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24 MAY 2018

bremner to make an impression at bls bicentenary gala dinner

Rory Bremner, one of Britain’s best satirical impressionists, has been confirmed as the special guest speaker at Birmingham Law Society’s Bicentenary Gala Dinner, to be held later this year.

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22 MAY 2018

BIRMINGHAM LAW SOCIETY BICENTENARY NETBALL TOURNAMENT

The team from Irwin Mitchell has won the Bicentenary Netball Tournament. For full results click below:

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11 may 2018

charity targets law firms and chambers for mental health awareness week

Mental health charity LawCare has reached out to the country’s leading law firms and chambers ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May). The theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week  is  ‘Stress: Is Modern Life the Problem’.

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24 april 2018

new president takes helm in birmingham law society's 200th year

James Turner has been appointed president of Birmingham Law Society at the Society's Annual General Meeting, two hundred years after the organisation was founded.

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26 MARCH 2018

Legal leader wins award

A University of Wolverhampton law graduate is celebrating after clinching a top leadership award.

Sandra Wallace graduated in 1991 with a LLB Law degree from what was then Wolverhampton Polytechnic.

She is now Managing Partner of DLA Piper UK and recently won the Leadership Award at the Birmingham Law Society Awards. The award was sponsored by the University of Wolverhampton Law School.

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15 March 2018

largest ever survey on gender equality in legal profession

The largest international survey of women in the law has been released by the Law Society of England and Wales, shedding light on the road to gender equality in the legal profession.

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11 JANUARY 2018

ADDRESS BY SIR ANDREW MCFARLANE, LORD JUSTICE OF APPEAL ON BIRMNGHAM LAW SOCIETY'S 200TH ANNIVERSARY

Address given at the Bicentenary Cathedral Service on 11 January 2018, Birmingham Cathedral

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8 january 2018

it's 200 years since birmingham law society was established

Andrew Beedham, President of BLS, shares the organisation’s plans for its bicentenary and examines the legacy of one of the UK’s oldest law societies.

When Birmingham Law Society (BLS) was established in 1818 ‘mad’ King George was on the throne, a stage coach journey from Birmingham to London took in excess of 15 hours and the death penalty had just been lifted for shoplifting (though transportation was still an option!). 

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