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DWF looks to develop nuclear energy team with Bristol-based partner appointment

June 26, 2015
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DWF looks to develop nuclear energy team with Bristol-based partner appointment

National law firm DWF has recruited Simon Stuttaford, former general counsel and company secretary at nuclear waste recycling and disposal firm Energy Solutions, as a partner in its national nuclear energy team. Based in Bristol, Simon, pictured, will help develop the firm’s expertise across the energy sector both nationally...

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Chairman role at South West Investment Group for former Elizabeth Shaw boss

June 26, 2015
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Chairman role at South West Investment Group for former Elizabeth Shaw boss

The funding holding arm of regional alternative finance lender South West Investment Group (SWIG) has appointed Malachy McReynolds as its new chairman. Malachy, pictured, who spent 12 years as managing director of Bristol-based chocolate manufacturer Elizabeth Shaw, joined the SWIG board in January. He takes over as chairman from...

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Simpson Millar medical negligence solicitor joins Clarke Willmott’s Bristol office as partner

June 26, 2015
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Simpson Millar medical negligence solicitor joins Clarke Willmott’s Bristol office as partner

National law firm Clarke Willmott continues to grow its Bristol-based personal injury team with the appointment of Marguarita Tyne, who joins as a partner from the Bristol office of Simpson Millar. Marguarita, pictured, who has more than 20 years’ experience, specialises in high-value, severe clinical negligence claims, in particular...

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Former NatWest regional director joins Bishop Fleming’s corporate finance team

June 25, 2015
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Former NatWest regional director joins Bishop Fleming’s corporate finance team

Accountancy firm Bishop Fleming, which has an office in Bristol, has boosted its corporate finance team with the appointment of Charles Davey, the former NatWest director of structured finance in the South West and South Wales. Mr Davey joins Bishop Fleming as director of corporate finance after eight years...

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Law firm Thrings chalks up double-digit organic growth for second year running

June 22, 2015
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Law firm Thrings chalks up double-digit organic growth for second year running

Annual turnover at regional law firm Thrings, which has an office in Bristol, has leapt by 10% to £27.5m – the second consecutive year it has achieved double-digit growth. The firm said a client-focused strategy and modern and transparent pricing models coupled with strong organic growth contributed to the...

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New operations manager taken on to drive growth at recruitment firm Thorn Baker

June 17, 2015
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New operations manager taken on to drive growth at recruitment firm Thorn Baker

National recruitment consultancy Thorn Baker has appointed Melonie Debenham as operations manager to drive expansion of its Bristol office. Melonie, pictured, who has more than 24 years’ experience in recruitment, will support the growth of the business via operations and business development across the industrial, commercial and engineering sectors. ...

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Sustrans boss awarded CBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

June 15, 2015
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Sustrans boss awarded CBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

The chief executive of Bristol-based alternative transport group Sustrans, Malcolm Shepherd, has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. The accolade is in recognition of his contribution towards protecting the environment and improving people’s health. Sustrans’ vision is that by 2020 four out of five local...

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Bristol solicitor is appointed to prestigious Government legal panel

June 8, 2015
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Bristol solicitor is appointed to prestigious Government legal panel

Anthony Fairweather, a partner in national law firm Clarke Willmott’s Bristol office, has been selected to  join a Government panel of lawyers who support vulnerable people on important legal and financial matters. Anthony, pictured, is one of 68 solicitors from across the country who will sit on the Office...

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New arrivals keep niche insurer Hayes Parsons on track for further expansion

June 5, 2015
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New arrivals keep niche insurer Hayes Parsons on track for further expansion

Bristol-based independent insurance broker Hayes Parsons Insurance has maintained its ambitious growth strategy by recruiting two insurance professionals. Nigel Rawlings has joined as compliance and training manager – a new position to help develop and deliver ongoing CPD and training and achieve chartered broker status. Alex O’Donnell, previously a...

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Senior planner appointment spurs growth at GL Hearn’s Bristol office

June 4, 2015
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Senior planner appointment spurs growth at GL Hearn’s Bristol office

National property consultancy GL Hearn has expanded its Bristol office with the appointment of Sally Davis as a senior planner. In her new role, Sally is focusing on promoting residential sites, submitting planning applications and securing consent for proposed developments. Sally started her career in local government as a...

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Smith & Williamson appoints new associate director to its employee benefits team

June 4, 2015
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Smith & Williamson appoints new associate director to its employee benefits team

Pensions and employee benefits specialist Mark Flaskett has joined the Bristol office of accountancy and investment management group Smith & Williamson, bringing with him more than three decades of industry experience. Mark, pictured, becomes associate director in the firm’s employee benefits team, where he will be advising directors and...

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New regional head boosts Lloyds’ global transaction banking business

June 4, 2015
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New regional head boosts Lloyds’ global transaction banking business

Lloyds Bank has strengthened its global transaction banking business in the South West by appointing Mark Parsons as regional head of its new trade and working capital team. Mark, pictured, who previously headed Lloyds Bank Commercial Finance’s mid markets division in the South West, will be responsible for providing...

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Hartnell Taylor Cook graduates give 100% to the firm with their training qualifications

June 3, 2015
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All four graduate trainees at Bristol property agency Hartnell Taylor Cook have passed their APC (Assessment of Professional Competence) to become qualified chartered surveyors. Giving the firm a 100% pass rate are Henry deTeissier, pictured top right, an industrial agent, and Tom Gable , pictured bottom right, a property &...

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