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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 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

Corporate Lawyer – Bristol

NQ+ Corporate Lawyer – Bristol – BLS1412

This top tier corporate team have over 80 specialist lawyers covering the full range of corporate activities working with clients such as Xerox, Motorola, Unite and LDC. Rated by Chambers and Partners as being equal to any magic circle team, this is a fantastic opportunity for any NQ corporate lawyer wanted to gain first rate experience in a dynamic firm in Bristol.

The role

The team are seeking a newly qualified lawyer to join the team in Bristol.  You will be given the opportunity to work on all aspects of corporate work including corporate finance, joint ventures, public and private mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital. You will be given early responsibility for running matters, building client relationships and business development.

Technical skills and experience

Due to the team structure and the type of work on offer, the team are seeking an NQ+ lawyer to join this thriving team. You will have trained with a highly respected law firm, preferably a city or national law firm and have a very strong academic background. You should have completed at least one corporate seat, having had exposure to some heavyweight corporate transactions.

Behavioural competencies

You will:

  • Be organised;
  • Be highly motivated;
  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude;
  • Have strong academics;
  • Excellent written and drafting skills;
  • Good communication and client handling skills;
  • Strong work ethic and team player
  • Have good commercial awareness; and
  • Have the ability to present technical legal issues in a clear, concise and professional manner

 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 976 3085 / 07771 594582 or at