Upcoming Events

Annual General Meeting

Date: Monday, 4 February 2019
Time: 6:00 pm
Venue: NewLaw Solicitors, Helmont House, Churchill Way, Cardiff CF10 2HE

The Branch is delighted to give notice of our Annual General Meeting. Join us to get involved and discuss the future of the Branch.

To confirm your attendance, or for more information, please email us.

Annual Ball 2019

Date: Saturday, 2 March 2019
Time: 6:30 pm - 1:00 am
Venue: St David's Hotel and Spa, Havannah St, Cardiff CF10 5SD
Tickets: £45 (Members) / £50 (Non-members)
Dress Code: Black tie

The Cardiff & South East Wales Branch are pleased to announce that tickets are now available for our Black tie 15th Annual Dinner.

The dinner is being held in the beautiful surroundings of Cardiff Bay at the St David's Hotel and Spa on Saturday, 2 March 2019.

The venue will be open from 6:30 pm, so that guests can enjoy the drinks reception and entertainment before the call to dinner and the evening's events.

Dinner will be served in the Dylan Thomas suite on the ground floor and will be followed by the evening's entertainment. Carriages from 1 am.

Our annual dinner is always a very popular event, so in order to avoid disappointment, please ensure you return the booking form and payment to Alexis Thomas at the address below.

Once confirmation and payment has been received, you will be sent an email to confirm your attendance. Please note there are no physical tickets.

Please return this form and payment to Alexis Thomas at:

Penguin Legal, 2 Raleigh Walk, Brigantine Place, Cardiff CF10 4LN

CILEx National Awards 2019

Date: Thursday, 5 September 2019
Time: TBC
Venue: Madame Tussauds, Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 5LR
Tickets: TBC

The CILEx National Awards were launched in 2018, the celebrate the exceptional talent, innovation and achievement of CILEx members, supporters and stakeholders.

We are delighted to announce that this year's host will be Claudia Winkleman, one of the best-known broadcasters in the UK, who regularly fronts the live television shows for both Red Nose Day and Sport Relief, as well as her regular hosting of Strictly Come Dancing.

The CILEx National Awards showcase and celebrate the excellent work, and achievements, of CILEx members, supporters and stakeholder partners.

These exclusive awards recognise individuals, organisations and teams that are providing exemplary service, advice and support to those seeking access to justice. Celebrating the innovative recruitment and professional development practice that are widening access to a career in the legal profession to a more diverse audience.

CILEx has been celebrating the achievements of its members, as well as their employers and partners for many years. We are proud to formally celebrate what we have always known: that we support and represent a wealth of talented people and organisations. We will be acknowledging those who are leading the way in an ever changing, forward thinking, professional legal services sector and whose work closely aligns to our mission, our vision and our values.

We encourage CILEx members, supporters and stakeholders to nominate yourselves, your colleagues or employers and help us to recognise and celebrate your success and the contribution you make to promoting the profession...

  • Be recognised for your exceptional specialist technical knowledge and experience.
  • Receive formal recognition for the excellent work that you do from CILEx, your peers, employers and legal sector representatives.
  • Acknowledge and celebrate the professional development opportunities made available to you, and your colleagues, by your employer.
  • Stand out from peers & competitors and raise your professional profile.
  • Recognise and reward the hard work of colleagues, employers and peers who deliver excellent results for your clients, business and the public.
  • Raise awareness of your status as an exemplary employer and showcase how you have set benchmarks for others to aspire to.
  • Celebrate your contribution to widening access to justice, and to the legal profession.

... celebrate your achievements with CILEx

Nominations are now open.

Please click here to visit the CILEx National Awards 2019 website.