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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



The South West Legal Support Trust are currently accepting Application Forms submitted for funding no later than 4pm on 29 February 2012. The Trustees will consider all applications by the end of March and decisions will be communicated by the middle of April 2012. Funds are available for organisations providing pro bono legal services in the following areas: Cornwall, Devon, Dorset (inc. Bournemouth & Poole), Gloucestershire (inc. Bristol), Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Somerset & Wiltshire.


Applications should be for grants in the region of £250 to £3,000. Preference will be given to activities that enable the provision of free legal advice to members of the public who would otherwise be disadvantaged. The Trust will only fund not-for-profit activity and will not support projects where the Trustees consider that LSC funding is suitable and practical within a reasonable time frame.


Details can be found here: