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‘Seasoned professional’ joins Alpha Portfolio Management to grow its private client business

May 29, 2015
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Bristol investment specialist Alpha Portfolio Management has recruited Tony Mann from rival WH Ireland to spearhead expansion of its private client offering. Mr Mann, described by Alpha as a “seasoned professional”, will be joined by his assistant Jane Mann and his son and fellow longstanding WH Ireland employee, wealth...

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Former Bray Leino senior planner joins McCann Bristol’s growing team

May 21, 2015
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Former Bray Leino senior planner joins McCann Bristol’s growing team

Integrated communications agency McCann Bristol has appointed Kathryn Ellis as planning director. Kathryn, pictured, joins McCann Bristol’s growing team from Bristol agency Bray Leino, where she was senior planner. She brings with her an impressive track record going back 10 years and a wealth of big brand knowledge, having...

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New At-Bristol creative director will explore innovative ways to bring science and art closer together

May 20, 2015
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New At-Bristol creative director will explore innovative ways to bring science and art closer together

At-Bristol Science Centre has appointed former BBC producer and BAFTA-nominated writer Anna Starkey as creative director. In the newly created role – which aims to bring science and art closer together – Anna, pictured, will oversee At-Bristol’s learning and exhibitions teams. She brings a wealth of creative and scientific experience...

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Powervamp looking for more international growth after taking on new global sales director

May 20, 2015
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Powervamp looking for more international growth after taking on new global sales director

Powervamp, the Weston-super-Mare-based manufacturer of cutting edge power products, has appointed James Ackland as its new global director of sales. James, pictured, will take charge of the company’s expanding world aviation business and drive sales of its Effekta range of emergency lighting central battery systems. Powervamp operates in 40...

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Former Burges Salmon managing partner returns to Bristol with non-exec advisory role at Cook & Co

May 18, 2015
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Former Burges Salmon managing partner returns to Bristol with non-exec advisory role at Cook & Co

Bristol boutique law firm Cook & Co Solicitors has appointed former Burges Salmon managing partner Guy Stobart to its advisory board. Guy, who will adopt a non-executive role at the firm, will provide guidance on growth, strategy and governance as well as acting in an ambassadorial capacity with clients...

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Two key appointments at Alder King as student accommodation market continues to grow

May 14, 2015
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Two key appointments at Alder King as student accommodation market continues to grow

Property consultancy Alder King has made two key appointments in its Bristol office to meet growing demand for its services linked to the burgeoning student accommodation market. Jack Appleton joins the firm’s rapidly-expanding planning team as a senior planner, having relocated from London where he worked in the public...

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New operations manager at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House Hotel

May 12, 2015
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New operations manager at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House Hotel

DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House Hotel has appointed Brady Smith as its new operations manager. Brady, pictured, will oversee the day-to-day running of the independent, four-star venue in Congresbury, North Somerset, ensuring the 200-strong team continue to deliver outstanding experiences to guests. Brady brings a wealth of experience to...

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VWV signs on former Obsorne Clarke litigator as partner

May 11, 2015
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VWV signs on former Obsorne Clarke litigator as partner

Bristol law firm VWV has appointed partner Ben Holt to its commercial litigation team. Ben, who joins from rival Osborne Clarke’s Bristol office, specialises in advising on complex disputes for major corporates and financial institutions. He has represented leading lenders in multi-million pound claim portfolios involving fraud and professional...

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New associate director at Lambert Smith Hampton to spur growth in industrial division

May 11, 2015
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New associate director at Lambert Smith Hampton to spur growth in industrial division

National property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has made a key senior appointment in Bristol as it looks to expand its industrial and logistics operations in the South West. Brett Casswell, pictured, joins as associate director to manage the industrial and logistics division, with development support for investors. Brett,...

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Further growth for Hartnell Taylor Cook as it takes on six more staff

May 8, 2015
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Further growth for Hartnell Taylor Cook as it takes on six more staff

Property agency Hartnell Taylor Cook has appointed six new members of staff as part of its strategy to continue to grow its London and Bristol offices. Wayne McNally, pictured, has been appointed as the director in charge of professional services in Bristol, covering the South West and Wales. He...

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Bristol recruitment industry innovator claims sector’s first entrepreneur of the year title

May 7, 2015
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Bristol recruitment industry innovator claims sector’s first entrepreneur of the year title

The founder and CEO of Bristol-based international recruitment company Opus Professional Services Group has added to his collection of trophies by winning the inaugural Entrepreneur of the Year title at the Recruiter Awards for Excellence. The award recognises Darren Ryemill’s outstanding achievements in terms of originality and potential sustainability...

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Promotions at Osborne Clarke take partner numbers to 200 plus

May 7, 2015
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Osborne Clarke, the Bristol-headquartered international law firm, has promoted five associate directors to its partnership, taking its total number of partners to more than 200 for the first time. The new partners include Simon Hancock, pictured right, who joined the firm in 2009 as a projects lawyer in its...

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TLT partner numbers pass 100 for first time following six new promotions

May 5, 2015
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TLT partner numbers pass 100 for first time following six new promotions

TLT, the Bristol-headquartered national law firm, has promoted six associates to partners in its commercial services and banking & lender services groups. The promotions, in its Bristol, London, Belfast and Manchester offices, take the number of partners at the firm to over 100 for the first time. The move...

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