Great Legal Charity Quiz – 1 December 2021
The Huddersfield & Dewsbury Incorporated Law Society and the University of Hudddersfield Law School came together to take part in the Great Legal Charity Quiz on Wednesday 1 December in the beautiful surroundings of Empire House, Slaithwaite.
£92.50 was raised in aid of the Access to Justice Foundation who are a pro bono charity.
Congratulations to the winners, Disken & Co, and thank you to everyone else who attended from the University of Huddersfield, Ramsdens, Schofield Sweeney and Ridley & Hall.
Annual General Meeting – 24 November 2021
The 140th AGM was held in person.
President James Staton of Schofield Sweeney Solicitors hosted a lunch before the meeting. Alastair James of Ramsdens Solicitors was elected President and Ellie Hirst of Chadwick Lawrence was elected as Vice President.
A Special Resolution was passed to amend the Articles of Association to introduce a Corporate Membership structure.
Annual Dinner at Manor House
Our Annual Dinner took place on Friday 22 October 2021, after having to be rearranged from the previous year due to the pandemic in beautiful surroundings. Our President James Staton and Vice President Alastair James welcomed guests and gave an address to over 130 guests.
Comedian Dr Kevin Jones entertained guests and then afterwards there was an after dinner DJ.
Opening of the Legal Year – York Minster – 10 October 2021
Our President, James Staton, attended at the opening of the legal year event at York Minster.
Yorkshire Union SQE Round Table – 9 June 2021
Thank you to the Yorkshire Union of Law Societies for opening their SQE Round Table Event up to our members. SRA CEO of Lawcare for providing a free seminar for members on how to cope with working at home during lockdown. A donation was made to Lawcare by the Society on behalf of our members.
Lawcare – Law in Lockdown – Friday 5 March 2021
Thank you to Elizabeth Rimmer, CEO of Lawcare for providing a free seminar for members on how to cope with working at home during lockdown. A donation was made to Lawcare by the Society on behalf of our members.
District Judges Q&A – Thursday 4 March 2021
Thank you to District Judge Barraclough and District Judge Woodhead for holding a virtual Q&A event with our members.