Society's News


Corporate Members 2021

3PB Albion Chambers Ashfords Barcan + Kirby Battens Beale & Co BLM Burges Salmon Clarke Willmott CMS CMNO Cooke Painter Ltd Clyde & Co DAC Beachcroft The Family Law Practice Foot Anstey (including Enable Law) Fussell Wright GL Law Guildhall Chambers Irwin Mitchell Solicitors Lyons Davidson Marc White & Co Meade King Osborne Clarke Paragon Costs Solutions Queen Square Chambers … 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.  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 … more


AND THE WINNERS ARE …..




At the glittering Bristol Law Society Annual Awards Dinner held at the Bristol Marriott City Centre Hotel, President Nick Dell saw the presentation to awards in the following categories:-

Law Firm of the Year – Burges Salmon

Regional Law Firm of the Year – Temple Bright

Legal Aid Firm of the Year – South West Law

CILEX Award – Craig Tickner

Pro-Bono Award – Dr Michael Naughton, Ms. Gabe Tan, Mark Allum and Ryan Jendoubi (The Innocence Project, Bristol University)

Outstanding Achievement Award – Ian Kelcey, Kelcey & Hall

Junior Lawyer of the Year- Elaine Meyrick, Thrings.

Environment and Legal Sector Alliance Award – Gregg Latchams

Chambers of the Year – St John’s Chambers

Solicitor Advocate of the Year – Gillian Hall, Kelcey & Hall

In-House Lawyer of the Year – Diana Cummings, Taylor Wimpey

Congratulations to all winners. A full review and photographs will follow, but here are some early photographs to give a flavour of the evening.

 

 

 

Burges-Salmon---Law-Firm-of-the-Year-Award

Burges Salmon Law Firm of the Year Award

Craig-Tickner---CILEX-Award

Craig Tickner CILEX Award

Diana-Cummings---In-House-Lawyer-of-the-Year-Award

Diana Cummings In House Lawyer of the Year Award

Elaine-Meyrick---Junior-Lawyer-of-the-Year-Award

Elaine Meyrick Junior Lawyer of the Year Award

 

Gillian-Hall---Solicitor-Advocate-of-the-Year-Award

Gillian Hall Solicitor Advocate of the Year Award

Gregg-Latchams---Environment-&-Legal-Sector-Alliance-Award

Gregg Latchams Environment & Legal Sector Alliance Award

Ian-Kelcey---Outstanding-Achievement-Award

Ian Kelcey Outstanding Achievement Award

Innocence Project Pro-Bono Award

Innocence Project Pro-Bono Award

South-West-Law---Legal-Aid-Firm-of-the-Year-Award

South West Law Legal Aid Firm of the Year Award

 

 

St John's Chambers - Barrister or Chambers of the Year Award

St John’s Chambers – Barrister or Chambers of the Year Award

Temple-Bright---Regional-Law-Firm-of-the-Year-Award

Temple-Bright Regional Law Firm of the Year Award