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Corporate Members 2019

3PB Albion Chambers Ashfords Barcan + Kirby Burges Salmon Clarke Willmott Cooke Painter Ltd Clyde & Co DAC Beachcroft Devereux & Co Enterprise Chambers The Family Law Practice Foot Anstey (including Enable Law) Fussell Wright Gregg Latchams Ltd Guildhall Chambers Irwin Mitchell Solicitors Kelcey & Hall Lyons Davidson Marc White & Co Meade King Michelmores LLP MS Rubric Osborne Clarke … more


President’s Charity of the Year – Bristol Children’s Help Society

                            The Bristol Children’s Help Society is a privately funded volunteer led charity that owns and runs Barton Camp our 100 bed residential children’s centre in the beautiful Mendip hills. Barton Camp operates through the year as a base where disadvantaged local children can enjoy a few … more


No 12, The Meeting Rooms – Conference, Meeting and Mediation Rooms for Hire

Bristol Law Society’s suite of conference and meeting rooms including a suite of mediation rooms are conveniently located in the centre between the Waterfront Area and the Old City in a modern building situated on the corner of Colston Avenue and St Stephen’s Avenue. There are a number of large public car parks within a 5 minute walk from the … more


Book now for the Annual Awards Dinner


A highpoint of the annual legal calendar, the Bristol Law Society Annual Awards Dinner, is fast approaching.

President Ben Tarrant is looking forward to hosting all firms from Bristol and Bath at the Bristol Marriott City Centre. Lead sponsor is the University of the West of England, whilst Joshua Rozenberg is lead guest and master of ceremonies.

Full details can be found in the BLS_Awards Brochure 2014

Of course the Awards handed out during the Dinner recognise excellence in the local profession. We would invite everyone to nominate colleagues and other members of the local profession for an award. Please complete the BLS_Nominations Form 2014

With over 2/3 of the available tables already booked, you need to contact BLS swiftly to book your place at this glittering event. Please book by submitting the BLS_Booking Form 2014

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Joshua Rozenberg is Britain’s best-known commentator on the law. In 2012 he was included by The Times in its independently-judged list of the UK’s 100 most influential lawyers, the only journalist to feature in the Times Law 100.

A decade after he left the BBC, Joshua returned in 2010 to present the popular Radio 4 series Law in Action, a programme he had launched in 1984. Also in 2010, he also accepted an invitation to chair Halsbury’s Law Exchange, an independent and politically neutral think-tank.

Joshua was the BBC‘s legal correspondent for 15 years before moving in 2000 to The Daily Telegraph, where he edited the paper’s legal coverage until the end of 2008. In May 2010, he started writing a weeklycommentary for the Guardian’s online law page. He also writes a column twice a month for the Law Society Gazette.