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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.  Bristol Law Society’s suite of conference and meeting rooms including a suite of mediation rooms are conveniently located in the centre between the Waterfront Area and the Old City in a modern building situated on the corner of … more


President, Council & Committees


Erin Sawyer and Edd Thompson Elected as New BLS Co -Presidents 2022/23

Erin Sawyer and Edd Thompson were elected President of Bristol Law Society at the 151st AGM held at 12 Colston Avenue on Tuesday 16th November 2021.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The members of Bristol Law Society elect a President and two Vice Presidents annually at the AGM in November. This year in a progressive move to reflect that both Erin and Edd will have very young family responsibilities over the coming year, the decision was taken to share the role and responsibilities. The President’s role is to represent the Society and the Bristol legal sector and to manage Council and Executive in implementing the policies of Bristol Law Society during the year.

The new Exec team is pictured below with newcomers Rachel Fisher and Stuart Henry joining the Officer roles:

L-R Coralie McKeivor, Hon Sec; Stuart Henry, Junior Vice President; Edd Thompson, Co-President; Erin Sawyer, Co-President; Ben Holt, Immediate Past President; Rachel Fisher, Treasurer

You can find our full list of Council members and Reps here