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Royds Withy King advise on merger creating £450m AUM financial services group

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The Corporate team at Royds Withy King in Bath has advised on the merger between two financial services firms which creates a full service wealth proposition with £450m of assets under management.

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Hike in probate fees is a ‘stealth tax’, says lawyers Royds Withy King

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Grieving families are to be hit with increased probate fees as the Government has given the green light to the controversial hike in new fees on the administration of estates. Probate fees are currently a flat £215 irrespective of the …

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New Financial Services Forum Launched in Bath

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We’re delighted to announce the launch of the Bath Financial Forum in conjunction with Visit Bath and Invest in Bath. The forum aims to grow the city’s reputation as a centre of excellence for financial services firms and will provide …

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Royds Withy King helps to cultivate agricultural machinery supplier’s expansion

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Lawyers from Royds Withy King in Bath and Swindon have advised one of the UK’s leading suppliers of agricultural machinery on the acquisition of a dealership specialising in tractors and other farming equipment. T H WHITE, which is based in …

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Life Safe® could have prevented investors losing £140m after crypto trader’s death

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The founder, Gerald Cotten, of Canada’s leading cryptocurrency exchange, QuadrigaCX, has died leaving investors unable to access their digital currencies. Cotten died unexpectedly aged just 30 and apparently was the only person with the passwords needed to access investors’ digital …

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Royds Withy King wins case on behalf of international ferry operator DFDS

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Law firm Royds Withy King has won an unusual court case in favour of international freight and passenger ferry operator DFDS. Royds Withy King represented the Danish company at the magistrates’ court hearing earlier this month after they were taken …

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Royds Withy King Announces Strategic Alliance With Red Pie Consulting

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Royds Withy King has forged a strategic alliance with Peter Moody, Principal at Red Pie Consulting – a legal management consultancy based in London – in a move which is expected to enhance both firm’s client offerings.

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Royds Withy King appointed by The National Association of Jewellers to draft documentation to enable jewellers to use new Made In Britain mark

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Long-time legal advisers to the National Association of Jewellers (NAJ), Royds Withy King, have been instructed to draft the contractual documentation which will enable jewellers to badge their creations with a distinctive new Made in Britain trade mark when hallmarking their jewellery.

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WITNESS APPEAL: Did you work at the Bank of England in Liverpool?

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Elizabeth (Lizzie) Petersen died as a consequence of mesothelioma, an asbestos-related disease, in March 2016. Lizzie worked at the Bank of England premises at 31 Castle Street, Liverpool, between 1957 and 1964.  We believe she may have been exposed to …

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How we helped secure over £1.64 million for a CRPS claimant whose life was changed by a car accident

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After Caroline’s (we have changed our client’s name to protect her confidentiality) life was changed by a car accident which caused her to develop CRPS, our team helped her to get the rehabilitation she needed as well as significant compensation …

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WITNESS APPEAL: Did you work for any of these companies?

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Did you work with Steven Rhodes? Our specialist asbestos claims team has been instructed by the family of the late Steven Rhodes who sadly died from mesothelioma, an asbestos related cancer. Steven Rhodes worked as a mechanic and in his …

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WITNESS APPEAL: DID YOU WORK FOR FELLOWS & CO BETWEEN 1966 AND 1967?

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Our specialist asbestos claims team has been instructed by the family of a local gentleman who has sadly developed and died from mesothelioma, an asbestos related illness. We are investigating how he may have come into contact with asbestos and …

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