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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

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