Society's News


Notification of Bristol Law Society AGM

The Annual General Meeting of Bristol Law Society will take place virtually on Tuesday 17 November.  Attendees will be able to join from 5.45pm and the meeting will start promptly at 6pm.  If you wish to attend, please email events@bristollawsociety.com and the joining details will be forwarded to you a few days before the meeting. Please see below all the … more


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


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.