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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

No 12, The Meeting Rooms – Conference, Meeting and Mediation Rooms for Hire

Please note that the BLS office is shut to members at present as we continue to work from home during the pandemic.  Bristol Law Society’s suite of conference and meeting rooms including a suite of mediation rooms are conveniently located in the centre between the Waterfront Area and the Old City in a modern building situated on the corner of … more

Foot Anstey Celebrates 2nd Anniversary

On Thursday 3 October, premier regional law firm Foot Anstey celebrated its 2nd anniversary of expanding into Bristol by hosting a party for clients, advisors and staff at the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery.

Approximately 150 people joined the firm for a private viewing of a unique touring exhibition ‘Roman Empire: Power and People’ comprising some of the greatest treasures from the British Museum. Bristol Old Vic’s Director of Development, Alan Wright made a short presentation at the event highlighting their new outreach initiative, in which Foot Anstey is involved.

Foot Anstey, which opened in Bristol in November 2011, has experienced rapid growth ever since.  Numbers of specialist lawyers and staff have risen to over 80 so the firm has taken an extra floor at its 100 Victoria Street offices to accommodate its expansion plans.

John Westwell, Managing Partner at Foot Anstey, said: “Opening in Bristol has assisted us to grow our turnover, our headcount and our client profile in difficult economic conditions.  Our offer has been very well received and we’ve received a very warm welcome into a thriving business and legal community.  We look forward to growing our presence here and attracting further high quality work and lawyers to the city.”