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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

BLS Property Conference nearly sold out

The Bristol Law Society Property Conference on Thursday 24 October is nearly sold out. If you wish to reserve a place, you need to act swiftly.


The conference is only £100 plus VAT for members and benefits from 5½ hours of CPD.


Topics include:

·         Proprietary estoppel and remedies update;

·         How to deal with service charges;

·         Property Notices; who when and what to serve;

·         Discharging or modifying restrictive covenants.


This year our speakers are:

  • Michael Selway, Guildhall Chambers
  • Oliver Bate, GC First Title Insurance Legal & Claims
  • Robert Owen, University of West of England
  • Philip Jenkins, St John’s Chambers
  • Malcolm Warner, Guildhall Chambers
  • John Sharples, St John’s Chambers
  • Zoe Dobson, Wessex Searches
  • David Rees, David Rees & Co


The event is followed by a drinks reception at Colston Hall Bar kindly sponsored by First Title Insurance.


This is the must attend event for all Property Lawyers. With current topics addressed by expert speakers and an opportunity to network with local practitioners, book now to secure your place.


To reserve your place please complete the booking form and return to Valerie Squire at Bristol Law Society either by email or fax 0117 945 0860.