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CartridgeWyse are changing their name to OfficeWyse

CartridgeWyse have been known for their cartridge business for over 13 years but they have also grown their business stationery service since 2008. They are therefore changing their name to OfficeW... more

Released on 21/12/2017


Battens Donates £1,000 to Six-Strong Troupe Following in the Footsteps of WWII Heroes

Battens Donates £1,000 to Six-Strong Troupe Following in the Footsteps of WWII Heroes

Mike and Rich Heard, whose grandfather was one of two marines to survive Operation Frankton - a WWII commando raid praised by Winston Churchill as shortening the war by six months and... more

Released on 21/12/2017


Battens Solicitors’ Charitable Trust has Donated in Excess of £40,000 to Local Causes This Year

Battens Solicitors’ Charitable Trust has Donated in Excess of £40,000 to Local Causes This Year

The Charitable Trust of Battens Solicitors, one of the South West’s leading law firms, has donated more than £40,000 this year to a variety of different local charities and organisations. ... more

Released on 14/12/2017


Red Berry MD Awarded Prestigious Accolade at National Recruitment Gala

Red Berry MD Awarded Prestigious Accolade at National Recruitment Gala

Helen Lacey, owner and MD of award-winning Somerset based recruitment agency Red Berry Recruitment, has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship to the Institute of Recruitment Professionals (IRP) by the R... more

Released on 11/12/2017


Local Criminal Law Solicitor Joins Pardoes

Local Criminal Law Solicitor Joins Pardoes

Greg Peters, who joins Pardoes expanding criminal law team, was born in Chard and has his roots deep in the local community where both he and his father have practised law for a combined total of near... more

Released on 11/12/2017


Local lawyer heads to Las Vegas for the world's toughest Mudder and receives “Holy Grail” award

Local lawyer heads to Las Vegas for the world's toughest Mudder and receives “Holy Grail” award

Inveterate marathon Man, Kieran Hughes, a solicitor in Pardoes criminal law team, has added yet another marathon to the long list of marathons and runs he has competed in. Not one to do things by halv... more

Released on 24/11/2017


Battens Presents £1,200 Cheque to Hangers Heroes Charity

Battens Presents £1,200 Cheque to Hangers Heroes Charity

A cheque for £1,200 has been presented by Battens Solicitors to Weymouth charity, Hangers Heroes. The donation was given to the charity at Weymouth and Portland Chamber last week, and is the res... more

Released on 17/11/2017


'Big 6' Tax Advisor Relocates to South West and Takes up Senior Role at Battens Solicitors

'Big 6' Tax Advisor Relocates to South West and Takes up Senior Role at Battens Solicitors

Tax specialist, Ali Kazmi, has left his job as tax advisor at one of London's most prestigious 'Big 6' accountancy firms in favour of a lifestyle change to the South West of England where ... more

Released on 14/11/2017


Army Officer Swaps the Military for Law

Army Officer Swaps the Military for Law

Mark Hood spent 20 years in the armed forces but in 2015, he decided to change vocation completely and become a solicitor. Two years on, he has passed his Graduate Diploma in Law and his Legal Practic... more

Released on 14/11/2017


Invirt Reality contract with NCfC

Invirt Reality contract with NCfC

Invirt Reality has been awarded a contract to develop a Virtual Reality (VR) simulator for the National College for Nuclear (NCfN), southern hub which is being built at Cannington, Somerset. NCfC will... more

Released on 07/11/2017


Battens Paralegal Becomes Fellow of CILEx

Battens Paralegal Becomes Fellow of CILEx

Battens Solicitors, one of the South West's leading law firms, is delighted to announce that paralegal Charles Aslett has qualified as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILE... more

Released on 07/11/2017


Local law firm recognised nationally

Local law firm recognised nationally

Pardoes award-winning solicitors have been recommended in three practice areas in the prestigious Legal 500 guide for 2017, the leading guide to law firms in the UK. Based on its judgements on solicit... more

Released on 24/10/2017


Lord-Lieutenant becomes Patron for Somerset Day

Lord-Lieutenant becomes Patron for Somerset Day

Mrs Anne Maw, Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Somerset has been appointed Patron of Somerset Day, alongside His Grace the Duke of Somerset, the Rt Revd Ruth Worsley, Bishop of Taunton and Micha... more

Released on 24/10/2017


Battens Solicitors Sponsors Three Literary Festivals

Battens Solicitors Sponsors Three Literary Festivals

Battens Solicitors and Battens Solicitors Charitable Trust are the proud sponsor of not just one literary festival, but three. “Our Trust was established to support local causes and charities, a... more

Released on 24/10/2017


The Park School Chilton Cantelo site

The Park School Chilton Cantelo site

Following the very successful move of the Pre-Prep and Prep School to our new site at Chilton Cantelo this term, Governors have agreed that it is in the very best interests of The Park School communit... more

Released on 13/10/2017