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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 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

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”.