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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

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).