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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

Wards Solicitors accredited by Association of Personal Injury Lawyers

Local law firm, Wards Solicitors is pleased to announce that they have been recognised as a leading UK firm by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.


Having been reviewed by the association, Wards Solicitors has retained this prestigious recognition, setting it out as a ‘best practice’ firm, in this field.  Alison Underhill, based at the firm’s Staple Hill office, has been further recognised as a Senior Litigator, by the association.


The assessment process reviews processes and performance, in ensuring that the firm adheres to standards set out to protect the public, in going through personal injury litigation. In their report the APIL specifically mentioned Alison for the “quality of her personal injury work and her approach to the practice”.


Managing Partner, David Sheridan said: “Since its formation over 100 years ago, Wards Solicitors has promoted a culture of expert legal advice coupled with the very highest standards in sensitivity, professionalism and service.  Recognition, such as this, demonstrates this commitment and the store we, as a firm, put behind maintaining best practice. In particular, we’re delighted that Alison has been personally recognised for her dedication to excellence.”