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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


New Fee Order 22/04/2014


On 22/04/2014 new fee orders will come into effect. This will apply to a number of court fees in the County Court, Family Court, High Court, Magistrates Court and Royal Courts of Justice, and to Judicial Review fees in the Upper Tribunal (Immigration & Asylum Chamber).

 

 

What does this mean for you?

 

From 22/04/2014, you will be charged at the new rates for all court fees and Judicial Review Fees in the Upper Tribunal (Immigration & Asylum Chamber).

 

    • Any process that attracts a fee received by post, drop box, over the counter or paid over the phone on or after 22/04/2014 will be dealt with under the new fee order. This applies equally to new cases and cases already lodged before 22/04/2014 where additional processes are requested.

 

    • Any process that attracts a fee received prior to the new fee order but returned because there was an error and then subsequently resubmitted on or after the 22/04/2014 will attract the new fee.

 

 

Where can you find further information?

 

Customers can learn more about the court fee changes by:

 

  • Reading the new fee orders now available at:

http://www.legislation.gov.uk

 

  • Reading about the consultation ‘Court fees: proposals for reform’ available at:

https://consult.justice.gov.uk/digital-communications/court-fees-proposals-for-reform

 

  • Reading the updated EX50 leaflet ‘Civil & Family Court Fees’ from 22.04.2014 available from court staff upon request or available at:

www.justice.gov.uk/forms/hmcts