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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 Nomination Brochure 2022 Nomination Online Submissions Booking Form 2022

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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