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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


Wards Solicitors is pleased to announce the appointment of 100% of 2012 newly qualified solicitors, who trained within the firm.


Beth Niblett will be joining the Wills, Wealth & Mental Capacity Team at the firm’s  Weston-super-Mare office, working with Rebecca Parkman.


Luke Hewitt will join the Nailsea office as part of the Residential Conveyancing team, working alongside Clive Westlake.

Managing Partner, David Sheridan, said: “In challenging economic times, when many firms are cutting back on staff, we are delighted to have been able to retain both Beth and Luke as newly qualified solicitors.  The investment that the firm makes in training new solicitors is fundamental to its future success.  Appointing Beth and Luke on completion of this process demonstrates our recognition of their expertise and approach, as well as the firm’s commitment to growth.”