Legal

BrandSoup: iTrump trumps Trump

October 20, 2017
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BrandSoup: iTrump trumps Trump

In a classic David-versus-Goliath smackdown, a US-based musician-turned-programmer has won a protracted legal struggle against the mighty Trump Organization over rights to the ‘iTrump’ trade mark. Tom Scharfield is the founder, CEO and, indeed, sole employee of app developer Spoonjack. A keen brass player, he is the creator of the ‘iTrump’ trumpet simulator app,...

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Top 100 league table success for Royds Withy King as merger starts to pay off

October 20, 2017
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Top 100 league table success for Royds Withy King as merger starts to pay off

Bath-headquartered regional law firm Royds Withy King has improved its position among the sector’s Top 100 for the second year. The firm climbed up The Lawyer’s league table by seven places to be ranked at 85. The table forms part of the magazine’s annual UK 200 report, which profiles the largest firms by revenue,...

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Debut Legal 500 listing for Mowbray Woodwards’ criminal law team

October 20, 2017
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Debut Legal 500 listing for Mowbray Woodwards’ criminal law team

Criminal lawyers at Bath law firm Mowbray Woodwards are celebrating their team’s first appearance in the respected sector reference guide The Legal 500. The publication, which came out last week, ranks the top lawyers and firms from the UK’s regions. This year Mowbray Woodwards’ criminal law team makes its debut alongside established South West...

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Exclusive: Bath law firms – and their top individuals – earn plaudits in prestigious industry ‘bible’

October 13, 2017
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Exclusive: Bath law firms – and their top individuals – earn plaudits in prestigious industry ‘bible’

Bath law firms are celebrating achieving some outstanding recommendations in the latest Legal 500, the UK’s leading guide to the legal sector – with a number of the city’s top lawyers earning top billing in their specialist areas. More than 4m users visit The Legal 500 website each year, making it a powerful reference...

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The Legal 500: Bath’s high-flying legal eagles named

October 13, 2017
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The Legal 500: Bath’s high-flying legal eagles named

Bath lawyers feature strongly in the regional table of leading individuals named by the Legal 500, the respected annual guide to the UK’s legal firms and individuals. For the first time, up-and-coming (‘next generation’) lawyers have been included alongside those who have appeared for many years. All these individuals are regarded as the ‘go-to’ lawyers...

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Plea to Bath firms to back mental health groups as new report highlights scale of problem

October 6, 2017
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Plea to Bath firms to back mental health groups as new report highlights scale of problem

Bath businesses that care about their city are being urged to step up their philanthropy and offer support for organisations that prevent local people suffering mental health crises.  The plea comes from the Quartet Community Foundation, the independent charity that works across the West of England to support local philanthropists in their charitable giving. ...

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Mogers Drewett strengthens family practice with appointment of experienced lawyer

October 6, 2017
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Mogers Drewett strengthens family practice with appointment of experienced lawyer

Family lawyer Simon Walker has joined regional law firm Mogers Drewett to support its growing UK-wide family practice. Simon, pictured, has nearly 14 years’ experience in all aspects of family law, having qualified in 2004.  Before joining Mogers Drewett, which has offices in Bath, Wells, Frome and Sherborne, he worked at BPE Solicitors in Cheltenham...

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Bath Business Blog: Matthew Graham, partner, Mowbray Woodwards Solicitors. Insurance premiums – points, disqualification and spent convictions

October 5, 2017
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Bath Business Blog: Matthew Graham, partner, Mowbray Woodwards Solicitors. Insurance premiums – points, disqualification and spent convictions

For all drivers, and particularly businessmen and women, who face an allegation of speeding or another motoring offence and may face penalty points or a disqualification, a depressing and potentially expensive problem is likely to arise around insurance. Convictions need declaring, points need declaring, disqualifications need declaring. Even speed awareness courses need declaring. And...

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University of Bath research reveals how employee outsourcing can hide slaves in the workforce

September 29, 2017
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University of Bath research reveals how employee outsourcing can hide slaves in the workforce

Businesses that fail to monitor their outsourced recruitment could find themselves inadvertently employing victims of modern slavery, according to new research led by the University of Bath’s School of Management. Interviews with businesses, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), trade unions, law firms and the police found that while companies can increasingly trace where their products come...

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Experienced litigator appointment boosts Royds Withy King’s health and social care team

September 27, 2017
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Experienced litigator appointment boosts Royds Withy King’s health and social care team

Bath-headquartered regional law firm Royds Withy King has further strengthened its health and social care team with the appointment of Mei-Ling Huang as a partner. Mei-Ling, pictured, has joined from Bristol firm Burroughs Day, bringing with her a long track record of advising care providers, GPs and dentists on regulatory aspects of health and...

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