Legal

Thrings lawyers play key part in saving iconic Bath music pub

July 12, 2013
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Thrings lawyers play key part in saving iconic Bath music pub

Expert advice from lawyers at Thrings, the M4 corridor legal firm with an office in Bristol, has helped save an iconic Bath pub. The Bell Inn, a popular live music venue on the city’s bohemian Walcot Street, was threatened with permanent closure when its former owners decided to sell. ...

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West lawyers help ex-Dragon’s investment vehicle snap up student housing

July 12, 2013
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West lawyers help ex-Dragon’s investment vehicle snap up student housing

Islamic finance specialists at West law firm Foot Anstey have worked on the £40m-plus acquisition of a student housing scheme by Gulf investors operating through a shari’ah-compliant real estate firm chaired by former Dragons’ Den star James Caan. London-based independent property advisory firm 90 North Real Estate Partners serves...

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Buoyant professional services market puts Bristol ahead of other UK cities

July 11, 2013
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Buoyant professional services market puts Bristol ahead of other UK cities

Bristol’s professional services sector is the most vibrant outside London, according to Blusource, the fast-growing legal, accountancy and banking sectors recruitment consultancy which opened an office in the city six month ago. Blusource, which launched its office in Temple Quay at the start of the year, has recently sealed...

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BrandSoup: Shedding light on the dark side of Prism’s logo

July 9, 2013
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BrandSoup: Shedding light on the dark side of Prism’s logo

We thought BrandSoup was alone in having opinions about the advisability or otherwise of government agencies getting “creative” with logos (see our recent blog – Bonfire of the Quango Logos). But following revelations of the US NSA’s acquisitive attitude to everyone’s emails and Facebook postings, this thorny topic is...

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Brief tips for businesses included in law firm Thrings’ revised website

July 8, 2013
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Brief tips for businesses included in law firm Thrings’ revised website

Directors and managers can gain tips on some of the most-common challenges of running a business through a new range of electronic booklets available for download on the new-look website of M4 corridor law firm Thrings. The booklets, written by commercial lawyers at the firm, which has an office in...

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Cheese deal reflects Bristol law firm Temple Bright’s taste for thriving food sector

June 28, 2013
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Cheese deal reflects Bristol law firm Temple Bright’s taste for thriving food sector

Bristol boutique law firm Temple Bright has provided support to cheese importer Futura Foods UK in a deal to sell a 50% stake in the business to Danish dairy company Nordex Foods. The pan-European deal is the latest in a long line of food industry successes for Temple Bright...

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Accreditation for Bristol law firm TLT for its approach to deaf clients and staff

June 25, 2013
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Accreditation for Bristol law firm TLT for its approach to deaf clients and staff

Bristol-based national law firm TLT has become the first in the UK to be recognised for making significant steps to ensure its legal services are accessible to clients who are deaf or have some level of hearing loss. It yesterday received the Deaf Law Quality Mark accreditation from the...

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Bond Dickinson advises on management buyout of mixing console firm

June 21, 2013
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Bond Dickinson advises on management buyout of mixing console firm

The Bristol office of national law firm Bond Dickinson has advised the management team at mixing console manufacturer Allen & Heath on their acquisition of the business. The £43m debt and equity deal was backed by independent private equity fund manager Electra Partners. Bond Dickinson has a long-standing relationship...

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Experienced family lawyer joins TLT as associate

June 21, 2013
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Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT has appointed Mark Sage as an associate in its family team. Mark has more than 15 years' experience advising clients involved in family breakdowns, divorce, dissolution and separation and has extensive experience of international cases representing UK expats across the world. He is a...

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Changes in legal market put 28% of West law firms on danger list

June 19, 2013
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More than a quarter of West law firms are at risk of failure in the next 12 months, according to an alarming new report. But the research by R3, the insolvency trade body, shows that the West’s expected failure rate of 28% over the next year is lower than...

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South West expansion for insolvency specialist Wilson Field

June 17, 2013
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South West expansion for insolvency specialist Wilson Field

Business turnaround and insolvency specialist Wilson Field has opened an office in Bristol as part of an expansion that takes it into the South West and Wales markets for the first time. The firm, formed in Sheffield in 2001, has opened its South West base at Broad Quay House...

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Bristol law firm Temple Bright hails Milsted Langdon deal

June 7, 2013
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Bristol law firm Temple Bright hails Milsted Langdon deal

Milsted Langdon, the Bristol-based accountancy firm, has said more about its recently completed merger with fellow city practice Geoff Gollop & Co. Under the deal, which was signed and sealed on 31 May, all Geoff Gollop & Co staff and clients have transferred to Milsted Langdon’s offices on Redcliff...

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TLT seals Siemens deal for pioneering West specialist software firm

June 7, 2013
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TLT seals Siemens deal for pioneering West specialist software firm

Bristol law firm TLT has advised on the sale of Chippenham-based specialist software group Preactor to Siemens in a deal that will enable the German industrial giant to further expand into the software market. The Preactor Group, which has bases in North America, India, France, Spain and China, specialises...

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