Society's News


Speech by new BLS President, Michael Gupwell

At the BLS AGM, Michael Gupwell was installed as President of the Society. At the meeting, he addressed some words looking forward to his year in office. Here are his remarks:- Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for attending this evening and for your continuing support of the Society. It is an absolute honour to be addressing you as the 143rd … more


Bristol Law Society’s Annual Awards: 2014 Winners

At the BLS Annual Dinner, Joshua Rozenberg and BLS President Ben Tarrant announced the winners from the shortlisted candidates nominated in each category. Congratulations to the winners. The awards categories and winners are:- 1. Law Student of the Year (sponsor: BLS Recruitment) Winner:  Tom Carpenter, UWE 2. Support Team Member of the Year (Sponsor: Scott Law) Winner: Mary Johnston, Osborne Clarke 3. … more


Michael Gupwell is new BLS President

Michael Gupwell of Gregg Latchams is the new President of Bristol Law Society, holding office during 2015. Michael is originally from Worcestershire and attended The King’s School Worcester, before taking a gap year skiing in France. He went on to study Philosophy at the University of Southampton, before completing his Law Conversion and LPC at the University of the West … more


IRWIN MITCHELL WINS DIVERSITY AWARDS


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.