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Simon Steeden and Pippa Garland of BWB's innovative Social Finance team represented Golden Lane Housing in a groudbreaking transaction that saw GLH list the first charity bond on the London Stock Exchange. The bond was lauched in 2014 and raised £11m in eight days.
A new in-depth report has been released, examining pioneering developments in social financing.
City law firm Bates Wells Braithwaite (BWB) has hired banking & finance lawyer Patrick Keown as a partner in the firm’s corporate & commercial team.
The Queen's Speech outlined new social investment provisions for charities, stemming from a BWB proposal to Lord Hodgson during the course of his independent review of the Charities Act 2006.
Bates Wells Braithwaite will join major organisations such as Oxfam, Credit Suisse and the Prince's Trust to participate in Small Charity Week.
BWB's Impact team was recently commissioned by European Impact Investing Luxembourg to work out an impact reporting framework for a proposed new Luxembourgish social enterprise legal vehicle, the “Societe d’Impact Societal”.
Robert Houchill, senior paralegal in our Immigration department, has become the first person to qualify as a solicitor through the method of ‘equivalent means’.
Lawrence Simanowitz, Partner in BWB's Charity and Social Enterprise Department, will appear in a live Third Sector debate at Royal Society of Arts on Monday 13 April.
BWB is delighted to announce the promotion of Paul Jennings to partner in its highly successful employment department.
BWB's Ashley Fleming has won a four-year battle for a Canadian victim of domestic violence to remain in the UK, following the breakdown of her relationship with an EU citizen.
Six BWB solicitors have been selected to appear in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom©.
BWB's Media Disputes team acted for the Sunday Times and its journalists in their largely successful appeal in the Cruddas’ cash for access case.
BWB recently submitted a response to the Charity Commission consultation on "CC3 the Essential Trustee".
BWB attends the Community Energy England event to discuss the current FCA position on community energy co-operatives and the proposed transition from Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme and Social Investment Scheme to Enterprise Investment Tax Relief >
Simon Steeden attended the Community Energy England event on 14 January 2015 and presented an outline of the transition from Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) and Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) to Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR).
BWB responds to Consultation Paper - Guidance on the FCA's registration function under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 >
BWB submitted a response to the FCA’s consultation on the Guidance on the FCA’s registration function under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 (the “Guidance”).
Today, the Stephen Lloyd Awards Committee invites entries to the Stephen Lloyd Awards, set up to honour the memory of the inspirational lawyer who died in August 2014.
On 9 February 2015, Bates Wells Braithwaite will move offices to 10 Queen Street Place, London EC4, on the north side of Southwark Bridge, overlooking the river Thames.
BWB are pleased to announce that twelve of our solicitors have been included in the inaugural ratings list London Super Lawyers 2014. This new publication, published by Thompson Reuters, is a peer-influenced rating service of solicitors recognising those who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.