Society's News

Bath Quiz A Roaring Success

  Bristol Law Society held a general knowledge quiz for charity in Bath on 17th September. Sponsored by Wessex Searches, Withy King and BLS Council Member Kerstin Kubiak welcomed firms from Bath and Bristol for a lively evening for a testing evening of questions on a range of general knowledge and music. Bristol Law Society has extended its hand of … more

BLS Music Quiz on 24th September

The Annual BLS Music Quiz is being held on on Wednesday 24th September at  The Station, Silver Street, Bristol, BS1 2AG  - directions found here Time: 6pm for a 6.30pm start Ben Holt will as always be setting the questions. So do you know your Beatles from Oasis? Can you tell Eminem from Jay-Z? Will Ben ever be able … more

Bristol Law Society in the Great War

With the outbreak of the First World War there began what was inevitable an unhappy period for Bristol Law Society. The ranks of solicitors and their clerks were at once greatly depleted. Within weeks 47 solicitors and 28 articled clerks had joined up, including one of the Vice-Presidents, W. Sefton Clarke. It is pleasant to record that Capt. Sefton Clarke … more


Irwin Mitchell, which has a Bristol office, is celebrating after its commitment to graduate recruitment and diversity issues helped it win two prizes at a prestigious industry awards event.

The business won the Most Effective Diversity Programme – Gender, and Best Graduate Trainee Recruitment Campaign at The Lawyer’s Workplace And Diversity Awards held at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel held on February 7th – further evidence of the outstanding work Irwin Mitchell has undertaken on both issues.

The firm’s Best Graduate Trainee Recruitment Campaign win has put the spotlight on how the restructuring of its Legal Work Placement programme has created a consistent and engaging experience for students.