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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


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.