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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 Nomination Brochure 2022 Nomination Online Submissions Booking Form 2022

Excitement mounts for Dispute Resolution Conference

There is no doubt that civil litigators are facing challenging times with the recent changes. So what could be better and more timely than Bristol Law Society’s Dispute Resolution Conference 2013?

With a series of expert speakers on a wide range of topics, the opportunity to network with fellow practitioners and CPD points, the Conference is one that all local civil litigators should be attending.

On the 12th June, at the offices of Foot Anstey, attendees can hear experts such as HHJ Denyer QC, Martha Maher and Guy Adams of St John’s Chambers, Hugh Sims of Guildhall Chambers, and Anna Bateman, Richard Neary and Greg Saunders of Foot Anstey speak on a range of current and practical topics.

Subjects include Proportionality and budgeting of costs, ADR and the civil litigation landscape post Jackson, Good faith in commercial relations, Remedies in fiduciary duty claims, and an update on Employment litigation.

The full programme can be found here.

Please make any booking requests direct to the conference organisers, Bristol Law Society by emailing

 or calling 0117 976 3087