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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

Pro Bono Legal Help For Ukrainian Refugees – can you help?

Are you a lawyer willing to offer pro bono support to Ukrainian refugees?

The UA.SUPPORT initiative at helps to match refugees from the Ukraine who ask for legal help with lawyers in various countries that can provide pro bono advice. Since launching on  28/2/2022, they have managed to solve about 200 pro bono requests for Ukrainians refugees with some 150 lawyers from 20 mostly European countries.

At the moment, there is an urgent need for Danish, UK and Swiss lawyers to get registered and respond to the requests of refugees.  The best way to register is to fill out a form on their website or write to