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From temp receptionist to partner, Barcan+Kirby promotes ‘home-grown talent’ Alex to key role

January 16, 2018
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From temp receptionist to partner, Barcan+Kirby promotes ‘home-grown talent’ Alex to key role

Bristol law firm Barcan+Kirby has promoted its head of commercial property Alex Castiglione to partner. Alex joined the firm in 2002 as a temporary receptionist but stayed to train as a Chartered Legal Executive, gaining her qualifications to specialise in commercial property. Since qualifying in 2007, with her training...

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Director takes up role to drive forward Bristol’s world-class automotive research centre

January 15, 2018
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Director takes up role to drive forward Bristol’s world-class automotive research centre

The pioneering car-of-the-future research centre, due to open in 2020 on the outskirts of Bristol, has appointed its first programme director. Gavin Edwards, pictured, joined the University of Bath’s Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems (IAAPS) this week from the Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG), an academic department at the...

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New president appointed to Bristol Chamber of Commerce and Initiative

January 15, 2018
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New president appointed to Bristol Chamber of Commerce and Initiative

Bristol Chamber of Commerce and Initiative has appointed Richard Bonner, city executive at global building consultancy group Arcadis, as its new president, succeeding UWE vice chancellor and president Prof Steve West.  Richard, pictured, will play a lead role in engaging with the government, local authorities and other organisations on...

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Surveyor promotions at the double for Lambert Smith Hampton’s Bristol office

January 11, 2018
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Surveyor promotions at the double for Lambert Smith Hampton’s Bristol office

National property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has promoted two surveyors in its Bristol office. Tom Dickson, a member of LSH’s South West building consultancy team, and Roxine Foster, who works in its office advisory team, have been made senior surveyors. In addition, industrial and logistics surveyor Chris Williams...

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Two new arrivals at PR firm Empica as it plans further expansion

January 11, 2018
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Two new arrivals at PR firm Empica as it plans further expansion

Long-established Bristol public relations agency Empica has expanded by taking on an experienced PR manager and a new PR assistant. The appointments are part of the company’s growth plans following its recent move to new, larger offices in Wraxall, North Somerset. Empica was founded in 1989 by former Bristol...

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Trio of promotions prepare comms and engagement agency JBP for more growth

January 10, 2018
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Three senior staff members at Bristol’s longest-established national communications and engagement consultancy JBP have been promoted as it looks for new growth opportunities. James Hargrave has become policy & communications director, James Hinchcliffe strategic engagement director and Julie Williams operations director.   James Hargrave, pictured top, has been with JBP...

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New managing partner takes up reins at Bishop Fleming following management shake-up

January 10, 2018
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New managing partner takes up reins at Bishop Fleming following management shake-up

Regional accountancy firm Bishop Fleming, which has its largest office in Bristol, has promoted Andrew Sandiford to managing partner, taking over from Matthew Lee, who held the post since 2001. Andrew, a partner in Bishop Fleming’s Bath office and head of its corporate and business services group, will now...

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New managing partner for Burges Salmon as Peter Morris prepares to step down after eight years in role

January 9, 2018
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New managing partner for Burges Salmon as Peter Morris prepares to step down after eight years in role

Bristol’s largest law firm Burges Salmon has named Roger Bull as its next managing partner, succeeding Peter Morris, who is at the end of his current term.   The changeover takes effect on May 1. Peter Morris, who became managing partner in 2010, will remain with the firm and...

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Experienced partner appointment strengthens Thrings’ commercial property team

January 9, 2018
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Experienced partner appointment strengthens Thrings’ commercial property team

Law firm Thrings, which has an office in Bristol, has appointed commercial property expert Fionnuala Nolan as a partner to advise its fast-growing portfolio of real estate sector clients. Fionnuala, pictured, who joined from City law firm Banks Kelly Solicitors, has more than 20 years’ experience in the areas...

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Bristol agent takes up reins as new regional chairman of British Council for Offices

January 3, 2018
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Bristol agent takes up reins as new regional chairman of British Council for Offices

The British Council for Offices (BCO) has appointed Andrew Heath as chairman of its South West and Wales region. Andrew, pictured, is head of office agency at national property agents Cushman & Wakefield’s Bristol office. He has taken over from former chair of five years Mark Alker Stone, who...

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New general manager checks in to Bristol’s Hampton by Hilton hotel

January 3, 2018
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New general manager checks in to Bristol’s Hampton by Hilton hotel

Bristol’s Hampton by Hilton hotel has appointed Greg Csikos as its new general manager, replacing Imran Ali, who was instrumental in overseeing its opening in 2015 and has been running it since. Greg, pictured, will oversee the day-to-day operation of the three-star, 186-bedroom city-centre venue. He joins from the...

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Tenth anniversary starts at Carterwood with appointments to senior management team

January 2, 2018
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Tenth anniversary starts at Carterwood with appointments to senior management team

Carterwood, the Bristol-based specialist property consultancy dedicated to social care, has celebrated starting its 10th trading anniversary this year by making four senior promotions. The firm, which has grown to become a nationally recognised and innovative advisor in the healthcare sector, has promoted associate Alex Taylor to director, while...

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Change at the top at Andrews as new chairman prepares to take over

December 19, 2017
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Change at the top at Andrews as new chairman prepares to take over

Estate agency and property group Andrews’ chairman Jim Glover is standing down next week after serving two terms in the post over a period of six years. He will be succeeded by Steven Esom, who has had a long career mainly in the retail sector. During his time in...

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