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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 Nomination Brochure 2022 Nomination Online Submissions Booking Form 2022


Tabitha Cave, training partner at VWV, has won a coveted award ‘Best training principal’ in recognition of her support to the firm’s legal training programme for trainees.

The award from recognises the best recruiters and trainers among law firms, and is  based on a large survey of over 2,300 trainee and newly qualified solicitors. commented on Tabitha’s success:

“Our Training Principal award is for an exceptional lawyer who displays talents across numerous sectors. They need to be approachable, friendly and take an active interest in all trainees. This is balanced with an extremely demanding and time consuming role – no easy task!”

Tabitha commented:

“The quality of the VWV training programme, and of our trainees, is vital to support the future of the firm. I was delighted to receive this award which recognises the effort we all put in to our training programme. We keep our programme under regular review and feedback  from our trainees is essential to this process.”