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Natalie De-Merist and 'Law in Action'

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Natalie joined Watkins Solicitors in September 2014 whilst she was completing her final year of a law degree at UWE. She is the third student to undertake a work placement with the ‘Law in Action’ module. Here is what she had to say about her...

Beverley Watkins is mentioned in the well respected Chambers Guide 2015

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Beverley Watkins of Watkins Solicitors is well regarded by market commentators, with one commenting that “I completely trust and respect her.” She is highly regarded for her SEN work and has great skill in handling disability cases. ...

The SRA decide to abolish the mandatory 16 hours per year CPD for solicitors

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In the long term this may not be good for solicitors, says Beverley Watkins as firms are bound to cut their training budgets. Firms which currently provide training for solicitors are also likely to close. For more details see article in Gazette ....

Pupils face post code lottery

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Beverley Watkins is mentioned in the Times article concerning school admissions. Beverley has advised parents in respect of school admissions for over 15 years. ...

Record breakers

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Bristol have had Jenny Jones break records at Sochi but on Sunday Victoria Shufflebotham will be attempting to break another record – she will be trying to get into the Guinness book of records for the fastest women to run the London marathon in a...

Bric a Brac Sale - what a splendid day!

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Bric a Brac Sale – what a splendid day! After all the rain the sun finally shone on 7th March 2014 so that we could put up our yarn bombing outside our Kingswood office in time for our bric-a-brac sale on the following day. The office really did...

Watkins staff run London Marathon

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We are running the London marathon to raise money for Survive and the Bourne Family Centre (part of the Aid International charity). These are both really worthwhile charities working in the Bristol and South Gloucestershire area. Like many small charities...

Watkins celebrates 10 years in Southmead office Bristol

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Watkins Solicitors celebrated the 10th anniversary of their Southville office with a party! Luckily the weather held. ...

Legal Aid Firm of the Year

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Last week at the Marriott’s City Centre Hotel saw the annual Bristol Law Society awards handed out to the cream of the legal profession in Bristol. The event attracted over 300 lawyers and guests and was hosted by Mr Ashley Palminteri, the President...

Law at UWE Bristol

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We are active in the local legal community, including engaging with and encouraging the next generation of lawyers. Here’s a good example of us working with students studying law at UWE Bristol in this short film from UWE. Find out more about our...

We're in the running!

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Nominees shortlist for Bristol Law Society’s 2013 Awards Each year the Bristol Legal Society awards legal companies and individuals for their contribution to legal services in the the local area. This year, we are pleased to say, Watkins have been...

A little time to feel good

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Some times it just makes us feel good to read a ‘feel good story.’ 2012 will of course be remembered for the London Olympics which resulted in a number of tear jerking stories about the sacrifice and pain of athletes in making it to the Olympics....

Vintage Tea Party

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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE BAD WEATHER FORECAST ...

Bedminster Garden Competition

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Christopher Dean a local photographer has been taking photographs of people in their whose gardens have won a gold award in the Bedminster Garden competition. Chris visited our office garden one August summer evening when Vicky from Paper Village had called...

JK Rowling and the breach of confidence

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Confidentiality is at the heart of everything a solicitor does. It is astonishing therefore to discover that a partner in a solicitors firm which deals with entertainment law was at the heart of the disclosure that Robert Glbraith was a pseudonym for JK...

New Kingwood office opens

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Watkins Solicitors celebrate the opening of their second office in Kingswood with a traditional tea party and cutting of the ribbon. Contact us for more information....

Law in Action

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What is Law in Action? Law in Action is a third year module run by the University of the West of England ( www.uwe.ac.uk ). There are two elements to the course. One area focuses on promoting the University in the community by carrying out events and the...

Bristol Law Society feature on Watkins Solicitors

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The firm was at the forefront of the campaign against the cuts for legal aid making the local evening tv news ! Read the full story here ...

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