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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 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


BARCAN+KIRBY MAKES SENIOR ASSOCIATE APPOINTMENT IN BISHOPSTON

Bristol law firm, Barcan+Kirby, strengthened its Wills, Trusts, and Probate team with the appointment of Helene Bryant as Senior Associate at the firm’s office in Bishopston.

Helene, who is also a Registered Trust and Estate Practitioner will lead the team in their new office in Bishopston advising clients on matters relating to Wills and probate, Powers of Attorney, Trusts, estate planning and wealth preservation.

“This is an exciting time to join Barcan+Kirby at the new Gloucester Road office. I look forward to enhancing the services offered from the Bishopston office and growing the firm’s private client practice as a trusted adviser to both new and existing clients.”

Commenting on her appointment, Bill Willcocks, Managing Partner at Barcan+Kirby said: “We are delighted to appoint Helene who brings twenty years’ worth of experience and legal expertise to the role.

“Our clients will benefit from her extensive knowledge when it comes to preparing for the future, putting in place plans tailored to individual requirements and circumstances.

“Helene and the team in Bishopston will also be able to serve clients in the local community when it comes to navigating the complexities of inheritance tax and capital gains tax.”