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Corporate Members 2019

3PB Albion Chambers Ashfords Barcan + Kirby Burges Salmon Capstones Clarke Willmott Cooke Painter Ltd 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 Osborne Clarke Queen Square Chambers Simmons … 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


Recommendations for the future of Family Courts.



The President of the Family Division, Rt Hon Sir Andrew McFarlane, is pleased to confirm that interim recommendation reports have now been published by the Public and Private Law Working Groups, which have been looking at the process and practice of Family Law in England and Wales.

The respective link is: https://www.judiciary.uk/publications/consultation-children-cases-in-the-family-court-interim-proposals-for-reform/

The working groups, led by Mr Justice Keehan (Public Law) and Mr Justice Cobb (Private Law) have included a wide range of cross professional representatives.

The groups are now pleased to deliver two comprehensive documents, outlining recommendations for the future of Family Courts.

Both reports will be open for consultation until 30th September 2019.

If you have any immediate concerns or questions, please contact pfd.office@judiciary.uk