Legal

Temple Bright acts for Channel 4 on its new Bristol Creative Hub

November 22, 2019
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Bristol and London law firm Temple Bright has advised Channel 4 on legal work linked to its new Bristol Creative Hub. The recently opened 3,200 sq ft office, in the historic Fermentation Buildings at Finzels Reach, pictured, will become a base for key creative decision makers supporting Channel 4’s...

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TLT to provide legal advice to firms taking part in groundbreaking creative tech project

November 22, 2019
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TLT to provide legal advice to firms taking part in groundbreaking creative tech project

Members of the South West Creative Technology Network (SWCTN), the £6.5m project to expand the use of creative technologies across the region, are to get free legal advice from Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT. Under the new professional services support programme, SWCTN members will be able to access legal...

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Diversity and inclusion manager takes up newly created role at Burges Salmon

November 22, 2019
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Diversity and inclusion manager takes up newly created role at Burges Salmon

Bristol-headquartered national law firm Burges Salmon has appointed Fiona Smith as its first diversity and inclusion manager. The firm, which employs around 750 people in its Bristol head office and London office, said the appointment of Fiona, pictured, reflected its commitment to diversity and inclusion are integral and the...

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National Grid appoints Womble Bond Dickinson to its slimmed-down legal panel

November 21, 2019
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National Grid appoints Womble Bond Dickinson to its slimmed-down legal panel

Transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD), which has its second-largest office in Bristol, has been appointed to a new legal panel for energy giant National Grid following a competitive tender process. WBD is the only new firm to be appointed to the panel, which has also been reduced...

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Quartet’s vision to make a difference remains strong as ever as it hits landmark £50m figure

November 15, 2019
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Quartet’s vision to make a difference remains strong as ever as it hits landmark £50m figure

Quartet Community Foundation, the organisation that inspires local philanthropy to give everyone in the West of England a fair chance of a good life, is celebrating handing out £50m in grants since it was founded in 1987. Thirty-two years ago the Foundation awarded £16,585 to 19 projects, including ACTA,...

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Event: Gregg Latchams’ Carers Rights Day afternoon tea

November 15, 2019
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Event: Gregg Latchams’ Carers Rights Day afternoon tea

Bristol-based law firm Gregg Latchams is to host an afternoon tea next week to coincide with Carers Rights Day at which it will discuss issues that informal or working carers constantly face. The free event takes place on Thursday, November 21, between 3:30pm and 5:30pm in the firm’s Queen...

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Bristol Business News photo gallery: Bristol Law Society annual awards dinner

November 15, 2019
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Bristol Business News photo gallery: Bristol Law Society annual awards dinner

Osborne Clarke was named Large Law Firm of the Year for the second year running at Bristol Law Society’s annual awards with Barcan+Kirby claiming the smaller firm title. DAC Beachcroft consultant Tony Cherry was presented with the President’s Outstanding Achievement Award while Barcan+Kirby made it a double on the...

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Burges Salmon secures major deal with Tesco for Scottish wind farm

November 15, 2019
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Burges Salmon secures major deal with Tesco for Scottish wind farm

A strong track record in securing long-term renewable energy contracts helped win Bristol-headquartered Burges Salmon a major deal with supermarket giant Tesco. Lawyers in the firm’s energy team advised leading global renewable energy developer Bayway r.e. on a corporate Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Tesco for a new wind...

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Acquisition powers up Bristol generator hire firm for national growth

November 15, 2019
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Acquisition powers up Bristol generator hire firm for national growth

Family-owned generator hire company Power Electrics (Bristol) is expanding across the UK after snapping up a smaller firm in a deal put together by Bristol-based advisors. Following the acquisition of Cambridgeshire-headquartered Power Electrics Ltd, which trades as PE Generators, the expanded business now has five sites stretching from Southampton...

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Google urged to crack down on ‘fake and malicious’ reviews by Clarke Willmott after it is targeted online

November 14, 2019
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Google urged to crack down on ‘fake and malicious’ reviews by Clarke Willmott after it is targeted online

National law firm Clarke Willmott, which has an office in Bristol, is calling on Google to do more to crack down on fake and malicious reviews following a spate of scathing online comments about it that it believes were made using false accounts. Over the course of five days,...

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Event: Growing Your Business on Solid Foundations

November 8, 2019
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Event: Growing Your Business on Solid Foundations

Bristol law firm Gregg Latchams’ In-House Lawyer service and Bristol Business News have teamed up to host a seminar aimed at helping fledgling businesses achieve sustainable growth. Called Growing Your Business on Solid Foundations, it will discuss topics surrounding business growth, the risks companies face when scaling-up and the...

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Unique list champions Bristol groups doing most to tackle tech sector’s diversity challenge

November 8, 2019
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Unique list champions Bristol groups doing most to tackle tech sector’s diversity challenge

Organisations that are addressing diversity challenges in the South West’s tech sector have been highlighted in a unique project. For the past two years DisruptSW has showcased the most-innovative companies in the region with the 25 named in each list recognising firms taking a new approach to existing problems....

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Gregg Latchams head of IT promoted to become firm’s first chief operating officer

November 8, 2019
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Gregg Latchams head of IT promoted to become firm’s first chief operating officer

Bristol law firm Gregg Latchams has appointed Julian Dawson as its first chief operating officer to oversee business operations and improve client experience. Julian, pictured, has more than 15 years’ experience in IT, enterprise architecture, project management and marketing and was previously the firm’s head of IT – a...

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