In brief: Energy partner plugs in to Bevan Ashford

Leading Bristol firm Bevan Ashford has announced the appointment of Gareth Dodds as energy partner. Dodds will oversee advice to companies on a broad range of energy-related issues, from contractual arrangements for generation projects to the protection of innovative technologies. Bevan Ashford said it hoped to extend its legal services to electricity and gas producers as well as distributors and suppliers.