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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

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

Assistant Solicitor Cohabitation Disputes – Wards, Bristol






We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Assistant Solicitor to join our cohabitation team in central Bristol.  The team has a growing reputation both regionally and nationally and works across all  areas of cohabitation disputes as well as cohabitation agreements.

The Role

You will undertake a varied caseload including litigating cases under the Trust of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 as well as financial claims under Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989. You will also undertake non-contentious work to include drafting cohabitation agreements.  You will be expected to run your own caseload, depending on experience, and assist a partner on more complex disputes, whilst building good relationships with our clients and driving business development. You will be provided with direct supervision from a partner in the team. The firm will support you in developing your knowledge and skills.

The ideal candidate will be a solicitor with experience in litigation or family.  0-5 years PQE.

A competitive salary and other benefits are available to the right applicant. Hybrid working will be considered, depending on experience.  Please apply by sending your CV with details of your current salary to Jo Bridel, HR, at