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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

Non-contentious Construction Lawyer – Bristol

3+ PQE Non-contentious Construction Lawyer -Bristol – BLS1406

The Construction team of this highly regarded regional firm are in expansion mode and looking to recruit 2 solicitors to join their highly regarded teams in both the Bristol and  London office. The national construction team currently comprises four partners, one senior associate, one associate and three solicitors.  The ideal candidates will have a good grounding and experience in non-contentious construction matters.  You will ideally be circa 3 PQE but candidates above and below this PQE  will also be considered dependent upon the particular experience they bring.

The type of work will be very broad ranging and will include renewable energy, social housing, retail, leisure, and property development work.  Familiarity with the usual standard construction contracts such as the JCT and NEC will be a given.  Knowledge of the MF1 and FIDIC forms will also be beneficial but not essential.

Candidates must be technically excellent with strong drafting skills but equally important, commercially aware.  They will be a team player with a client focussed approach and able to demonstrate a willingness to be involved in the local business community and business development activities.  They will also have a strong academic background and excellent communication and organisational skills.

Please note we use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required.  However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil this kind of work.

Every enquiry and application is treated in the strictest of confidence. Appointments are arranged to suit the candidate, in or out of working hours.

Please click here if you would like to register your details and CV or alternatively, contact Helen Read, Recruitment Manager on 0117 945 8486 / 07771 594582 or at