Society's News

The President’s Charity of the Year 2017/18

                      Please see Freewheelers Leaflet 2017 for the fabulous work these volunteer riders undertake to assist the NHS in moving vital supplies and equipment  around the county. Who knows which one of us or someone we know may have already benefited from their amazing work?

Welcome from BLS President 2017/18 – Gary Lightwood

                    Gary Lightwood is the Managing Partner of Pattinson & Brewer Solicitors’ Bristol office. During his career he has specialised in personal injury litigation, clinical negligence and family law. A former Officer in the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy, Gary then qualified as a Solicitor in 1996 after joining … more

BLS Conference and Meeting Room Suites Room Hire Information

Bristol Law Society’s suite of conference and meeting rooms are conveniently located in the centre between the Waterfront Area and the Old City in a modern building situated on the corner of Colston Avenue and St Stephen’s Avenue.  There are a number of large public car parks within a 5 minute walk from the rooms. For full information on our … more

LinkedIn Social Media Workshop – 3rd July 2014, 1.30pm registration, 2pm to 5.30pm, The Law Library, Small Street

LinkedIn is widely regarded as the professionals ‘business to business’ social media network but are we as lawyers using it to its maximum potential?  Those of us who already have a profile are adept at ‘collecting’ connections but are we connecting with the right people and using our LinkedIn presence strategically in our online networking?


Paul Sampson of TheBizLinks will be speaking about how to create a dynamic LinkedIn profile that attracts the people you want to engage with and  how to use LinkedIn to pro-actively identify, connect with and start meaningful conversations with people you want to do business with.  Whether you are new to LinkedIn or a seasoned user, this workshop is full of useful information and tips to improve your online networking activity.  Please see attached flyer for further details.


The seminar carries 3 hours CPD and is £75 + Vat (members) and £100 + VAT (non-members).


Please contact Valerie on 0117 946 8486 or to book your place.  Spaces are limited.