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Corporate Members 2022

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


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


Webinar: Planning for Progression: The Junior Lawyer’s Roadmap to Success- 25th Oct


The target audience for these Lunch & Learn sessions are junior lawyers, trainee solicitors, paralegals, legal assistants or legal PAs/ secretaries, those returning from  career breaks or deciding to switch specialisms

Date & Time: Tuesday 25 October 2022 at 1pm
Speaker: Sheldon Carlisle, Director, Hays
Chair: Roisin O’Dubhlaoidh, Solicitor, RWK Goodman
Booking Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/408132584547
Platform: Online via Zoom (joining details will be sent 2 days before)

Webinar Content:
The landscape for junior and aspiring lawyers in the legal market has changed significantly over the last 2 years since the pandemic. Knowing how to stand out, get ahead and build a successful, long term legal career with the dawn of hybrid and remote working teams takes careful thought and planning. Sheldon will be providing advice and guidance on how to plan and track your legal career, ensuring you are prepared and equipped at all the key progression stages in a junior lawyer’s career.

This will be an interactive session where existing lawyers will be sharing their personal experiences and lessons learnt, with plenty of time for Q&A. Join us for a timely and useful session for all ambitious trainees and junior lawyers.

Click here  to download the full programme of webinars in this series