Society's News


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 Nomination Brochure 2022 Nomination Online Submissions Booking Form 2022


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.