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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


Bristol Law Society is delighted to announce that the forthcoming Private Client Conference is open for booking. The conference will take place on Wednesday, 26th September 2012 at the offices of Clarke Willmott in Bristol.

This one day conference organised by St John’s Chambers and Clarke Willmott in conjunction with the Bristol Law Society, and sponsored by Broadstone will be chaired by David Maddock, Clarke Willmott and will cover:

  •  Mental Capacity Act 2005 update
     David Rees, 5 Stone Buildings
  •  Disputes over the interpretation of wills
    Alex Troup, St John’s Chambers
  •  Challenging suspicious wills
    Roger Kerridge, Solicitor and Emeritus Professor at the University of Bristol
  •  IHT Planning: farmers and landowners, businessmen and entrepreneurs
     David Maddock, Clarke Willmott
  •  Rectification of wills
     Philip Jenkins, St John’s Chambers
  •  Independent vs Restricted – who cares?
     Matt Phillips, Head of Private Client, Broadstone Pensions & Investments Ltd
  •  An update on BPR and APR
    George Rowell, St John’s Chambers
  • The role and work of the Coroner
     Terence Moore, Deputy Coroner for Avon

You will receive 6 hours CPD at the highly competitive price of £100 + VAT for BLS members and £150 + VAT for non-members.
Full details and booking form can be found here.

If you have any enquiries, please call Jacek Wojcik (Bristol Law Society) on 0117 976 3087or email