Society's News

Corporate Members 2020

3PB Albion Chambers Ashfords Barcan + Kirby Burges Salmon Clarke Willmott Cooke Painter Ltd Clyde & Co DAC Beachcroft Devereux & Co Enterprise Chambers The Family Law Practice Foot Anstey (including Enable Law) Fussell Wright Gregg Latchams Ltd Guildhall Chambers Irwin Mitchell Solicitors Kelcey & Hall Lyons Davidson Marc White & Co Meade King Michelmores LLP MS Rubric Osborne Clarke … 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 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 Office Team back up to full strength

We are delighted to announce that Clair Ponting has joined Bristol Law Society as our new Administrator. Clair has worked as a secretary in a number of Bristol and Bath law firms over the years and as such brings with her an excellent understanding of the local legal market as well as some formidable organisational skills! Clair will work alongside Helen Read, who in addition to her recruitment and careers service role is also the Business Development Manager and is responsible for maintaining and developing our member and sponsor relationships and overseeing our event management programme.


With Clair’s full time appointment, we are delighted to announce that the Law Library and Office is now open again from Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Please note that we do host private events from time to time in the Law Library and there may also be times over the lunch hour when Clair is off the premises, so please where possible, do contact Clair on 0117 945 8486 or at info@bristollawsociety to ensure that you will be able to gain access to the building and to avoid disappointment.