We are delighted to announce that our Eighth UK Mediation Skills Competition for UK Law Students will be taking place over the weekend of 21st to 23rd January at the offices of the International Dispute Resolution Centre (IDRC), close by St Paul's Cathedral in the City of London. The competition is open to eligible law students, trainees or pupils in chambers. At the competition, the teams adopt the role of counsel and client and seek to resolve a commercial dispute working with each other, their...
The 2021 Lord Mayor’s Show, 13 November 2021 Preparations for the show started at 8:30am when I and our Junior Warden, Simon Underwood, collected our robes and headgear from Painter Stainers Hall. The City was eerily quiet with all the roads to be used in the show having been closed to traffic and crowd barriers set up. Assembly in London Wall with the other Masters and supporters of the Modern Livery Companies, just outside Plaisterers Hall, was our first chance to have an informal get...
Lt Cdr Edward Munns (RN) Officer Commanding HMS MERSEY and Wg Cdr Dorian James Officer Commanding 622 Squadron were admitted as Honorary Freemen of the Company on Wednesday 27th October 2021.
On Wednesday 27th October 2021 at Vintners' Hall, Martyn Bradish was installed as Master of this Worshipful Company for 2021/22. Dr Chris McArdle and Simon Underwood were installed as Senior and Junior Wardens respectively.
On 6 September, the Master was jailed and bailed in an excellent cause: the Red Cross. You can read all about it here.
We are delighted to have a report from Major Kaz Lorimer about 13 Company’s annual camp and future plans. You can read their news here.
We are delighted that our Installation Dinner will take place at Vintners' Hall on Wednesday 27th October. Members can read more about this event and book by clicking on the following link: Installation Dinner
The Company has been delighted to read news of HMS Mersey’s impressive start to 2021 on the website of the Royal Navy. You can read the report here.