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Corporate Members 2020

3PB Albion Chambers Ashfords Barcan + Kirby Burges Salmon Clarke Willmott Cooke Painter Ltd Clyde & Co DAC Beachcroft Devereux & Co Enterprise Chambers The Family Law Practice Foot Anstey (including Enable Law) Fussell Wright Gregg Latchams Ltd Guildhall Chambers Irwin Mitchell Solicitors Kelcey & Hall Lyons Davidson Marc White & Co Meade King Michelmores LLP MS Rubric Osborne Clarke … 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. We can be contacted on info@bristollawsociety.com. In the meantime, our office is now operating as the Bristol Nightingale Court and accordingly, we are unable to hire out our facilities until further notice. (Oct 2020) Bristol Law Society’s suite … 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.