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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

Foot Anstey acts on Islamic finance deals

Foot Anstey has acted on the £26.8m sale of a distribution centre to a Kuwaiti investor who recently bought a property in Bristol in a £19m deal.

The team has advised on the sale of the Argos National Distribution Centre in Stafford to the investor who also recently acquired the Everything Everywhere office at Aztec West.

Islamic finance specialists at law firm Foot Anstey advised the Kuwaiti business on a shariah-compliant investment structure, financing documents and real estate aspects of the acquisition.

The Foot Anstey team was led by Islamic finance partner Imam Qazi. The team also included partner Matthew Stoate (private equity) together with solicitors Zahir Nayani (Islamic finance and real estate) and Benjamin Kumordzie (banking).

Qazi said: “I am delighted with our progress in 2013 and look forward to progressing further deals where they match our clients’ wants and needs and can deliver superior risk adjusted returns in an ethical investment environment.”

Foot Anstey has five offices across the South West in Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth, Taunton and Truro.