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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


Veale Wasbrough Vizards LLP and George Carter LLP hook up in London


Bristol firm VWV has announced its further expansion in London.

With effect from 1 October, the partners and staff from George Carter LLP will join the VWV London office, based in Fetter Lane.

Simon Heald, VWV’s Managing Partner commented:

The development of our London office is a focal area.   I am very pleased to be able make this announcement.  George Carter LLP joining us with their client portfolio specialising in commercial and residential property, supports and complements this focus and our growth plans.

I am very much looking forward to welcoming our new colleagues.”

Martin Standen, from George Carter commented:

“We have many longstanding clients and it is important to us and our clients that we not only retain these relationships but bring to them a wider range of specialist legal services.  VWV will create this opportunity for us and our clients.”

George Carter LLP is currently based in Breams Buildings, a short walk from Fetter Lane.  All staff will relocate to Barnards Inn, Fetter Lane.