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Shakespeare in the Gardens

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CJLD invite you to watch Macbeth performed in the King’s College Gardens as part of the Cambridge Shakespeare Festival. Drinks are provided but please bring your own picnic (and blanket).

When: Thursday 20 August 6:30pm

Where: Meet outside King’s College Gardens (Queen’s Street entrance)

Tickets are £8 for members and £16 for non-members.

To book your place email:

Autumn Charity Ball

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CJLD invite you to their “Annual Charity Ball” held with CYPG.

One of the best social events on the Cambridge calendar, the Charity Ball will once again be taking place this year and it will be bigger and better than ever before! We have once again teamed up with the Cambridge Young Professionals Group and it promises to be a top event for young professionals across Cambridge.

It will be held at Queens College on Saturday 12th September. We have a limited number of tickets and expect that this event will sell out very quickly. The event will commence at 6:30pm with a Champagne Reception and we have managed to secure the venue until 1am.

Please email Katie Sloan at Mills & Reeve ( to be added to the guest list, but spaces will only be confirmed on payment. The email should state who the ticket(s) are for and if there are any special dietary requirements. If paying by bank transfer please put your name only as the reference.

Cheques should be made payable to CJLD Ball Committee and sent C/O Katie Sloan, Mills & Reeve, Botanic House, 100 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 1PH. Bank transfers can be made to 51345680 40-16-57 with the name of the individual as the reference.

This year our chosen charities are East Anglian Air Ambulance and EACH and all proceeds from the great raffle will be split equally between them.

If you have any links with individuals or businesses who would like to sponsor the ball or donate a raffle prize, please contact us. We are offering a number of sponsorship opportunities to companies to make the night a truly stunning event.

We look forward to seeing you all there.

When: Saturday, 12th September 2015 at 6:30pm1am Sunday, 13th September
Where: Queens College Cambridge


Costings & Curry

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The Committee would like to invite you to our next event ‘Costings & Curry’, kindly sponsored by R Costings.

 When: Wednesday 8 July 2015

 Where: Mills & Reeve office (Botanic House, 98-100 Hills Rd, Cambridge CB2 1PH) followed by curry at Saffron Brasserie (36-38 Hills Rd, Cambridge CB2 1LA)

 Time: 6.30pm for a 6.45pm start

 Cost: Free for members; £5 for non-members

 We will be starting with a talk from our sponsor R Costings, who will be providing an essential guide to the CPR for junior lawyers, to begin at 6.45pm.

 We will then head over to the Saffron Brasserie for a curry afterwards. The restaurant is able to offer us a fixed menu which includes poppadum, choice of main dish, rice, naan and a drink (soft drink, beer, wine) – the cost of this fixed menu will be shared by the Committee and R Costings, meaning this is free for members!

 Please email to confirm your attendance by Friday 3 July 2015. Please note that numbers are limited to a maximum of 25 so please book early to avoid missing out!


Cambridge Footlights

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Come and enjoy a comedy evening with the CJLD at Cambridge Footlights International Tour Show 2015: Love Handles on 9 June at 7:45pm. We’d love for you to join us for a free pre-show drink at the ADC. The committee will be there from 6:30pm.

When: 9 June

Where: The ADC Theatre, Park Street

Price: £5 for members, £10 for non members

Places are limited so please contact if you would like to attend.

Beer Festival and Financial Advice

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You are invited to join us on 20 May for an interesting talk from a Wesleyan financial advisor over a few drinks and nibbles before going to the Cambridge Beer Festival on Jesus Green.

Entrance to the Beer Festival is on us for those who attend the talk (£2 for non CJLD members)

When: 20 May 6:30pm

Where: Mills & Reeve, Hills Road, CB2 1PH

Contact if you want to attend

Cheese, Wine and a Recruiter by the River!

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The CJLD invites you to join us and Errington Legal for some free drinks, cheese and a mingle!

Whether you want to chat to other trainees, paralegals or law students, or ask questions to a specialist legal recruiter covering solicitor and legal secretarial jobs in East Anglia, please feel free to join us.

When: Tuesday 28 April between 7-9pm

Where: The Anchor, Silver Street, Cambridge

Members and non members welcome.

If you would like to attend, please email


Charity Sky Dive

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The CJLD have chosen East Anglia Children’s Hospice (EACH) as our Charity of the Year.

One of our committee members is taking part in a Sky Dive to raise money for EACH. The deadline to sign up is Friday 10 April 2015 although we are informed the EACH spaces will fill up before then!

Please email if you want to join our fundraising efforts – or if that isn’t your thing, please donate as much as you can for the charity. You can find our fundraising page by clicking here:

There is and initial booking fee of £70 plus £170-£210 for the actual jump, all of which are paid for if you raise more than £395.

Charity Netball Tournament

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The CJLD is hoping to enter a team into the Charity Netball Tournament in aid of Headway.

When: From 6pm 25th March 2015

Where: Milton Community Centre

If you want to join us, please email to register your interest.

We are delighted to be able to offer our members an exclusive 20% discount at Zio Mario Artisan Bakery, purveyors of coffee, baked goodies and fine Ligurian street food.

Conveniently located right next to the station, don’t forget to pop in next time you are travelling.

To take advantage of this offer simply produce your CJLD members card (soon to be issued) on payment.

21, Station Place,
(In front of Bus Stop n.1),
Cambridge, CB1 2FP