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Spotlight shines on life sciences sector at Royds Withy King’s Life After Brexit event in Oxford

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Around 70 people have gathered at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford to look at the challenges facing the UK’s life sciences sector in a special Life After Brexit event hosted by law firm Royds Withy King. The evening on Thursday, …

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Discount Rate Review: the latest news

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We have previously covered the potential changes that could come as a result of the Discount Rate Review elsewhere. However there have been a couple of recent developments which could be cause for concern. The Government’s Actuary – the Government’s …

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Royds Withy King Bolsters Corporate Team with senior TSB Bank Hire

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Dan Meadon-Bower

We have welcomed Dan Meadon-Bower to the firm as a partner in our Corporate team in Bath. Dan joins the firm from TSB Bank, where as a senior commercial lawyer he led a number of high-profile projects supporting the bank’s procurement, marketing, products and SME business banking teams.

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Ashdown House Secures First Time Care Home Buyer

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The sale of Ashdown House care home based in Daventry, Northamptonshire, to Knighton Care Services Ltd was arranged by DC Care, Chandler & Co and Royds Withy King, who are all members of the Buyacarehome professional network. Ashdown House care …

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Royds Withy King helps Oxford Genetics to secure £6.5m funding deal

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Corporate lawyers from Royds Withy King have helped Oxford Genetics, an Oxford based biotechnology business which specialises in biological drug development, to secure a £6.5m syndicated investment which will further secure its position as a market-leading innovator of synthetic biology-based technologies. The cash injection values Oxford Genetics, which is based at Oxford Science Park, at £30.5m.

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WITNESS APPEAL: DID YOU WORK AT DIDCOT DISTRIBUTION CENTRE?

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DID YOU WORK WITH PETER HARRISON? Our specialist asbestos claims team has been instructed by the family of the late Peter Harrison who sadly died from mesothelioma, an asbestos related cancer. Peter Harrison worked at Didcot Distribution Centre between 1980 …

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WITNESS APPEAL: DID YOU WORK AT ROSYTH DOCKYARD?

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Did you know James (Jim) Hamilton? Jim worked at the dockyard between 1955 and 1975. Our specialist asbestos claims team have been instructed by Jim who has sadly developed mesothelioma. Jim worked as a painter and decorator and worked on …

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Study shows 128,000 new care workers needed every year to avoid crisis

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The social care sector is facing a staffing crisis with an estimate shortage of half a million workers over the next decade, reports a major new study from the trade body Care Association Alliance and law firm Royds Withy King. …

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WITNESS APPEAL: DID YOU WORK FOR ASSOCIATED ELECTRICAL INDUSTRIES OR BRITISH URALITE IN THE 1960’s?

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DID YOU WORK WITH MICHAEL COLLEY? Our specialist asbestos claims team has been instructed by the family of the late Michael Colley who sadly developed and died from lung cancer and asbestosis. We are investigating how Mike may have come …

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More high street brands join the CVA bandwagon

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Following LK Bennett’s recent administration, Debenhams has become the latest high-street name to experience further financial difficulties. Debenhams’ shares dropped 12% on Tuesday morning, as the department store announced it expects to miss its profit targets. In an attempt to …

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Reformed Tier 1 Investor visa rules could be difficult to meet for some

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High net worth investors looking to live in the UK face a tough new test as the changes to regulations surrounding the Tier 1 Investment visas have now been announced.

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Industrial diseases team attending International Women’s Day event to raise awareness of the impact of mesothelioma on women

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Helen Childs and Jennifer Seavor of the Industrial Disease team will be supporting and attending Mesothelioma UK’s Ladies Lunch on Friday to launch their “Gendered Experience of Mesothelioma Study” – which they are also supporting. Mesothelioma is still on the …

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