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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


The President’s Charity of the Year 2017/18

                      Please see Freewheelers Leaflet 2017 for the fabulous work these volunteer riders undertake to assist the NHS in moving vital supplies and equipment  around the county. Who knows which one of us or someone we know may have already benefited from their amazing work?


BLS Member discount offer on GCHQ certified Social Engineering Course – 8 August

Red Goat Cyber Security are offering Bristol Law Society members a 15% discount on their upcoming GCHQ certified Social Engineering course at Imperial College on the 8th of August. This interactive half-day cyber security course helps you identify and prevent social engineering attacks such as phishing and impersonation by placing you in the position of the hackers to enable you … 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