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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


COVID-19: Operational notice for external court users of Bristol Civil and Family Justice Centre


HMCTS has been notified of suspected and positive COVID-19 tests amongst a small
number of people who attended our site within the last 14 days. Those awaiting test results or who have received positive test results are self-isolating for a minimum of 10 days fromthe onset of their symptoms. We wish them a speedy recovery.

As a precautionary step, the areas they occupied or visited while on site are isolated for 72 hours, with signs clearly indicating the isolation points, and followed by regular touchpoint cleaning or s16 cleaning, as appropriate.

Those affected have reported that they had no contact with members of the public visiting the building. Anyone they identified as having been in close contact (which includes spending more than 15 minutes within two metres of somebody, face-to-face contact of less than one metre, skin-to-skin contact, or sharing a vehicle), would be notified immediately by the court or tribunal they attended, as well as by NHS Test and Trace.

READ THE FULL NOTICE HERE: Friday 16 July external