From Solent to Westminster, AL-HQ Law & More heads to House of Lords

Southampton law firm AL-HQ Law & More were recently invited to the House of Lords for a discussion on green skills. The firm's founding partners were invited as... READ MORE »

National Security Regime – and the unintended scope of the legislation which could catch companies out

In January 2022, the National Security and Investment Act (NSI) came into force, and this was designed to strengthen national security by allowing the Government to... READ MORE »

Paris Smith welcomes first ever cohort of college leavers to Solicitor Apprentice Programme

Hampshire law firm Paris Smith has welcomed the first cohort of college leavers to the Solicitor Apprenticeship Programme it launched back in July. Francesca Hatton and... READ MORE »

Family-run Hudsons Solicitors merges with Biscoes, bringing them up to seven offices across Hants

Biscoes have acquired family law firm Hudsons Solicitors, set up in 2011 by siblings Jonathan and Mary Hudson. For more than a decade the Hudsons have been providing... READ MORE »

New commercial property partner joins national law firm’s Southampton office

Experienced commercial property lawyer Nicola Sutton has joined national law firm Clarke Willmott LLP as a partner in its Southampton office. She has a broad spectrum of... READ MORE »

Paris Smith's Amanda Brockwell gives us a guide to family constitutions

Businesses which are owned by multi-generational and/or extended members of a family often have a unique structure, writes Amanda Brockwell, Corporate Team Partner at... READ MORE »

Larger office marks ‘next chapter’ for DWF’s Soton team after doubling headcount in three years

The Southampton team of legal and business services provider DWF has moved to a new office on the edge of the city. Having doubled in headcount over the past three years... READ MORE »

New Partner joins Hugh James’ Serious Injury team in Southampton

Siobhan Thomas has joined law firm Hugh James’ Southampton office as Partner in its Serious Injury team. She brings a wealth of expertise to her new role with over 30... READ MORE »

‘Talent and dedication’ recognised as Paris Smith kick off new year with record round of promotions

Paris Smith is starting off the new year right with a record 14 promotions. Four solicitors have risen to associate – Oliver Brady (Dispute Resolution), Emma Cole... READ MORE »

Paris Smith’s Anthony Nixon explores inheritance tax reliefs and planning opportunities for married couples

Business owners, whether they are sole traders, members of a partnership, or shareholders in unlisted companies, have the opportunity to make huge inheritance tax (IHT)... READ MORE »