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Corporate Members 2021

3PB Albion Chambers Ashfords Barcan + Kirby Battens Beale & Co BLM Burges Salmon Clarke Willmott CMS CMNO Cooke Painter Ltd Clyde & Co DAC Beachcroft The Family Law Practice Foot Anstey (including Enable Law) Fussell Wright GL Law Guildhall Chambers Irwin Mitchell Solicitors Lyons Davidson Marc White & Co Meade King Osborne Clarke Paragon Costs Solutions Queen Square Chambers … 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


Charles Cook joins the Board at Gloucestershire CC


Charles Cook, a corporate, media and sports lawyer from Bristol firm Charles Cook & Co has been appointed to the Executive Board at Gloucestershire County Cricket Club.

Cook is the managing partner of boutique corporate, property and private client firm Cook & Co Solicitors, sits on the board of several high-profile businesses in Bristol and has numerous connections in the sports sector.

Founded in 1870, Gloucestershire County Cricket Club is currently undergoing an impressive £6.0m redevelopment of its ground and pavilion in Bristol which will be operational later this year.

“This is a very exciting time for the club.” Commented Cook. “The development of the ground will ensure that first class cricket, with impressive facilities, will keep being delivered to the people of Bristol and Gloucestershire.”

Former player David Graveney has also been appointed to the Board.

Gloucestershire chairman Rex Body said: “I was very pleased when both David and Charles agreed to join the executive board.

“As co-optees, they will bring valuable experience and expertise in their respective fields.

“David will fill the vacancy created by Jack Russell – who is standing down because of his current business commitments, while Charles fills a long-standing gap in our board expertise.

“Both are joining at a very exhilarating time as we look forward to further successful progress for this great club.”