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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 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


Rupert Scrase now Vice-Chair of Sole Practitioners Group




BLS Treasurer Rupert Scrase is a busy man. Not only does he look after the money at Bristol Law Society, but he runs his own specialist firm, Scrase Employment Solicitors, and now as a further string to his bow, Rupert has become vice-chair of the Solicitors Sole Practitioner Group

The SPG represents the interest of their members within the Law Society and to other bodies, such as the SRA, and to ensure that decisions taken do not compromise or adversely affect Sole Practitioners. SPG also responds to consultations issued by the SRA and other bodies and in this way the expertise and experience of members can help to provide a broader and more informed view.

The SPG also aims is to support members through local groups organising, training, conferences and communicating through other means.

The SPG’s 2013 Conference is to be held in Paris and further details can be found here

The conference attracts 8 CPD points and is open to SPs and 2-4 partner firms. Information is also at http://www.spg.uk.com/conference/