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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


The President’s Charity of the Year 2017/18

                      Please see Freewheelers Leaflet 2017 for the fabulous work these volunteer riders undertake to assist the NHS in moving vital supplies and equipment  around the county. Who knows which one of us or someone we know may have already benefited from their amazing work?


BLS Member discount offer on GCHQ certified Social Engineering Course – 8 August

Red Goat Cyber Security are offering Bristol Law Society members a 15% discount on their upcoming GCHQ certified Social Engineering course at Imperial College on the 8th of August. This interactive half-day cyber security course helps you identify and prevent social engineering attacks such as phishing and impersonation by placing you in the position of the hackers to enable you … more


VWV Scoops Prestigious Legal Award Two Years Running


Bristol-based national law firm VWV took home last night the Bristol Life Award in the legal category for the second time, having won the award last year at the inaugural event.

The judging panel recognised that “VWV has really made its mark on the legal sector in Bristol. With impressive client growth, it continues to push its support of Bristol communities”. 

Based on the Harbourside, the firm delivers first-class legal advice to commercial clients, private individuals, local charities and SMEs, and receives top rankings from independent legal directories for its education, charities, healthcare, property litigation, personal injury and contentious probate practices.

VWV Managing Partner Simon Heald commented:

“We are delighted to have won this accolade for the second year running! And to receive this recognition for the work we do with clients in Bristol and the South West.

I want to say a huge congratulations to our staff who work hard every day, putting clients and the local community at the centre of the firm. Well done also to all of the finalists as well as the winners!”

Left to right: Gareth Edwards, Nikki Kenna, Ed Rimmell, Louise Hendy, Ben Holt, Jen Newman and Jo Campbell