Society's News


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


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


VWV Scoops Prestigious Legal Award Two Years Running


Bristol-based national law firm VWV took home last night the Bristol Life Award in the legal category for the second time, having won the award last year at the inaugural event.

The judging panel recognised that “VWV has really made its mark on the legal sector in Bristol. With impressive client growth, it continues to push its support of Bristol communities”. 

Based on the Harbourside, the firm delivers first-class legal advice to commercial clients, private individuals, local charities and SMEs, and receives top rankings from independent legal directories for its education, charities, healthcare, property litigation, personal injury and contentious probate practices.

VWV Managing Partner Simon Heald commented:

“We are delighted to have won this accolade for the second year running! And to receive this recognition for the work we do with clients in Bristol and the South West.

I want to say a huge congratulations to our staff who work hard every day, putting clients and the local community at the centre of the firm. Well done also to all of the finalists as well as the winners!”

Left to right: Gareth Edwards, Nikki Kenna, Ed Rimmell, Louise Hendy, Ben Holt, Jen Newman and Jo Campbell