Leading law firm supports business and enterprise


Portishead and Bristol based law firm Cook & Co Solicitors has committed to supporting business and enterprise in North Somerset.

The firm is sponsoring the Entrepreneur of the Year category at the Inaugural North Somerset Business Awards, which is being held at Cadbury House on Thursday September 26 2013.

Cook & Co is joined by North Somerset Council; Burton Sweet accountants, Purplex, North Somerset Enterprise Agency, Lloyds TSB, Double Tree by Hilton, Alliance Homes and Weston College as key sponsors of the business showcase.

Charles Cook, Founder of the firm comments: “North Somerset is a fast-growing business destination and these Awards will celebrate business success in way that hasn’t been done before.

“We’re growing fast as a firm and we’re proud to be supporting this event. We wanted to sponsor Entrepreneur of The Year because we work alongside many such people and feel this category reflects our business well.”

As well as a host of leading businesses and organisations; a number of high profile business leaders and community figures have formed a panel of judges for the Awards.

These include former Bristol City Chief Executive Colin Sexstone; Dr Liam Fox MP; Graham Cooper, who is Managing Director of One Post; Angel Investor and Serial Entrepreneur Peter McCarthy and others. http://www.northsomersetawards.co.uk/judges.php

There are twelve awards categories that businesses can enter. The Awards open on April 8 2013 www.northsomersetawards.co.uk