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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 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

Wards Solicitors celebrates fifteen years in Portishead

Local law firm, Wards Solicitors celebrated fifteen years in Portishead, this month, with balloons, cake and a birthday party!


Located opposite the Leisure Centre, in Harbour Road, a team of twelve solicitors and legal executives provide services from the Wards Solicitors’ Portishead office, along with a wider administrative support team.


Office Manager, Mandy McCabe said: “Since its formation over 100 years ago, Wards Solicitors has promoted a culture of expert legal advice, progression and legacy.  It seems amazing to think that we’ve been in Portishead for fifteen years and to have seen the town develop over that time! We’re proud to be a part of such a growing local community and to be able to build, often long-term, relationships with local residents and businesses. ”