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Corporate Members 2021

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


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


LEGALISING PROSTITUTION : A DEBATE


UWE’s newly launched Women Law Students Forum is holding two inaugural events which may be of interest to Bristol Law Society members. iThe first event s a talk on domestic violence by Shabana Kausar and Emily Moreton from Bristol Domestic Abuse Forum (BDAF) and will take place at Frenchay Campus in Room 3C01 at 5.30pm on Tuesday 6th March.  The second event a debate on the legalisation of prostitution between Julie Bindel and Jean Johnson.

Julie Bindel is a renowned freelance journalist who writes for the Guardian, Standpoint, G3, the Sunday Telegraph and FT Magazine. She is staunchly against the legalisation and decriminalisation of prostitution.

Jean Johnson is a WI Representative campaigning for the legalisation of brothels within the UK. She has featured in a Channel 4 documentary A WI Lady’s Guide to Brothels

This debate is also taking place at the Frenchay Campus in room 3C01at 4.30 pm on Monday 2nd April followed by drinks reception at 6pm.