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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

Employment Tribunals update and other Court Update Information

Due to ongoing reorganisation within the Employment Tribunals, the Exeter Employment Tribunal administration work will be transferring to Bristol on 31st March 2014.  Hearings will continue to be heard in the Exeter, Plymouth and Truro accommodation after the transfer is complete.

In readiness for the final move, all new Employment Tribunal claims registered after 2nd January 2014 are already being administered by the Bristol administration staff – this affects all postcodes previously allocated to Exeter (BA20-22, DT6-8, EX, PL, TA1-5, TA10-24, TQ, TR). 

Should you have any queries, please contact the Bristol team at :

WIFI provision at Bristol Civil Justice Centre

Following feedback from customers, the court is pleased to advise that the WIFI spots in the Bristol Civil Justice Centre are now clearly marked and identified.


E-filing of civil orders

Please note that on the direction of His Honour Judge Denyer QC, any order that is directed by a Judge to be e-mailed to the court should be done so within 48 hours of the hearing to

Important notice in relation to trial and application bundles

Although bundles are important for hearings, the court has no facility to store them routinely.  At the conclusion of the hearing, parties are required to remove all bundles including witness bundles and those held for the Judge. Failure to remove these bundles will result in the court confidentially wasting them without notice being given to the parties.