Senior litigator joins Hine Downing

Senior litigator joins Hine Downing

One of Cornwall’s solicitors has been lured from retirement to head up the litigation and dispute resolution team of Falmouth firm Hine Downing. Cornish born and London trained, Ross Pascoe, built and grew the litigation department of Nalders Solicitors over thirty years, becoming chairman before taking early retirement last October. Pascoe commented: “Sometimes an opportunity […]

Legal leader up for national award

Legal leader up for national award

Today, Robert Camp, managing partner of law firm Stephens Scown, has been shortlisted for The Smith & Williamson Entrepreneur of the Year for the 2015 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. Since becoming managing partner in 2011, Camp has overseen the firm grow by 41% and pick up  numerous awards including  The Sunday Times Best 100 Companies […]

Coodes business services expands

Coodes business services expands

Coodes Solicitors is celebrating a 20 per cent growth in its commercial work over the last year and is now focused on further expansion across its business-facing teams. To provide a comprehensive commercial service, Coodes has established a business services team, bringing together its specialist business departments across Cornwall and into Devon. The last 12 […]

New incentive to register IP rights

New incentive to register IP rights

The Chancellor’s Budget last week delivered a new incentive for companies to register their intellectual property rights, according to IP experts at Cornish law firm Stephens Scown. The draft Finance Bill published in the wake of the Budget has stopped tax relief for the amortisation (i.e. depreciation) of goodwill and other intangible assets. Ben Travers, […]

Law firm expands renewables team

Law firm expands renewables team

Law firm Stephens Scown has further expanded its renewable energy team with the appointment of a new partner. The firm has the largest dedicated renewables team in the south west, with eight specialist lawyers focussing solely on renewable energy work. Alison Stock has joined the firm as a partner from the Wellington office of Porter […]

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