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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 info@bristollawsociety.com. 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


Recommendations for the future of Family Courts.



The President of the Family Division, Rt Hon Sir Andrew McFarlane, is pleased to confirm that interim recommendation reports have now been published by the Public and Private Law Working Groups, which have been looking at the process and practice of Family Law in England and Wales.

The respective link is: https://www.judiciary.uk/publications/consultation-children-cases-in-the-family-court-interim-proposals-for-reform/

The working groups, led by Mr Justice Keehan (Public Law) and Mr Justice Cobb (Private Law) have included a wide range of cross professional representatives.

The groups are now pleased to deliver two comprehensive documents, outlining recommendations for the future of Family Courts.

Both reports will be open for consultation until 30th September 2019.

If you have any immediate concerns or questions, please contact pfd.office@judiciary.uk