People

Burges Salmon takes five after helping to blaze a trail in new legal apprenticeship scheme

September 27, 2016
By
Burges Salmon takes five after helping to blaze a trail in new legal apprenticeship scheme

Burges Salmon, the Bristol-headquartered national law firm, has taken on five legal apprentices, making it one of the first law firms in the UK to do so under the national Trailblazer scheme. Burges Salmon has been involved in the Trailblazers initiative since March 2014 and is part of the...

Read more »

Jordans Corporate Law looks for more growth with senior team appointment

September 23, 2016
By
Jordans Corporate Law looks for more growth with senior team appointment

Bristol-based specialist law firm Jordans Corporate Law has appointed Anthony Young as head of corporate law. Jordans said attracting such a highly experienced corporate lawyer was a clear indication of continued growth at the firm.  Jordans Corporate Law was launched in 2013 under the Alternative Business Structure arrangements, introduced...

Read more »

Trio of enterprise advisers taken on by LEP to boost links with education sector

September 23, 2016
By
Trio of enterprise advisers taken on by LEP to boost links with education sector

The West of England Local Enterprise Partnership has appointed three enterprise advisers for its Careers Enterprise Company, which offers strategic support to schools. The company aims to create powerful connections between local businesses and education providers.  Joining as enterprise advisers are UWE associate dean, research, innovation & partnerships at Prof Jenny Ames,...

Read more »

Foot Anstey expands Bristol clinical negligence team with specialist appointment

September 22, 2016
By
Foot Anstey expands Bristol clinical negligence team with specialist appointment

Regional law firm Foot Anstey has appointed Paul Sankey as a partner in its clinical negligence group, further expanding its offering across the areas of clinical negligence, mental capacity and personal injury. Paul, pictured, joins Foot Anstey’s Bristol office from a leading London firm Slater and Gordon, where he led...

Read more »

High retention rate for newly qualified solicitors at Osborne Clarke

September 22, 2016
By
High retention rate for newly qualified solicitors at Osborne Clarke

International law firm Osborne Clarke has retained 11 of its 12 autumn qualifiers –  a 92% retention rate - with five qualifying into its Bristol office. Six other qualifiers will be based in its Thames Valley and London offices. Lara Flynn, 23, and a former Cardiff University student, qualifies into the...

Read more »

Record number of trainees join Bishop Fleming as it gears up for more growth

September 21, 2016
By
Record number of trainees join Bishop Fleming as it gears up for more growth

The Bristol office of regional accountancy firm Bishop Fleming has recruited seven trainees as it – and the local economy – continue to grow. Over the past year the Bishop Fleming’s seven offices have increased organic turnover by nearly 14%. The firm has taken on 35 trainees in total...

Read more »

Assistant surveyor joins Lambert Smith Hampton’s national telecoms team

September 20, 2016
By
Assistant surveyor joins Lambert Smith Hampton’s national telecoms team

Property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has boosted its Bristol-based national telecoms team with a new assistant surveyor. Alice Odonkor, pictured, a Real Estate Management graduate of the University of Westminster, joins from the Freshwater Group, where she was assistant property manager.  Alice said: “Being in the telecoms team...

Read more »

Social mobility pioneer appointed to UWE’s board of governors

September 16, 2016
By
Social mobility pioneer appointed to UWE’s board of governors

A business psychologist who pioneered a national scheme to increase social mobility and employability among young males from disadvantaged backgrounds has been appointed a member of UWE’s board of governors. Clive Lewis OBE, pictured, has been appointed as one of the 12 independent members on the board, which is...

Read more »

New-look board at Pure Comms as more growth comes on line

September 16, 2016
By
New-look board at Pure Comms as more growth comes on line

Telecoms and IT firm Pure Comms has formed a new board of directors following a number of internal changes and a high-profile appointment. CEO Rob Vivian heads the board, which also includes non-executive chairman Julian Telling, finance director Richard Corser and technical director Harry Bishop. Also joining the board...

Read more »

Respected energy lawyer joins Foot Anstey as a consultant

September 7, 2016
By
Respected energy lawyer joins Foot Anstey as a consultant

South West law firm Foot Anstey is strengthening its sector experience with the appointment of Luke Gabb as a consultant to its energy practice, further building its reputation in the sector. Luke, pictured, joins from national firm Bond Dickinson where he was a partner and head of energy. He is...

Read more »

Promotions in Alder King’s Bristol planning team recognise duo’s ‘exceptional performance’

September 7, 2016
By
Promotions in Alder King’s Bristol planning team recognise duo’s ‘exceptional performance’

Regional property consultancy Alder King has promoted two members of its Bristol planning team. Karl Scholz and Nicola Sully have become associate and principal planner respectively. Karl joined Alder King as a senior planner in 2008 from Cardiff Council and has played a major role in achieving consents on...

Read more »

Experienced dealmaker joins EY’s Bristol office as corporate finance director

September 6, 2016
By
Experienced dealmaker joins EY’s Bristol office as corporate finance director

Accountancy group EY has appointed Chris Eastman as a corporate finance director in its Bristol office as part of its expansion plans across the South West & Wales region. Chris, pictured, started his career in 2002 at rival PwC in Bristol, where he was a member of its audit...

Read more »

Chartered surveyor joins Bristol Zoological Society as director of estates

August 26, 2016
By
Chartered surveyor joins Bristol Zoological Society as director of estates

Bristol Zoological Society has appointed Tom Hedges as director of estates – a role that involves managing everything from the animal houses to the horticulture at the iconic Bristol Zoo Gardens in Clifton and the Wild Place Project, the 55-hectare family attraction north of the city. Tom, pictured, brings...

Read more »

ADVERTISE HERE

Reach tens of thousands of senior business people across Bristol for just £75 a month. Email info@bristol-business.net for more information.