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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

Please note that the BLS office is shut to members at present as we continue to work from home during the pandemic. We can be contacted on In the meantime, our office is now operating as the Bristol Nightingale Court and accordingly, we are unable to hire out our facilities until further notice. (Oct 2020) Bristol Law Society’s suite … more

Corporate Lawyer – Bristol

2+PQE Corporate (Private Equity) Lawyer – Bristol – BLS1346

This premier league firm is seeking to recruit a corporate lawyer to join their team in Bristol. The main focus of the role will be private equity and M & A work including buy-outs, buy-ins, institutional buy-outs and public to private transactions. Private equity work will include handling buy-outs and portfolio acquisitions, and helping our clients to exit their investments. The work comes from financial institutions, private equity houses, banks, management teams,  large quoted companies and privately-owned businesses.

You will be tasked with assisting on matters, building client relationships and business development whilst being fully supported by the team.

Along with premium work, you will be working with and mentored by some highly respected and talented lawyers. The firm also offers an extensive programme of learning and development opportunities as well as genuine opportunities for swift career progression for those with both ambition and ability.

Technical skills and experience

 You will have gained good experience in a highly regarded corporate team with a focus on private equity work having acted for both corporate and institutional clients.

Alongside excellent technical and analytical skills, you will be academically strong, commercially minded and have good marketing and team working skills.  The firm would like to see candidates who have had hands-on experience of transactions from start to finish and who are confident to work independently both within and across teams.

Due to the complex nature of the work and the structure of the team, you are likely to have at least 2 years’ experience.


Please note we use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required.  However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil this kind of work.

Every enquiry and application is treated in the strictest of confidence. Appointments are arranged to suit the candidate, in or out of working hours.

Please click here if you would like to register your details and CV or alternatively, contact Helen Read, Recruitment Manager on 0117 976 3085 / 07771 594582 or at