Legal

Temple Bright surges nationally in education sector construction projects

October 26, 2018
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Temple Bright surges nationally in education sector construction projects

Bristol and London law firm Temple Bright has received a flood of instructions on construction projects for existing and new schools clients across the UK. Bristol-based construction partner Julia Davenport-Cooper, pictured, who joined the firm in 2016, described a series of new appointments in the sector as evidence of...

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Impartial guide to life after Brexit launched by Business West as departure day draws near

October 26, 2018
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Impartial guide to life after Brexit launched by Business West as departure day draws near

Business West, the region’s largest business support group, has launched a free up-to-the minute advice and guidance service to help firms get ready for life after Brexit. Called Trading Through Brexit, it aims to help businesses start planning for the period up to and after the UK leaves the...

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BrandSoup: Beyoncé in Feyoncé melée

October 25, 2018
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BrandSoup: Beyoncé in Feyoncé melée

A trade mark registration gives its proprietor a measure of control over how third parties can describe their wares. In the case of an identical mark used on identical goods and services, it’s a reasonably straightforward proposition. But, as the marks and their respective goods/service begin to differ, you...

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Osborne Clarke UK managing partner re-elected with pledge to make firm more diverse

October 25, 2018
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Osborne Clarke UK managing partner re-elected with pledge to make firm more diverse

International law firm Osborne Clarke – which employs more than 500 people in its Bristol office – has re-elected Ray Berg unopposed for a second four-year term as UK managing partner. He will also continue to be a member of the firm’s international board. Ray, pictured, a corporate lawyer...

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Doors open on Bristol’s housing innovation festival as global mayors arrive in city for summit

October 19, 2018
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Doors open on Bristol’s housing innovation festival as global mayors arrive in city for summit

Bristol is to become a global ‘living exhibition’ for innovation in housing as a new festival gets under way and the mayors of more than 80 cities worldwide arrive for a major conference. The Bristol Housing Festival, which kicked off today in Waterfront Square near Millennium Square, brings together manufacturers,...

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Acquisition of Scottish commercial real estate firm leads to expansion across UK for TLT

October 16, 2018
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Acquisition of Scottish commercial real estate firm leads to expansion across UK for TLT

Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT has boosted its position in the Scottish legal market with the takeover of a specialist commercial real estate firm. TLT’s acquisition of Glasgow-based Leslie Wolfson & Co will also bolster its 200-plus real estate team as it has experience of advising clients in England...

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Bristol office opened by expanding Welsh specialist law firm Greenaway Scott

October 12, 2018
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Bristol office opened by expanding Welsh specialist law firm Greenaway Scott

Welsh business advisory firm Greenaway Scott has opened an office in Bristol city centre as its sets its sights on expanding its offering across the South West. The specialist law firm, which is focused on fast-growth clients and mergers and acquisitions, has launched the office at Temple Quay –...

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TLT staff go to great heights to raise funds for firm’s charity of the year

October 12, 2018
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TLT staff go to great heights to raise funds for firm’s charity of the year

More than 50 staff at national law firm TLT abseiled down the side of its iconic 15 storey One Redcliff Street headquarters building in a fundraiser for Children’s Hospice South West, the firm’s charity of the year. Staff are aiming to raise more than £7,000 as part of a...

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Osborne Clarke does the double at the Bristol Law Society Annual Awards

October 12, 2018
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Osborne Clarke does the double at the Bristol Law Society Annual Awards

Osborne Clarke was named Large Law Firm of the Year and Kelcey & Hall Firm of the Year with up to 15 Partners at the Bristol Law Society annual awards dinner last night. Osborne Clarke employment lawyer Phillip Chivers made it a double for his firm by landing the...

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Support and inspiration on the agenda as Festival of Female Entrepreneurs returns to Bristol

October 11, 2018
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Support and inspiration on the agenda as Festival of Female Entrepreneurs returns to Bristol

The Festival of Female Entrepreneurs is staged in Bristol next week for its seventh year to once again support women to build and grow sustainable businesses. Hundreds of women self-starters are expected to attend the day-long event on Friday, October 19, to hear, learn from and be inspired by...

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Latest intake of trainees arrives at Womble Bond Dickinson’s Bristol office

October 10, 2018
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Latest intake of trainees arrives at Womble Bond Dickinson’s Bristol office

The Bristol office of transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has welcomed its 2018 trainee intake. The six first-year trainee solicitors – Ben Powell, Samuel Urry, Sian Burns, Lucy Thorn, Harry Rouse and Joe Perry – are now working in the office’s corporate & commercial, dispute resolution, real estate...

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Smiles all round as Meade King celebrates milestone in dental practice deals market

October 10, 2018
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Smiles all round as Meade King celebrates milestone in dental practice deals market

Lawyers at Bristol-based Meade King have completed their 300th deal involving dental practices as it continues to grow its leading position in the sector. The firm, nationally recognised for its high-quality commercial and regulatory to dentists, is now advising on a further 89 dental practice sales or purchases.  Its...

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Lateral hire at Foot Anstey brings experienced real estate lawyer to firm’s Bristol office

October 9, 2018
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Lateral hire at Foot Anstey brings experienced real estate lawyer to firm’s Bristol office

South West law firm Foot Anstey has appointed Patrick Wetherall as a partner in its real estate division. He joins from the Bristol office of transatlantic firm Womble Bond Dickinson, where he practised for 16 years and was a partner for 10. Patrick, pictured, a property litigation specialist, has...

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