Legal

Sale of family-owned electronics firm completed by experts from Mogers Drewett and Old Mill

May 13, 2022
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Sale of family-owned electronics firm completed by experts from Mogers Drewett and Old Mill

Bath law firm Mogers Drewett and regional accountants Old Mill have advised on the sale of a market-leading electrical control products firm. Family-owned Golledge Electronics, which was founded in 1990 by Jon Golledge and his father Peter, has been acquired by electronics group Techpoint with support from investment company Literacy Capital.  Ilminster-based Golledge has grown...

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Wednesday Wisdom Webinars launched by Goughs Solicitors to give free employment advice

May 12, 2022
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Wednesday Wisdom Webinars launched by Goughs Solicitors to give free employment advice

Goughs Solicitors is to launch a series of free, online seminars for business owners to get up-to-date, relevant and pragmatic employment advice.  The monthly Wednesday Wisdom Webinars will be led by the firm’s head of employment Rebecca Dennis, pictured, and will give employers the opportunity to tune in to a cost-free way to stay...

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Newly appointed Goughs Solicitors family lawyer welcomes new ‘no-fault’ divorce law

May 5, 2022
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Newly appointed Goughs Solicitors family lawyer welcomes new ‘no-fault’ divorce law

Experienced family solicitor Juliet Gordon has been appointed to law firm Goughs Solicitors’ farming & rural land team to support families in the area’s farming communities. Juliet, pictured, has joined the firm, which has seven offices across Wiltshire, including in Chippenham, Trowbridge, Melksham and Corsham, from Thompson Smith and Puxon Solicitors in Colchester.  She decided...

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Rebrand for Royds Withy King as merger with London firm Goodman Derrick takes effect

May 3, 2022
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Rebrand for Royds Withy King as merger with London firm Goodman Derrick takes effect

Bath-headquartered law firm Royds Withy King has rebranded as RWK Goodman following the completion of its merger with single-office London practice Goodman Derrick. The merged firm has revenues of more than £50m and 350-plus specialist lawyers across its business, personal and injury practices – roughly a third of them based in London – and...

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Goughs Solicitors staff get ready to fundraise after choosing children’s hospice as firm’s charity of the year

April 28, 2022
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Goughs Solicitors staff get ready to fundraise after choosing children’s hospice as firm’s charity of the year

Regional law firm Goughs Solicitors has selected children’s hospice Julia’s House as its charity of the year. Staff at the firm, which has seven offices across Wiltshire, including in Chippenham, Trowbridge, Melksham and Corsham, are already planning fundraising events for the charity.  These will kick off in July with the Julia’s House Great Wiltshire...

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Raft of promotions at Stone King strengthens its offering across its key sectors

April 27, 2022
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Raft of promotions at Stone King strengthens its offering across its key sectors

Bath-headquartered national law firm Stone King has promoted 11 lawyers in key sectors across its six offices. Charlotte Melhuish has been promoted to partner in the firm’s education team having joined Stone King in 2018, while Christopher Jones – who also works in the education team – becomes a senior associate chartered legal executive. ...

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Bath Business Blog: Mogers Drewett family partner Rebecca Silcock. No-fault divorce is here. What is it and why does it matter?

April 15, 2022
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Bath Business Blog: Mogers Drewett family partner Rebecca Silcock. No-fault divorce is here. What is it and why does it matter?

No-fault divorce was introduced in England and Wales on 6 April. The government’s Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 removes the longstanding fault-based facts on which couples had to rely to end their marriage or civil partnership. What does this mean?  Under the new law a statement that the marriage has irretrievably broken down...

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Senior associate appointment boosts Goughs Solicitors’ fast-growing corporate team

April 14, 2022
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Senior associate appointment boosts Goughs Solicitors’ fast-growing corporate team

Regional law firm Goughs Solicitors has strengthened its corporate team with the appointment of senior associate Jonathan Carter-Lewis. Jonathan, pictured, brings knowledge and expertise to his new role having worked in London and Hong Kong and with CMS, Nabarro and TransAsia Lawyers.  The appointment follows an incredibly successful few years for Goughs, which has seven...

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Defence consultancy acquired by its employees to secure its future and preserve its unique culture

April 8, 2022
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Defence consultancy acquired by its employees to secure its future and preserve its unique culture

A technical consultancy for the defence sector has become the latest in a growing list of businesses to become owned by its staff. Bosses at Chippenham-based Engage Technical Solutions decided to adopt the Employee-Owned Trust (EOT) model as the best way to secure its future while preserving its independence and culture.  More than 750...

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Queen’s Platinum Jubilee school bunting contest launched by Mogers Drewett

April 5, 2022
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Queen’s Platinum Jubilee school bunting contest launched by Mogers Drewett

Bath law firm Mogers Drewett Solicitors is staging a competition for primary school-aged children to design eye-catching bunting to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The winning schools will each be awarded £500, with the winning children receiving a £50 voucher of their choice.  The winning entries will also be turned into bunting to for...

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