Devon & Somerset Law Society is a not for profit organisation whose sole purpose is to support the legal profession. It has experienced and able staff who can assist with most enquiries and have a significant network of resources at their disposal.
Full membership is available to all Solicitors - details and application here: -
Apply for Full Membership
Affiliate Members - Practising barristers, senior academics [those with both a first and second degree] and those who become partners in or are employed at a senior level by firms of solicitors whose (other) solicitor partner(s) are members of DASLS may apply for Affiliate membership of DASLS -details and application here: -
Apply for Affiliate Membership
Associate Members - are Trainee Solicitors - details and application here: -
Apply for Associate Membership
Student Membership - open to those UK, EU and International students who have successfully enrolled on any LLB programme that includes law at the universities of Exeter, Plymouth and the West of England - details and application here: -
We have introduced a corporate subscription rate for those organisations with 20 or more solicitors. Click here for more details.
Benefits for Members
Special Interest Sub-Committees
Social functions and the Challenge Cup
Inter-firm Challenge events
Inter professions networking
Free bi-monthly Newsletter relevant to legal practice in the region
Buzz, our fortnightly electronic bulletin with news and details of events
International referral network
Fora for debate and exchange of non-competitive information
Free Complaints Conciliation service
Civil / Commercial Mediation Panel
Inquiries before Contract of Managing Agents / Freeholders form
Access to local and national networks
firms and legal departments with 20 or more solicitors.
The scheme is available to those organisations who undertake to subscribe all their solicitors operating in the DASLS geographical area to membership. Should you wish to be selective about which solicitors should be members of DASLS then the individual subscription rates will apply.
The scheme is optional and you may continue to pay your subscriptions on an individual basis as shown above if you prefer. Please note that those organisations that pay a corporate subscription may add additional members that join them during the subscription year without additional cost.
Membership will continue to rest with each individual solicitor as per DASLS Constitution.