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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


The court has received several queries from solicitors relating to the “date stamping” by the court office on limitation claims and the 1 month transitional period.

Several have voiced concerns on this question and the fact that this may compromise their client’s position if they have a claim that needs to be date stamped by the court post this 1 month period

In order to clarify the position, can all solicitors note that Claims close to Limitation will continue to date stamped locally by the court before being sent by DX to CCMCC

Therefore the 1 transitional month period does not apply to date stamping limitation claims.

The 1 month transitional period applies only to the acceptance of the old style N1 claim forms