Legal

Lawyer to take part in New York Marathon and give testicular cancer a run for its money

October 29, 2014
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Lawyer to take part in New York Marathon and give testicular cancer a run for its money

Family lawyer David Harper of regional firm Thrings, which has an office in Bath, is preparing to run the New York Marathon this weekend – just four months after being treated for testicular cancer. David, pictured, will join an estimated 60,000 runners on the start line on Staten Island on Sunday to take part...

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Former City law firm partner appointed as next chairman of Bath Building Society

October 27, 2014
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Former City law firm partner appointed as next chairman of Bath Building Society

Bath Building Society has appointed Robert Derry-Evans to succeed Chris Moorsom as chairman with effect from January 1 next year. Robert, pictured, who joined the board as a non-executive director this June, has extensive experience in leading a substantial international legal practice – he was a partner in City of London law firm CMS...

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Withy King earns top billing from its trainees in respected annual legal guide

October 27, 2014
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Withy King earns top billing from its trainees in respected annual legal guide

Positive comments by trainee solicitors at regional law firm Withy King, which has a major two office in Bath, have earned it top billing in eight categories in an online guide used by law students when planning their career. Withy King was named a ‘winner’ for job satisfaction, quality of work, client contact, living...

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Law firm Stone King looks for more growth as it reaches milestone of 200 staff

October 21, 2014
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Law firm Stone King looks for more growth as it reaches milestone of 200 staff

Law firm Stone King, which has the largest of its three offices in Bath, has appointed its 200th member of staff as it continues with ambitious plans to grow its regional and national legal teams. The arrival of Sean Knight, who joins as a paralegal in the trusts and estates team, marks a milestone...

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Two solicitors join Thrings’ commercial property team as market recovery spurs growth

October 20, 2014
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Two solicitors join Thrings’ commercial property team as market recovery spurs growth

Commercial law firm Thrings has appointed two solicitors to its fast-growing commercial property team as a result of continued organic growth and a series of new client wins. Associate Steve Schofield and solicitor Beth Nicholls will further strengthen Thrings’ commercial property and construction offering across its four main offices in Bath, Bristol, Swindon and...

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Bath Boules organisers aim to throw ‘party-in-the-city’ with changes to next year’s event

October 13, 2014
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Bath Boules organisers aim to throw ‘party-in-the-city’ with changes to next year’s event

Organisers of Bath Boules today unveiled bold changes to the event next year to widen its appeal after revealing that this year it raised a record £18,467. Law firm Withy King, which has two offices in Bath, was also confirmed as headline sponsor for the second year running. Bath Boules takes place in the...

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Bath event will show how social enterprise innovation can have a real impact on people’s lives

October 13, 2014
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Bath event will show how social enterprise innovation can have a real impact on people’s lives

The senior designer at Bath-based charity Designability, which makes life-changing technology, will speak at an event in the city this week about how it converts innovative ideas into commercially-viable products that have a real impact on people’s lives. Keir Haines will  joined by Bath Innovation Centre director Simon Bond, and Dick Penny, managing director of Bristol’s...

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New appointment boosts Mogers Drewett’s private client team

October 9, 2014
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New appointment boosts Mogers Drewett’s private client team

Law firm Mogers Drewett has appointed Kirstie Carr to its Bath-based private client team. Kirstie, pictured, has a broad range of experience including dealing with wills, trusts, powers of attorney, court of protection work and estate administration. She also has a particular interest in tax and estate planning having spent the past two years...

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Withy King Directors’ Briefing

October 6, 2014
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Withy King Directors’ Briefing

Solicitors from Bath law firm Withy King have compiled a short briefing for business owners, directors and managers, based on legal changes and issues which their clients have raised. Is VAT payable on your business premises? All too often, we see commercial property being sold or rented before the VAT status has been clarified....

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Stone King backing the Bath Carers’ Centre’s appeal to buy its own respite base

October 6, 2014
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Stone King backing the Bath Carers’ Centre’s appeal to buy its own respite base

The Bath office of law firm Stone King has pledged its support to the Bath Carers’ Centre, a charity that offers vital help to people who care for loved-ones, as it seeks to buy a base in the city. Kathryn Layzell of Stone King’s trusts and estates team, presented a cheque for £600 to...

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