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Corporate Members 2021

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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


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

Please note that the BLS office is shut to members at present as we continue to work from home during the pandemic.  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 … more


Bristol Old Vic are reaching out to the legal community to help them realise their upcoming show, The Meaning of Zong.


The Meaning of Zong is the debut play by Olivier Award-winner Giles Terera (Hamilton), an exploration of a watershed moment in the campaign to abolish the Transatlantic Slave Trade which shines a light on modern day Britain.

For a pivotal moment in the play, set during a trial hearing at the King’s Bench in Westminter Hall, writer-director Giles Terera and designer Jean Chan have imagined an incredibly ambitious piece of set design, in which the stage will transform in front of the audiences’ eyes, creating one of the most technically brilliant and emotionally powerful transformations ever conjured on Bristol Old Vic’s stage.

To deliver this moment, Bristol Old Vic need to raise £15,000, and we would love to say that this moment has been made possible thanks to the support of Bristol’s legal sector.

There is a long-standing relationship between our theatre and members of the legal profession in Bristol, and we believe this is a fantastic opportunity for a group of dedicated supporters to gain unique insight the creation of this show, and be part of what promises to be a historic production.

We would love to hear from firms or individuals interested in supporting this production, and in return for support we can offer some unique experiences around the production, example benefits may include:

  • Tickets to a performance of The Meaning of Zong, including an opportunity to meet some of the cast and creative team
  • The opportunity to attend either a dress or technical rehearsal of the production
  • An invitation to be part of the Directors’ Circle
  • Supporters crediting in-print or online as appropriate

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact doug.middling@bristololdvic.org.uk