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Corporate Members 2022

3PB Albion Chambers Ashfords Barcan + Kirby Beale & Co Bevan Brittan BLM Burges Salmon Clarke Willmott CMS CMNO DAC Beachcroft The Family Law Practice Foot Anstey (including Enable Law) Freeths Fussell Wright GL Law Guildhall Chambers Irwin Mitchell Solicitors Lyons Davidson Marc White & Co Meade King Osborne Clarke Paragon Costs Solutions Queen Square Chambers Royds Withy King Simmons … 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

BLS Annual Awards Dinner 3rd November 2022

Check out our digital Awards Brochure with a welcome from our C0-Presidents, full details of the award categories and links to our wonderful supporters who make this event possible. We look forward to celebrating the best of the local profession with you on 3rd November! BLS Awards 2022 Digital Brochure Nomination Brochure 2022 Nomination Online Submissions Booking Form 2022

HR Directors look forward to details of BLS new recruitment service

Bristol Law Society’s new recruitment service, recently re-launched will be on the minds of all the HR Directors of local firms when they sit down to their annual dinner on 25th April.

The recruitment service is run by Helen Read. Helen has over 14 years’ experience of recruiting for law firms in Bristol and the South West. A former lawyer herself, she started her legal recruitment career in Bristol in a national legal recruitment consultancy. She then moved in-house as the Recruitment Manager at Osborne Clarke for 6 years before leaving to set up her own successful recruitment business.

BLS’ Human Resources Directors’ Dinner is part of the series of professional dinners organised by BLS and held at Brasserie Blanc, Cabot Circus and is now sold out. The special guest at the dinner will be Alison Eddy, Regional Managing Partner at Irwin Mitchell who will speak about the challenges of becoming a female partner in a law firm.

The dinner is sponsored by Portus Consulting.

Helen Read will be making contact with local firms over the next few months but in the meantime, if your firm has any immediate recruitment requirements that we can assist you with, please do get in touch with Helen on 07771 594582 / 0117 976 3085 or