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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. We can be contacted on info@bristollawsociety.com. In the meantime, our office is now operating as the Bristol Nightingale Court and accordingly, we are unable to hire out our facilities until further notice. (Oct 2020) Bristol Law Society’s suite … more


Hugh Sims appointed as Queen’s Counsel




Guildhall Chambers is delighted to announce that Hugh Sims has been named as Queen’s Counsel in this year’s appointments.

His appointment brings the total number of silks at Guildhall Chambers to 7 and he was sworn in at Westminster Hall on Monday 14th April.

Hugh is a specialist commercial and chancery barrister ranked in Chambers UK and the Legal 500 and was recently listed in the Chambers Bar 100 juniors list recognising the top 100 junior barristers practising at the Bar in England and Wales. He is recommended as “Totally unstuffy” and “easy to work with, he provides practical commercial advice and doesn’t get bogged down in technical legal complexities” (Chambers UK 2014).