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Associate joins Cushman & Wakefield’s South West office in healthcare sector role

January 12, 2017
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Associate joins Cushman & Wakefield’s South West office in healthcare sector role

International property agency Cushman & Wakefield has appointed experienced healthcare sector specialist Sophia Sham as an associate in its South West office. Sophia, pictured, joins the firm’s UK healthcare advisory team in Bristol. Her arrival further boosts the team, which was formed in April last year and has already valued or advised on assets worth more than...

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New chair for Bishop Fleming as firm aims for further growth

January 11, 2017
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New chair for Bishop Fleming as firm aims for further growth

Regional accountancy firm Bishop Fleming, which has a large office in Bath, has appointed Ian Smith as chair. He succeeds Jerry O’Sullivan, who recently completed his six-year term in the role. Ian, pictured, who took up the post on January 1, is a corporate and business services partner who was partner in charge of the...

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Somerset Chamber of Commerce elects recruitment firm boss as vice chair

January 9, 2017
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Somerset Chamber of Commerce elects recruitment firm boss as vice chair

Recruitment firm managing director Helen Lacey has been elected as the new vice chair of Somerset Chamber of Commerce. Helen, pictured, who founded Red Berry Recruitment in 2007, was unanimously voted in by the Chamber’s board of directors at its December meeting. Red Berry, which specialises in supplying temporary, permanent and contract staff to...

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More growth for Royds Withy King’s Bath corporate and commercial team

December 6, 2016
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More growth for Royds Withy King’s Bath corporate and commercial team

The Bath corporate and commercial team at regional law firm Royds Withy King has signalled further expansion with the appointment of solicitor Ed Chapman. Ed, pictured, has joined the team – Bath’s largest – from Bristol headquartered national firm TLT, where he worked on a range of transactions including mergers and acquisitions, disposals, fund-raising...

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Former Ritz chef to join The Bath Priory as executive chef

December 2, 2016
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Former Ritz chef to join The Bath Priory as executive chef

The Bath Priory hotel has appointed Michael Nizzero, who has worked under Alain Roux at the three Michelin-starred Waterside Inn and most recently at The Ritz, as executive chef. Michael, pictured, joins the Bath Priory, part of the Andrew Brownsword Hotels group, on January 9. He takes up his new position following 14 years...

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Solicitor appointment strengthens Mogers Drewett’s commercial disputes team

December 1, 2016
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Solicitor appointment strengthens Mogers Drewett’s commercial disputes team

Regional law firm Mogers Drewett has boosted its construction & dispute resolution team with the appointment of solicitor Jake Stacey to its Bath office. Jake, pictured, has more than 10 years’ experience in construction disputes, commercial litigation and property disputes, policyholder insurance disputes and professional negligence claims, having worked in the Bristol office of...

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Apex City of Bath Hotel recruits general manager ahead of opening next summer

November 30, 2016
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Apex City of Bath Hotel recruits general manager ahead of opening next summer

Tim O’Sullivan has been appointed as general manager of the four-star Apex City of Bath Hotel, which will be the city’s largest when it opens next summer. The £35m, 177-bedroom hotel on James Street West will include a swimming pool, gym, and conference and meeting facilities with a 420-person capacity. It will also create...

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Coveted Financial Adviser of the Year title ‘highlight of career’ for Bath director

November 25, 2016
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Coveted Financial Adviser of the Year title ‘highlight of career’ for Bath director

Jonothan McColgan, director of Bath-based financial advisers Combined Financial Strategies, has been named Financial Adviser of the Year at the 2016 Growth Investor Awards after coming runner-up last year. The coveted awards, now in their second year, are staged by Intelligent Partnership, the UK’s leading curator of education and insights on alternative investments. Jonothan,...

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Chartered legal executive qualification for Mowbray Woodwards trainee

November 24, 2016
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Chartered legal executive qualification for Mowbray Woodwards trainee

Bath law firm Mowbray Woodwards is celebrating the success of Samantha Taylor, who has just qualified as a chartered legal executive. Samantha, pictured, joined Mowbray Woodwards in 2013 as a trainee chartered legal executive to work in its private client team specialising in wills, probate and estate planning, estate administration and lasting powers of...

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Royds Withy King bolsters health and social care team with partner appointments

November 24, 2016
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Royds Withy King bolsters health and social care team with partner appointments

Two lawyers with extensive experience of the healthcare and social care sectors have been appointed to the Bath office of regional law firm Royds Withy King as partners. James Sage and Hazel Phillips have joined from Burroughs Day in Bristol, bringing with them a long track record of advising care providers, pharmacies, dental practices...

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