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Graduate building surveyor boosts LSH’s Bristol office as property market continues to recover

July 16, 2014
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Graduate building surveyor boosts LSH’s Bristol office as property market continues to recover

Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has strengthened the building consultancy team at its Bristol office with the appointment of graduate building surveyor Jessica Dabrowski. Jessica, pictured, joins at a time of growth for the national commercial property consultancy, which has won a number of new clients over the past few...

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Senior property industry roles for Thrings’ Bristol-based experts

July 14, 2014
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Senior property industry roles for Thrings’ Bristol-based experts

Two solicitors based in law firm Thrings’ Bristol office have received recognition for their expertise and knowledge of the commercial property and construction sectors by taking up senior roles in two of the industries' most-respected organisations. Partner Eric Livingston has become vice chairman of the Great Western branch of...

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Honorary degrees from UWE for Bristol entrepreneurs

July 11, 2014
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Two very different Bristol entrepreneurs will receive honorary degrees on Monday from UWE Bristol at the award ceremony of the Faculty of Business and Law. Trevor Smallwood, who rose from a management trainee at his local bus company to become chairman of transport group First, will receive the honorary...

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Leonard Curtis boosts Bristol office with appointment of Andy Beckingham as director

July 9, 2014
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Leonard Curtis boosts Bristol office with appointment of Andy Beckingham as director

Chartered accountant and licensed insolvency practitioner Andy Beckingham has joined business rescue and recovery specialist Leonard Curtis Business Solutions Group’s Bristol office as a director. Andy, pictured, is a former regional chairman of the Association of Business Recovery Professionals and previously worked for Cork Gully, BDO, Begbies Traynor and...

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New South West practice head for Grant Thornton as it starts fresh investment phase in region

July 7, 2014
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New South West practice head for Grant Thornton as it starts fresh investment phase in region

Accountancy group Grant Thornton has appointed Tim Lincoln as practice leader for the South West region. He succeeds John Golding, who will continue to lead the firm’s South West public sector assurance practice. Meanwhile Allister Weir, a director in the firm’s regional tax team, becomes a partner. The changes...

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Harmsen Tilney Shane has designs on further growth with four new associates

July 4, 2014
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Harmsen Tilney Shane has designs on further growth with four new associates

Commercial workplace design specialist Harmsen Tilney Shane has appointed four new associates as it plans for further growth in its Bristol and London offices. Stuart Kotchie, formerly head of corporate property at the Environment Agency, joins the Bristol office at Flax Bourton, while Zoe Trevett, Jessica MacKie and Stuart...

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Hat-trick of senior promotions at Smith & Williamson’s Bristol office

July 4, 2014
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Hat-trick of senior promotions at Smith & Williamson’s Bristol office

Three senior promotions have been announced at the Bristol office of accountancy and investment management group Smith & Williamson. Partner Jerry Barnes has been appointed as the new chairman of the firm’s landed estates team. He takes over from partner Andrew Lockwood who remains an active member of the...

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Planning director joins built environment specialists Nash Partnership

July 4, 2014
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Planning director joins built environment specialists Nash Partnership

Nash Partnership, the multi-disciplinary built environment practice with an office in Bristol, has appointed Mike Fox as a planning director planning director. He will work alongside director of planning and regeneration Mel Clinton to develop the national and regional spread of the practice’s planning consultancy work. Mike, pictured, brings...

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Further growth at Simmons & Simmons’ Bristol office as partner joins from Osborne Clarke

July 3, 2014
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Further growth at Simmons & Simmons’ Bristol office as partner joins from Osborne Clarke

International law firm Simmons & Simmons, which opened in Bristol 18 months ago, has expanded the office – and its corporate team – further with the appointment of partner Patrick Graves. The arrival of Patrick, pictured, from Bristol rival Osborne Clarke, where he was a partner, takes the number...

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Baker Tilly boosts Bristol office’s business advisory team with associate director hire

June 27, 2014
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Baker Tilly boosts Bristol office’s business advisory team with associate director hire

Mark Powell has joined the Bristol and Bath offices of accountancy firm Baker Tilly as an associate director as part of a significant investment in the firm's regional talent pool. Mark, pictured, joins the accountancy and business advisory department, strengthening the experience of the team with his knowledge of...

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Rising stars in Bristol’s property sector take top spots on industry’s young professionals group

June 23, 2014
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Rising stars in Bristol’s property sector take top spots on industry’s young professionals group

Two chartered surveys from the Bristol office of property group Colliers International have been selected for the top two posts on a regional group representing young professionals in the industry. Jessica Jones from the investment property management team takes over as chair of the Bristol and West Country branch...

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Edward Corrigan takes up role as president of the West of England Society of Chartered Accountants

June 13, 2014
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Edward Corrigan takes up role as president of the West of England Society of Chartered Accountants

The West of England Society of Chartered Accountants has appointed Edward Corrigan, founding partner of Bristol firm Corrigan Associates, as its president. Edward, pictured, an ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) chartered accountant, will represent the society’s members across Bristol, Gloucestershire, North Wiltshire and North Somerset....

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Senior promotions at the double at Grant Thornton’s regional public sector assurance team

June 10, 2014
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Senior promotions at the double at Grant Thornton’s regional public sector assurance team

Business and financial advice firm Grant Thornton has promoted two managers in its South West public sector assurance (PSA) team to senior positions. Alex Walling and Geraldine Daly have been appointed associate directors in the practice, which provides external audit services to NHS bodies and local authorities. Alex, based...

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