Author Archives: Matt Woodman

New Fee Order 22/04/2014

On 22/04/2014 new fee orders will come into effect. This will … more

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Hugh Sims appointed as Queen’s Counsel

Guildhall Chambers is delighted to announce that Hugh Sims has been named as … more

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New DX number for Bristol Civil Justice Centre

Please note that the court has acquired a 2nd DX number for … more

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SGS College looking for new governors with legal experience

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College (SGS) has formed as the result … more

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National Conveyancing team new starters at Wards Solicitors

Wards Solicitors is pleased to announce two new appointments to their … more

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Keystone grows Bristol team with new appointment

Keystone Law is delighted to announce that Martin Howe has joined … more

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President’s Update for April

BLS President Ben Tarrant rounds up his latest activities and looks … more

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SRA Consultations

BLS has been notified of two new SRA consultations. They are … more

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Avon Industrial Buildings Trust looking for a new trustee

Avon Industrial Buildings Trust (AIBT) is a small charity that has … more

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Q & A with Stephen Williams MP

Bristol Law Society is delighted to offer members an exclusive opportunity … more

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Law Society Guidance to criminal practitioners

Recent guidance has been  issued by the Law Society in order … more

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The Law Society – Emails hacked?

BLS has received the following from Des Hudson at The Law … more

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New Standards for Experts

Roger Isaacs of Milsted Langdon looks at proposals put forward for … more

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Managing Partners’ Dinner

Bristol Law Society is hosting its regular dinner for Managing Partners … more

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President’s Update – March 2014

Since I became president in November 2013 the overwhelming impression I … more

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Meade King on the move

Meade King LLP, one of the oldest firms in Bristol, has … more

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Ever Thought About Becoming a Commercial Mediator?

Harry Thomas of Align Mediation suggests that lawyers should consider this … more

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Employment Tribunals update and other Court Update Information

Due to ongoing reorganisation within the Employment Tribunals, the Exeter Employment … more

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Lyons Davidson Family Lawyer in close shave

Philippa Morgan, Head of the Family Team at the Bristol office … more

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Looming tax changes will add to the pressures facing law firms

Ian Cooper of Smith & Williamson reports on research carried out … more

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Past Law Society Presidents

We are delighted that former BLS President and local legal historian … more

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Law firms and stormy seas: legal, accountancy and regulatory perspectives seminar

  This seminar is being held on Thursday 1st May by … more

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Which LLP partners will be taxed as employees?

All firms need to be aware of the new taxation treatment … more

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St John’s Chambers celebrate new silk appointment

St John’s Chambers is delighted to announce that Kathryn Skellorn has … more

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Bevan Brittan solicitor Hannah Taylor in charity fundraiser

A local lawyer is co-organising a fund-raising night of music and … more

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UWE’s Charity Quiz : Wednesday 26 March 2014 5.30 – 7.00pm

UWE, in conjunction with the Women Lawyers Division Bristol and Bristol Law … more

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Legal Aid Protest set for 7th March

Following a meeting with the Justice Secretary, which was hosted by … more

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New SRA Consultation on CPD

The SRA has sent out a new Consultation on CPD.All BLS … more

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Bristol Crown Court and Restorative Justice

Bristol Crown Court has started a pathfinder project looking at pre-sentence … more

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Invitation to attend Q&A session with Stephen Williams MP on Friday 25th April 2014 5pm – 7pm

We are pleased to announce that the Rt Hon Stephen Williams … more

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Burges Salmon seminar, Bristol – The Competition and Markets Authority: brave new world or business as usual?

The importance of complying with competition law has never been of … more

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Ashley Palminteri Interviewed by Esther Rantzen

Ashley Palminteri, Head of Department at The Family Law Practice was … more

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President’s column

This is my first column of the presidential year and may … more

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Legal Life recruitment news

2014 has got off to a busy start for BLS Recruitment … more

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All Party Group on Legal Aid Briefing meeting. Postponed

After a lot of deliberation we think it best to cancel … more

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Save the date : Q&A session with Stephen Williams MP

We are pleased to announce that the Rt Hon Stephen Williams … more

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Bristol Law Society Managing Partners Dinner Thursday 27 March 2014

We are pleased to announce that Bristol Law Society’s Managing Partner’s … more

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Bristol Child Care Solicitors Needed!

At the request of HHJ Wildblood QC, Designated Family Judge for … more

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New Year New Starters at Wards Solicitors

Local independent law firm, Wards Solicitors is pleased to announce two … more

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Smoking solicitors!

Gregg Latchams are proud to be supporting St Peter’s Hospice this … more

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