Society's News


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?


Welcome from BLS President 2017/18 – Gary Lightwood

                    Gary Lightwood is the Managing Partner of Pattinson & Brewer Solicitors’ Bristol office. During his career he has specialised in personal injury litigation, clinical negligence and family law. A former Officer in the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy, Gary then qualified as a Solicitor in 1996 after joining … more


BLS Conference and Meeting Room Suites Room Hire Information

Bristol Law Society’s suite of conference and meeting 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 rooms. For full information on our … more


TLS – Social Mobility Ambassadors 2016 and Diversity Report 2015


Karl Brown, Senior Associate at Clarke Willmott and a former Bristol Junior Chamber President is named as one of The Law Society’s 10 solicitor ambassadors to share their experience of entering the profession, including the challenges they faced and how they overcame them.  For further details:

http://www.lawsociety.org.uk/law-careers/becoming-a-solicitor/equality-and-diversity/social-mobility-ambassadors/ambassadors-2016/

The Law Society has also published its 2015 Diversity Report on the profession:

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