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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’ real estate team appointed to national government framework


VWV’s real estate team has been appointed to the Government Procurement Service Legal Services Framework Agreement for Property & Estates legal work.  67 firms applied for one of the 7 places on the Property and Estates panel to undertake a wide range of property work including development, disposals, management, and planning.  VWV was ranked 2nd nationally.

The Framework Agreement will typically be used by procurement teams in central government, and by local authorities, police, fire, education, health and other public sector bodies for projects with a legal spend greater than £100,000 per project.

Simon Heald, VWV Managing Partner commented:

“The award is testament to our depth of experience and skill in real estate, construction, litigation and procurement across central and local government and the education and healthcare sectors.  We are delighted to be appointed to the panel, especially as we were one of the original firms on the framework.”