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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


The Solicitors Regulation Authority announced on 27th March 2012 that they were consulting on changes to the SRA Practice Framework Rules.

They are seeking views on proposed amendments to rule 4 of the SRA Practice Framework Rules to help clarify the purpose and limitations of the rule in relation to the statutory position under section 15 of the Legal Services Act for in-house practice.

The consultation is not intended as a wider review of the area of in-house practice which they anticipate to undertake later this year.

To take part or to find out more, visit

The deadline for responses to this consultation is 23 April 2012.