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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


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)