Firm News

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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
The 2014 Vision Bristol Creative Conference promised two days of creative freedom – a chance to indulge the right side of our brain – and did not disappoint. For our specialist CDMT team, this was an opportunity to learn more about the...
On 1 October 2014, top foodie movers and shakers gathered at Puxton Park, North Somerset to receive a professional master class on turning small businesses into winning brands. The event was co-hosted by Gregg Latchams and ActionCOACH . Around 50...
On 1 October 2014, top foodie movers and shakers will gather at Puxton Park, North Somerset to deliver a professional Masterclass on turning small businesses into winning brands. Hosted by leading Bristol law firm Gregg Latchams and small business coaching...
Our Creative, Digital Media & Technology team was delighted to sponsor the social media category at the second annual Bristol Media BR&YOU Awards which took place on Tuesday 16 September at Bordeaux Quay. The BR&YOU Awards celebrate the work...
In-house Lawyer comes to the end of a successful second year this month, and the number of clients is growing. Most are in the South West, but our client base is spreading further afield to London and the South East. Membership of the GL Business Club is...
We are delighted to announce that UWE Bristol has awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws to Andrew Gregg, in recognition of his contribution to law. The Honorary Degree was conferred at the Awards Ceremony of the Faculty of Business and Law on...
The average British office worker will consume 34,560 hot drinks, read more than a million emails and visit the loo 33,000 times during their career, according to a new survey by LondonOffices.com. The study of working behaviour found that over the...