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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



UKELA has extended the deadline for the Andrew Lees Prize essay competition to Friday, 9 March to give more students the chance to apply and benefit from the great new prizes sponsored by LexisNexis.

Entrants need to submit a 1,000 essay (Is Sustainable Development a key feature of UK Environmental Law?). Those shortlisted will give a presentation at the UKELA student competitions day in London on March 29th.   In a difficult employment climate, the competition is an excellent opportunity for students to gain relevant market experience in the area of their interest by winning:

·         a one month paid summer internship with LexisPSL Environment

·         a free place at the UKELA conference

·         one year’s subscription to LexisNexis’ New Law Journal valued at £319

Runners up will also win a subscription to the New Law Journal. Don’t miss out!   Please do pass details of this fantastic opportunity onto any of your friends or colleagues who you think might be interested.

For details go to

London meeting on Rio+20 this Wednesday 8th February – last chance to book

Your chance to find out what’s on the agenda for the follow up to the 1992 Rio Summit on Sustainable Development. Join UKELA at Herbert Smith for this early evening seminar on Wednesday 8th February.  To book, go to and click on the links to the events page.