Firm News

Gregg Latchams has been selected by Business West to deliver a series of webinars on legal issues, as part of its Start & Grow programme. The series of four, one-hour webinars will cover: Shares and shareholders, articles of association vs....
Gregg Latchams has advised the University of Bristol Theatre Collection on its acquisition of the Oliver Messel Archive for £100,000. Oliver Messel (1904-1978) was one of the foremost stage designers of the 20th century, famed for his flair with...

Recent pension changes have attracted much publicity. However you need to get proper advice before taking out money as it will potentially impact on the tax relief you will gain on future payments in.

Santander & Gregg Latchams - Manufacturing Sector Seminar & Networking Event Does your business have the potential to grow rapidly over the next couple of years? In the Manufacturing sector there are key areas to focus on that can help you...
Frankie joined the Corporate and Commercial department at Gregg Latchams in February 2015. She qualified as a solicitor with Slaughter and May and worked for a number of years in the firm’s commercial department where she was involved in a range of...
Over the last few months we have written several articles aimed at helping you with one of the business owner’s trickiest challenges, namely, what’s the best way to exit your business?  Many business owners avoid thinking about succession...
Please join us for our final Business Club (as you know it) on Thursday 11 June, where we will have the fantastic Jonathon Porritt joining us, eminent writer, broadcaster and commentator on sustainable development. Jonathon will be speaking about his...

Bristol law firm Gregg Latchams Limited had the pleasure of hosting a delegation of twenty Chinese representatives from development companies, government, architects and academia for a day of exploration and learning around the city.  Their purpose was to examine Bristol’s redeveloped post-industrial landscape, learn from the city’s experiences and gather ideas to help address issues facing China’s own urban regeneration.

Disputes between family members are common, and it’s an area where we are often asked for help.  Our dispute resolution team recognises that litigation is not always the right approach in these situations – the idea of taking brothers or...
Two out of three guide dogs and six out of 10 life boat launches are paid for by gifts in wills, and there seems to be a renewed interest in charitable giving.  An increasing number of our “better off” clients are asking themselves whether...
Gregg Latchams has been helping Chinese SME’s set up in the UK, and working with local representatives in China to serve the needs of South West businesses looking to do business in China.  Holley Metering Limited is a new Gregg Latchams client....
For a business, litigation can come at just the worst moment.  The matter raising the need to litigate may be the cause of cash flow issues. You might not have access to the funds you need to pay the legal fees to progress the claim. Success fees on...
When it comes to divorce, when is it too late to claim money from an ex partner?  That’s the question raised by the recent case where the Supreme Court gave Kathleen Wyatt the go-ahead to seek money from her ex-husband, Ecotricity boss Dale...
Bristol specialist software firm Iken Business has relocated into larger waterfront offices to support its continuing expansion. The move to 1 Georges Square off Victoria Street has also been triggered by the redevelopment of its previous base – the...
We’ve been raising money for St Peter’s hospice for eighteen months, and are delighted to announce a fantastic fundraising final figure of £15,010.14. The money has been raised in a variety of ways – some of us ran the Bristol...
Gregg Latchams is very excited to have recently opened its first permanent London office. The new Mayfair office will enable the firm to give better service to its increasing London clientele.   The office is situated at 14 Manchester Square, just a...
We had a very strong February which saw a jump in revenue from the equivalent month in 2014.  Most of this growth came about as a result of a great month for the corporate team which concluded 4 deals in February.   Those deals included: a...

The deadline is looming for business rates rebates. Recent changes in the law mean you need to act quickly to claim any business rates refunds backdated to April 2010. After this date you won’t be able to appeal any rates bills dated earlier than Wednesday 1 April 2015.

Are we seeing greater collaboration between SMEs and the supply chain?  The green agenda has prompted new business thinking. We have seen that competitors can come together to share resources and, where it does not affect their core products and...
Gregg Latchams had a very strong February which saw a jump in revenues from the equivalent month in 2014. Most of this growth came about as a result of a great month for the Corporate team, where they concluded the following deals: A management buy-out...
Our In-House Lawyer (IHL) service has been featured in the Bristol Post's outsourcing special. Mike Hughes, Managing Director of Latcham Direct , explains how outsourcing his legal support function has helped to safeguard the development and growth...
Holly Dwyer joined Gregg Latchams as a trainee solicitor in December 2014 and commenced her first seat in our Corporate Commercial department Holly graduated from the University of Reading with a qualifying law degree and completed her Legal Practice...
We’d like to introduce you to two new members of the Gregg Latchams’ commercial team. Marcus Lavell Marcus is a barrister working in the Criminal Defence department.  Since being called to the Bar in 2008 Marcus has practiced regulatory...
The 2015 GL Business Club schedule has changed, click here to view it. Our Business Club networking group delivers monthly legal briefings, high profile guest speakers and interactive sessions to help you run your business more effectively. Our next...
Caitlin Gallagher , one of the trainee solicitors currently working within our Litigation team, is thrilled to have continued her work with Cardiff Law School in overturning a murder conviction in the Court of Appeal. When former gang member Dwaine...