Society's News


Notification of Bristol Law Society AGM

The Annual General Meeting of Bristol Law Society will take place virtually on Tuesday 17 November.  Attendees will be able to join from 5.45pm and the meeting will start promptly at 6pm.  If you wish to attend, please email events@bristollawsociety.com and the joining details will be forwarded to you a few days before the meeting. Please see below all the … more


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


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


Library




Bristol Law Society is the oldest local law society in England and Wales and hosts a collection of historic legal reference materials including journals, case reports and text books. Members of the Society are welcome to visit our offices on 12 Colston Avenue by prior appointment,  to use our historic library collection for their own research and study purposes.

 

Bristol Law Society’s Law Library is not open to the members of the public.

We regret that we are currently unable to offer any research or information services or to respond to specific enquiries for legal information or advice to practitioners.  However, full members of the Society are entitled to access the Wills Memorial Library (Wills Memorial Building, Queen’s Road, Bristol BS8 1RJ) and other collections held by the University of Bristol’s Library Service, upon payment of a nominal administration fee for registration.

Please note that if you wish to register, you must apply to the University of Bristol Library in advance by emailing lib-access@bristol.ac.uk. Applications may take up to 5 working days to process.

If you do not wish or are not eligible to register, the University of Bristol Library Services now offer offer a Visitor Scheme whereby up to 40 people a day can apply for a One Day Pass, free of charge, on production of ID, to use the University Library for Reading & Reference.
For full details and conditions (including restriction periods) please see:
http://www.bristol.ac.uk/library/using/membership/visitorscheme/

 

BLS full members (solicitors) are also able to contact the national Law Society library with reference enquiries and for document delivery services. For information see their website http://www.lawsociety.org.uk/ .