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Corporate Members 2019

3PB Albion Chambers Ashfords Barcan + Kirby Burges Salmon Clarke Willmott Cooke Painter Ltd Clyde & Co DAC Beachcroft Devereux & Co Enterprise Chambers The Family Law Practice Foot Anstey (including Enable Law) Fussell Wright Gregg Latchams Ltd Guildhall Chambers Irwin Mitchell Solicitors Kelcey & Hall Lyons Davidson Marc White & Co Meade King Michelmores LLP MS Rubric Osborne Clarke … more


President’s Charity of the Year – Bristol Children’s Help Society

                            The Bristol Children’s Help Society is a privately funded volunteer led charity that owns and runs Barton Camp our 100 bed residential children’s centre in the beautiful Mendip hills. Barton Camp operates through the year as a base where disadvantaged local children can enjoy a few … more


No 12, The Meeting Rooms – Conference, Meeting and Mediation Rooms for Hire

Bristol Law Society’s suite of conference and meeting rooms including a suite of mediation rooms are conveniently located in the centre between the Waterfront Area and the Old City in a modern building situated on the corner of Colston Avenue and St Stephen’s Avenue. There are a number of large public car parks within a 5 minute walk from the … more


Bristol Law Society’s Annual Awards: 2014 Winners


At the BLS Annual Dinner, Joshua Rozenberg and BLS President Ben Tarrant announced the winners from the shortlisted candidates nominated in each category.

Congratulations to the winners.

The awards categories and winners are:-

1. Law Student of the Year (sponsor: BLS Recruitment)

Winner:  Tom Carpenter, UWE

2. Support Team Member of the Year (Sponsor: Scott Law)

Winner: Mary Johnston, Osborne Clarke

3. Junior Lawyer of the Year (Sponsor: UWE)

Winner: Katherine Moyse, Barcan Woodward

4. Chartered Legal Executive of the Year (Sponsor: CILex)

Winner: Tristan Williams, Burges Salmon

5. Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year (Sponsor: University of Law)

Awarded to a firm or individual who can demonstrate a strong and dedicated commitment to the supply of pro bono work for the benefit of individuals organisations and the region

Winner: Amanda Thornton, Kelcey & Hall

6. CSR Firm or Individual of the Year (Sponsor: 3PB Barristers)

Awarded to an individual or firm who has shown notable commitment to supporting causes or projects in their region

Winner: Sarah Green, TLT

7. Barrister or Chambers of the Year (Sponsor: Milsted Langdon)

Winner: Hugh Sims QC, Guildhall Chambers

8. Bristol Solicitor of the Year (Sponsor: Paragon Costs Solutions)

Winner: Polly Sweeney, Irwin Mitchell

9. Bristol Law Firm of the Year (up to 15 partners)(Sponsor: Lloyds Bank)

Awarded to a firm that is able to demonstrate excellence in the provision of legal services which has been recognised either regionally or nationally or a firm that has seen significant development during the year

Winner: Kelcey & Hall

10. Bristol Law Firm of the Year (over 15 partners)(Sponsor: No5 Chambers)

Awarded to a firm that is able to demonstrate excellence in the provision of legal services which has been recognised either regionally or nationally or a firm that has seen significant development during the year

Winner: Foot Anstey

11. Bath Law Firm or Solicitor of the Year (Sponsor: Wessex Searches)

Awarded to a Bath firm that is able to demonstrate excellence in the provision of legal services or to an exceptional solicitor who has made an outstanding contribution either to their firm, client work or the legal sector in Bath.

Winner: Ali Cloak, Withy King

12. President’s Outstanding Achievement Award (Sponsor: The Law Society)

Winner: Sir John Royce