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23 June 2014 0 Comments Posted in Business, Life

Bath Boules 2014 (Video)

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This weekend, Withy King were proud headline sponsors of Bath’s main event of the year, The Bath Boules. And what a weekend! Fantastically arranged by MediaClash for the first time this year.

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27 May 2014 2 Comments Posted in News

Withy King and Lemon & Co to merge

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Withy King and Lemon & Co have announced they are to merge, forming one of the largest law firms in Wiltshire. Withy King, which has offices in Swindon and Marlborough, and Lemon & Co, which is based in Swindon, will …

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29 April 2014 0 Comments Posted in Construction

Importance of accuracy in adjudications

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Construction & Engineering

In a recent case, University of Brighton-v-Dovehouse Interiors Ltd [2014], the court gave helpful clarification on what makes a final certificate in a JCT contract conclusive and binding.

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9 April 2014 0 Comments Posted in Construction

Net contribution clauses confirmed as effective

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In the recent case of West and Another-v-Ian Finlay Associates (a firm) [2014] the Court of Appeal held that a net contribution clause in a professional appointment was effective in limiting an architect’s liability.

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3 March 2014 0 Comments Posted in Business, Construction

Ignore requests to mediate at your peril

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A party who doesn’t respond to an offer of mediation (whether to accept or decline) is likely to face costs sanctions regardless of the ultimate outcome of a Court (or Arbitration) case.

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28 February 2014 0 Comments Posted in News

Withy King wins a Bath Life award

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Withy King has scooped the Bath Life award for best professional services firm 2014. The Award, which was sponsored by The Halcyon Group, was presented to Withy King at Bath Life’s glittering awards ceremony and dinner held at The Assembly …

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27 January 2014 0 Comments Posted in Business, Construction

Rush to judgment – enforcement of construction adjudicators’ decisions

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In the recent case of Alexander & Law Ltd-v-Coverside (21 BPR) Ltd the Technology and Construction Court provided invaluable guidance on how the Court will approach enforcement of Adjudicator’s Decisions in the context of insolvency.

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23 January 2014 0 Comments Posted in News

Over 150 turn out to ‘Meet The Team’ in Bath

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Over 150 businesses, private clients and our friends attended our annual New Year’s drinks reception in Bath and took advantage of the opportunity to ‘Meet the Team’. The annual event was hosted at our offices at Midland Bridge House on …

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19 November 2013 0 Comments Posted in News

Withy King sponsors top artists auction to raise money for The Prince’s Trust

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We are proud to be a headline sponsor in an auction of artwork from more than 70 artists such as Sir Quentin Blake CBE and Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood to raise money for youth charity The Prince’s Trust. The exclusive …

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7 November 2013 0 Comments Posted in Business, Life

The Prince’s Trust Evening of Art – 5 December 2013

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We are proud to be sponsoring the Prince’s Trust Evening of Art 2013 to be held at the Assembly Rooms on Thursday 5th December. The website for the event has gone live today providing the opportunity to start bidding for the fantastic lots hoping to raise over £85k for disadvantaged young people in and around Bath.

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6 November 2013 0 Comments Posted in News

Record rankings for Withy King in latest legal guide

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Withy King has achieved 12 top-tier rankings in nine specialist areas in Chambers UK 2014 – an independent guide to the best lawyers and firms. In addition, a further four solicitors from Withy King have been recognised by Chambers as …

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21 October 2013 0 Comments Posted in News

Students award us top marks

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We have been awarded top marks in seven categories in an annual trainee survey run by Lex 100, the student guide to law. For the second year running, we have been named a ‘winner’ in categories of job satisfaction, meeting …

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