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Partner joins Michelmores’ Bristol banking and finance team

December 8, 2016
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Partner joins Michelmores’ Bristol banking and finance team

South West law firm Michelmores has strengthened its banking and finance team in Bristol with the appointment of Asheesh Das as a partner.  Ash, pictured, joins from McGuireWoods, a leading US law firm renowned for its banking work and where he was a partner in its London office.  He...

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Rising Star award for Burges Salmon real estate senior associate

December 2, 2016
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Rising Star award for Burges Salmon real estate senior associate

Drew Nesbitt, a senior associate with Bristol-based law firm Burges Salmon, has been named Rising Star of the South West at the British Council for Offices (BCO) NextGen Awards. The inaugural awards are part of BCO’s NextGen programme, which mentors and encourages the next generation of professionals to become...

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Client relationship manager returns to Clip in regional role

November 30, 2016
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Client relationship manager returns to Clip in regional role

Bristol-based exhibition stand specialist Clip has appointed Richard Proctor as senior client relationship manager in a move that brings him back to the firm where he previously worked for 10 years. During that time Richard managed some of Clip’s largest and most prominent oil and gas clients and helped...

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Burges Salmon’s family law and divorce team strengthened by two new arrivals

November 25, 2016
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The family law and divorce team at Bristol-headquartered law firm Burges Salmon has been bolstered with the arrival of senior family lawyers Alison Hawes and Nicky Howarth. Alison Hawes, pictured, will join Burges Salmon as a consultant next February, having previously been a partner in the family law team...

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Employer solutions director joins RSM’s Bristol office

November 24, 2016
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Employer solutions director joins RSM’s Bristol office

Audit, tax and consulting firm RSM has appointed Joanne Webber as an employer solutions director in its Bristol office. Joanne, pictured, specialises in advising clients on domestic employment tax issues and international mobility, covering the impacts for companies and individual employees. She began her career at KPMG in Bristol...

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Experienced building consultant strengthens Bruton Knowles’ Bristol office team

November 21, 2016
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Experienced building consultant strengthens Bruton Knowles’ Bristol office team

Bruton Knowles, the national commercial property agency, has appointed experienced chartered building surveyor James Leeks to its Bristol-based building constancy team. James was the national head of building consultancy at ES Group, responsible for a team of 14 chartered surveyors, prior to its acquisition by Lambert Smith Hampton acquisition,...

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New CEO for SunLife as it looks to expand under new owners

November 18, 2016
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New CEO for SunLife as it looks to expand under new owners

SunLife, the Bristol-based specialist insurer, has promoted its managing director Dean Lamble to chief executive officer as it plans a major expansion. SunLife, the market-leader for over 50s insurance,was recently bought from previous owner French giant AXA by UK insurance business The Phoenix Group in a £375m deal. SunLife...

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New Bristol partner for Begbies Traynor

November 17, 2016
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New Bristol partner for Begbies Traynor

National business recovery and rescue firm Begbies Traynor has appointed Paul Wood as a new partner in its Bristol office. Paul, pictured, a qualified insolvency practitioner and certified accountant, has joined from accountancy firm Smith & Williamson’s Bristol office, where he spent six years, most recently as an associate...

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Real estate partner promotions at Veale Wasbrough Vizards

November 17, 2016
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Real estate partner promotions at Veale Wasbrough Vizards

Law firm Veale Wasbrough Vizards has promoted David Bird and Jessica Booz from its Bristol-based national real estate team to partners. David joined Veale Wasbrough Vizards (VWV) in 2001 and leads the planning and infrastructure team. He has worked in the commercial property sector since 2003 and acts for...

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String of promotions at Bond Dickinson’s Bristol office

November 16, 2016
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String of promotions at Bond Dickinson’s Bristol office

The Bristol office of national law firm Bond Dickinson has promoted one of its lawyers to managing associate and six to associate posts. Stephanie Doyle in the dispute resolution team becomes a managing associate while five solicitors have been promoted to the role of associate including Laura Coombes and...

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Promotions at JLL’s Bristol office as it prepares for move

November 14, 2016
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Promotions at JLL’s Bristol office as it prepares for move

Global property consultancy JLL has announced nine promotions in its Bristol office – six at national and regional director level – following a period of significant growth and ahead of its upcoming move. Kevin Hunt, who runs the South and Wales planning teams, and Jo Edwards, who leads the...

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Associate promotion at Cushman & Wakefield’s Bristol project management and consultancy team

November 14, 2016
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Associate promotion at Cushman & Wakefield’s Bristol project management and consultancy team

Ben Johnson, a member of international property agency Cushman & Wakefield’s Bristol-based project management and consultancy team, has been promoted to associate. Ben, pictured, provides clients with advice and services such as project monitoring, contract administration of building contracts, investor due diligence and occupier surveys. He also handles dilapidations...

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Sanderson Weatherall appoints experienced investment agent to its Bristol office

November 14, 2016
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Sanderson Weatherall appoints experienced investment agent to its Bristol office

Experienced investment agent David Ferris has joined the Bristol office of national chartered surveyor and property consultancy Sanderson Weatherall as a partner. David, pictured, has 25 years’ experience in the investment market – mainly in the West of England – having worked with as Lambert Smith Hampton as director...

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