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27 APRIL 2016

new president takes helm at birmingham Law society

John Hughes has taken over the reins at Birmingham Law Society. The banking lawyer, a consultant at Shakespeare Martineau, is the Society’s 121st president and succeeds Mushtaq Khan.

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21 april 2016

winners crowned at birmingham Law society legal awards 2016

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12 february 2016

Petition against increase in court fees in civil cases

As you are no doubt aware Birmingham Law Society and its membership have grave concerns about the various changes that have been (and continue to be) made to our legal system and how this is likely to impact upon access to justice.
One such change which has caused major concern amongst our legal community is the increase in court fees in civil cases.

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11 FEBRUARY 2016

PRESIDENT MUSHTAQ KHAN RADIO INTERVIEW

The President, was a guest on Charmaine Burton’s show DifferentAnglez  a weekly politics  and current affairs show on NewStyle Radio.
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18 DECEMBER 2015

GYLES BRANDRETH TO HOST LEGAL AWARDS

Writer and broadcaster Gyles Brandreth will be the guest host and speaker at the Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards 2016.

The charismatic former MP and Government whip will oversee proceedings at the annual event for the region’s legal community, which is being held at the International Convention Centre on 21 April next year.

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15 DECEMBER 2015

20% OFF FOR BLS MEMBERS! BQ2 SPECIAL REPORT ON EMPLOYMENT LAW

BQ logo 2    Special Report: Employment Law -  in partnership with the Birmingham Law Society

 Deadline 22nd January. Published 22nd February 2016

NOW ADDITIONAL 20% OFF FOR ALL BLS MEMBERS!

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6 December 2015

WHY MANAGING BY COMMITTEE IS HOLDING LAW FIRMS BACK

A NEW OUTWARD-LOOKING APPROACH AND AND ACCEPTANCE OF THE TRADITIONAL PARTNER MODEL'S LIMITATIONS ARE NEEDED FOR LAW FIRM TO THRIVE TODAY, SAYS MUSHTAQ KHAN.

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4 DECEMBER 2015

president's interview in bq magazine

Mushtaq Khan wants Greater Birmingham’s professional business services sector to have a big say in regional affairs. BQ editor Steve Dyson finds out more over lunch.
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1 December 2015

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2016 LEGAL AWARDS

The hunt is on for the best legal talent in the West Midlands with nominations now open for the 2016 Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards. 

Firms and individuals from the region’s legal sector are being invited to put themselves forward in one of the 12 award categories, which this year include two new awards for Corporate Team of the Year and In-house Legal Team of the Year.

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29 JANUARY 2016

Self trained pianist and composer from the heart of Birmingham makes his mark in the classical music industry as he announces the launch of his debut album ‘Words Unspoken’ at Symphony Hall 24/02/2016

Presenting ‘Words Unspoken’ - The sensational debut album, by self trained classical pianist and composer, Reis Taylor Dixon. Born May 1991, Reis began playing the piano at the age of 16 while attending Ninestiles Academy in Birmingham. He went on to graduate from Coventry University with an Honours Degree in Music Performance. Since graduating Reis bravely redirected his attention, focusing solely on composing music. He had a vision, now came the time to act.

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14 January 2016

Midshire announces new partnership with birmingham law society

Industry-leading office technology sales and service provider Midshire, is delighted to announce a key new partnership with Birmingham Law Society, moving into 2016. Danny Walden, Midshire Regional Sales Manager explains more about the partnership plans.

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4 November 2015

BLS Welcomes Justice Campaigner

Birmingham Law Society (BLS) welcomed Baroness Doreen Lawrence of Clarendon OBE as guest speaker at its annual pro bono networking event.

Baroness Lawrence spoke about the importance of pro bono and the volunteer lawyers who helped her family during their 20-year battle to secure justice for her murdered son Stephen.

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