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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


Issuing High Court Claims at Bristol Civil and Family Justice Centre


High Court Cases issued in Bristol, after 2nd October 2017 and before electronic filing becomes available outside London, should identify the list or court in which the claimant wishes the case to proceed, as above. Users will have to indicate on the claim form or to listing staff the list or sub-list to which their claim should be allocated.

Users must choose one of the following:
(1) Admiralty Court (QBD)
(2) Business List (ChD) (with further choice of Financial Services and Regulatory or Pensions sub-lists available)
(3) Commercial Court (QBD) (with the option to issue in the London Circuit Commercial Court instead in London, or a single option of issuing in the Circuit Commercial Court in other centres)
(4) Competition List (ChD)
(5) Financial List (ChD/QBD)
(6) Insolvency and Companies List (ChD) (with further option of Insolvency or Companies sub-lists)
(7) Intellectual Property List (ChD) (with further choice of Patents Court or IPEC)
(8) Property,Trusts and Probate List (ChD)
(9) Revenue List (ChD)
(10) Technology and Construction Court (QBD)