Legal

Specialist law firm’s Swindon office wins £4m compensation for young traffic accident victim

October 31, 2014
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Specialist law firm’s Swindon office wins £4m compensation for young traffic accident victim

The Swindon office of Novum Law, the national firm specialising in serious injury and medical negligence, has won a £4m High Court settlement for a young Wiltshire man after an eight-year legal battle. Paul Vallance suffered a serious brain injury following a head-on car crash on a country road near Swindon when he was...

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Lawyer to take part in New York Marathon and give testicular cancer a run for its money

October 29, 2014
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Lawyer to take part in New York Marathon and give testicular cancer a run for its money

Family lawyer David Harper of regional firm Thrings, which has an office in Swindon, is preparing to run the New York Marathon this weekend – just four months after being treated for testicular cancer. David, pictured, will join an estimated 60,000 runners on the start line on Staten Island on Sunday to take part...

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Withy King earns top billing from its trainees in respected annual legal guide

October 27, 2014
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Withy King earns top billing from its trainees in respected annual legal guide

Positive comments by trainee solicitors at regional law firm Withy King, which has a major office in Swindon, have earned it top billing in eight categories in an online guide used by law students when planning their career. Withy King was named a ‘winner’ for job satisfaction, quality of work, client contact, living up...

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Two solicitors join Thrings’ commercial property team as market recovery spurs growth

October 20, 2014
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Two solicitors join Thrings’ commercial property team as market recovery spurs growth

M4 corridor commercial law firm Thrings, which has its largest office in Swindon, has appointed two solicitors to its fast-growing commercial property team as a result of continued organic growth and a series of new client wins. Associate Steve Schofield and solicitor Beth Nicholls will further strengthen Thrings’ commercial property and construction offering across...

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The LAST WORD: Mary Hoffman, partner, Hoffman Male

October 17, 2014
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The LAST WORD: Mary Hoffman, partner, Hoffman Male

Each week Swindon Business News gives a prominent member of the area’s business community the last word on its weekly e-bulletin. This week Mary Hoffman, partner at specialist wills, probate and conveyancing law firm Hoffman Male, answers our 10 questions. What was the LAST: Film you watched? Last Vegas with Michael Douglas, Robert De...

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High Court ruling over ‘Swindon disease’ welcomed by asbestos cancer legal expert

October 10, 2014
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High Court ruling over ‘Swindon disease’ welcomed by asbestos cancer legal expert

Leading industrial disease solicitor Brigitte Chandler, a partner in law firm Charles Lucas & Marshall’s Swindon office, has welcomed a legal ruling meaning people dying from cancer caused by asbestos exposure will not have to pay legal fees out of damages they have been awarded. Ms Chandler, pictured, said the move would lift the...

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Thrings lawyer advises students on ways to get a head start in their careers

October 10, 2014
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Thrings lawyer advises students on ways to get a head start in their careers

Law firm Thrings partner and head of private client Fiona Kellow has helped students in Marlborough learn about what prospective employers look for from new recruits and how to get a head start in their future careers. Fiona joined more than 200 year-10 pupils from St John’s International Academy at the event staged by...

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The LAST WORD: Kate Westbrook, partner, Thrings

October 3, 2014
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The LAST WORD: Kate Westbrook, partner, Thrings

Each week Swindon Business News gives a prominent member of the town’s business community the last word on its weekly e-bulletin. This week Kate Westbrook, partner at leading commercial law firm Thrings, answers our 10 questions What was the LAST: Film you watched?  I’m almost embarrassed to say it was The Hangover Part II....

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

October 3, 2014
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Swindon 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. In a regional table dominated by Bristol firms Thrings, which has the largest of its string of offices in Swindon, is ranked in the...

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Withy King Directors’ Briefing

October 3, 2014
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Withy King Directors’ Briefing

Solicitors from Swindon and Marlborough law firm Withy King have compiled a short briefing for business owners, directors and managers, based on legal changes and issues which their clients have raised.  Is VAT payable on your business premises? All too often, we see commercial property being sold or rented before the VAT status has...

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