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Corporate Members 2022

3PB Albion Chambers Ashfords Barcan + Kirby Beale & Co Bevan Brittan BLM Burges Salmon Clarke Willmott CMS CMNO DAC Beachcroft The Family Law Practice Foot Anstey (including Enable Law) Freeths Fussell Wright GL Law Guildhall Chambers Irwin Mitchell Solicitors Lyons Davidson Marc White & Co Meade King Osborne Clarke Paragon Costs Solutions Queen Square Chambers Royds Withy King Simmons … 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

BLS Annual Awards Dinner 3rd November 2022

Check out our digital Awards Brochure with a welcome from our C0-Presidents, full details of the award categories and links to our wonderful supporters who make this event possible. We look forward to celebrating the best of the local profession with you on 3rd November! BLS Awards 2022 Digital Brochure Nomination Brochure 2022 Nomination Online Submissions Booking Form 2022


Annual Child Law Conference to be hosted by the Albion Chambers Family Team.

This year’s conference will take place on Friday, 28th September 2012. Registration will be at 8.45am and the seminar is scheduled to conclude at approximately 4:30pm.

The speakers from our team will include Claire Wills-Goldingham QC and Stuart Fuller.

Members of the Albion Team will be joined at this year’s conference by various guest speakers:

District Judge Nicholas Crichton CBE. He is the Senior District Judge at the Inner London and Family Proceedings Court, and has presided over the Family Drug and Alcohol Court which was pioneered from that court centre.

Dr Brenda Moore is a Consultant Psychiatrist with extensive medico-legal experience and has particular expertise in cases involving survivors of childhood abuse. She will present a talk with Claire Wills-Goldingham QC that will examine psychiatric issues in children proceedings.

Dr Mike Drayton, Consultant Psychologist. Based in Birmingham, he is frequently instructed in children cases and will present a talk about the use of psychological techniques in “spotting the liar”.

Sue Lee, Children’s Guardian and independent social worker. She is an independent Reviewing Officer and Child Protections Chair, and Independent Assessor. Her talk will discuss why professionals and courts take so long to protect children who are victims of neglect.

The conference will also provide an update of some important recent cases. The event will be held at The Thistle Grand Hotel, Broad Street, Bristol, BS1 2EL.

Full details are here