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Our new report argues that a combination of unimaginative procurement practice and overly cautious legal advice is holding back the commissioners of public services.
The Financial Times has listed BWB as “highly commended” in the category of Innovation in Technology and Data Analytics in its report on Most Innovative Law Firms 2016.
We have just finished shortlisting 10 fantastic projects which were successful in our 2016 application process, and have now moved into the development phase.
The Stephen Lloyd Awards Committee today announced they are now open for entries to the 2016 Stephen Lloyd Awards. The aim of the awards, in line with Stephen’s own approach, is to help create success by finding and nurturing innovative ideas and projects that can lead to practical, sustainable social change. The awards committee is particularly interested in supporting ideas that address social problems at a systemic level.
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.