Legal

Withy King recruits former dentist as negligence claims soar

December 7, 2012
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Withy King recruits former dentist as negligence claims soar

Former dentist Dr Chris Evans has joined Bath law firm Withy King’s dental negligence practice on the back of rising numbers of complaints from unhappy patients. Dr Evans, pictrured, who worked as a dentist for 14 years before qualifying as a solicitor, has joined Withy King as it deals with more than 50 inquiries...

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Law firm Mogers makes light work of Holburne’s Christmas installation

November 28, 2012
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Law firm Mogers makes light work of Holburne’s Christmas installation

Bath law firm Mogers has given the gift of light to the city’s Holburne Museum this Christmas by supporting a new major installation. Circuit: A Light Labyrinth, a new artwork by Martin Richman and Charlie Kerr, is unique to the museum and follows the success of Bruce Munro’s Field of Light installation last year....

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Bath Business News Expert Panel – Who pays when staff can’t get to work?

November 21, 2012
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Bath Business News Expert Panel – Who pays when staff can’t get to work?

With Christmas just a few weeks away and the first snowflakes already falling, where does bad weather leave employers if staff can’t get into work. And who pays? Matt Malone, HR specialist at Bath law firm Mogers, explores the issue in the latest of Bath Business News' weekly Expert Panel series . . ....

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Major settlement secured by Bath lawyers for man brain damaged at birth

November 21, 2012
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Major settlement secured by Bath lawyers for man brain damaged at birth

Bath law firm Withy King has secured a multi-million pound settlement and a public apology on behalf of a young man who suffered injuries during his birth which led to severe brain damage. Withy King’s clinical negligence team based in Bath successfully argued that 20-year-old Jacob Dewis of Gloucestershire could have avoided his injuries...

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Law firm Stone King wins more plaudits from national legal guide

November 13, 2012
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Law firm Stone King wins more plaudits from national legal guide

Following praise for the high quality of its work in the influential Legal 500 publication last month, Bath law firm Stone King has been independently recognised in a second national guide. The respected 2013 Chambers & Partners commends Stone King’s expertise and professionalism across eight practice areas, including family, charity and education law. The...

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Mogers lawyers recognised in legal ‘bible’ Chambers Guide

November 7, 2012
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Mogers lawyers recognised in legal ‘bible’ Chambers Guide

Lawyers Rebecca Silcock and Tom Webb from Bath firm Mogers have been named as leaders in their field in the legal profession’s ‘bible’, the Chambers UK 2013 Guide. The independent annual guide – individuals cannot pay to be listed – is based on information provided by law firms, including lists of their clients. The...

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Pro bono family law service launched by Bath firm Crallan

November 7, 2012
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Pro bono family law service launched by Bath firm Crallan

Bath family law firm Crallan has launched a pro bono service aimed at people affected by changes in legal aid provision. The service, which starts this week to coincide with National Pro Bono Week, will help litigants in person – people who would once have received legal aid but now have to manage on...

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Fifty Shades sex toys deal tied up by law firm Thrings

November 2, 2012
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Fifty Shades sex toys deal tied up by law firm Thrings

Bath law firm Thrings has helped online sex toy retailer Lovehoney, also based in the city, secure a deal to sell products inspired by the best-selling erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey. Partner Graeme Fearon led negotiations for exclusive world rights outside the Americas allowing Lovehoney to design, manufacture and sell what it calls...

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Education expert joins Bath law firm Stone King

October 31, 2012
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Education expert joins Bath law firm Stone King

Bath law firm Stone King has appointed independent schools expert John Clarke as a partner in its rapidly-expanding education sector team, which acts for more than 500 educational organisations across the UK. John, pictured, was previously senior partner and headed the education and employment teams at Cheltenham-based education specialists Rickerbys and more recently has...

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Happy trainees earn Bath law firm Withy King top ranking in major survey

October 30, 2012
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Happy trainees earn Bath law firm Withy King top ranking in major survey

Upbeat comments by Bath law firm Withy King’s trainees have put it among the country’s legal elite in a unique online guide. The Lex 100 is based on comments made by trainee solicitors in a comprehensive nationwide survey which gauges their satisfaction – or otherwise – with their firms in 10 areas spanning job...

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