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High-level awards success at the double for Bristol law firm TLT

March 7, 2013
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High-level awards success at the double for Bristol law firm TLT

Bristol law firm TLT enjoyed double success at the Managing Partners' Forum (MPF) Awards for Management Excellence, winning the award for Best Managed National Firm and the award for Best Community Engagement. Beating competition from professional services firms across Europe, TLT was named Best Managed National Firm for demonstrating...

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Work on the wild side for Burges Salmon volunteers is helping zoo find its place

March 5, 2013
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Work on the wild side for Burges Salmon volunteers is helping zoo find its place

Staff from Bristol law firm Burges Salmon are helping clear a site near Cribbs Causeway as part of Bristol Zoo’s ambitious plan to create a world-class conservation park on the edge of the city. Stage one of the new visitor attraction, Wild Place, is due to open this summer...

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London calling for fast-growing Bristol law firm Temple Bright

March 1, 2013
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London calling for fast-growing Bristol law firm Temple Bright

Temple Bright, the innovative and fast-growing Bristol law practice, has opened a base in London’s ‘silicon roundabout’ technology cluster in a move that underpins its position as a leading player in the creative and tech sectors. The boutique firm shares the new office in Shoreditch with the kind of businesses it...

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VWV boosts local govt. practice with former city council legal chief

March 1, 2013
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VWV boosts local govt. practice with former city council legal chief

Bristol law firm Veale Wasbrough Vizards (VWV) is positioning itself as one of the UK’s leading local government practices, helped by the appointment of former head of legal services at Bristol City Council, Stephen McNamara. Stephen, one of the UK’s highest-profile local authority lawyers, joined just under two months...

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TLT team tie up agreement between top designer and retail chain

March 1, 2013
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TLT team tie up agreement between top designer and retail chain

TLT, the Bristol-based law firm, has advised fashion chain Bonmarché on a strategically important deal with designer David Emanuel, best known for designing Princess Diana’s wedding dress. TLT drafted the new agreement between Bonmarché and Mr Emanuel for the designer to sell a range of clothing across the retailer’s...

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Major Plymouth masterplanning contract for Foot Anstey

March 1, 2013
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Major Plymouth masterplanning contract for Foot Anstey

West law firm Foot Anstey, which has an office in Bristol, has been appointed to provide specialist advice to Sutton Harbour Holdings on its ambitious masterplan to transform Sutton Harbour in Plymouth into a national destination. The plan, announced in November, will include restaurants, cafés, shops, offices and apartments...

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Associate appointment strengthens Bristol law firm TLT’s corporate team

March 1, 2013
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Associate appointment strengthens Bristol law firm TLT’s corporate team

Bristol-headquartered law firm TLT has appointed Jon Gill as an associate in its 14-strong corporate team. Jon, pictured, who joins from Eversheds where he was a senior associate in the corporate team, specialises in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and private equity, with a particular interest in venture capital and...

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Australian takeover gives UK law firm new direction

February 12, 2013
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Australian takeover gives UK law firm new direction

Law firm Russell Jones & Walker, which has an office in Bristol, was been acquired by Australian firm Slater & Gordon for £54m. The deal enables Slater & Gordon, which was the world’s first legal practice to have share listed, to enter the UK market. The deal is subject...

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Bristol law firm TLT lands top legal award for its rapid expansion

February 8, 2013
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Bristol law firm TLT lands top legal award for its rapid expansion

The fast growth of Bristol-headquartered law firm TLT has been recognised in one of the legal industry’s top awards. The firm was named National/Regional Firm of the Year at the Legal Business Awards 2013, following what the judges called bold strategic moves into Scotland and Northern Ireland. TLT, led...

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Five partners appointed at fast-growing West law firm Thrings

February 5, 2013
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Five partners appointed at fast-growing West law firm Thrings

West law firm Thrings has appointed five new partners including recruiting respected corporate lawyer Alex Pyatt from rivals Withy King. The appointments take the number of partners at the firm, which has an office in Bristol, to more than 60. Alex, pictured, described by the Chambers UK 2013 legal...

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Acas conference to tackle the changing face of employment relations

February 4, 2013
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Acas conference to tackle the changing face of employment relations

The latest developments in employment relations will come under the spotlight at a major conference for West businesses staged by Acas, Britain’s top employment relations service. The event, called The Changing Face of Employment Relations, will tackle the issues that every company needs to be aware of including, how...

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Major Govt legal panel appoints Bristol law firm VWV’s real estate team

January 31, 2013
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Major Govt legal panel appoints Bristol law firm VWV’s real estate team

The real estate team at Bristol law firm VWV (Veale Wasbrough Vizards) has been appointed to a top Government legal panel to work on property and estates work. Some 67 firms applied for the seven places on the Procurement Service Legal Services Framework Agreement which undertakes a wide range...

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Legal training provider recruits apprentice assessor for South West

January 22, 2013
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Legal training provider recruits apprentice assessor for South West

Specialist apprenticeship provider Damar Training has appointed assessor Kerry Leahy to support its growing work with the legal sector across the South West. Bristol-based Kerry will be working with law firms in the region supporting their legal apprentices. She joins Damar after seven years as a litigation executive specialising...

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