Legal

Bath solicitor one of youngest to take up role on specialist Law Society committee

July 21, 2014
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Bath solicitor one of youngest to take up role on specialist Law Society committee

A solicitor from law firm Withy King's Bath office has become one of the youngest to be appointed to the Law Society’s Wills and Equity Committee. With just two years’ post qualification experience, Holly Mieville-Hawkins, pictured, is already making a name for herself as an expert in the field of Court of Protection work....

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Stone King trio triumph in triathlon charity challenge

July 18, 2014
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Stone King trio triumph in triathlon charity challenge

Three lawyers from the Bath office of law firm Stone King put on a winning performance when they competed against other professionals in a gruelling race challenge. Commercial property lawyer Tamsin Simmonds, family law solicitor Simon Walker and employment lawyer Peter Woodhouse represented the firm at the annual Colliers International Bristol Professionals TRYathlon, which...

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Swedish industrial group snaps up specialist glue firm ALH Systems

July 11, 2014
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Swedish industrial group snaps up specialist glue firm ALH Systems

Specialist adhesives firm ALH Systems has been sold to expanding Swedish industrial giant Indutrade. ALH, based at Westbury, has annual sales of £6m and employs 37 staff. It supplies formulated polyurethane and epoxy encapsulants, adhesives, sealants and potting compounds to the gas, construction and electronics sectors. ALH will become part of Indutrade’s Special Products...

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Top tech lawyer chosen to fire up would-be female engineers at Dragons’ Den-style event

July 11, 2014
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Top tech lawyer chosen to fire up would-be female engineers at Dragons’ Den-style event

Bath law firm Withy King’s intellectual property and technology expert Jessica Bent has been selected to join the judging panel of a new Dragons’ Den-style competition aimed at aspiring female engineers in the South West. Jessica, pictured, a partner with the firm, will help judge the entries to the Women with Bright Ideas competition,...

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Withy King lawyers gain prestigious Leaders in their Field status

July 4, 2014
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Withy King lawyers gain prestigious Leaders in their Field status

A further five solicitors from Bath law firm Withy King have been named as Leaders in their Field in a prestigious legal directory, bringing the number at the firm with this highly sought after accolade to 35. Leaders in their Field status is awarded by Chambers & Partners UK, the independent guide to the...

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Flexible working law changes: Bath firms warned to be prepared for impact

June 30, 2014
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Flexible working law changes: Bath firms warned to be prepared for impact

Bath businesses are being urged to get to grips with new flexible working laws which came into effect this week. Under the changes, anyone who has worked for their employer for at least six months now has the right to request flexible working. Richard White, pictured, an employment law specialist at Withy King in...

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Peak performance from Withy King’s Bath lawyers takes firm’s fundraising to new heights

June 25, 2014
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Peak performance from Withy King’s Bath lawyers takes firm’s fundraising to new heights

A team of lawyers from the Bath offices of Withy King joined colleagues from across the regional law firm to raise more than £9,000 for three charities by completing the gruelling Three Peaks Challenge. The 28 lawyers, including 16 from the Bath offices at Northumberland Buildings and Midland Bridge House, ran, walked and hobbled...

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Top corporate lawyer joins Bath firm Stone King to strengthen its business team

June 19, 2014
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Top corporate lawyer joins Bath firm Stone King to strengthen its business team

Law firm Stone King, which has an office in Bath, has appointed experienced corporate lawyer Miguel Pereira to its expanding business team. Miguel, pictured, joins from London, Oxford and Cardiff firm Lewis Silkin, where he was a partner in the corporate team. Although his main focus is in mergers and acquisitions and general corporate...

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Friend’s illness inspires Bath lawyer to go the distance for cancer charity

June 12, 2014
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Friend’s illness inspires Bath lawyer to go the distance for cancer charity

Rob Beazley, a paralegal in the personal injury team at Bath law firm Withy King, has pledged to raise money for charity by completing 19 races covering 333km after a close friend was diagnosed with terminal cancer. Inspired by his friend’s illness, Rob, pictured, has already completed six races this year and is gearing...

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Law firms Mogers and Dyne Drewett go back to the future for their merged name

May 28, 2014
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Law firms Mogers and Dyne Drewett go back to the future for their merged name

Law firms Mogers, which is based in Bath, and Dyne Drewett, with offices in Dorset and Somerset, has announced the name they will use after their merger officially takes effect on next week. The combined firm will be called Mogers Drewett – a name they say takes into account both firms’ heritage. The new...

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