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Restaurateur falls fowl of Terms of Business

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Royds’ client, Christie + Co, recently succeeded in recovering its agency fee from a business woman following the sale of the Wild Duck Restaurant & Inn situated in the picturesque Cotswolds.  Christie + Co had been engaged on a Sole …

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A Longer Life – Extended Duration for Copyright in Certain Artistic Works

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Back in February 2015, I reported on the Government’s intention to repeal Section 52 Copyright Designs & Patents Act (“the Act”); something that Royds  (as Members of the Intellectual Property Lawyer’s Association) had been lobbying for.  The new law takes …

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Brexit for breakfast at Bath Economic Question Time event

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Bath business leaders gathered to hear a leading economist discuss the possible implications of Brexit and put their own questions to a panel of experts at a breakfast event organised by the city’s largest law firm, Withy King. Mark Berrisford-Smith, …

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Withy King and Royds to merge

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Law firms Withy King LLP and Royds LLP have announced their intention to merge on the 1st September 2016. Withy King, which has principal offices in Bath, Swindon and Oxford, and Royds which is based in the City of London, …

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Withy King wins right to appeal for more compensation

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Law firm Withy King has won the right to appeal against the level of compensation awarded to a young man who suffered severe brain damage as a toddler. Withy King won the right to appeal to the Court of Appeal …

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Sarah Thomson joins our Residential Property team

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Sarah Thomson is the latest solicitor to join our expanding residential property team in Wiltshire.

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Professional advisers hit new targets at outdoor activities day

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Bankers, accountants, financial advisers and estate agents joined solicitors from Withy King’s Wealth Protection team for camaraderie and networking at an outdoor, multi-activity day involving quad bikes, shooting and archery. Around 60 professional advisers from businesses in Wiltshire and Bath …

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Private Client team raises £7.5k for Prospect Hospice

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Our private client team in Swindon and Marlborough raised £7,512 for Prospect Hospice during its most recent ‘Make A Will Month’ by waiving their usual fees in exchange for a charitable donation.

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Experts advise farmers how to survive in modern times

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Over 200 farmers and rural business owners from the Wiltshire area turned up to a specialist seminar at Wellington Barn near Calne to listen to an expert panel of solicitors, accountants, agricultural bankers, property and farm consultants advise how to safeguard their businesses in these changing times for the agricultural industry.

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Withy King’s Bath to Paris charity cycle ride raises over £5.5K

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A team of 19 cyclists from law firm Withy King has cycled 230 miles from Bath to Paris in just three days, accompanied by two support crew, raising more than £5,500 for charity. The ride followed hot on the heels …

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Two new solicitors for Withy King’s expanding property team

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Bath’s largest law firm Withy King has strengthened its commercial property team with the appointment of solicitors Rhiannon Campbell and Richard Gorham. Rhiannon has worked for law firms in Bristol and London, working on non-contentious commercial property issues for a …

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Demand for Shared Parental Leave to rise in 2016

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The number of staff applying for Shared Parental Leave is expected to rise over the next 12 months, according to a survey of 200 HR professionals and employers conducted in the run up to the first anniversary since the new …

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