Legal

Organisers of successful planning seminar look to repeat event

June 16, 2014
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Organisers of successful planning seminar look to repeat event

A seminar held in Swindon by three of Wiltshire’s leading firms of property professionals proved so successful a second is being planned for later this year. The event attracted 60 developers keen to find out how to make the most of planning legislation and take advantage of a temporary relaxation of regulations. Planning and...

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£117m Watson deal puts Thrings’ John Davies in line for coveted Lawyer Award

June 5, 2014
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£117m Watson deal puts Thrings’ John Davies in line for coveted Lawyer Award

Law firm Thrings’ senior corporate partner John Davies has been shortlisted in the Client Partner of the Year category in the prestigious Lawyer Awards. John, pictured, based at Thrings’ Swindon office, is one of six lawyers from across the country in the running for the title – a direct result of his work on...

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Swindon law firms Withy King and Lemon & Co announce merger

May 27, 2014
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Swindon law firms Withy King and Lemon & Co announce merger

Law firms Withy King and Lemon & Co are to merge, forming one of the largest legal firms in Wiltshire. Fast-growing Withy King, which has a string of offices including Swindon and Marlborough, and Lemon & Co, a single-office practice based in Swindon, will join forces on June 30. The firms said the move...

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Use your experience to support our young entrepreneurs, Thrings managing partner urges bosses

May 22, 2014
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Use your experience to support our young entrepreneurs, Thrings managing partner urges bosses

The managing partner of West law firm Thrings, which has its largest office in Swindon, has urged the region’s business leaders to do more to support young people’s commercial ambitions. In a speech to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) in Bristol, Simon Holdsworth, pictured, called on bosses to provide...

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Withy King Directors’ briefing

May 21, 2014
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Withy King Directors’ briefing

In a constantly shifting legal landscape, Withy King highlights a few of the latest developments which may impact directors in their business and private lives. Using your pension to buy your own premises With the Budget changes to pensions and an improving property market, there may be no better time than the present to...

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Swindon law firm Withy King looks to boost personal injury and clinical negligence work

May 16, 2014
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Swindon law firm Withy King looks to boost personal injury and clinical negligence work

Law firm Withy King, which has an office in Swindon, is streamlining its personal injury and clinical negligence services in wake of far-reaching changes in legal aid. The firm has awarded a £3m contract to specialist legal services provider Ontime Group to provide it with medical reporting, non-medical reporting and medical record analysis services....

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Two trainees recruited at Swindon law firm Hoffman Male as its growth continues

May 15, 2014
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Two trainees recruited at Swindon law firm Hoffman Male as its growth continues

Swindon-based specialist law firm Hoffman Male has taken on two more staff as it experiences a big upturn in business. Tara Aqeel and Jodie Allan have joined as trainee conveyancers working alongside partner Mary Hoffman. They are the second and third signings this year for the growing business, which also specialises in wills and...

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Withy King recruits experienced lawyer to its fast-growing commercial property team

May 8, 2014
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Withy King recruits experienced lawyer to its fast-growing commercial property team

Commercial property solicitor Andrew Johnson has joined law firm Withy King’s 26-strong commercial property team, now one of the largest in the South West. Andrew, pictured, has expertise in high-value healthcare property developments. He joins from Bristol firm Bevan Brittan and will work across Withy King's offices, including Swindon. His extensive healthcare property experience...

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Trio of new commercial property lawyers boosts team at Thrings

April 22, 2014
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Trio of new commercial property lawyers boosts team at Thrings

Commercial law firm Thrings, which has its largest office in Swindon, has recruited three specialist solicitors to advise its fast-growing portfolio of commercial property clients. Partner Edward Jackman, associate Iain Mason and solicitor Natalia Sokolov join the firm to further strengthen its commercial property and construction offering. Edward arrives from Oxfordshire-based commercial law firm...

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Legal and IT seminar will help Swindon firms head to the cloud

April 1, 2014
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Legal and IT seminar will help Swindon firms head to the cloud

The benefits and risks of cloud computing are to be explained to businesses by legal and IT professionals at a seminar in Swindon next month. Experts from M4 corridor commercial law firm Thrings and independent London-based IT consultancy Nubo Consulting aim to demystify the phenomenon of cloud computing at the event, called The Journey...

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