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Devon & Somerset
Law Society

Supporting Solicitors in Practice

DASLS aims to be the leading local law society in England and Wales. It encourages and supports innovation, integrity and leadership in the legal profession and provides a strong focus for lawyers in the region.

DASLS places great importance on effective communication, and on ensuring that we have sound processes through which the views and feedback of all involved in the Society on matters affecting their working lives and our business can be considered.

As a membership service organisation, we exist to look after our Members and to further their interests.

Job Board 

Continuing Education

DASLS Job Board is the first place to look for jobs in the legal profession in the South West.  Vacancies are posted by DASLS Recruitment Agency on behalf of law firms and other employers seeking legally qualified staff.  Use this area to register with us if you are seeking work or to sign up for the jobs by email update service. Employers can view our terms of business and register a vacancy. 

DASLS provides a rolling programme of CPD training including 'Black Letter Law' seminars and events to help lawyers manage their work and practices. 

We welcome suggestions for events so please get in touch if you can't see what you want.

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Become a Member

Find a Solicitor

DASLS is 'probably the best' local law society in England & Wales.  We seek to engage with all who work in the legal environment including Solicitors, Legal Executives, Law Managers, Trainee Solicitors, Academics and Barristers. Join us today.

DASLS database of member firms provides details of solicitors' firms in the region.  You can search for areas of legal practice, niche specialisms, languages and legal aid contract holders.

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Social & Other Events

Mediation Services 

DASLS hosts a variety of social events. 

Members compete in a variety of activities such as 5 a Side Football, Archery and quizes for the prestigious DASLS Challenge Cup. 


More formal events are arranged annually including the Annual Dinner and an Admissions Ceremony. Go to our social calendar for more details including JLD events. 

DASLS is accredited by the Civil Mediation Council to provide mediation services. Our panel of qualified lawyer mediators has a good success rate and can help resolve many civil matters including Small Claims, Contested Probate, Neighbour Disputes, Family Disputes, Contractual Disputes, Disputes about Goods or Services provision.

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