Events: Receptions

24 April, 2024
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Host/Venue: Royal Courts of Justice

Co-hosted with the CLLS, CLSC and LSLA, the event also celebrated In House Pro Bono Day and the formal launch of the In House Pro Bono Pledge. All key CLF law firms attended along with arbitrators, members of the Bar, Commercial Court Judiciary and representatives from the pro bono sector.

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27 November, 2023
Host/Venue: Middle Temple

The CLF Christmas Reception sponsored by Burford was held on Monday 27th November at Middle Temple.

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CLF End of Summer Reception

CLF End of Summer Reception

14 September, 2023
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Host/Venue: Great Hall, Goodenough College
15 May, 2023
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Host/Venue: Royal Courts of Justice

The CLF Spring Reception was held on Monday 15th May at the Royal Courts of Justice.

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27 September, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Host/Venue: Herbert Smith Freehills, London

The CLF Autumn Reception was held on Tuesday 27th September at Herbert Smith Freehills, London.

22 June, 2022
6:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Host/Venue: Royal Courts of Justice

The CLF Summer Reception was held on Wednesday 22nd June at the Royal Courts of Justice, supported by Augusta Ventures. The event celebrated a new research project being undertaken by the National Pro Bono Centre, funded by sponsorship raised through the CLF Litigation Directory. Robert Hanna, Co-founder of Augusta Ventures commented that “Augusta is pleased […]

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27 April, 2022
Host/Venue: Cruise on the Thames

The CLF Spring Reception was held on Wednesday 27th April on the Thames in London, supported by Harbour Litigation Funding. The reception featured brief remarks from: Hilton Mervis, Chair, Commercial Litigators’ Forum, Head Commercial Dispute Resolution, Arnold & Porter Susan Dunn, Founder, Harbour Litigation Funding, Event Sponsor Mr Justice Robin Knowles, Chairman, National Pro Bono […]

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8 December, 2021
Host/Venue: Virtual, Zoom

A short virtual reception was held on 8th December 2021 to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Commercial Court of England and Wales as well as the launch of a new Guide to In House Pro Bono, produced by the GC100 and In House Pro Bono Group. The new Guide can be accessed online here. Hosted […]

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The Last Online CLF Social!

18 May, 2021
Host/Venue: Virtual in Venice, Zoom
30 September, 2020
Host/Venue: Virtual, Remo

The Commercial Litigators’ Forum hosted the Leading Litigators Virtual Autumn Reception with speaker, Lord Sumption on 30th September supported by Augusta (Event Sponsor) and Remo (Tech Sponsor). The event and CLF endeavours are supported by the GC100 and by COMBAR. Leading litigators from commercial disputes practices (including commercial arbitrators) attended as part of a ground-breaking project which […]

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26 March, 2020
Host/Venue: Virtual, Zoom

A planned reception to take place in the Great Hall of the RCJ was postponed due to the global pandemic. While use of Zoom was in its infancy, a virtual CLF Reception was held at time the reception was due to take place. Attended by over 300 from across Commercial Litigation, the reception featured short […]

24 April, 2008
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Host/Venue: Somerset House, London

A high profile reception hosted by the CLF. The guest of honour was the Attorney General. All proceeds from the reception will go directly to the following charities: LawWorks, Bar Pro Bono Unit, Free Representation Unit , The Royal Courts of Justice Advice desk. Approximately £80,000 has been raised.

6 May, 2006
Host/Venue: Somerset House

Charity Welcome Event Somerset House Reception hosted by the CLF for the International Bar Association, with Cherie Booth QC. A high profile reception hosted by the CLF for the International Bar Association. The guest of honour was Cherie Booth QC. All proceeds from the reception were given directly to the London Bombings Charitable Relief Fund, […]

Drinks for Lord Mayor/Commercial Court Judges (Mr Justice Coleman)

7 May, 2003
Host/Venue: Herbert Smith

Reception for QB and Chancery Masters

9 December, 2002
Host/Venue: Nabarro Nathanson
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