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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


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 Ethics Roundtable – 24th March 4pm


24th March – Bristol 16:00-18.00

This event will offer a summary of key changes which took effect when the new Standards and Regulations went live on 25th November 2019 as well as further discussion. Topics concerning the Standards and Regulations will include:

  • Freelance solicitors and solicitors working in unregulated entities. Risks associated with these roles, or risks in acting on the other side to either.
  • Potential confusion of the public with the new arrangements
  • Price transparency and how easy or not it has been to comply.
  • Any concerns about shorter less prescriptive rules in the new STARS.

The second half of the event will focus on ethical behaviour within firms and what firms can do to improve behaviour by staff and limit the risk of reputational damage. This will also be opened to the floor for further discussion.

Speakers: David Gilmore – Owner of DG Legal
Helen Carr – Expert Consultant
James Woolf – The Law Society, Regulation and Ethics

Please reserve your space by emailing James.Shepherd@LawSociety.org.uk