Newly Qualified Solicitors and Barristers Ceremony

  • When: October 18, 2019 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Where: Manchester Hall, 36 Bridge St, Manchester M3 3BT
  • Summary: Manchester Law Society wants to congratulate all newly qualified solicitors and barristers newly called to the bar by welcoming them to the profession with a Ceremony at one of Manchester’s best kept secrets, the iconic Manchester Hall.
  • Details:

    We invite Solicitors that have qualified and Barristers called to the Bar, in the past 18 months, to mark this milestone in their legal career by attending the ceremony in Manchester Hall at 3pm on Friday 18 October 2019. Certificates will be presented by the Lord Mayor of Manchester and President of Manchester Law Society and the ceremony will be followed by a reception with drinks and canapés.

    Order of Events

    15:00                     Tea and coffee upon arrival

    15:30                     Ceremony begins

    16:15                     Reception with drinks and canapés where there will be the opportunity for photographs with the Lord Mayor of Manchester and President of Manchester Law Society

    The ceremony is a unique opportunity for the newest members of the legal profession to celebrate their success as well as acknowledge the friends and family who have supported them on the way.

    Each newly qualified solicitor or barrister will be able to bring up to 2 guests with the option of further guests should numbers permit. Tickets cost £30.00 +VAT per person for NQ Solicitors, Barristers and guests alike.

    Please note that places are booked on a first come, first served basis.

    The dress code for those receiving certificates will be business attire (no expensive gown hire necessary!) and a high quality photography service will be available for all those attending the ceremony to commemorate the occasion by purchasing a professional portrait, a photo of the presentation on stage during the ceremony or a photo with your family or friends.

    If you would like to continue the celebrations after the ceremony our friends at Masons Restaurant, in Manchester Hall, are offering a 20% discount on their delicious à la carte menu and a complimentary Gin of the Month to those attending the ceremony. Once you have booked your place you will receive instructions on how to redeem the discount. Please note we anticipate this being a popular offer so make sure you book early as there are limited places!

    Cost to attend:
    NQ Solicitor/Barrister place £30.00 + VAT (£36.00), Guest place £30.00 + VAT (£36.00)
    Price includes light refreshments and certificate

    To book your place please complete and return the Newly Qualified Solicitors and Barristers Ceremony booking form
     or email or

    By booking a place on this course you are agreeing to our terms and conditions details of which can be found here

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