Bates Wells honoured as a Best for the World™ B Corp of 2022!

Bates Wells has been named a 2022 Best for the World™ B Corp, in recognition of its exceptional positive impact …
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Bates Wells recognises challenges faced by transgender employees when seeking to evidence a right to work

Our immigration team are working to persuade UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) to close a gap in their guidance for …
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UK Electoral Commission head to join law firm Bates Wells as consultant

Bob Posner, until recently the chief executive of the Electoral Commission, is joining law firm Bates Wells’ top-ranked Politics, Elections …
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Bates Wells acts in landmark High Court ruling allowing trustees to prioritise climate change mitigation over financial returns in investments

A landmark High Court ruling today has confirmed that trustees of charitable trusts are allowed to prioritise the climate change …
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Bates Wells attends Better Business Day in Westminster

The 20th April marked a year since the launch of the Better Business campaign, which calls for the introduction of …
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Bates Wells appoints new partner, Nirav Patel, to join corporate practice

We’re delighted to welcome Nirav Patel as a partner in our Corporate practice, where he will strengthen the firm’s M&A …
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Bates Wells’ 2022 partner promotions; 42% of partnership now women; 39% of partnership works part time

Bates Wells has promoted three women to its partnership, bringing the total partner headcount to 33, 14 of whom are …
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Bates Wells wins Case of the Year at the LexisNexis Legal Awards 2022

Our employment team celebrated at the awards ceremony last night, where we won Case of the Year for our ground-breaking …
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Bates Wells publishes Gender Pay Report 2021

We are pleased to share our 2021 Gender Pay Report, our annual analysis of our gender pay data and our …
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Podcast | Why B Corps matter: Transforming Your Business for Positive Change

Karli Hiscock, Partner in the Real Estate team at Bates Wells recently spoke with fellow B Corp Green Element about how being …
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Ethnicity Pay Report 2020

We have completed our Ethnicity Pay Report for 2020 (reporting data as at 5 April 2020). Firstly, we acknowledge that the data …
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Bates Wells recognised for its early career opportunities and graduate recruitment practices at The AllAboutLaw Awards 2022

The AllAboutLaw Awards showcases the best law firms in the UK. Awards recognise the quality of opportunities for aspiring solicitors, …
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