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Corporate Members 2020

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


BLS features in Bristol Post oldest thriving companies in Bristol

Excerpt from the article: How Bristol’s oldest companies are still thriving after more than 100 years in business They include the city’s last-surviving chocolate maker a wine merchant and a tannery. Why do some companies struggle to survive beyond a year while others flourish for hundreds? Although more than 90 per cent of small companies in Britain will survive one … 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


The Law Society Q&A event with HMCTS – 5th August


The Law Society will be hosting a Q&A event with HMCTS focusing on the impact of COVID-19 on Wednesday 5 August, from 5pm to 6.30pm.

The aim is to provide an overview of the work that has been undertaken within the court service and the work that still needs to be addressed as part of the court recovery plan.

This will be an interactive webinar and we are asking members to submit any questions they have about the service in advance which will be answered by CEO of HMCTS, Susan Acland-Hood.

We invite you to submit questions in advance, but there will also be opportunity to ask questions during the event. Topics we expect to be covered include:

  • Member safety especially in terms of attending court/tribunal buildings
  • Experience of remote hearings, including any concerns regarding a client’s understanding, particularly those considered vulnerable
  • Operation of Cloud Video Platform
  • Backlogs and listing of cases
  • Impact on processing times (for example probate and divorce)
  • Use of existing court estate
  • Nightingale courts
  • Extended operating hours

The webinar is free to attend, however you must register online here. Bookings will close 48 hours before the start date.