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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


E-confidentiality software – The CMA wants your views: Webinar 29 Nov @2pm


The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is piloting new E-confidentiality software to improve efficiency and keep confidential information secure across all competition law (CA98) cases.

The new software will update existing processes and is set to improve the effectiveness of interactions between the CMA, legal advisors and businesses/ individuals represented in investigations.

To ensure we get the best results we can from the pilot, the CMA wants to gather views from the legal community.

In this webinar, hosts Juliette Enser (Cartel Enforcement) and Ann Pope (Antitrust), Senior Directors at the CMA, will:

  • Introduce the E-confidentiality software and pilot
  • Gather your feedback to help shape a successful roll out

Book now