News and Events

News and Events

Upcoming Events

Annual General Meeting

Date: Friday, 22 February 2019
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Venue: The Round House, Royal Standard Place, Nottingham NG1 6FS

The Nottinghamshire CILEx Branch is delighted to give notice of the Branch Annual General Meeting. There will be two free drinks on arrival, and the meeting is due to start at 6:30 pm, when we will go through the events of the past year and the accounts. We will appoint new Committee Members and Officers and discuss proposed events for the forthcoming year.

Don't forget, we need the following Officers:

  • Chair
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer

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

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.


New Email Address

We now have a new email address. Please email us with any enquiries on

New Secretary

Sarah Forth has resigned from the Secretary position. Sarah, thank you for all your hard work as Secretary and for agreeing to stay on the Committee.

Marina Perry was appointed the new Secretary in the last Committee meeting. Welcome Marina!

Social Media Accounts

Please find below the social media accounts for the Nottinghamshire CILEx Branch. You will be able to keep abreast of new events, meetings and changes. Please follow and feel free to share the links to invite more members.




Past Events

Facilitated Discussions with: Dr Liz Curran, Australian National University, School of Legal Practice

On 20, 25 and 27 June the Nottinghamshire Branch collaborated with Nottingham Trent University to invite CILEx members to attend three informal discussion groups with Dr Curran looking at health justice, conflict resolution and student learning: Building Collaborations Locally - Applying a Health Justice Partnership Model to Law Clinics, Alternative Ways to Approach Legal Problem Solving and Disputes to the Adversarial Process to Seek Justice and New Approaches to Lawyering and the Implications for Legal Education: Equipping Our Students to Meet the Changing World.

Neurolaw Workshop with Nottingham Trent University

On 6 June, 2018, the Nottinghamshire Branch collaborated with Nottingham Trent University to invite CILEx members to attend a free Neurolaw Workshop. The event was hosted by Nottingham Trent University and was focused on issues relating to neuroscientific evidence and law. It was designed to raise awareness of the issues surrounding neuroscientific evidence in the British courts. The focus of this event was on the assessment of criminal responsibility and it was part of the University's research strategy following the Health and Well-being theme.

Branch Re-Launch

The Nottinghamshire Branch held a meet and greet for members at Pitcher and Piano in Nottingham on 16 March. It was attended by a large number of new members as well as a clerk from a local barristers' chamber and a hostess from a local hotel who helped with hospitality. A welcome drink and nibbles were provided and Harpreet Kaur and Gail Cook were there to discuss Branch matters and future legal and social events. The event was a great success with everyone mingling, getting to know each other and offering suggestions for future events with much enthusiasm.

Harpreet Kaur at Branch re-Launch providing drinks

Branch re-Launch Event
Branch re-Launch Event
Branch re-Launch Event