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President’s Charity of the Year – Bristol Children’s Help Society

                            The Bristol Children’s Help Society is a privately funded volunteer led charity that owns and runs Barton Camp our 100 bed residential children’s centre in the beautiful Mendip hills. Barton Camp operates through the year as a base where disadvantaged local children can enjoy a few … 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


No 12, The Meeting Rooms – Conference, Meeting and Mediation Rooms for Hire

Bristol Law Society’s suite of conference and meeting rooms including a suite of mediation rooms are conveniently located in the centre between the Waterfront Area and the Old City in a modern building situated on the corner of Colston Avenue and St Stephen’s Avenue.  There are a number of large public car parks within a 5 minute walk from the … more


The Future of Pro Bono Event Report


Avon and Bristol Law Centre (Virtual Law Clinic) and Bristol Pro Bono Network held the Future of Pro Bono event on the 18th May.

A link to the report of the event can be found here:

Robert Bourns, Rebecca Wilkinson, Eddie Coppinger and Bristol’s Judge Cope, Sarah Phillimore and Alex Mills discussed and analysed the many different aspects of pro bono work and how it can advance with technology, evaluation and new ideas.

Thank you to all who attended, volunteered and spoke at the event.
We will be arranging another event in the newly named ‘Access to Justice Week’ October 22-28.

Do also join the Bristol Pro Bono Network Linked In if you haven’t already: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8430651