Legal

Royds Withy King corporate team help get logistics acquisition on the road to completion

January 13, 2022
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Royds Withy King corporate team help get logistics acquisition on the road to completion

The Bath office of regional law firm Royds Withy King has advised logistics and warehousing group OTIF on its third acquisition in five years – with the latest taking its turnover above £40m.   The firm’s corporate team, led by partner Katharine Mortimer, pictured, worked with ther Swindon office of corporate finance specialist Watersheds...

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Trio of new joiners strengthens Stone King’s information law and trusts and estates teams in Bath

December 14, 2021
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Trio of new joiners strengthens Stone King’s information law and trusts and estates teams in Bath

National law firm Stone King is welcoming three new legal experts to its Bath head office as part of its latest recruitment drive.   Kate Tomlinson has joined as an associate solicitor in its information law team, while in January two new recruits will boost its trusts and estates team.  Emily Moberly, who has...

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Insolvency litigation specialist takes up role as R3′s new South West chair

December 13, 2021
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Insolvency litigation specialist takes up role as R3′s new South West chair

Insolvency and restructuring trade body R3 has appointed insolvency litigation specialist Charlotte May as its new regional chair. Charlotte, pictured, is an associate director for South West and Wales with Manolete, the UK’s leading insolvency litigation finance company.  She takes over as chair from Philip Winterbourne, pictured below, a partner at Bristol and London law firm Temple Bright solicitors,...

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Cornish nursing home sale for Royds Withy King as it continues to build reputation in busy market

December 1, 2021
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Cornish nursing home sale for Royds Withy King as it continues to build reputation in busy market

Bath-headquartered law firm Royds Withy King has advised on the sale of another nursing home as it continues to position itself as a major player in the busy residential care market.   Hillcrest Nursing Home, a well-respected and long-established 88-bed nursing and dementia home in Looe, Cornwall, was sold by owners Mike and Sharon...

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HR headache for firms as more staff ask for flexible working, Royds Withy King survey reveals

November 29, 2021
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HR headache for firms as more staff ask for flexible working, Royds Withy King survey reveals

Firms encouraging their staff to return to the office are face an ‘avalanche’ of flexible working requests, according to a survey by Bath-headquartered law for Royds Withy King.   The survey asked HR professionals how the coronavirus pandemic had impacted on the workplace, particularly as homeworking has become widespread for the past 18 months. ...

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Landmark Bath legal HQ building sold for nearly £6m as property owner shuffles portfolio

November 26, 2021
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Landmark Bath legal HQ building sold for nearly £6m as property owner shuffles portfolio

A Scottish property firm’s decision to offload its office portfolio in favour of retail warehouses has resulted in the sale of one of Bath’s highest-profile commercial buildings.   Midland Bridge House on Midland Bridge, the head office of law firm Royds Withy King, was sold by Ediston Property Investment Company for £5.925m.  Edinburgh-based Ediston...

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LEP on the look-out for board members to champion and shape the West of England’s future

November 22, 2021
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LEP on the look-out for board members to champion and shape the West of England’s future

Business people with strong networking experience and the credibility to champion the region are being sought by the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to join its business board. The LEP is looking to appoint new board members to help shape a brighter, greener future for the West of England’s residents.  The LEP...

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Experienced alternative dispute resolution advocate joins Royds Withy King

November 22, 2021
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Experienced alternative dispute resolution advocate joins Royds Withy King

Law firm Royds Withy King has strengthened further its construction and engineering dispute resolution team with the appointment of Sean Randall-Morris as a partner at its Bath head office.    Sean, pictured, joins from the Bristol office of Davies & Partners Solicitors, where he spent nearly three years as an advocate and an arbitrator...

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New campaign to stop firms becoming victims of fraud to be launched in South West

November 19, 2021
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New campaign to stop firms becoming victims of fraud to be launched in South West

Bath businesses are partnering with the police, banking sector and specialists to spearhead a new crackdown on fraud in the South West. They have come together to re-launch the South West Fraud Forum (SWFF), which is dedicated to helping prevent businesses and individuals becoming victims of the crime.  The organisation will be holding regular...

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Bath law firms take their place among the country’s best in new listing

November 12, 2021
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Bath law firms take their place among the country’s best in new listing

Two Bath-headquartered law firms have been recognised for their expertise in a prestigious legal sector list.  Stone King and Royds Withy King appear in the 2022 edition of  in The Times Best Law Firms, which lists the UK’s top 200 legal practices in England and Wales.  The annual list, which is compiled independently and...

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