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  • South West cements position as global innovation hub with Ultrahaptics, FiveAI and GraphCore topping the Disrupt South West index

  • Over £130 million invested into the top 25 companies since 2015  

  • Top ventures operating in artificial intelligence, cloud computing and 3D technology

    Tags: TechnologyMedia2017

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Mohammad FaraFara Mohammad, a Consultant for Foot Anstey's Islamic Finance team, has been recognised as being amongst the 50 most influential women in Islamic Business and Finance by Islamic Finance Review, the official publication of the Islamic Bankers Association.

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Patricia WassPatricia Wass, Consultant with Enable Law, part of the Foot Anstey Group, based in Plymouth, UK, has been re-elected as worldwide Chair of STEP. A past chair of the Private Client Section Committee of the Law Society of England & Wales, she specialises in mental capacity law and issues relating to elderly people, and is a Panel Deputy for the Office of the Public Guardian. 

Tags: Clinical NegligenceMental CapacityPrivate Wealth2017

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On Monday 23 October 2017 a judgment was obtained in the High Court against a Sky customer who had been streaming Sky Sports content illegally online.

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Foot Anstey's Real Estate Group has advised Burrington Estates on its latest acquisition in the South West in the village of Trispen on the outskirts of Truro as the house builder continues its expansion across the region. The fast growing business currently has six new build developments confirmed this year with two sites in Truro, Exeter and Plymouth which will see 250 new homes brought to the market in the South West over the next 12 months.

Tags: Real EstateSocial HousingProperty, Infrastructure and Construction2017

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Patrick Somers 2Top 100 law firm Foot Anstey has recruited Patrick Somers as a new partner within their expanding corporate team.

Patrick has considerable experience advising on complex corporate finance transactions for a wide range of multi-national businesses, financial institutions and major UK corporates, having previously held the role of corporate partner at global firms DLA Piper and Berwin Leighton Paisner. Throughout his career he has developed specialist sector experience in infrastructure, energy and utilities as well as extensive experience in private equity and general M&A.


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Islamic finance specialists at Foot Anstey have recently assisted active business financier Liberis on the development of their Sharia Business Finance product.

Tags: Islamic FinanceReal Estate2017

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The major independent legal research guide Legal 500 2018 has released its commentary which reflects Foot Anstey's continued growth and "strengthening [of] their capabilities" over the past 12 months.

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Foot Anstey Making Sense of the Muddled World webTwo high profile speakers recently spoke at Foot Anstey's Exeter office, to debate and express their opinions of the current political and economic position the UK finds itself in.

Sir Peter Kendall, former President of the NFU gave insights from an agricultural point of view. The economy and business position was covered by Annie Gascoyne, the CBI's Head of Economic Policy, Tax & Fiscal Policy with Foot Anstey's Chairman Simon Gregory chairing the audience of over 70 delegates at Foot Anstey's Exeter office on Thursday 5 October.

Tags: Private Wealth2017

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Foot Anstey was announced as Property Law Firm of the Year at the South West Business Insider Property Awards, beating off stiff competition from several other respected law firms.

Tags: Real Estate2017


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