Solicitors in Bedminster

Our solicitors in Bedminster have a fantastic reputation for offering legal support in the local community, surrounding areas and nationwide.

We are proud to be well regarded for our technical knowledge and expertise, however, we believe that our clients often need more than simply a legal service. When you choose to work with us, you’ll receive empathetic and bespoke support, from a dedicated team that really cares.

Our aim is always to fully protect your interests, and despite the complexity of your issue, we have the knowledge and experience to find a solution that suits you.

Contact details for our solicitors in Bedminster

Barcan+Kirby Solicitors
25 North Street

Tel 0117 325 2929

Opening hours 09:00 – 17.15

Alternatively, complete our online enquiry form and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.

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How to find us

Our solicitors in Bedminster are conveniently located on North Street.

  • If arriving by train into Bedminster, walk west on Fraser Street towards Windmill Hill and turn right onto Windmill Hill, then turn left onto Hereford St. Next turn left onto Malago Rd/A38 before turning right onto Church Lane. Take another right to continue on Church Lane then take a left onto East Street. Next turn right onto Cannon St before taking a slight left to remain on Cannon Street. You’ll find our offices on the left-hand side.
  • If arriving by bus, the nearest bus stop is Sion Road, a short three-minute walk from our office.
  • Car parking is available on North Street itself or Bedminster Parade (approximately a 12-minute walk from our office).

Accessibility at our Bedminster office

Our office on North Street is accessible, with reception, meeting rooms and toilets (including an accessible toilet) at ground-floor level.

Personal legal services provided by our solicitors in Bedminster, Bristol include:

Business legal services provided by our solicitors in Bedminster, Bristol:

Family law

Family law matters can be incredibly sensitive as well as complicated, and much of the time, you’ll need legal guidance to protect your interests. Our expert family law solicitors in Bedminster can help both you and your family, always handling your issues in an empathetic manner.

We are accredited by the Law Society for Family Law, providing independent assurance of our expertise and service. We are also ranked by the Legal 500  and Chambers and Partners for Family Law.


When a marriage breaks down, this can be extremely challenging for the people involved, both practically and emotionally. Our divorce solicitors in Bedminster can assist you in navigating this often stressful situation, ensuring a smooth process as far as possible.

We can help you every step of the way, including reaching a financial settlement, making arrangements for any children, and resolving any disputes that occur while moving through these processes.

At Barcan+Kirby, we can also offer guidance with civil partnership dissolution and separation agreements.

Child law

Our child law solicitors in Bedminster have much experience across all manner of child law matters, with can assist with child contact issues, child residency, and any disputes about specific issues concerning your children.

At Barcan+Kirby we can also provide help with social service or care proceedings matters, as well as grandparent’s rights issues, or parental orders.

We are accredited by the Law Society for Children Law, so you can be confident of our exceptional expertise in this area.

Domestic abuse

Experiencing domestic abuse is incredibly traumatic for both the victim as well as any children who may be involved. If you are in this situation, we appreciate that seeking help can be a challenge.

Rest assured, once you make contact with us, our domestic abuse solicitors will handle your case with the utmost sensitivity, assisting you to put robust legal protections in place as soon as possible. We can help with Occupational Orders and Non-Molestation Orders, including emergency injunctions without notice.

We understand that you and your family need to be kept safe, and prevented from further harm, as quickly as possible. If you need help, please do not hesitate to contact our dedicated solicitors.

Wills, trusts and probate

When you need help to create a Will or decide how you would like your estate to be dealt with in the future, our specialists at Barcan+Kirby can assist you. If you are assisting a loved one who lacks mental capacity, our lawyers can provide support here, or help you to administer the estate of a family member who has passed away.

The team includes members of the Law Society’s Private Client Section and the highly respected Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).


If you need assistance to create a Will, amend an existing one, or make plans for your estate in the future, our Wills solicitors in Bedminster can provide all the help you’ll need.

To discuss your needs today, please get in touch with a member of our team.

Probate and estate administration

Handling the estate of a loved one who has passed away can be an incredibly challenging experience, with various tasks and obligations involved. Our approachable and empathetic team at Barcan+Kirby can offer support with estate administration tasks, or carry out the entire process on your behalf.

No matter how complex your requirements are, our probate and estate administration solicitors in Bedminster can help.

Inheritance disputes

Disputes regarding Wills and estates can cause plenty of negative repercussions, both financially and emotionally, especially where disputes are not correctly handled. To avoid ongoing tension amongst family members, it’s often advisable to seek legal support.

Our inheritance disputes solicitors in Bedminster can help you to resolve inheritance disputes, fast and effectively, whilst making sure that family relationships are preserved, where realistic and possible.

Powers of Attorney

Drafting a Power of Attorney assures that, if you lose the mental capacity to deal with your own affairs, you may choose a professional or a loved one to deal with these on your behalf. Our specialist solicitors at Barcan+Kirby can assist you in creating a Power of Attorney that represents your needs, ensuring that your finances and health are handled exactly as you’d like.

Our Power of Attorney solicitors in Bedminster can assist you to draft or amend a Power of Attorney. Equally, we can support Attorneys with their role and act as professional Attorneys if needed.


Using a Trust has many benefits. These can be used as tools to reduce your tax liabilities or to make certain that your dependants are properly provided for in the future.

Our specialist team of trust lawyers in Bedminster, Bristol, can help you to create trusts and manage trusts, as well as offer assistance for trust beneficiaries.

Court of Protection

If one of your loved ones no longer possesses the capacity to handle their own affairs, you will likely need to assist them. If you are in this situation, our solicitors can help you to apply to the Court of Protection.

For instance, if you need to appoint a Deputy on behalf of a loved one, our lawyers can assist you here. Our Court of Protection solicitors in Bedminster, have plenty of experience supporting deputies, as well as offering guidance with applications to the Court of Protection.

The team includes a Law Society accredited practitioner in Mental Capacity (Welfare), reflecting our specialist expertise in these matters.

Employment law advice for employees

It is vital that employees have a good understanding of their employment rights, for instance, what your options are if you have been mistreated by your employer. Our employment lawyers for employees in Bedminster can assist you to appreciate your legal standing, including, where a breach of your employee rights has taken place.

Our team includes a member of the Employment Lawyers Association (ELA), demonstrating our expertise in this area.

Read more about our employment law services for employees.

Residential property

Buying or selling a property can be stressful, however, it doesn’t need to be this way. Our conveyancing solicitors in Bedminster can assist you through every stage of your transaction, offering guidance that’s aligned with your requirements.

We are accredited by the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS), which acts as an independent measure of our service standards.

Read more about our residential property services.

Medical negligence

We understand that raising a medical negligence compensation claim can feel daunting, but rest assured, our industry-leading medical negligence solicitors in Bedminster, Bristol, will do everything that we can to make the process straightforward and hassle-free, providing sensitive guidance along the way.

We are accredited by the Law Society for Clinical Negligence, verifying our leading expertise in handling medical negligence claims. Additionally, we are top-ranked by the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners for Clinical Negligence.

Read more about our medical negligence claims services.

Personal injury

If you’ve experienced a personal injury, the incident may well have had an ongoing impact on your physical and mental health. Where our personal injury solicitors in Bedminster, Bristol, believe that you have the basis of a claim, we can provide specialist guidance throughout the process.

We are accredited by the Law Society for Personal Injury and the team includes members of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) acting as strong indicators of the high level of our skills in handling these types of claims. We are also ranked by the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners for Personal Injury.

Read more about our personal injury services.

Dispute resolution

Being involved in a legal dispute can be stressful and confusing, you may not have a full appreciation of your legal rights and options. Our dispute resolution solicitors in Bedminster, Bristol, can help you to settle disputes including residential property, debts, Wills and estates, and more.

Read more about our dispute resolution services for individuals.

Business legal services offered by our solicitors in Bedminster, Bristol

At Barcan+Kirby, we provide specialist legal advice for a wide range of clients from our offices in Bedminster, Bristol. With plenty of years of commercial intelligence and legal experience, we can help your business to reach its goals, whilst avoiding legal setbacks.

Corporate and commercial

Our corporate and commercial solicitors in Bedminster, Bristol, can offer assistance throughout the whole business lifecycle. Whether you are just setting up your company, need assistance with your contracts, or require advice on financing, we can support you. Our team can also help with disputes, as well as acquisitions and mergers.

Read more about our corporate and commercial services.

Commercial property

Our expert commercial property team can offer a wide range of services to companies, as well as developers and landlords. If you are having problems with property disputes, our commercial property solicitors in Bedminster, Bristol, can also offer assistance here.

Employment law advice for employers

Employment law has a tendency to change over time, which is why it’s vital that employers remain up to date, ensuring full compliance. Our employment law solicitors in Bedminster, Bristol can provide assistance across all areas of employment law, as well as providing outsourced HR support, if need be.

Commercial disputes

Commercial disputes have the potential to cause much damage to a company, that is, unless these disputes are handled adequately and fast. Disputes can harm your cash flow, and your operations, as well as result in reputational damages.

Our commercial dispute resolution solicitors in Bedminster can provide you with the assistance that you require to settle company disputes, making sure to consider your company objectives at every stage. We can help with a range of disputes, such as professional negligence, commercial property, contract disputes and debt collection.

Read more about our commercial dispute resolution services.

Local legal resources for clients in Bristol City Centre

Bristol Civil and Family Justice Centre

This is the local court for people in Bristol dealing with matters including divorce, financial remedy, childcare arrangements and employment claims.

Read more about Bristol Civil and Family Justice Centre

Citizens Advice Bristol

This is the local citizens’ advice service for Bristol, providing basic, free advice on a range of issues.

Read more about Citizens Advice Bristol

Contact our solicitors in Bedminster, Bristol

To arrange an initial consultation with one of our solicitors in Bedminster, please call 0117 325 2929 or use our simple online enquiry form.


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