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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 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


Michael Gupwell is new BLS President


Michael Gupwell of Gregg Latchams is the new President of Bristol Law Society, holding office during 2015.

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Michael is originally from Worcestershire and attended The King’s School Worcester, before taking a gap year skiing in France.

He went on to study Philosophy at the University of Southampton, before completing his Law Conversion and LPC at the University of the West of England from 2003 to 2005. Whilst at Southampton University, Michael played running back for the University American Football Team.

Michael worked at Gregg Latchams while studying to become a solicitor before undertaking his training contract with the firm and continuing on to become an associate in the regulatory department.

Michael also took his qualifications to become a notary public and has been practising as a notary since 2008.

He became a member of the council of Bristol Law Society in November 2011 and joined the executive in November 2012 as Junior Vice President.