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Northern Circuit Society Summer Reception | Chester Racecourse

Thursday 23rd of June 2022 17:30

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Chester Racecourse


17:30 - Lecture (for students or transferring lawyers who require the QS)
18:00 - Drinks Reception
Expected to end at approximately 20:30

Dress code

Business Attire, Smart Casual

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Event Details

Join us on Thursday 23 June 2022 at the Paddock Club, Chester Racecourse for a drinks reception hosted by the Middle Temple Northern Circuit Society. This event will provide the perfect opportunity to network with other Middle Templars on the Northern Circuit and build new connections.

A Qualifying Session will be held shortly before the drinks reception. Students will need to attend the lecture in order to claim a QS. Further details can be found below.

New Practitioners on the Northern Circuit

Master Lynch and Master Medland will discuss life on the Northern Circuit, focusing on the Circuit’s history and traditions, life as a new practitioner and how to make it work best for you and the Circuit, and what judges expect of new practitioners. There will be opportunity for questions at the end.

Who can Attend

All members of the Inn. Guests are welcome.

Dietary Requirements

If you  have any dietary requirements please ensure that you provide this information when you book tickets.  If you did not do so, please inform the Middle Temple Membership Department no later than 12:00 two working days before the event. 

If you are unsure about anything on the evening please speak to the events staff on duty.

Non-alcoholic alternatives will be provided on request.

Qualifying Session Details

Click here to see details of the QS Requirements and how to be credited with the QS for this session

Learning Outcomes:

After this session, students should be able to:

  • To describe the Northern Circuit’s history and traditions and recognise the importance to your practice
  • Evaluate and plan for career development on Circuit
  • To illustrate an understanding of what judgesexpect from new practitioners

Links to the Professional Statement, wider workings of the Bar, administration of justice or a public interest matter

The QS will align with these elements of the professional statement:

  • 1.1
  • 2.6
  • 4.1.1

Click here to view the BSB's Professional Statement

QS Feedback

If you have any feedback on a QS you have attended or have any suggestions for future sessions, please contact the education department on

Bookings and Cancellations

Members of the Inn can buy tickets online by clicking ‘Add to Cart’.  Please note that you must log in to book (if you have not yet created a log-in please register first).  Alternatively you can buy tickets from the Treasury Office by calling 020 7427 4800.

Unless the event sells out earlier, booking will close at 12:00 two working days before the event


Where we have a waiting list we will offer your ticket to someone else, so please do cancel your ticket if you are no longer able to attend by contacting 020 7427 6385 or email

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Data Protection & Photography

Please be aware that photography, audio and video recording may take place at our events. These may be used for promotional purposes by the Inn, including in printed publications, on our website, and on our social media accounts. If you do not wish to have your photograph taken or to have images of you used, please alert the Membership Team at the start of the event. We are unable to guarantee that you will not be included in the background of photographs that are being taken. Contact: 020 7427 6385,

All personal data that the Inn stores and processes is held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the Inn’s Data Protection Policy. You can ask the Inn to stop using your images at any time, or request to see the personal data that the Inn holds on you. For more information please visit the Data Protection page

Times and details for this event are subject to change. Please check this webpage for the most up to date information.