Legal

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 be joined by Bath Innovation Centre director Simon Bond, and Dick Penny, managing director of...

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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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Legal 500 guide identifies Bath’s top lawyers

October 2, 2014
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The Legal 500 names the following as Bath’s leading lawyers: Andrew Braithwaite Thrings (Intellectual property) Jonathan Cheal Mogers Drewett (Agriculture and estates) John Clarke Stone King (Education) Peter Cusick Thrings  (Agriculture and estates) Simon Elliman Withy King (Clinical negligence) Louise Hart Withy King (Personal injury) Michael King Stone King (Charities and not-for-profit)

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Bath’s top law firms and their high-flying legal eagles named in respected guide

October 2, 2014
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Bath law firms Thrings and Withy King have been named as ‘regional heavyweights’ in the latest Legal 500, the annual guide that identifies the UK’s best-performing legal firms and individuals. Thrings, which also has offices in Bristol, Swindon and London, is ranked in the fourth tier of South West law firms, while Withy King,...

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The LAST WORD: Graham Street, managing partner, Withy King

September 19, 2014
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The LAST WORD: Graham Street, managing partner, Withy King

Each week Bath Business News lets a prominent member of the area’s business community have the last word on its weekly e-bulletin. This week Graham Street, managing partner at Bath law firm Withy King, answers our 10 questions What was the LAST: Film you watched? Bad Neighbours – it was truly awful! Book you...

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Bath Business News partners with region’s biggest and most prestigious business exhibition

September 19, 2014
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Bath Business News partners with region’s biggest and most prestigious business exhibition

Bath Business News has teamed up with the region’s biggest business exhibition, Business Showcase South West, as it prepares to return for a second year. Business Showcase South West 2015 (BSSW 2015) will build on the success of the inaugural event earlier this year which attracted nearly 2,000 attendees, exhibitors and big-name speakers including...

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Circuit judge appointment for Bath silk who led HM Revenue’s case against celebrity tax dodgers

September 15, 2014
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Circuit judge appointment for Bath silk who led HM Revenue’s case against celebrity tax dodgers

Peter Blair, the QC from Bath who helped bring tax-avoiding celebrities such as Gary Barlow to book, has been appointed by the Queen as a circuit judge. Mr Blair, pictured, the head of Bristol’s Guildhall Chambers for the past eight years, will try civil and criminal cases at Swindon law courts from October 1....

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