Plymouth law firm accelerates COVID-19 relief effort

The Plymouth office at law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has pledged its support to a number of organisations working in the community to tackle the impact of the pandemic, including foodbanks, homeless charities and schools.

This follows WBD's fundraising and volunteering efforts last year as part of its COVID-19 emergency response which saw thousands of pounds donated to a wide...

The Family Law Company

New faces at family law firm

It was a positive start to the year as The Family Law Company welcomed four new starters to the teams in Exeter and Plymouth.

The growth in cases concerning children and domestic abuse during the lockdown months is well documented. Solicitor Hannah Duddridge has been engaged in Exeter to join the busy Children and Domestic Abuse Response team. Hannah qualified in 2019 and will be...

Trainee Legal Exec joins Plymouth family law specialist as cases increase

The Family Law Company has appointed Trainee Legal Executive Machaela O’Brien to its Plymouth team.

An Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) Machaela specialises in legal aid cases involving domestic abuse as well as private law children cases.

She has close links with domestic violence organisations in the region and extended her expertise...

Top corporate and media lawyers launch at PSP

Two top regional lawyers have teamed up to create a new law firm focused on corporate, commercial, media and intellectual property law.

Tim Jackman and Duncan White have chosen the prestigious Plymouth Science Park as their South West base.

With almost 40 years’ experience working for top London and regional law firms, as well as one of the country’s largest television and...

Plymouth law firm bolsters real estate offering with new appointments

Transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has strengthened its real estate team in Plymouth with two new appointments.

Christopher Stephens joins as Managing Associate from law firm Nash & Co LLP where he was Partner. He has experience of advising clients on complex real estate matters including strategic land assembly and development projects for mixed retail and volume...

Womble Bond Dickinson and Plymouth Community Homes partner to boost skills

Law firm Womble Bond Dickinson and Plymouth Community Homes (PCH), Plymouth’s largest social housing landlord, have partnered to deliver free training programmes for PCH residents.

Womble Bond Dickinson is supporting the Career Pathway in Administration, providing a range of courses from Excel training and CV writing days though to career planning sessions where the firm offers advice...

Womble Bond Dickinson celebrates International Innovation Week

Transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson, which has a large office in Plymouth, has organised an International Innovation Week.

From Monday 19th to Friday 23rd March, more than 19 events took place across Womble Bond Dickinson's UK and US offices, looking at how innovative technology is transforming the legal industry and other sectors, how businesses challenge themselves to...

Womble Bond Dickinson joins Mayflower 400 Plymouth Founders Club

Transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson has joined the Mayflower 400 Plymouth Founders Club, an initiative launched to commemorate the 400th anniversary, in 2020, of the Mayflower’s historic sailing to America from Plymouth.

The Founders Club aims to realise the opportunities that this significant anniversary will bring for Plymouth and the wider region as well as grow pride in...

Womble Bond Dickinson strengthens Plymouth team with new Managing Associate

Transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson has strengthened its team in Plymouth with the appointment of Andrew Wilson who joins as Managing Associate.

Andrew will join the leadership team of the firm's 70-strong OnShore team – comprising lawyers, paralegals, data analysts and other staff, providing flexible resource to larger client projects. Following the appointment of a new...

Womble Bond Dickinson launches - The transatlantic law firm close to home

Effective today, UK-based Bond Dickinson LLP and US-based Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP have combined to create Womble Bond Dickinson. Announced in June 2017, the combination builds on the successful strategic alliance announced by the two firms in 2016, creating a Global Top 100 firm by annual revenue ($410 million/£340million).

The new transatlantic platform offers clients...