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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. 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


Court News – Interpreters in Family Proceedings


Interpreter bookings for Family Proceedings- reminder to Family Solicitors

Please can all Solicitors ensure that the listing team are notified if an interpreter is not required for a hearing. The court has had numerous bookings for interpreters recently who have not needed to attend as the party is not in attendance. Please make it clear on efiled orders who requires an interpreter and for which specific hearings. Also please make it clear if the interpreter is not required.

You can also email familylisting@bristol.countycourt.gsi.gov.uk to provide the court with updates regarding interpreter bookings. Please note that if we do not cancel a booking by 9:00am the day before the hearing then HMCTS are still charged