We would love toAi??receive feedback on our events and lectures. Please alsoAi??let us knowAi??if you would like us to repeat any of our previous events or lectures.

PleaseAi??visit our Lectures page for more interesting activities for BBO JLD members.

Upcoming events*

Our next event is a charity quiz on 23 November 2017 taking place at Yates in Reading. This is a very popular event and spaces are likely to fill up fast! Tickets are A?9pp to include food and drinks. There will be a charity raffle on the night with proceeds going to Launchpad.

To register, please RSVP by email to



Previous events

Our welcome drinks took place on 5 October 2017 at the Thirsty Bear in Reading. The event was kindly sponsored by BCL Legal and was a great success!


Our wine tasting event is taking place at Walkabout on 6 July 2017 at 6pm, kindly sponsored by Chadwick Nott.The event is hosted jointly with local RICS surveyors and therefore spaces are limited and are likely to fill up fast.Ai?? Tickets will be allocated on a first come first served basis.Ai?? Please register your interest and make payment to secure your place.

The event will include aAi??quiz designed to test your knowledge ofAi??tasting red and white wines hosted by theAi??Oxford Wine Company.Ai??Ai??A light buffet will be provided.


We look forward to seeing you there!


We are delighted to release details of our upcoming Spring Ball taking place at the Penta Hotel, Reading on Friday 21 April 2017, kindly sponsored by Hays.

The early bird rate expires on Monday 3 April so please make sure to book your space ahead of this deadline to secure the discounted rate. To register, please RSVP by email to



We are pleased to announce details of our first lecture of 2017 – on Tuesday 21 February we will be hosting a discussion, lead by William Richmond-Coggan the current chair of the Solicitors Association of Higher Courts, on Solicitor-Advocates.



Our Christmas drinks and canapes is taking place at The Oxford Retreat on Wednesday 7 December. Attendance is free but we we will be accepting donations for our charity of the year, The Teenage Cancer Trust.



Our annual charity quiz night is approaching on Thursday 17 November. Ai??The evening will be hosted at Yates, Reading and is kindly sponsored by Conveyancing Data Services. Ai??We will be hosting a raffle on the night in aid of our charity for this year, the Teenage Cancer Trust.




Our annual welcome drinks were a great success – thank you to BCL Legal for sponsoring this event.


We recently hosted ourAi??SummerAi??Ball at Novotel, Reading. Ai??Check out some photos under the Photos tab.

JLD Summer Ball 2016 flyer info

Summer Ball 2015



If you would like to attend any of our upcoming events please RSVP toAi??juniorlawyersdivisionbbo@gmail.comAi??and send your cheque for the relevant amount made payable to ‘BB&O JLD’ toAi??Steph Scullion or Kayleigh Chapman c/oAi??Blandy & Blandy LLP, 1 Friar Street, Reading, RG1 1DA. Ai??Please ensure that your name is written on the back of your cheque.


*Events are open to members only, unless otherwise specified. When attending you consent to potentially having your photo taken for use by BBO JLD in promotional materials. Please note that you should always make payment in advance. However if this is not possible, please let us know and for some events we will accept paymentAi??at the door.Ai??When this applies, failure to bring payment with you on the nightAi??will unfortunately result in you being refused entry to the event or lecture.Ai??All lectures are provided for general information purposes only and should not be relied upon as legal advice.