Society's News


BLS New President 2016/17- Becky Moyce

Becky Moyce was invested as President of BLS at its AGM held in its new offices on 23 November 2016. Biography Becky joined Temple Bright LLP as a Partner in January 2011.  She is a specialist property litigation lawyer and mainly handles commercial landlord and tenant disputes, property-related insolvency issues and land ownership disputes. Becky joined BLS Council in December … more


Urgent Court Business- a reminder to Solicitors of the contact details and procedure

Civil and Family work: Injunctions e.g. Anti Social Behaviour Orders obtained in the County Court. Children Act applications (for example child snatch cases where a residence order has been made in the County Court and the child has not been returned ) Domestic Violence Injunctions with a power of arrest attached issued in the County Court under Part IV Family … more


How can legal practitioners protect themselves from increasingly common conveyancing professional negligence claims?

Jonathan Simon, Executive Director, Willis looks at risks of professional negligence in conveyancing. Conveyancing claims, in my experience as a broker, account for roughly a third of all notifications of claims against solicitors, but during a recession the figure can rise to closer to half. As the UK economy has been out of recession for some time, and property teams … more


BLS Conference Room facilities




Bristol Law Society is pleased to introduce an additional benefit available exclusively to its members. All BLS’s members are now entitled to use Law Library’s new conference room.

Situated in the Law Library in Small Street, the conference room is available next to the Crown Court and within easy walking distance of the Civil Justice Centre. It is also an easily accessible location in the centre of Bristol for BLS members needing space there away from the office.

The space is available for meetings or indeed small courses.

Users will have access to wi-fi, fax, copying, printing and scanning, telephone and refreshment facilities.

For more details or to book a slot email us on office1@bristollawsociety.com or call 0117 976 3087.