Legal

Legal 500 guide identifies Bath’s top lawyers

October 2, 2014
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The Legal 500 names the following as Bath’s leading lawyers: Andrew Braithwaite Thrings (Intellectual property) Jonathan Cheal Mogers Drewett (Agriculture and estates) John Clarke Stone King (Education) Peter Cusick Thrings  (Agriculture and estates) Simon Elliman Withy King (Clinical negligence) Louise Hart Withy King (Personal injury) Michael King Stone King (Charities and not-for-profit)

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Bath’s top law firms and their high-flying legal eagles named in respected guide

October 2, 2014
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Bath law firms Thrings and Withy King have been named as ‘regional heavyweights’ in the latest Legal 500, the annual guide that identifies the UK’s best-performing legal firms and individuals. Thrings, which also has offices in Bristol, Swindon and London, is ranked in the fourth tier of South West law firms, while Withy King,...

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The LAST WORD: Graham Street, managing partner, Withy King

September 19, 2014
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The LAST WORD: Graham Street, managing partner, Withy King

Each week Bath Business News lets a prominent member of the area’s business community have the last word on its weekly e-bulletin. This week Graham Street, managing partner at Bath law firm Withy King, answers our 10 questions What was the LAST: Film you watched? Bad Neighbours – it was truly awful! Book you...

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Bath Business News partners with region’s biggest and most prestigious business exhibition

September 19, 2014
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Bath Business News partners with region’s biggest and most prestigious business exhibition

Bath Business News has teamed up with the region’s biggest business exhibition, Business Showcase South West, as it prepares to return for a second year. Business Showcase South West 2015 (BSSW 2015) will build on the success of the inaugural event earlier this year which attracted nearly 2,000 attendees, exhibitors and big-name speakers including...

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Circuit judge appointment for Bath silk who led HM Revenue’s case against celebrity tax dodgers

September 15, 2014
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Circuit judge appointment for Bath silk who led HM Revenue’s case against celebrity tax dodgers

Peter Blair, the QC from Bath who helped bring tax-avoiding celebrities such as Gary Barlow to book, has been appointed by the Queen as a circuit judge. Mr Blair, pictured, the head of Bristol’s Guildhall Chambers for the past eight years, will try civil and criminal cases at Swindon law courts from October 1....

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Withy King’s summer of sport nets £13,000 for RUH’s Forever Friends Appeal

August 14, 2014
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Withy King’s summer of sport nets £13,000 for RUH’s Forever Friends Appeal

Staff at law firm Withy King in Bath have raised more than £13,000 for the Royal United Hospital’s Forever Friends Appeal through their ‘summer of sport’ Since March they have been walking, cycling and climbing to raise funds to help the appeal to build a pioneering centre for the hospital. Their fund-raising activities started...

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Bath solicitor one of youngest to take up role on specialist Law Society committee

July 21, 2014
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Bath solicitor one of youngest to take up role on specialist Law Society committee

A solicitor from law firm Withy King's Bath office has become one of the youngest to be appointed to the Law Society’s Wills and Equity Committee. With just two years’ post qualification experience, Holly Mieville-Hawkins, pictured, is already making a name for herself as an expert in the field of Court of Protection work....

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Stone King trio triumph in triathlon charity challenge

July 18, 2014
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Stone King trio triumph in triathlon charity challenge

Three lawyers from the Bath office of law firm Stone King put on a winning performance when they competed against other professionals in a gruelling race challenge. Commercial property lawyer Tamsin Simmonds, family law solicitor Simon Walker and employment lawyer Peter Woodhouse represented the firm at the annual Colliers International Bristol Professionals TRYathlon, which...

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Swedish industrial group snaps up specialist glue firm ALH Systems

July 11, 2014
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Swedish industrial group snaps up specialist glue firm ALH Systems

Specialist adhesives firm ALH Systems has been sold to expanding Swedish industrial giant Indutrade. ALH, based at Westbury, has annual sales of £6m and employs 37 staff. It supplies formulated polyurethane and epoxy encapsulants, adhesives, sealants and potting compounds to the gas, construction and electronics sectors. ALH will become part of Indutrade’s Special Products...

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Top tech lawyer chosen to fire up would-be female engineers at Dragons’ Den-style event

July 11, 2014
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Top tech lawyer chosen to fire up would-be female engineers at Dragons’ Den-style event

Bath law firm Withy King’s intellectual property and technology expert Jessica Bent has been selected to join the judging panel of a new Dragons’ Den-style competition aimed at aspiring female engineers in the South West. Jessica, pictured, a partner with the firm, will help judge the entries to the Women with Bright Ideas competition,...

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