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CJLD Networking Event

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CJLD invites Law students, trainee solicitors and newly qualified solicitors to network with one another over a couple of free drinks.

It is an opportunity to hear from Wesleyan, financial advisors for lawyers, about how to raise your profile on LinkedIn and also how to manage your LPC/GDL debt as a solicitor.

When: 7pm 25th February 2015

Where: De Luca Cocktail Bar, 83 Regent Street

Open to members and non members.

Places are limited so to book your place, email

Bowling, Beer and Burger Event!

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On behalf of the new CJLD Committee the Social Secretaries would like to welcome you to our first event of the year ‘Bowling, Beer & Burger’.

When: Thursday 29th January 2015

Where: Tenpin, Cambridge Leisure Park, Clifton Way, Cambridge CB1 7DY

Time: 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start

Cost: £5 for members; £10 for non-members (includes 2 games of bowling, Drink and Sharing Platter of food)
Please let us know if you are attending by emailing

Just(ice) Christmas Quiz

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Our Christmas Social will be held 7pm on Wednesday 10 December at The Fountain Inn, Cambridge.

We will be participating in the National Justice Quiz, meaning the chance to compete locally and nationally with teams from across the country for the title of best legal quiz team in England and Wales.

There will also be a fantastic raffle with a selection of prizes all to raise funds for our local legal support trust which offers free legal advice

Entry price? Members: £2
Non members: £3

Please email Catherine Booton at if you would like to attend.

Cheese and wine evening!

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Our next event will be a Wesleyan seminar on ‘The Mortgage Market and how to get a good deal’ followed by a wine and cheese reception!

This will take place at Mills & Reeve’s offices on Wednesday 29 October. The seminar will start at 6.30pm, so please feel free to arrive from 6pm. For directions please see

Please email Ali on if you wish to attend. We very much hope you will be able to join us!

Pizza and rounders in the park!

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The CJLD Committee’s Sports Representative Sabrina Richards cordially invites you to join us for a spot of rounders in the park.

The games will be open to everyone, it does not matter how good you are, it is about having fun and socialising. You do not need to organise a team, this will be done on the day and we will be mixing the players up to give us all a chance to meet new people.

This event is completely FREE all you need to do is to turn up with some appropriate footwear!

WHAT: Rounders

WHERE: Jesus Green

WHEN: Wednesday 3 September 2014

TIME: 6pm onwards

We will be providing FREE PIZZA to all of our attendees and other refreshments.

If you would like to register your interest in this event, please email Sabrina with your pizza preferences at If you have an allergy i.e. wheat intolerance or you are a vegetarian – please make this very clear in your email.

Please email Sabrina prior to close of business on Friday 29 August 2014 – so that we can ensure that we have got everyone’s orders. If you email after this date we cannot guarantee that your order will have been included.

The event will be limited to the first 40 people who respond with interest, your place will be reserved when you send your email in accordance with the procedure above.

This event will of course be weather dependent and in the event that the skies decide to open we will be seeking shelter in the pubs/bars around Jesus Green/Midsummer Common. We will of course let you know and keep you updated closer to the time.


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Our Annual Ball with Cambridgeshire Young Professionals Group will be on 20 September 2014. It will be held at Homerton College on Hills Road from 7pm until 1.30am.

We have a limited number of tickets and expect that this event will sell out very quickly. Please email Heather Farrell at Eversheds ( to be added to the guest list and for payment details.

This year our chosen charity is the Arthur Rank Hospice and all proceeds from the great charity raffle will be going to them. If you have any links with individuals or business who would like to sponsor the ball 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 there!

Wesleyan seminar and cheese and wine

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Our next event will be a Wesleyan seminar called ‘Top 5 Financial Tips’, followed by cheese and wine. This will take place at Taylor Vinters’ offices at 6.30 pm on Wednesday 23 April. 

The address and a map for Taylor Vinters’ offices may be found at

 The seminar will be provided by the CJLD’s sponsor, Wesleyan, and will focus on relevant topics such as debt management; mortgages; income protection; retirement and employee benefits.

Questions may be sent in anonymously in advance. The seminar should provide useful information and could be particularly relevant to anyone thinking of stepping onto the property ladder over the next few years!

Please email Ali on if you wish to attend so that we know how much CHEESE and WINE to order! We very much hope you will be able to join us!

Chinese New Year Dinner!

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Year of the Horse 2014!

To celebrate the Year of the Horse, the CJLD will be hosting a Chinese New Year dinner on 5 February 2014.  This will start with drinks at the Snug on East Road at 6.30 pm, followed by a buffet dinner from 7.30 pm at Spring Restaurant at 66 Mill Road. The meal is £12 per person, payable on the night. The restaurant is located just a few minutes’ walk from Parker’s Piece. The  buffet will include all your favourite Chinese culinary delights – spring rolls, dumplings, beef, pork, prawn, duck, chicken and vegetarian dishes. We hope to see you there!

Booking a place at the Chinese New Year dinner

If you have not yet booked a place and would like to attend the Chinese New Year event then please email Ali on


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