Legal

Move to high-profile office planned by Bath law firm Withy King

October 25, 2012
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Move to high-profile office planned by Bath law firm Withy King

Withy King, Bath’s longest-established law firm, has revealed plans to move from one of its locations in the city to a large refurbished office block in a deal which agents say is among the biggest Bath this year. The firm will relocate staff from its Green Park base to the prominent, 18,000 sq ft,...

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Child protection lawyer recruited by Stone King’s family law team

October 25, 2012
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Child protection lawyer recruited by Stone King’s family law team

Bath-based Stone King has appointed Lucy Smith as an associate solicitor in its fast-growing family law team. Lucy joins from Bristol City Council where she worked as a child protection lawyer for five years. Prior to this she spent a decade working as a criminal defence lawyer specialising in representing youth defendants. Lucy is...

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Bath law firm Mogers goes back to school to support Ted’s Big Day Out

October 25, 2012
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Bath law firm Mogers goes back to school to support Ted’s Big Day Out

Lawyers from Mogers solicitors in Bath swapped the courtroom for the classroom as part of their support for this year’s Ted’s Big Day Out. The firm sponsored the annual fund-raising day for the Forever Friends Appeal at Bath’s Royal United Hospital, which is raising £5m for a new cancer centre, with staff taking Ted...

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Withy King helps software firm Intergraph plug into major electricity contract

October 23, 2012
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Withy King helps software firm Intergraph plug into major electricity contract

Bath law firm Withy King has provided legal advice to specialist software firm Intergraph (UK) in its successful bid to secure a multi-million euro contract with Irish electricity distributor ESB Networks. Under the contract, Swindon-based Intergraph will implement its leading-edge, map-based software to support the planning, design, construction and day-to-day operations of ESB’s network. Intergraph...

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Office move and new appointment for expanding Bath family law firm Crallan

October 17, 2012
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Office move and new appointment for expanding Bath family law firm Crallan

Bath-based Crallan Family and Divorce Solicitors has recruited a new senior associate and relocated to bigger premises in the city. The firm was established in August 2008 in Queen Square by family law specialist Richard Crallan. With the arrival of solicitor Louise Higham in May, Richard decided the firm needed more room and it...

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Top 200 ranking for Bath law firm Stone King as it makes league table debut

October 10, 2012
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Top 200 ranking for Bath law firm Stone King as it makes league table debut

Bath-based Stone King has appeared for the first time among the country’s top law firms in The Lawyer UK 200 Annual Report 2012,  the prestigious league table which ranks the UK’s leading legal firms by turnover. Stone King, which has offices in Bath, Melksham, Cambridge and London, has 68 lawyers and 25 partners and...

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Legal Review: Bath firms play to their strengths as competition increases

September 26, 2012
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Legal Review: Bath firms play to their strengths as competition increases

Bath’s law firms are celebrating their success in gaining positive comments in this year’s Legal 500, the industry’s respected reference tool. The city’s two largest firms, Thrings and Withy King, are listed among the South West’s ‘regional heavyweights’ – a table dominated by Bristol firms. Things is also named among the top firms for...

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Bath lawyers’ two-day bike ride brings in £1,300 for children’s hospice

September 13, 2012
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Bath lawyers’ two-day bike ride brings in £1,300 for children’s hospice

Staff from Bath law firm Withy King have raised more than £1,300 for Children’s Hospice South West by cycling 136 miles over two days. The team started out at the charity’s head office near Bristol before riding on to Wiltshire Air Ambulance in Devizes and then finishing in Oxford at Helen & Douglas House....

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Quarter of West law firms face closure as Tesco Law and recession hit home

July 30, 2012
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More than a quarter of South West law firms are at risk of going out of business over the next year as they face the combined challenges of the impact of the recession and the introduction of far-reaching reforms. The warning comes from R3, the trade body for insolvency professionals, which estimates that more...

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Law firm Withy King helps sprinter Katrina go for gold at London 2012 Paralympics

July 25, 2012
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Law firm Withy King helps sprinter Katrina go for gold at London 2012 Paralympics

Athlete Katrina Hart is being sponsored by Bath law firm Withy King as she prepares for the London Paralympic Games at the University of Bath’s Sports Training Village. Katrina, a 200m sprinter and University of Bath alumnus, has cerebral palsy and competes in the T37 class.   Withy King’s £3,000 sponsorship is being used...

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