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Corporate Members 2021

3PB Albion Chambers Ashfords Barcan + Kirby Battens Beale & Co BLM Burges Salmon Clarke Willmott CMS CMNO Cooke Painter Ltd Clyde & Co DAC Beachcroft The Family Law Practice Foot Anstey (including Enable Law) Fussell Wright GL Law Guildhall Chambers Irwin Mitchell Solicitors Lyons Davidson Marc White & Co Meade King Osborne Clarke Paragon Costs Solutions Queen Square Chambers … 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 info@bristollawsociety.com. 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


Movers & Shakers


Wards Solicitors LLP

Regional law firm Wards Solicitors LLP has announced that four of its solicitors have been promoted to Partner at the firm.  They are:

 

Jeremy Johnson in the Commercial Property team, who is based at the firm’s Weston-Super-Mare office

 

 

 

Laura Jakeways, who specialises in Wills and Probate cases and is based at the Portishead branch

 

 

 

 

Alison Lamont, a Court of Protection specialist based at Wards’ Bristol office

 

 

 

 

Emma Kerry, a Disputes specialist focusing mainly on cases involving wills and inheritance matters, who works at the firm’s Clevedon office.

 

 

 

Wards has also announced two new promotions to Associate level: Alison Mellor, a Wills and Probate specialist in Bristol, and Richard Green, a Personal Injury claims solicitor who works in North Somerset.

Wards’ Managing Partner David Sheridan said: “We are especially pleased to announce these promotions to Partner and Associate within the firm, despite the problems caused by the current epidemic. These excellent specialist solicitors deserve this recognition.  Congratulations to all of them.”

Wards Solicitors LLP is a well-established regional law firm with eleven offices across Bristol, South Gloucestershire, Bath & North East Somerset and North Somerset.  The company employs more than 75 legal specialists who provide a full range of legal services to both local businesses and individuals.