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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


BLS Annual Awards Dinner Winners 2019


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 your support of Bristol Law Society.

The winners in each category were:

Law Student of the Year

Samuel Louwers – UWE

Support Team Member of the Year

Jane Emanuel – Bristol Law Centre

Junior Lawyer of the Year

Rachel Fisher – Stowe Family Law

Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year

Sarah Phillimore – St John’s Chambers

Lawyer of the Year

Gus Silverman – Irwin Mitchell

Community Engagement Law Firm of the Year

Gregg Latchams

Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing Award

DAC Beachcroft

Legal Innovator of the Year

My OnStream – VWV

Team of the Year

Clinical Negligence Team – Barcan+Kirby

Chambers of the Year

Albion Chambers

Law Firm of the Year (Under 20 Partners)

Barcan+Kirby

Law Firm of the Year (Over 20 Partners)

Osborne Clarke

President’s Outstanding Achievement Award

Tony Cherry, DAC Beachcroft