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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

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.  Bristol Law Society’s suite of conference and meeting rooms including a suite of mediation rooms are conveniently located in the centre between the Waterfront Area and the Old City in a modern building situated on the corner of … more

Law firms and stormy seas: legal, accountancy and regulatory perspectives seminar


This seminar is being held on Thursday 1st May by St John’s Chambers in conjunction with Bristol Law Society.

Cost: £20 + VAT (BLS members) and £25 + VAT (non-members)
Venue: St John’s Chambers, 101 Victoria Street, Bristol BS1 6PU
Registration: 5.30pm
Starts: 6.00pm
Finishes: 7.15pm (drinks and canapés to follow)
Accreditation: 1.25 CPD hours

Many if not most law firms are faced with a challenging operating environment. Many firms are dealing with these challenges and managing the consequent financial risks effectively. Some are not. This seminar focuses on how law firms can interpret the warning signs in practice and constructively engage with their members, stakeholders and regulator to tackle financial risks.

This one-hour hot topic organised by St John’s Chambers, in association with the Bristol Law Society, is aimed at members/partners, and those with management responsibility in law firms.

We are delighted to have IPA President Charles Turner of FRP Advisory LLP and Mike Haley Director of Supervision at the SRA to contribute to the discussion, along with partnership law specialist Martha Maher of St Johns Chambers. There will be an opportunity at the end for a question and answer session with the speakers, followed by drinks.