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Corporate Members 2020

3PB Albion Chambers Ashfords Barcan + Kirby Burges Salmon Clarke Willmott Cooke Painter Ltd Clyde & Co DAC Beachcroft Devereux & Co Enterprise Chambers The Family Law Practice Foot Anstey (including Enable Law) Fussell Wright Gregg Latchams Ltd Guildhall Chambers Irwin Mitchell Solicitors Kelcey & Hall Lyons Davidson Marc White & Co Meade King Michelmores LLP MS Rubric Osborne Clarke … 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 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

Legal Aid Protest set for 7th March

Following a meeting with the Justice Secretary, which was hosted by the Law Society, representatives from local law societies, the Criminal Law Solicitors’ Association, BAME groups, LCCSA and the Legal Aid Practitioners Group voiced concerns about the viability and sustainability of the criminal defence market if cuts of up to 30% were implemented.

A note sent to members by the London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association (LCCSA) following the hour-long meeting with Chris Grayling said there will a ‘nationally coordinated training day’ all day on 7 March. The association said the day will include training at the Law Society. The day is likely to cause severe disruption to the criminal courts.

Further information will be published when it is to hand