Mixed Messes - Speaker: Richard Atkins QC

13 November 2018 - 18:00 to 21:15

This evening begins with a drinks reception where you can meet and later dine in groups of four (a mess) with barrister and judicial members of the Inn. Dinner is preceded by a talk given by a guest of the Treasurer. 

The event

The speaker will be Master Richard Atkins QC, Vice Chair of the Bar Council 2018.

The event is open to all members of the Inn.

Registration: 17:45
Location: Hall
Qualifying Session (QS): 1 QS
Equivalent to 0.5 CPD hours (view the Bar Standards Board guidance for CPD)


Booking will open approximately 8 weeks prior to the event and will close, (for barrister members) 4 clear working days and (for student members) 5 clear working days before the event. 

Members can book and pay online for most Inn events via the Gray's Inn Online System (GIOS).

Member login: Gray's Inn Online System (GIOS)

Benchers who wish to attend should contact the Education Department.


  • Students (Gray’s Inn student members only): £18
  • Barristers within 3 years of Call: £25
  • Benchers: £35

Contact the Education Department with any questions regarding this event. 

Qualifying Sessions

The dress code is smart casual for this Qualifying Sessions (QS).

The dress code for all other QSs unless otherwise stated is:

  • dark suits with white shirts (men and women) and ties (men)
  • gowns (students, barristers and benchers - except guests)

Please see Qualifying Sessions for further information.