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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. We can be contacted on info@bristollawsociety.com. 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


BLS Annual Awards Dinner Winners 2017!


Congratulations to all those shortlisted nominees who attended our dinner last night but our most particular congratulations to the winners of the awards!

We hope all our guests had an enjoyable evening and thank you again for all you support of Bristol Law Society.

The winners in each category were:

Law Student of the Year
Brooke Lewis, UWE

Support Team Member of the Year
Jerry Fowler, Civil and Family Justice Centre, Bristol County Court

Junior Lawyer of the Year
Fiona Dabell, Barcan+Kirby

Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year
Beverley Watkins, Watkins Solicitors Incorporating Brain Sinnott & Co

CSR Firm of the Year
Barcan+Kirby

Barrister of the Year
Natasha Dzameh, St John’s Chambers

Chambers of the Year
Albion Chambers

Lawyer of the Year
Samantha Castle, Barcan+Kirby

Team of the Year
Litigant in Person (Lip) Service

Law Firm of the Year (under 15 partners)
AMD Solicitors

Law Firm of the Year (over 15 partners)
Veale Wasbrough Vizards

President’s Outstanding Achievement Award
District Judge Julie Exton