Legal

Thrings boosts construction law team with new partner appointment

October 8, 2018
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Thrings boosts construction law team with new partner appointment

Construction law specialist Michael Chilton has joined M4 corridor firm Thrings as a partner as it continues to strengthen its offering to the sector. During his 20-year legal career, Michael, pictured, has advised on a range of construction projects, including city office developments, mixed-use and retail schemes, infrastructure projects, housing schemes, student accommodation, out-of-town...

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Event: Chance to discuss opportunities in the post-Brexit property market

September 28, 2018
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Event: Chance to discuss opportunities in the post-Brexit property market

The impact of Brexit on the property market will be explored by a panel of experts at a high-profile event in Bath next week.   Called Optimising Opportunities, the event is being staged by law firm Mogers Drewett, Barclays Premier, accountants Milsted Langdon and property agents Knight Frank October 9.  The panel will discuss...

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‘Tube map’ helps Bath’s high-growth firms make connections with area’s key organisations

September 17, 2018
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‘Tube map’ helps Bath’s high-growth firms make connections with area’s key organisations

A snapshot of Bath’s start-up and scale-up ecosystem has been produced in an easy-to-use format to show where high-growth businesses can find essential support, information and advice. The innovative Growth Map – illustrated like a London Tube map and thought to be the UK’s first of its kind – has been launched by the...

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Royds Withy King boosts its construction & engineering team with partner appointment

September 13, 2018
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Royds Withy King boosts its construction & engineering team with partner appointment

A construction lawyer who played a key role in advising members of EDF Energy’s Hinkley Point C supply chain has joined regional law firm Royds Withy King’s construction & engineering team in Bath as a partner. Catherine Welch, pictured, arrives from South West law firm Ashfords, where spent more than five years as a...

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New South West regional chair sought by Institute of Directors

September 10, 2018
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The Institute of Directors (IoD) is seeking a new South West chair to represent its 5,000 members across the region. Current chair Nick Sturge, pictured, who is director of Bristol innovation hub Engine Shed, steps down in January after the standard three years in the role.  The voluntary, unpaid position aims to promote awareness...

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Mental health in the workplace takes centre stage at charity concert and business symposium

September 7, 2018
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Mental health in the workplace takes centre stage at charity concert and business symposium

Bath businesses are being urged to support an employers’ symposium to raise awareness of mental health issues in the workplace followed by a special night of music and entertainment. The Music for the Mind Charity Concert takes place at Cedars Hall, Wells, on Saturday, September 15, when actor, director and singer Anthony Head, pictured,...

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New head of property strengthens Mowbray Woodwards’ commercial law team

September 6, 2018
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New head of property strengthens Mowbray Woodwards’ commercial law team

Bath law firm Mowbray Woodwards has made a key appointment in its commercial law team. Janette Woodland, pictured, joins as associate and head of commercial property. She brings a wealth of experience to the firm having practiced for more than 30 years in the South West, including as director and head of property at...

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TEDx comes to Bath with pledge to ‘light up the future’ of the city

August 31, 2018
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TEDx comes to Bath with pledge to ‘light up the future’ of the city

Bath is to stage its first TEDx, the globally recognised idea-sharing forum, next month with a wide-ranging line-up of speakers. The half-day event – which has the theme of ‘Light up the Future’ – is being backed by some of the city’s top firms as sponsors.  TEDxs have proved extremely popular in hundreds of...

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Event: Stone King coffee morning will explore long-term care options

August 31, 2018
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Event: Stone King coffee morning will explore long-term care options

The Bath office of law firm Stone King’s next community coffee morning has the theme ‘understanding your options for long-term care’. The event, on Wednesday, September 19, is part of a series of regular free and informative sessions staged by the firm. Questions will be answered by solicitor Sarah Clarke, pictured, from the office’s...

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NFU legal panel reappoints Thrings for further three years

August 22, 2018
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NFU legal panel reappoints Thrings for further three years

Regional law firm Thrings, which has an office in Bath, has been reappointed to the National Farmers Union’s (NFU) legal panel following an intensive six-month review. The panel provides NFU members with direct and discounted access to legal firms specifically selected for their reputation and expertise in agricultural and horticultural, including property issues, tenancies,...

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