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Veale Wasbrough Vizards


Veale Wasbrough Vizards - Bristol
  • Orchard Court
  • Orchard Lane
  • Bristol
  • Bristol
  • UK
  • BS1 5WS
  • Managing Partner Simon Heald
  • Number of partners  49
  • Number of other lawyers 209

THE FIRM Veale Wasbrough Vizards (VWV) is a full service commercial law firm and leading sector specialists acting for clients nationally from offices in London, Bristol and Birmingham. The firm also offers a dedicated service to individuals. VWV places a strong emphasis on the development of the skill and expertise of all staff, quality of service and regulatory compliance. They are accredited to Investors in People (IIP) Bronze level and Lexcel, the Law Society’s Management Standard.

PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK Sectors include Academies & Maintained schools, Aerospace & Defence, Agriculture & Estates, Charities, Central Government, Energy & Utilities, Family-owned Businesses, Further Education, Healthcare, Higher Education, Independent Schools, Local Government & Emergency Services, Private Wealth and Technology.

CLIENTS Clients include London Symphony Orchestra, Diocese of Gloucester, Seasalt, Westons Cider, Arcadis (UK) Limited, Trunki, Cheltenham Ladies College, Eton College, E-ACT, The Department of Education, Education Funding Agency, University of Bristol, London South Bank University, University College London, University South Wales, CBRE Ltd, Avon Care Homes, Optima Care Partnership, Montpelier Health Centre, Hanham Health, The Royal Mint, Yankee Candle, The Grand Appeal (Gromit Unleashed), Clarks Shoes, Park Garden Centre, EDF Energy Customers Plc, Britannia Building Society, Luton Borough Council, Dorset County Council, DVSA, Airbus, Fire Service College, PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP, Crest Nicholson Plc, The Hills Group, IMG, Le Cordon Bleu as well as acting for a large number of wealthy private individuals.

INTERNATIONAL VWV is a founder member of the Association of European Lawyers which means the firm has a network of lawyers and associates around the world that can provide local legal assistance, when needed.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial 16%
  • Corporate 7%
  • Employment 14%
  • Litigation 22%
  • Private Client 9%
  • Real Estate 32%
  • Banking & Finance: David Emanuel
  • Charities: Con Alexander
  • Commercial: Doug Locke
  • Corporate: Nathan Guest
  • Education: Barney Northover
  • Employment: Gareth Edwards
  • Healthcare: Ben Willis
  • Litigation: Tabitha Cave
  • Personal Injury: Jan Markland
  • Private Client: Michelle Rose
  • Public Sector: David Hansom
  • Real Estate: Gary Philpott
  • Private Wealth: Christine Green


  • Orchard Court,
  • Orchard Lane,
  • Bristol,
  • UK
  • BS1 5WS
  • Tel (0117) 925 2020
  • Fax (0117) 925 2025
  • DX 7831 Bristol
  • Email : ajames@vwv.co.uk
  • Website : www.vwv.co.uk
  • Barnards Inn,
  • 86 Fetter Lane,
  • London,
  • Greater London
  • UK
  • EC4A 1AD
  • Tel (020) 7405 1234
  • Fax (020) 7405 4171
  • DX 6 London/Chancery Lane
  • Second Floor,
  • 3 Brindley Place,
  • Birmingham,
  • West Midlands
  • UK
  • B1 2JB
  • Tel (0121) 227 3799
  • Fax (0121) 227 3777