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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 Life recruitment news

2014 has got off to a busy start for BLS Recruitment with law firms registering new vacancies almost on a daily basis.  The requirement for residential conveyancers remains very high with the availability of suitably qualified candidates remaining difficult to find.   Wills and probate specialists also continue to be in demand, and the long awaited recovery is further evidenced by the number of new vacancies being registered in areas such as corporate, commercial property, construction and commercial litigation.

In addition to these permanent vacancies, we do have a number of opportunities for short-term contract lawyers /Locums to assist in covering a a variety of client needs from maternity cover and short holiday cover to managing peaks in the work cycle or simply filling a gap whilst looking to find a permanent employee.

So whether you are a law firm looking to recruit, an individual considering making a career move this year or a short-term contract lawyer looking for new opportunities, please contact Helen Read, our Recruitment Manager to discuss your requirements in confidence.

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