Michelmores team at powderham castle after completing the relay

Michelmores relay delivers trophy to Powderham Castle for September's 5k Charity Run

Authored by Michelmores
Posted: Tue, 08/09/2022 - 7:51am

A team from Michelmores has taken part in a relay to celebrate the return of their 5k Charity Run, taking place on Thursday 8 September 2022.

The annual charity run took a short hiatus during the pandemic but returns for 2022, at a new venue. In its first 20 years, the Michelmores 5k Charity Run took place in the centre of Exeter, starting at the Cathedral Green and running around the city. This year, participants will be running through the glorious parkland of Powderham Castle in Kenton.

Managing Partner, Tim Richards said: 'We're very pleased to bring back the...

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Michelmores 5k Charity Run

Event Date: 
08/09/2022 - 5:00pm
Powderham Castle

Michelmores has launched its 2022 5k Charity Run with a new and exciting route. The event turns 21 this year and returns after a short hiatus.

Taking place on Thursday 8 September 2022 in the beautiful grounds of Powderham Castle, near Exeter, the event will bring people together to raise vital funds for Michelmores' charity partner, mental health charity the Charlie Waller Trust. Powderham Castle is an iconic venue surrounded by glorious Devon countryside and situated on the Exe Estuary. In 2016 it played host to BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend.

The run is open to those aged...

Michelmores' female partnership level exceeds 40% with the promotion of four new partners

UK law firm Michelmores has announced its latest round of promotions which includes four of its female Senior Associates to Partner level. The promotions bring the Firm's partnership to 72 and increase its proportion of female partners to over 40%.

Commenting on this year's promotions, Tim Richards, Managing Partner said:

"Congratulations to our new Partners for this milestone achievement in their legal careers. In 2018 we set ourselves a target for our partnership to be at least 30% female, and I am delighted to say that we are now far beyond that, at over 40%....

Aviva acquires Succession Wealth in £385m deal

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sat, 03/05/2022 - 4:45pm

Michelmores has advised longstanding client Succession Wealth on its £385m sale to Aviva.

The sale to Aviva, which is subject to regulatory approval, will see Succession continue to be run by its existing management team, operating as a separately regulated firm with its existing brand. Succession has approximately 200 planners, advising on £9.5bn of assets of around 19,000 clients throughout the UK.

The Michelmores team was led by Corporate Partner Henry Taylor with support from Senior Associate Francesca Hubbard. Partner Simon Allum and Associate Anthony Reeves advised...

Michelmores moves to new state-of-the-art office to facilitate agile working model

Michelmores LLP has today moved its London office to a cutting-edge development at 100 Liverpool Street. Boasting immediate access to Liverpool Street Station alongside shared lounges, cafes, rooftop restaurant, landscaped terraces, meeting rooms and event spaces, the new location enhances the firm’s national offering for its clients and its people.

Michelmores' strategic move to new, state-of-the-art office space reflects its commitment to creating the best possible work/life balance for its people. The firm’s agile working pilot is well underway, allowing its people to guide...

Devon's exemplary development schemes scoop prizes in prestigious property awards

Five Devon buildings were awarded prizes at the Michelmores Property Awards 2021, held on Thursday 4 November at Sandy Park in Exeter. The prestigious Awards are now in their 19th consecutive year, and recognise and celebrate the very best property and construction schemes in the South West, as well as the teams involved.

As well as the awards given to the build projects, the John Laurence Special Contribution Award was given to Andrew Maynard, a well-known face in the Devon business community. Andrew established the Michelmores Property Awards in 2002, and has played an...

Michelmores announces a more agile future on the back of a year of continued recruitment

Michelmores has announced its new Agile Working 12-month pilot, with particular focus on giving people the choice to work from the office or remotely. The emphasis is on the trust placed in employees to choose the best way for themselves to work, whilst continuing to deliver exceptional client service.

The Agile Working pilot builds on Michelmores' existing Agile Working policy. It captures lessons learned from remote working during the COVID pandemic and builds upon the Firm's continued commitment to integrating use of technology to support the delivery of client solutions....

Two new partners join Michelmores

Michelmores has announced the appointment of two more Partners to the firm, in a move that will boost the Restructuring & Insolvency Team, and the Transaction Real Estate Team.

New Partner Benn Richards is a solicitor-advocate (all higher courts, civil and criminal) in both England and Wales, and is admitted to practice in the Eastern Caribbean Circuit. He joins the growing Restructuring & Insolvency Team and will be specialising in both contentious and non-contentious insolvency.

Benn has specific expertise in Civil Fraud, Asset Recovery, Restructuring &...

Michelmores supports WWF and Tesco on future of farming report

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 07/05/2021 - 7:33am

Michelmores has contributed to the UK's first report on the future of insect protein in pig, poultry and aquaculture feed.

The Report, ‘The Future of Feed: a WWF roadmap to accelerating insect protein in UK feeds' , produced by WWF and Tesco, was launched during a virtual panel discussion where Michelmores' leading Agricultural Lawyer, Ben Sharples, discussed the existing legislation and urgent need for the UK government to introduce new regulations for this important sector.

The Report highlights the huge potential for insect farming to help tackle the climate and...

Four new Partners join Michelmores, boosting the Firm's national growth

Michelmores is pleased to welcome another four new Partners to the Firm, promoting Michelmores' investment in talent for growth and bolstering the Firm's Private Wealth offering across the UK. The recruits come hot on the heels of the recent hire of Christian Massey, who brings with him a breadth of experience across landed estates and rural property.

Through the recruitment of leading lawyers across the UK, Michelmores aims to extend its network of influence, and to offer its clients holistic and strategic guidance. Three of the new partners are women, adding strength to...