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9 JULY 2019

BIRMINGHAM LAW SOCIETY RESPONDS TO CONSULTATION ON Sentencing offenders with mental health conditions or disorders

The Criminal Law committee has today published its response to the Sentencing Council Consultation on Overarching Principles: Sentencing Offenders with Mental Health Conditions or Disorders.


8 July 2019

Birmingham Law Society tackles the problem of women being ‘lost to the law’

Birmingham Law Society is launching three new initiatives to promote gender equality at senior levels of the profession in the region, by improving support for female lawyers and reducing their risk of leaving legal practice prematurely..


2 JULY 2019

BIRMINGHAM LAW SOCIETY responds to consultation on restricting exit payments in the public sector

Negotiating an exit from the public sector needs to be clearly managed in view of monetary constraints. The Employment Law Committee have challenged some of the Government’s proposals to do so in order that they do not include unintended consequences and that they are workable in practice.



6 June 2019

Access to Justice to pursue rights threatened by costs proposals

The Dispute Resolution Committee for the Birmingham Law Society have today submitted their response to the Government's consultation on the implementation of Sir Rupert Jackson's proposal to introduce fixed recoverable costs to civil litigation.



28 FEBRUARY 2019

birmingham Post supplement on family law

Birmingham Law Society has teamed up with the Post to look at the latest developments in this sector of the legal profession.





The Birmingham Law Society is very pleased to be able to announce that it has joined forces with Legalese, the publishers of the Legal 500, to publish a special commemorative magazine that will not only celebrate the Society’s 200th anniversary but review this year’s Legal 500 West Midlands findings within a multi-page A4 perfect bound glossy special report.

See full story and sponsorship & advertising rates here.

Legal500 with BLS



Birmingham Law Society marks bicentenary in birmingham Post supplement

The latest edition of the Birmingham Post celebrates Birmingham Law Society's bicentenary and includes a supplement, with a foreword by our President, James Turner.


11 september 2018

in the footsteps of miss bebb...

A play chronicling the struggle of women to be accepted in to the legal profession is receiving its Birmingham premiere.

Birmingham-born stage and screen actor Martin Shaw and Call the Midwife’s Laura Main will lead the celebrity cast in The Disappearance of Miss Bebb.

The performance will conclude a conference exploring the future of women in the law on 21 October, at the University of Birmingham. The radio-style play, with live music and sound effects, is open to the public.