Legal

Solicitor appointment for Stone King’s Bath-based international and cross-border team

June 13, 2019
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Solicitor appointment for Stone King’s Bath-based international and cross-border team

National law firm Stone King has strengthened the international and cross-border team in its Bath office with the appointment of solicitor Harriet Burt. Harriet, pictured, studied law through the Open University and graduated with a First. She completed her Legal Practice Course at the University of the West of England (UWE).  She arrives at...

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Royds Withy King boosts private wealth division with marketing & business development appointment

June 12, 2019
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Royds Withy King boosts private wealth division with marketing & business development appointment

Bath-headquartered regional law firm Royds Withy King has recruited Stephanie Rees as marketing & business development executive to strengthen its private wealth offering. Stephanie, pictured, has joined from the world’s leading auction house Christie’s, where she was global marketing manager and led on a number of high-value international luxury campaigns.  In her new role...

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City’s smartest companies urged to get quizzical and claim the title of Brain of Bath

June 6, 2019
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City’s smartest companies urged to get quizzical and claim the title of Brain of Bath

Businesses are being invited to exercise their collective grey matter and enter the 2019 Brain of Bath. Now in its 20th year, the annual Julian House Brain of Bath Quiz has become a key date in the city’s business calendar and a fun-yet-competitive way to entertain clients and reward staff.  The inaugural quiz night was...

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Simon Holdsworth reappointed as Thrings’ managing partner for a third term

June 4, 2019
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Simon Holdsworth reappointed as Thrings’ managing partner for a third term

Regional law firm Thrings’ managing partner Simon Holdsworth has been reappointed for a further three-year term by a unanimous vote at its annual partners’ meeting. Simon, pictured, who joined Thrings in 1997 and became managing partner in 2013, will oversee its’ strategic direction and retain responsibility for its legal and operational activities for a...

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Economic outlook for Bath on the agenda as city’s Financial Forum gathers for second meeting

May 31, 2019
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Economic outlook for Bath on the agenda as city’s Financial Forum gathers for second meeting

Bath Financial Forum, the group aiming to raise the city’s profile as a centre of excellence for financial services, returns for its second meeting next month with an in-depth look at how the wider economy is impacting on this ambition. Guest speaker will be Donna Kehoe, the Bank of England’s agent for South West,...

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HELP is at hand for firms from Royds Withy King’s new HR and employment package

May 24, 2019
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HELP is at hand for firms from Royds Withy King’s new HR and employment package

Bath-headquartered regional law firm Royds Withy King has launched a legal ‘safety net’ in response to unprecedented demand from human resources professionals and business owners for affordable expert HR and employment advice. Called HELP, the package provides comprehensive legal support to businesses alongside insurance protection against Employment Tribunal claims.   Bespoke packages have been developed...

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New partner strengthens Thrings’ growing succession and tax offering

May 22, 2019
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New partner strengthens Thrings’ growing succession and tax offering

Regional law firm Thrings, which has an office in Bath, has appointed private client, succession and tax specialist Douglas Smith as partner. Douglas, pictured, has more than 30 years’ experience of acting for UK and non-UK domiciliaries on tax planning, preparing wills and trusts, and probate work involving the administration of substantial and complex...

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Business backers – and inspirational speakers – sought for this year’s TEDxBath

May 17, 2019
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Business backers – and inspirational speakers – sought for this year’s TEDxBath

The organisers of TEDxBath are seeking inspirational speakers for this year’s event to explore its chosen theme of Echoes of the City from “unusual, exciting and provocative perspectives”. They are also looking to sign up sponsors from among the city’s business community. TEDx, which brings the spirit of TED (Technology, Entertainment & Design) to...

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Raft of promotions at Royds Withy King as annual turnover continues to grow

May 17, 2019
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Bath-headquartered regional law firm Royds Withy King has announced 20 promotions, including five new partners, along with further annual growth. Turnover at the firm, which also has offices in London, Oxford and Swindon, rose by 6% to just over £38m which it said had been achieved despite increased uncertainty around Brexit and continuing competitive...

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Royds Withy King social care partner handles sale of specialist care provider

May 15, 2019
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Royds Withy King social care partner handles sale of specialist care provider

A partner in the Bath head office of regional law firm Royds Withy King has helped the owner of a South Wales-based specialist care provider sell the business. Hazel Phillips, pictured, who works in Royds Withy King’s social care team, provided advice and support to Geraldine Butler, who set up Values in Care in...

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