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BLS Annual Awards Dinner 19th October 2017 – Bookings & Nominations open

We are delighted to announce that bookings and nominations for this years annual awards dinner on 19th October at Bristol City Marriot are now open! For full details of the dinner and the awards open for nomination please see BLS Annual Awards Dinner Brochure 2017 BLS Annual Awards Dinner Booking Form 2017 BLS Annual Awards Dinner Nomination Form 2017  


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Here are the winners …..


At the sold out Bristol Law Society Annual Awards Dinner, BBC Correspondent Clive Coleman hosted the Awards ceremony which gave out awards from a competitive shortlist. The judges deliberated long and hard, burning the midnight oil, until finally decisions were made.

Congratulations go to everyone nominated, shortlisted and most of all to those winners representing the cream of the Bristol Legal Profession in 2015. And the winners are:-

Law Student of the Year (sponsored  by Wessex Searches)

Sarah Carter (University of Law)

Support Team Member of the Year (sponsored by Damar Training)

Amanda Jennings (Barcon +Kirby)

Junior Lawyer of the Year (sponsored by UWE)

Zina Ruffino (Watkins)

CiLEX of the Year (sponsored by Bristol Law Society Recruitment)

Sarah Goodridge (Withy King)

Pro Bono Individual of the Year (sponsored by The University of Law)

Rebecca Stevens (Withy King)

CSR Firm of the Year (sponsored by DPS Software)

Irwin Mitchell

Barrister of the Year (sponsored by Legal Cost Finance)

Leslie Blohm QC (St Johns Chambers)

Chambers of the Year (sponsored by Hobs Reprographics)

St Johns Chambers

Solicitor of the Year (sponsored by Paragon Costs Solutions)

Daniela Nickols (Mowbray Woodwards)

Law Firm – up to and including 15 Partners – of the Year (sponsored by Willis)

Barcan + Kirby

Law Firm -over 15 Partners -of the Year (sponsored by Lloyds Bank)

Osborne Clarke

Bristol Law Society would like to thank its sponsors of the night, The University of the West of England,  Milsted Langdon, St John’s Chambers, Guildhall Chambers, Sounds Commercial, What’s Right CIC, and Albion Chambers.