Society's News


Summer closure

Bristol Law Society’s office, The Law Library on Small Street is currently closed due to annual leave from 5.30pm on Friday 21 August 2015 and will re-open at 9.00am on Tuesday 1 September 2015.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.  Please contact info@bristollawsociety.com if you have an enquiry.


Summer Party – A Sold Out Success

Held at the Mud Dock, the BLS Summer Party saw more lawyers than you could shake a stick at enjoy fine weather, fine food and drink, and fine company and conversation. Sold out for weeks, the party was the highlight of the season so far. Delighted BLS members won many a prize in the raffle. The Summer Party was sponsored … more


Bristol Law Society Past Presidents 1931 – 1950

Jack Lyes, himself formerly a Past President of Bristol Law Society, has been looking at the records and archives held in the Bristol Records Office to find out more about Past Presidents of the Bristol Law Society. Here he summarises information held on those who held office between 1931 and 1950. 1931 Henry Reginald Wansbrough. See 1905. Twice president of … 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.