We’re a significant player in the non-plc housebuilder market and our impact within that sector is both local and national.
We pride ourself on our consistency, strong client relationships and exceptional client service, attributes which result in long-term relationships withdevelopers and housebuilders.
Partner, Colin Stratton of our Bristol office has been acting for Newland Homes for 20 years. He leads the SW property Group.
In the past year (as in previous years) Colin’s team has
Outcome: Thrings has helped Newland Homes achieve acquisitions with a total deal value in excess of £30m between 1 July 2012 and 30 June 2013. This has had a significant social impact in the South West, bringing new jobs, new houses and new communities.
“In terms of controlling costs on the litigation and contentious side, they seemed to acknowledge the extent of the business we were putting their way, and they reflected that in what seemed like a sensible discount proposal. We appreciated that.
“Thrings have provided us with what we sought from them, and they have done this in an efficient and effective way.We have a long-term relationship with them, and that relationship is with individuals within the firm whom we know and trust. We are very satisfied with them.”
David Foreman, Newland Homes
Thrings’ success in acting for housebuilders, Newland Homes, resulting in a deal figure of close to £30million, is the result of a robust understanding of their business challenges and the ability to provide a “cradle to grave” service to those in the housebuilder sector.
Thrings Family Law team, helped a client achieve an agreement with their ex-partner in order to relocate their children to Europe. Background Due to an exciting job opportunity, a client sought to relocate to Europe with their children, in a …
Thrings Employment and Immigration Team achieved a beneficial settlement for an organisation after its former employee violated the restrictive covenants in his contract.
Thrings achieved a positive settlement for an individual made redundant without fair grounds – guiding the client through redundancy consultations, outlining his options upon redundancy, and providing legal support through the ensuing Tribunal process.
Thrings’ Commercial Property team advised Kathryn Sargent – world-renowned tailor and Britain’s first female head cutter – on opening her store on Savile Row.
Alex Pinhey, Partner in our Commercial Property Team, helped Charlie Hoblyn purchase 58 acres of his family’s former estate, which was held by a trust. With Alex’s advice, My Hoblyn achieved this purchase with a combination of financing, including his Self Invested Personal Pension (SIPP).
Thrings’s Construction team advised Fusion Students on the £19m refurbishment of Froomsgate House. The project involved converting a former office building into luxury student accommodation in the centre of Bristol.
Thrings’ Corporate team advised the AIM Listed Toledo Mining Corporation plc, which was the holding company of a Philippines nickel mining corporation, on its public takeover by DMCI Mining Corporation.
Thrings’ Corporate Team advised Mango Bikes on an investment deal with two cycling retail specialists, who will work closely with the bicycle designer, manufacturer and retailer to reinforce its domestic and international growth ambitions.
Our Retail Team, advised Matches Fashion on relocating its head office to London’s iconic Shard building, and expanding its retail presence into Asia.
Thrings IP team provided copyright and intellectual property advice to the principal of a school where previously forgotten poems by author JRR Tolkien were rediscovered.
Thrings’ Corporate team advised the shareholders of Watson Petroleum Limited on its acquisition by World Fuel Services Corporation, one of the largest global fuel logistics companies in the world.