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Bath Boules festival names law firm Withy King as headline sponsor

January 29, 2014
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Bath Boules festival names law firm Withy King as headline sponsor

Law firm Withy King will be headline sponsor of this year’s Bath Boules which takes place over the summer and raises money for local charities. Businesses and residents are being urged to rally their colleagues, family and friends and enter teams in the tournament. Team tickets go on sale on March 12 and will...

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Profits and turnover rise at law firm Thrings as it targets key sectors

January 29, 2014
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Profits and turnover rise at law firm Thrings as it targets key sectors

Turnover at law firm Thrings, which has an office in Bath, rose by 4% to £21.5m in the year to last April, it has revealed. Profits increased by 12% to £4.9m. The firm, which also has offices in Bristol, Swindon and London, has 51 members and employs 305 people, 180 of them fee-earners. Managing...

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West of England Business of the Year Awards are launched to find region’s best companies

January 24, 2014
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West of England Business of the Year Awards are launched to find region’s best companies

Accountants PwC have launched their annual search for the region’s best companies with the 2014 West of England Business of the Year Awards – the region’s most prestigious business accolades. Previous winners of the awards, now in their 26th year, read like a who’s who of the West’s most-respected companies, including Dyson, MITIE and...

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January blues banished at Withy King’s ‘meet the team’ gathering

January 23, 2014
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January blues banished at Withy King’s ‘meet the team’ gathering

More than 150 businesses, private clients and friends of Withy King attended the firm’s annual New Year’s drinks reception in Bath recently and took advantage of the opportunity to ‘meet the team’. The annual event was hosted at Withy King’s offices at Midland Bridge House and provided a forum for networking and socialising with...

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New chapter for Stone King’s historic Bath HQ

January 23, 2014
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New chapter for Stone King’s historic Bath HQ

Bath law firm Stone King has completed a major refurbishment of its headquarters in the city as demand for its specialist legal services continues to grow. Scaffolding has now been removed from outside the firm’s Queen Square offices following three months of extensive work on the Grade 1 listed building where Jane Austen is...

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Best Company to Work For accolade for law firm Withy King

January 15, 2014
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Best Company to Work For accolade for law firm Withy King

Law firm Withy King, which has an office in Bath, has been named as one of as the UK’s Top 100 Best Mid-Sized Companies to Work For. It has also been awarded the highly sought after Best Companies’ two-star accreditation. Inclusion in The Sunday Times table recognises the firm’s outstanding levels of staff engagement...

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Land experts at Bath law firm Thrings help UK’s biggest solar farm power ahead

January 6, 2014
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Land experts at Bath law firm Thrings help UK’s biggest solar farm power ahead

Construction work has started on the UK’s largest solar power farm, thanks to Bath-based agricultural land specialists at West law firm Thrings. The firm acted in collaboration with land agency WebbPaton on behalf of the landowner of the 230-acre site near Didcot, including negotiating the lease of the land to Hampshire-based solar farm developer...

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Legal challenge to Good Energy’s Dorset solar scheme

December 30, 2013
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Legal challenge to Good Energy’s Dorset solar scheme

Chippenham-based renewable electricity supplier Good Energy is taking legal advice following a challenge to its plans to build a 28 megawatt (MW) solar energy site in East Dorset. The firm, which received planning consent for the project in November, said it understood a claim had been submitted to the Administrative Court for a judicial...

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Growth for IP law firm EIP leads to larger Bath office

December 27, 2013
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Growth for IP law firm EIP leads to larger Bath office

Intellectual property law firm EIP has moved into a new office in Bath to accommodate further planned expansion. EIP relocated from Circus Mews to an office at Westpoint in James Street West following rapid growth and success for the firm internationally. It now employs 12 people in Bath having almost doubled its staffing in...

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IT director joins expanding Bath law firm Stone King

December 13, 2013
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IT director joins expanding Bath law firm Stone King

Stone King, the Bath and Melksham-based law firm, has appointed Rupert Poole as IT director as it continues to expand its specialist legal services to individuals and organisations. Rupert, pictured, joins from technology outsourcing and consultancy firm Principality IT in South Wales where he was IT director working with a wide range of geographically-disperse...

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