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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

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.  Bristol Law Society’s suite of conference and meeting rooms including a suite of mediation rooms are conveniently located in the centre between the Waterfront Area and the Old City in a modern building situated on the corner of … more

Wellbeing Conference 5th July – invitation extended to BLS members

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Our good friends at Birmingham Law Society are hosting a Wellbeing Conference on 17th May and have kindly extended the invitation to BLS members.  See below for full programme and booking details:

Date: Tuesday 5th July 2022
Time: 12pm – 3pm
Where: Online via Zoom
Price: £30 +VAT members | £35 +VAT non-members
*discount for bulk bookings – please email to find out more*

If you are a member of the JV Law Societies (Bristol, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester) please email so that we can book you on at member rate.

12pm Six pillars of wellbeing roundtable. Panellists include:
• Facilitator: Nisha March, Learning and Development Manager, Harrison Clark Rickerbys
• Donna Smith, Coach and Professional Development Consultant
• Charlotte Thornton Smith, Partner, Harrison Clark Rickerbys
• Wendy Ramshaw, Head of Diversity Equity & Inclusion and Emerging Talent, Squire Patton Boggs
• David Moorcroft OBE, High Sheriff of the County of West Midlands 2022-23
• TBC, Law Care

1pm The Burn Bright Barriers Masterclass with Donna Smith

2pm 20 minute taster sessions on meditation, exercise/ yoga and nutrition

3pm Close

Wellbeing is a key area of focus for our President, Stephanie Perraton. Our virtual wellbeing conference looks to discuss areas such as the six pillars of wellbeing which includes emotional/ mental, physical, relationships, achieving balance, purpose and financial.

Award winning coach and professional development consultant Donna Smith will be hosting a masterclass on how to overcome three self-sabotaging barriers to be a successful lawyer. This masterclass is for you if you want to burn bright, not out, in your legal career!

The final part of this conference will look to give delegates the chance to experience taster sessions on meditation, exercise/ yoga and nutrition so you can introduce some healthy habits into your lives to achieve a more productive work/ life balance.

To book, click here