Legal

Temple Bright delivers on purchase of 574-bed Liverpool student accommodation development

September 16, 2022
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Temple Bright delivers on purchase of 574-bed Liverpool student accommodation development

Bristol and London law firm Temple Bright has advised on the purchase of a major student accommodation scheme in Liverpool. The deal builds on Temple Bright’s recent experience on a similar rescue from administration of the nearby Aura student accommodation project, with the firm saying it further demonstrates its...

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Foot Anstey’s Bristol office welcomes seven new arrivals from firm’s latest cohort of trainees

September 15, 2022
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An intake of 13 new trainees has been welcomed by national law Foot Anstey to launch their legal careers across three of its locations. Its Bristol office will be the base for Billy Blackall, James Collard, Ffion Davies, Greg Humphries, Ben Kay, Clara Pike-Siew and Oliver Toomey.  Jake Christopherson,...

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Burges Salmon private wealth advisor named among up-and-coming stars of the sector

September 14, 2022
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Burges Salmon private wealth advisor named among up-and-coming stars of the sector

A senior associate from Bristol-headquartered national law firm Burges Salmon’s tax, trusts, and family team has been recognised as a rising star of the private wealth sector for the second year running. Ronnie Myers is named among eprivateclient’s Top 35 Under 35, the definitive and original list of the...

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Chance for firms to be ahead of the herd as unicorn sculptures head to Bristol for next charity arts trail

September 9, 2022
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Chance for firms to be ahead of the herd as unicorn sculptures head to Bristol for next charity arts trail

Bristol firms are being offer the chance to take part in the city’s next public sculpture trail by sponsoring one of 50 unicorns that will be sited around the city next year. The project, which follows the highly successful Wow! Gorillas of 2011 and the two Gromit Unleashed trails...

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TLT hails ‘monumental step forward’ as its industry-leading net zero pledge gains official validation

September 9, 2022
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TLT hails ‘monumental step forward’ as its industry-leading net zero pledge gains official validation

An ambitious commitment by Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT to achieve net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2040 has been officially verified. TLT, which employs round 1,200 people across six offices, described the recognition by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) as a “monumental step forward in the...

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Appetite for ‘in-person’ meetings rather than via Zoom leads Devon law firm to open an office in Bristol

September 7, 2022
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Appetite for ‘in-person’ meetings rather than via Zoom leads Devon law firm to open an office in Bristol

A law firm from Devon with a history dating back to 1847 is to open a base in Bristol after saying it has identified a gap in the city’s legal market for face-to-face advice. Tavistock-headquartered Chilcotts Law, whose services span company law, commercial property and residential conveyancing to Lasting...

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Foot Anstey team helps Italian aerospace group gain national security approval for UK takeover

September 6, 2022
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Foot Anstey team helps Italian aerospace group gain national security approval for UK takeover

National law firm Foot Anstey has worked with Italian aviation group Magnaghi Aeronautica Group on its acquisition of a UK specialist in manufacturing components and supplier of surface treatments for the aerospace industry, including receiving national security clearance. Magnaghi, which is headquartered in Naples, said the takeover of Gloucestershire-based Five...

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Burges Salmon welcomes back top tech lawyer as a consultant in its Bristol technology practice

September 6, 2022
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Burges Salmon welcomes back top tech lawyer as a consultant in its Bristol technology practice

Technology lawyer Martin Cuell has been appointed as a consultant by Bristol-headquartered Burges Salmon in a move that takes him back to the national law firm after just over a decade. Martin, pictured, previously spent nearly 13 years at Burges Salmon as a senior associate before moving to Foot...

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FSB launches annual awards scheme to showcase region’s top small and medium-sized firms

September 6, 2022
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FSB launches annual awards scheme to showcase region’s top small and medium-sized firms

The search is on again to find the South West’s best and brightest small companies as Britain’s biggest business representation group launches its annual awards. The FSB’s (Federation of Small Businesses) Celebrating Small Business Awards showcase small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from across the region and are open to...

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Burges Salmon team advises on finance deal that aims to put English whisky on the global map

September 2, 2022
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Burges Salmon team advises on finance deal that aims to put English whisky on the global map

Lawyers from Burges Salmon have worked on a £3m funding deal to hugely expand production at an English whisky and gin producer as it looks to double its export sales. The Bristol-headquartered law firm’s banking and finance team advised Santander UK on its finance package for Cotswolds Distillery.  The drinks...

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Ashfords maintains strong run of investment deals by advising on health firm’s $9.5m funding

August 31, 2022
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Ashfords maintains strong run of investment deals by advising on health firm’s $9.5m funding

The Bristol office of UK law firm Ashfords has advised global digital health company Vamstar on its $9.5m (£8.2m) Series A funding round – the latest in a string of investment deals it has handled over the past year totalling more than $200m. London-based Vamstar’s funding will help it...

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Temple Bright helps serve up more expansion at Bristol-based fast-food chain Oowee

August 31, 2022
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Temple Bright helps serve up more expansion at Bristol-based fast-food chain Oowee

Fast-food business Oowee has opened its sixth restaurant, adding an outlet in Brighton to the three in its home city of Bristol and two in London. The fast-growing group, best known for its Dirty Burger, had previously been operating in the South Coast city as a delivery-only kitchen.  The...

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Barcan+Kirby continues its support for grassroots organisations through its community fund

August 24, 2022
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Barcan+Kirby continues its support for grassroots organisations through its community fund

Six grassroots organisations benefiting their communities in parts of Bristol and South Gloucestershire are to receive much-needed financial support through a fund set up by Bristol law firm Barcan+Kirby. The fund, now in its second year, provides up to £300 for organisations or charities in areas where Barcan+Kirby has...

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