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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 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



Following the delays in implementation due to the change-over to online renewals, all members of the Society are reminded that the SRA is now moving ahead with annual renewals for 2011.

Bristol Law Society is concerned to learn about any difficulties that members have, so if you do have problems please contact us at and the Society will make representations on your behalf.

Des Hudson at the Law Society has asked us to draw to your attention the SRA timetable and advice from the National Law Society.

They suggest that firms:-

  • regualarly check the SRA website in case of updates and changes to the timetable (
  • in case of problems contact the SRA contact centre which will be open on Mondays and Fridays from 0830 – 1700 ; on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 0830 – 1900; and on Saturdays fropm 0900 – 1400.
  • contact the SRA contact centre if you have problems with the MySRA registration

Any problems should be promptly reported, as then and only then can the Law Society negotiate for an extension for the renewal process.

The current timetable is:-