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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 Nomination Brochure 2022 Nomination Online Submissions Booking Form 2022


Clarke Wilmott strengthens Private Capital team


Bristol-based law firm Clarke Willmott LLP has appointed Carol Cummins as a senior associate in its Private Capital team.

A Chartered Tax Adviser and Trust and Estate Practitioner with over 25 years’ experience specialising in private client work, Carol joins Clarke Willmott from Osborne Clarke, where she headed up the succession team.

Working in the Private Capital team at Clarke Willmott, Carol will provide probate, trust and inheritance tax planning advice.

Anthony Fairweather, Managing Director of Clarke Willmott’s private client division said: “I am delighted to welcome Carol to the firm. She brings a wealth of experience, particularly in dealing with complex estates, such as those of landowners, business owners and those with international aspects. With her extensive knowledge of the tax industry, Carol offers a unique skillset that will be a real asset to our clients”.