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BWB’s Simon Steeden has been named in the 2015 Power Part Time List: a national roll call of the UK’s top 50 men and women who work in senior, business-critical roles, all on less than five days per week.
Rupert Earle and Rosamund McCarthy of Bates Wells Braithwaite and Helen Mountfield QC acted for Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust in JRCT’s appearance before the Divisional Court as an interested party in judicial review proceedings brought against the Charity Commission by CAGE Advocacy UK Ltd.
BWB's deputy managing partner and joint head of Charity, Philip Kirkpatrick, recently delivered the keynote address at the 2015 NCVO/BWB Trustee Conference, speaking about the state of the sector and putting "governance in context".
Following grave concerns over the manner in which the process was conducted, BWB has been instructed by a number of law firms to challenge the Legal Aid Agency’s (LAA) award of duty solicitor contracts and seek a re-run of the entire procurement.
Bates Wells Braithwaite has co-authored a groundbreaking new report into social enterprise in Europe, setting out recommendations for national governments and other policymakers. The report has led to the foundation of the European Social Enterprise Law Association.
BWB's new online tool allows charities and social enterprises to download basic legal documents and customise them to their needs using a guided step-by-step process, at a fraction of the cost of engaging a solicitor.
The firm has been nominated for the Private client: Firm of the year award and also the award for Public Sector: Firm (specialism) for its electoral work.
BWB are pleased to announce that twenty six of our solicitors have been included in the inaugural ratings list London Super Lawyers 2015. 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.
Bates Wells Braithwaite is the first UK law firm to become a Certified B Corporation, reaffirming its position as a leading City law firm for socially responsible businesses.
BWB has been appointed to the legal advisory panel of Co-operative Bank. This is the latest new client for BWB's fast-growing banking and finance team.
BWB are pleased to announce that Philip Trott has been included in this year’s Citywealth Leaders List.
Lord Andrew Phillips, founder of BWB, sat on the panel at ResPublica's publication launch event.
Bates Wells Braithwaite (BWB) is pleased to confirm its appointment to the Wales Audit Office’s (WAO) legal services framework.
BWB has today announced its financial results for FY14/15. The firm achieved revenue growth of 12%, increasing from £18.26M to £20.38M.
An employment tribunal ruling on the status of actors in relation to eligibility for national minimum wage has found in the favour of BWB client Gavin McAlinden, a theatrical producer.
Bates Wells Braithwaite has emerged as the leading legal advisor to the charity sector for the third consecutive year, in the Charity Finance Annual Legal Survey 2015.