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GVA boosts public sector advisory platform in Bristol with appointment of former RDA director

May 25, 2018
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GVA boosts public sector advisory platform in Bristol with appointment of former RDA director

Former South West Regional Development Agency (RDA) director Ian Thompson has been appointed to the Bristol office of property consultancy GVA as an associate in its UK public sector advisory. Ian, pictured, joins GVA’s from the city office of Cushman & Wakefield where he was also an associate in...

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Spire appoints new director for its Bristol Hospital and South West Oncology Centre

May 25, 2018
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Spire appoints new director for its Bristol Hospital and South West Oncology Centre

A former intensive-care nurse who went on to be a director of clinical services in Australia has taken charge of two private Bristol medical centres. Simon Milner, pictured, who has worked extensively in healthcare services around the UK, is the new hospital director for Spire Bristol Hospital and the...

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Pioneering app firm co-founder joins VR company as it shapes up for more growth

May 25, 2018
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Pioneering app firm co-founder joins VR company as it shapes up for more growth

The co-founder of one of Bristol’s recent tech success stories has joined a fast-growing virtual reality and immersive tech firm as its new business development director. Chris Price, pictured, launched pioneering Bristol-based app developer Mubaloo in 2009 with city serial entrepreneur Mark Mason and grew it to a £4m...

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Former Burroughs Day family team head joins Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth’s Bristol office

May 23, 2018
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Former Burroughs Day family team head joins Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth’s Bristol office

National law firm Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth has boosted the ranks of its Bristol-based family law team with the appointment of Marjha Golding-Evans. Marjha, pictured, who qualified in 2010, joins as an associate having previously been head of the family team at Bristol-based legacy firm Burroughs Day. Marjha undertakes...

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New partner promotions for Osborne Clarke’s Bristol office

May 22, 2018
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New partner promotions for Osborne Clarke’s Bristol office

Four lawyers in the Bristol office of international legal practice Osborne Clarke have been promoted to partner – bringing the total number across the firm to more than 250.  The new partners come from a range of sectors, including real estate and infrastructure, energy and utilities, financial services and...

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Experienced renewables lawyer joins niche firm Renew Legal to head its property team

May 18, 2018
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Experienced renewables lawyer joins niche firm Renew Legal to head its property team

Renew Legal, the Bristol-based niche practice focused on the renewable energy and energy storage sectors, has appointed Helen Rumford to head its property team. Helen, pictured, joins from the Bristol office of regional firm Thrings, where she worked for four years – the last two as head of renewables....

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Experienced valuer joins Cushman & Wakefield’s Bristol office to head its valuation team

May 17, 2018
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Experienced valuer joins Cushman & Wakefield’s Bristol office to head its valuation team

Global real estate services group Cushman & Wakefield has appointed Anthony Martin as partner to head its Bristol-based valuation team. Anthony, pictured, brings 35 years of experience. He joins from Bruton Knowles’ Gloucester office, where he was head of valuation. Prior to that, he held senior positions at Cluttons’...

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New look for TLT’s fast-growing social housing team as partner steps up to lead role

May 16, 2018
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New look for TLT’s fast-growing social housing team as partner steps up to lead role

Partner Linda Convery has been promoted by Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT to become its new head of social housing. The move comes on the back of several years of significant growth for the team with four new partners including disputes partner Kane Kirkbride, corporate partner David Isaacson, finance...

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New partners and legal director strengthen Thrings’ leadership team

May 16, 2018
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New partners and legal director strengthen Thrings’ leadership team

Thrings, the regional law firm with an office in Bristol, has appointed three new partners and a legal director as part of its annual round of promotions. Natalia Sokolov, Robert Barnes and Alice Altounyan increase the size of Thrings’ partnership to 62, while Rebecca Balmforth becomes the firm’s fifth...

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Nine promotions in Bristol office of DAC Beachcroft

May 11, 2018
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Nine promotions in Bristol office of DAC Beachcroft

International law firm DAC Beachcroft has made nine promotions in its Bristol office across six areas of its business. The promotions include two new partners, three new legal directors and three new senior associates in its LLP and one new associate in its claims solutions group business. Some 78%...

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Three promotions at Barcan+Kirby take partnership gender balance to 53% female

May 11, 2018
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Three promotions at Barcan+Kirby take partnership gender balance to 53% female

Bristol law firm Barcan+Kirby has appointed three new partners in a move that increases the share of the partnership held by women to 53%. The promotions of Samantha Castle, Kirsten Hale and Georgina Bryant take the number of partners to 17 at the firm, which has six offices across...

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New associate director role at Engine Shed for its scale-up enabler

May 9, 2018
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New associate director role at Engine Shed for its scale-up enabler

Bristol’s Engine Shed has appointed Briony Phillips as associate director, enabling her to stay at the acclaimed innovation hub when her year-long post as its scale-up enabler comes to an end this month. The new position will allow Briony, pictured, to continue to focus on developing Bristol and Bath’s...

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New head of employment law at Jordans as it seeks rapid growth in new areas

May 4, 2018
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New head of employment law at Jordans as it seeks rapid growth in new areas

Bristol-based Jordans Corporate Law has further strengthened its position in the market with the appointment of Victoria McMeel as head of employment law. Victoria, pictured, has more than 15 years’ experience as a specialist employment solicitor and previously worked as an associate solicitor for Bristol law firms Veale Wasbrough...

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