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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


Movers & Shakers


Wards Solicitors LLP

Regional law firm Wards Solicitors LLP has announced that four of its solicitors have been promoted to Partner at the firm.  They are:

 

Jeremy Johnson in the Commercial Property team, who is based at the firm’s Weston-Super-Mare office

 

 

 

Laura Jakeways, who specialises in Wills and Probate cases and is based at the Portishead branch

 

 

 

 

Alison Lamont, a Court of Protection specialist based at Wards’ Bristol office

 

 

 

 

Emma Kerry, a Disputes specialist focusing mainly on cases involving wills and inheritance matters, who works at the firm’s Clevedon office.

 

 

 

Wards has also announced two new promotions to Associate level: Alison Mellor, a Wills and Probate specialist in Bristol, and Richard Green, a Personal Injury claims solicitor who works in North Somerset.

Wards’ Managing Partner David Sheridan said: “We are especially pleased to announce these promotions to Partner and Associate within the firm, despite the problems caused by the current epidemic. These excellent specialist solicitors deserve this recognition.  Congratulations to all of them.”

Wards Solicitors LLP is a well-established regional law firm with eleven offices across Bristol, South Gloucestershire, Bath & North East Somerset and North Somerset.  The company employs more than 75 legal specialists who provide a full range of legal services to both local businesses and individuals.