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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


Business professionals from across the South West came together last week (24 May) to celebrate Irwin Mitchell Bristol’s second birthday at the law firm’s spring party.

The event, held at Riverstation in the city centre, saw over 100 business people network whilst treated to canapés and refreshments.


Irwin Mitchell Bristol Regional Managing Partner, Jonathan Peacock, gave a speech about the firm’s growth across the South West, which includes the recent appointment of a public law team.

He also thanked the firm’s contacts, which range from charities, chambers, and professional services from the region for their support over the last two years.


Irwin Mitchell, which celebrates its centenary this year, has expanded its services across the region since opening a Bristol office in spring 2010 and now has dedicated medical law, family, serious injury, asbestos related diseases, court of protection and public law teams.

Partner Alison Hawes, Regional Managing Partner Jonathan Peacock, Solicitor Polly Sweeney, Partner Julie Lewis, Partner Mike Knott