The Society is a local law society which represents and supports the local legal community in Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. We are proud of our heritage but also forward thinking.

Joining GWILS


Membership is renewable annually and full membership is currently open to all solicitors.

Trainee solicitors may join as Associates Members if not eligible for full membership. Under the Articles of Association, this category of membership has no voting rights.

For more information about the Society please see About Us.

Applying to join

To apply to join please contact us here.

Membership Application

If you have any queries in respect of membership then please contact us at

Membership benefits

Membership confers a number of benefits including access to various special offers and special rates to attend events including the following;

  • Keep updated with issues affecting the profession
  • Direct links to the Law Society
  • Direct access to professional and pastoral care services
  • Voting rights at the GWILS AGM
  • CPD training programme
  • Recruitment opportunities
  • Annual Yearbook with List of Members


  • Annual Awards Dinner
  • Summer Party
  • Founders Day Lunch
  • Annual Karting Challenge
  • Networking events
  • Training opportunities
  • High professional kudos at Committee level
  • Further benefits to be announced shortly 

Membership structure

Cost per year

  • Individual membership  -  £50
  • Group membership:
  • 1-3 Solicitor members  -  £100
  • 4-10 Solicitor members -  £200
  • 11-49 Solicitor members  -  £350
  • 50-99 Solicitor members  -  £500
  • 100 plus Solicitor members  -  talk with us about rates
  • Affiliate membership (all other benefits but with no voting rights) available for Trainee Solicitors - £20

To join us simply drop us an email by clicking on the email link above.