Society's News

Notice of AGM, 20 November 2018

The Council and Executive of Bristol Law Society would like to invite all members of Bristol Law Society to the 148th Annual General Meeting to be held at 12 Colston Avenue BS1 4ST on 20 November 2018. We are pleased to attach a formal Notice of AGM for the purposes of conducting the business as set out in the attached … more

BLS features in Bristol Post oldest thriving companies in Bristol

Excerpt from the article: How Bristol’s oldest companies are still thriving after more than 100 years in business They include the city’s last-surviving chocolate maker a wine merchant and a tannery. Why do some companies struggle to survive beyond a year while others flourish for hundreds? Although more than 90 per cent of small companies in Britain will survive one … more

BLS Member discount offer on GCHQ certified Social Engineering Course – 8 August

Red Goat Cyber Security are offering Bristol Law Society members a 15% discount on their upcoming GCHQ certified Social Engineering course at Imperial College on the 8th of August. This interactive half-day cyber security course helps you identify and prevent social engineering attacks such as phishing and impersonation by placing you in the position of the hackers to enable you … more

Charity Pool Tournament – The results!

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On 26 January we held our first dedicated charity fundraiser for the SIA, a pool tournament which took place at Allstars Sports Bar. Kindly sponsored by Anexsys and with equally kind prize donations from our sponsor, the venue and Wessex Searches a truly pot-tastic time was had by all!

32 players of all abilities were randomly pitted against each other in a singles knockout competition. First round casualties had a second chance to impress in the doubles plate competition and the ever-competitive legal community didn’t disappoint in the speed pool competition. Great networking, great sportsmanship and great fun!

Thanks to all involved and congratulations to the winners; Richie Rees of Paragon Costs in the individual competition, Michael Dendy of DLG Legal and Ana Matos of Paragon Costs in the doubles and Michael Dendy who potted 10 balls in a minute to win the speed pool. I can also now reveal that the team winners on the night were…….drumroll please…….Paragon Costs!!!

Final totals are yet to be confirmed but we believe around £450 was raised for the SIA. Watch this space for similar events later in the year.

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