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Corporate Members 2021

3PB Albion Chambers Ashfords Barcan + Kirby Battens Beale & Co BLM Burges Salmon Clarke Willmott CMS CMNO Cooke Painter Ltd Clyde & Co DAC Beachcroft The Family Law Practice Foot Anstey (including Enable Law) Fussell Wright GL Law Guildhall Chambers Irwin Mitchell Solicitors Lyons Davidson Marc White & Co Meade King Osborne Clarke Paragon Costs Solutions Queen Square Chambers … 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


Howden proud to announce new PII sponsorship of the Bristol Law Society


Howden are delighted to announce that Bristol Law Society have chosen Howden as their new, long-term Professional Indemnity Insurance sponsor.  This appointment will allow Bristol Law Society members access to resources and exclusive facilities only available through Howden.

Howden will also be providing regular guidance on risk management and other areas of expertise such as Cyber Liability Insurance, Directors & Officers Insurance and Employee Benefits & Wellbeing solutions.

Matthew Baker, Associate Director, Howden, commented – “We are absolutely thrilled to be working with the Bristol Law Society and their members. We see that the Law Society provides a crucial role for law firms and through this partnership we will be adding further value for members.”

Colin Taylor, Divisional Director, Howden, commented – “We aim to provide guidance and support to members in what have become very challenging times.  I am sure our experienced and personal approach will be welcomed, bringing a number for benefits to the members.”

Ben Holt, President of the Bristol Law Society said, “We are looking forward to developing a long term working relationship with Howden. This relationship enables us to offer our members insight and support for Law Firm Professional Indemnity Insurance and maximise the effectiveness of their risk management culture. With recognised expertise in the legal sector, and our history of working with Matthew Baker and Colin Taylor, Howden are a great fit for us.  Howden will help us by providing a range of educational workshops, webinars and market insights as part of our increasing offer to members at a time of significant challenges and opportunities in the legal sector.”