The Yorkshire Law Society was established during the reign of George III and is the second oldest law society in the land. Firmly committed to meeting the ever changing needs of all practitioners within the Yorkshire region. Annual dinners are made famous by the society's silver collection proudly displayed on the top table. Membership benefits include numerous events, discounted website design and they even have their own Golf society comprising of people with all different legal backgrounds.
If you have made it to Manchester University Law school congratulations you are at one of the top institutions in the country and deserve a well done. MULS or Manchester University Law Society is run by students for students. Our society, renowned for its prestigious and extravagant events, is the largest one in Manchester, with over 30 sponsors covering a wide variety of business types, including: international law firms, banking firms and multinational firms. Said firms will continue to take an active role as members along side MULS to organise a gratifying experience for you.
Throughout your time here, you will be invited to dinner evenings, master classes and the grandest of balls. All this and more is part of persisting efforts made by these firms to reach out to you, considering you all to be employable and capable individuals of our university, illustrating that MULS is an integral aspect of ensuring that you get one step closer to achieving your career aspirations.
In the spirit of your comfort, we endeavour to be inclusive and cater for everyone at our events and within the society. No matter what cultural or religious background you come from; there is something enjoyable for everyone.
Founded in 1838 the Manchester Law Society is one of the oldest and most respected legal groups. Based in England’s second city and largest legal centre outside of London, and with over 2,800 members you’re part of a strong and vibrant community.
Education and Information
You could quite easily get distracted by the breadth and quality of our legal education programme or even wax lyrical about the topical editorial and coverage of the local legal scene in our monthly magazine, The Messenger or our weekly e-newsletter.
Have your say
You may even love how being a member gives you a say in how our profession is run.
Social, networking and awards
You may want to make contacts at our dynamic and interesting social and networking events or shout from the rooftops about your team, your firm or individual members of staff at the Manchester Legal Awards. Now firmly established in the legal calendar, the awards recognise and reward the wide range of skills and talent this region has to offer.
You will definitely want to get some amazing deals on eating out, meeting up for drinks, health and beauty, travel and accommodation, business services and much more with our complimentary Members Reward Card, in association with Key for the City.
You may want to get more added value for your firm from MLS Advantage member firms and the fantastic offers they have just for Manchester Law Society Members including switchboard support, document managed IT services, AML training, search aggregator and telecoms including connectivity and mobiles.
But in these challenging times our members appreciate being part of a supportive community, the chance to network with fellow professionals, to share ideas, put the world to rights, even form partnerships rather than compete.
If you want more details about joining or sponsorship opportunities please contact Fran Eccles-Bech, Chief Executive on 0161 241 7470 or FranEccles-Bech@manchesterlawsociety.org.uk
Leeds Law Society
Recognised as the biggest legal centre outside of London, Leeds is steeped in legal history and none more so than the Leeds Law Society. One of the largest and most influential Societies incorporated in 1870 the society elected their very first female president 7 years after their centenary and in 2005 had more members registered at once than ever before reflecting the growth of the society.
The 1000 + Members receive business and legal support as well as discounts on selected food and drink outlets and much more.