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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

The President’s Charity of the Year 2017/18

                      Please see Freewheelers Leaflet 2017 for the fabulous work these volunteer riders undertake to assist the NHS in moving vital supplies and equipment  around the county. Who knows which one of us or someone we know may have already benefited from their amazing work?

BLS Member discount offer on GCHQ certified Social Engineering Course – 8 August

Red Goat Cyber Security are offering Bristol Law Society members a 15% discount on their upcoming GCHQ certified Social Engineering course at Imperial College on the 8th of August. This interactive half-day cyber security course helps you identify and prevent social engineering attacks such as phishing and impersonation by placing you in the position of the hackers to enable you … more

Seeking deeds, documents, wills and solicitors

We have been approached by members of the public looking for deeds, documents, and the whereabouts of the following solicitors.

Palmer Hart

Cale Palmer

Firm of solicitors formerly at 28 Broad Street, Bristol, BS1 2HG (name unknown)

C J Torrance and Co, 69a High Street, Keynsham

P V Crabbe

Also looking for Edward John Hodge, Page & Co, 6/10 St Nicholas Street, Bristol who acted as a Executor in a Will executed in 1984.

Is anyone holding a Will for Mrs Pauline Ann Wall?  We are holding more details if further clarification is needed.

If you have any information regarding the above, please contact Clair, BLS Events & Membership Coordinator, by email

Many thanks.