Legal

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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West law firms lagging behind on profits, report reveals

March 31, 2014
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West law firms lagging behind on profits, report reveals

Law firms in the South West are the least profitable in the UK and have profits per equity partner lower than the national average, research released this week reveals. The region’s firms posted profits as a percentage of fees as 17% against the national average of 23%, according to the latest Financial Benchmarking Report...

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Prospect Hospice receives £7,000 from Withy King’s contribution to make-a-will scheme

March 18, 2014
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Prospect Hospice receives £7,000 from Withy King’s contribution to make-a-will scheme

Swindon and Marlborough-based law firm Withy King has raised more than £7,000 for Prospect Hospice by offering its professional services free of charge in exchange for a donation to the charity. More than 50 people asked Withy King to update or make their will in support of Prospect’s ‘Make a Will Month’, with the...

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Withy King Directors’ Briefing

March 11, 2014
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Withy King Directors’ Briefing

Swindon and Marlborough-based law firm Withy King has prepared a round-up of the latest legal developments and other issues which may affect directors in business as well as in their personal lives. Appeal case highlights perils of personal guarantees It is now common practice for directors to enter into personal guarantees when securing funding...

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