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Largest reported settlement for benzodiazepine mis-prescription agreed for client of Royds Withy King

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A deceased man’s family have been awarded £625,000 after bringing a claim for benzodiazepine mis-prescription which tragically led him to take his own life – one of the largest reported settlements of its kind in England and Wales. Royds Withy …

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Record dental negligence pay-out for client of Royds Withy King

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A woman who endured “appalling” dental treatment for almost two decades has been awarded £160,000 in total damages – the highest amount ever awarded for a dental negligence claim. Royds Withy King has been vigorously pursuing the case on behalf …

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Pimlico Plumbers – what the Supreme Court decision means for the hospitality sector

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Comments to be attributed to Richard Woodman, Partner and head of employment, Royds Withy King

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Royds Withy King announces four new partners in the South West

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James Worrall, Mark Hambleton, Samantha O'Sullivan, Greg Callard

Pictured (left to right):  James Worrall, Mark Hambleton, Samantha O’Sullivan and Greg Callard. Royds Withy King has announced its annual promotions with four of its solicitors being promoted to partner across its Bath and Swindon offices. The promotions include three …

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Law firm Royds Withy King urges ASA to ‘flushlush’

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Cosmetics retailer Lush has launched a bizarre marketing campaign that amongst other accuses the police of ‘spying’ and being ‘paid to lie’. The campaign has left shoppers bemused and could have uncomfortable consequences for the popular retailer.

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New drone legislation on horizon

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New drone legislation is set to be introduced in the UK over the coming months with a view to increasing the safety of drone use. But what do we all need to know about drones and the new frontier they represent for UK businesses? Comment from Royds Withy King drones lawyer and former RAF air traffic controller Philip Banks-Welsh.

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Health & Social Care team at Royds Withy King advises on two pharmacy sales

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This month (May 2018), the Health & Social Care team at Royds Withy King has helped two pharmacies – one in Bristol and one in Leicester – change hands. Hazel Phillips, partner and head of Health & Social Care team …

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Royds Withy King shortlisted for Corporate Law Firm of the Year Award

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James Worrall Royds Withy King

Royds Withy King has been shortlisted for Corporate Law Firm of the Year at the South West Insider Dealmakers Awards 2018.

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Royds Withy King advises on MBO at homewares distribution company – and secures new owner for Wesco distribution arm in Bath

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James Worrall Royds Withy King

The Corporate team at law firm Royds Withy King in Bath has advised on the management buyout of kitchen and furniture fitting and accessories provider LDL Components Ltd and on the subsequent acquisition of its Wesco product distribution business, for …

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Royds Withy King negotiates sale of Somerset adult care businesses

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A Somerset-based company which provides residential care for adults with physical, learning and mental health disabilities, has sold its care home and homecare businesses for an undisclosed sum with help from the Health & Social Care team at law firm …

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Royds Withy King handles sale of Bathway Service Station to BP

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Richard Gorham, Real Estate lawyer at Royds Withy King

Richard Gorham, associate in the Real Estate team at Royds Withy King   The Real Estate team at Royds Withy King, has helped the owners of a busy service station to sell their site to BP for an undisclosed sum. …

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Breast cancer screening scandal: NHS failures affect hundreds of thousands

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The government Minister for Health, Jeremy Hunt, announced yesterday that a computer error in the NHS has led to 450,000 women not being invited to get breast cancer screenings. Partner in our medical negligence team, Paul Rumley, was featured in …

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