Michelle's Message

Michelle's Message

Written By: Michelle Taylor
Edition: February 2020

Another decade has arrived, the 2020’s and what does this year hold for you?

For me as always, it’s a busy year with the NLS event calendar but, also on a personal level,  I get married on Sunday 24th May - #excited!

I also know there are a few more weddings out there among our NLS members, I hope you keep me posted on your plans and pictures of you wonderful day.  I wish you all the very best for your exciting new future with your loved ones!

As for the Society, we are active with social events in and around Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, reaching out to members across all corners of the County.

Networking Events

We are hosting three networking lunches – the first at Ann Et Vin in Newark on Tuesday 11th February (Newark Networking Lunch), the second lunch at The Alchemist in Nottingham on Thursday 5th March (Nottingham Networking Lunch) and the third lunch on Thursday 26th March in Mansfield at Andwhynot...(Mansfield Networking Lunch).

We are trying something a little different at the end of February.  MemSaab have opened their doors to our membership for a Curry Networking Evening – perfectly timed as you finish work, pop to MemSaab for an informal networking evening on Thursday 27th February and some fantastic Indian cuisine.

Marketing Courses

Creating a marketing plan and content is essential for growing businesses.  We have recently promoted courses on how to attract our clients with Social Media as well as refining our LinkedIn profile.  This time we focus on marketing with Shamshad Walker.  This is the third year that Shamshad has delivered successful courses at the Society, covering complex issues in a language that we can all understand.   For more information about the two marketing courses visit – Social Media: Marketing Creating a Plan & Content.

This year sees the Society fully engaged in celebrating not only 100 Years of Women in Law but, also International Women’s Day

There will be two key events, the first is a free photo shoot held at the NLS offices on Friday 6th March – Celebrating 100 Years of Women In Law and the second is a gin-tasting held at The Alchemist on Monday 9th March – NLS celebrates 100 Years of Women In Law – Limited Edition Gin Tasting Event


NLS have been given the opportunity to promote a gin, with proceeds donated to the President’s charity.  Spitfire Heritage Gin will share a taster of the NLS gin along with an extra sample of gin from …….. .  Places are limited for this event, so to avoid disappointment book now!

Before the Presidential year draws to a close, we host our flagship event, the Annual Awards Dinner 2020 an evening of celebrating legal success in and around Nottinghamshire.  Every year, the event grows, and this year is no exception.   There are only a few tickets remaining, so if you haven't booked yours yet, then don't delay!

Annual Awards Dinner - 2020

Don't forget to submit the nominations for the awards too, closing date for nominations is Friday 14th February, 4:00pm - Annual Award Nominations.

To finish it all we have the AGM on Tuesday 28th April!

So, as you can see, the NLS will certainly be buzzing with people, events, conversations and most importantly positivity!

Your Society is very active and its activity is there for you as members to enjoy, to network with your fellow professionals and to learn – if there are any events or courses that you feel we need to explore, then drop me an email – michelle.taylor@nottslawsoc.org .

I hope to see you at one of the above-mentioned events or hear from you in my inbox!

Best wishes,