Firm News

A seminar providing valuable knowledge on registering trade marks and the other ways you can protect your brand by the use of smart intellectual property strategies together with a discussion on the creation of a brand from a designer’s perspective and how clever and consistent usage of your brand can help you build company value.

Elizabeth Mugan has joined our Construction Law department. Elizabeth is a senior legal advisor, and she brings the strength of the department up to one solicitor and two senior legal advisors. Prior to joining GL Elizabeth gained almost four years’...

Gregg Latchams’ wins significant trust argument in construction High Court case

Gregg Latchams is delighted to announce that it has appointed Dr Hartley Booth as a strategic advisor to the firm.  Dr Booth was appointed Lawyer to Prime Minister Thatcher as Policy Advisor on Law and the Environment  and held Ministerial posts in...
Ben Preece, construction lawyer at Gregg Latchams recently advised commercial landlords on the forthcoming impacts of current environmental legislation. The text of his talk is set out in edited form below: There’s no doubt that there is both a...
Hannah Petherick of Gregg Latchams' family and wealth management team sets out her thoughts on succession planning in this blog published on 30 January 2014 by SouthWest Business Read the full blog here ...

Gregg Latchams In House Lawyer Service offers a one stop fixed price legal service

Michael Gupwell and Kayleigh Groves are both taking part in the Go Sky Dive event on April 27th to raise money for St Peter’s Hospice. They would appreciate any support, and have set up JustGiving pages to make it easy for people to give generously. ...
With news of a revival in the property market – and Bristol named as a property hot spot – here are some tips for you if you’re looking to sell this year. 1. First impressions count Most buyers make up their mind about a property within...
There are no hard and fast rules over the division of assets in divorce cases. In particular, an equal partition of assets is not always appropriate, as was illustrated by the Court of Appeal’s upholding of a judge’s decision to award 70 per cent...
Our Green Law Business Club Event was very well received by clients last year, and we are pleased to announce an updated Event to help you stay ahead of legislative changes. Put the 12th February in your diaries, and come along to the M Shed at 8.30 am to...
When a beneficiary initiated ‘considerable efforts’ to check up on the activities of the executor of a deceased woman’s estate, the decision to investigate the conduct of the executor (who had also had a power of attorney during the...
Harriet Broughton joined our Employment department at the end of 2013. She has experience of all areas of employment law, from drafting contracts and dealing with settlement agreements, to tribunal proceedings for all types of claims including unfair...
When an attempt is made to challenge the validity of a trade mark, the first issue to resolve is whether or not the trade mark is ‘distinctive’ – in other words, whether or not it is capable of distinguishing the goods or services to which it...
There has been a marked upturn in recruitment across every sector of the professional jobs market and there are also some notable hotspots in the temporary and contract sector. These are the findings of new research by the Association of Professional...
Bristol law firm Gregg Latchams LLP has advised the shareholders of Finnamore Limited, the largest specialist health and social care consultancy in the UK, on its acquisition by GE Healthcare. The acquisition of Finnamore Limited, which was founded in 1991...
GL Business Club - "Grill the Bank Manager" MShed, Princes Wharf, Bristol BS1 4RN Thursday 16 January 2014, 8.00-9.30am The long anticipated GL Business Club event is about to take place on Thursday 16 January 2014 at the MShed. This is...

Andrew Gregg, newly appointed president of the North Somerset Agricultural Society, discusses his new role and the need for increased awareness of rural issues.

Our senior partner Andrew Gregg has been elected as President of the North Somerset Agricultural Society (NSAS). Andrew has been President of the Bristol Law Society twice and has also been President of the national Notary Society. He will use his...
Gregg Latchams  and members of its legal team have again been recognised in the prestigious Chambers & Partners Legal Directory. The firm’s private client, employment and family departments have   been rated as some of the best...
On 20th November Gregg Latchams will be hosting a talk by Justin Urquhart Stewart of Seven Investment Management on Current Trends in the World Economy. Justin is famous for his many appearances on both TV and radio, for his witty and entertaining approach...
Gregg Latchams has been named Law Firm of the Year (up to 15 partners) in the recent Bristol Law Society Annual Awards. We were absolutely delighted to receive the award, which was presented at the annual dinner held on Thursday 10 October 2013, at the...
Women Outside the Box, Bristol’s festival of female entrepreneurship took place at the beginning of the month. We were delighted to sponsor such a successful event, and to meet so many brilliant Bristol business women. We decided to sponsor the event...
Following on from last month’s draw for a pair of tickets for our sponsored Tchaikovsky concert at the Colston Hall, we are sponsoring another event at the same venue on the 19th November. In total contrast to classical music, this is ‘Paul...
At the risk of sounding too much like a supermarket, we have some fantastic free offers for you this month. Tchaikovsky On the evening of 3rd October we are sponsoring a Tchaikovsky evening at the Colston Hall, Bristol featuring the Tchaikovsky Symphony...