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

Private Client Conference – 11 July 2017

Bookings are now open for the Private Client Conference being held on 11th July and kindly hosted by Bond Dickinson LLP and sponsored by Tilney Financial Planning Ltd and Estate Research.

Bristol Law Society’s Annual Private Client conference is proud to present a programme of topical subjects which will be of interest to all private client practitioners.  The panel of expert speakers will cover legal updates, developments in tax, family law issues, the pitfalls of partnerships, and the day will conclude with a live courtroom drama.

For full details of the programme  and booking form see Private Client Conference Programme

Booking form in word version available here Private Client Conference Booking Form