operational assets in the past 12 months. The 93.2MWp UK-based solar and wind portfolio is the London Stock Exchange-listed fund’s largest to date and brings its total portfolio of assets...

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Chartered legal executive makes history with promotion to partner at Michelmores

May 17, 2022
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Chartered legal executive makes history with promotion to partner at Michelmores

Regional law firm Michelmores has promoted one of its chartered legal executives to partner for the first time in its 135-year history. Caroline Alexander, who works in the firms’ tax, trusts and succession team, is among the latest round of partner promotions at the firm, which also includes four of...

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Clarke Willmott Bristol promotions reflect firm’s commitment to staff development, says CEO

May 12, 2022
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Three lawyers based in Clarke Willmott’s Bristol office have been given new roles as part of the national law firm’s 2022 promotions list.  Sam Neagle, a private capital solicitor, has been promoted from senior associate to partner while Georgia Collier, who also works in private capital, and commercial property...

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Bristol Business Blog: Ian Manners, head of business risk & regulation, Ashfords. Supporting mental health in the workplace

May 12, 2022
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Bristol Business Blog: Ian Manners, head of business risk & regulation, Ashfords. Supporting mental health in the workplace

It is an unfortunate truth that within our working lives, many of us will experience stress at work. The pandemic has amplified what was already a problem and mental health problems are now one of the leading causes of sickness absence in the UK. In 2020/2021 the Health and...

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Laptop donation scheme that gives Bristol’s young people a fighting chance backed by Foot Anstey

May 12, 2022
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Law firm Foot Anstey has partnered with Bristol-based charity Empire Fighting Chance to donate laptops to charities to help reduce the digital divide that impacts many communities. The 70 devices will go to five charities based near its offices across the South West and South.  The move follows a report...

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Bevan Brittan marks period of strong growth by promoting double number of lawyers as last year

May 11, 2022
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National law firm Bevan Brittan, which has an office in Bristol, has made its largest-ever number of annual promotions, with 10% of its lawyers taking up new roles. The 32 promoted individuals include Liz Fletcher, pictured, who is made a partner in its Bristol office’s commercial & infrastructure team. ...

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Fast-growing Acuity Law launches Bristol office as its looks to build on success of its consultancy arm

May 6, 2022
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Commercial law firm Acuity has opened a Bristol office following the success of its consultancy arm in the South West. The firm, established in 1999 and with existing offices in Cardiff, London and Swansea, is now looking for staff for is new Bristol base as it looks to achieve 50%...

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TLT hails its ‘progressive’ working practices for big increase in female partners

May 6, 2022
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TLT hails its ‘progressive’ working practices for big increase in female partners

Five senior promotions at Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT have increased its female partner representation to 31.5% – putting it on course to exceed its target of 33% by 2025. The firm, which now has a total of 149 partners, set the diversity target in October 2019, when just...

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Burges Salmon helps Dutch electric vehicle charging firm power into UK market with major acquisition

May 5, 2022
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Burges Salmon helps Dutch electric vehicle charging firm power into UK market with major acquisition

A cross-firm team of lawyers from Bristol-headquartered Burges Salmon has advised on a pan-European deal that could lead to a big increase in the number of electric vehicle charging points across the UK. The team worked with Blink Holdings BV, the Dutch subsidiary of Miami-based Blink Charging Co., on...

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First work experience students at Foot Anstey get to see day-to-day life in its Bristol office

May 5, 2022
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Law firm Foot Anstey’s Bristol office has welcomed its first cohort of Year 12 and 13 work experience students as part of a special programme. During their time at the office the four students gained valuable insights into life at a commercial law firm.  They also took part in a...

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Photo display promoting active lifestyles for older people supported by Clarke Willmott

April 27, 2022
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Photo display promoting active lifestyles for older people supported by Clarke Willmott

Law firm Clarke Willmott’s Bristol office is sponsoring a major photographic exhibition in the city that aims to prove age is no barrier to active living. Staged by Active Ageing Bristol on College Green, NO LIMITS#2 is part of Bristol Walk Fest, a campaign to persuade older people to...

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