Wall Memorial Lecture - Speaker: Rt. Hon. Sir Andrew McFarlane

09 May 2019 - 18:00 to 19:30

The second annual Sir Nicholas Wall Lecture. 

The Lecture

The Rt. Hon. Sir Andrew McFarlane,  President of the Family Division and Bencher of Gray's Inn, will deliver a talk on 'The Children Act 1989: Thirty Years On’. 

Barrister members of all four Inns, solicitors and student members of Gray's Inn may attend this event.  

Location: Hall
Registration: 17:45
Qualifying Session (QS): 1 QS
Equivalent to 1 CPD hour (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).

Non-members can register for a GIOS account to book events available to non-members.

You must present your printed bar coded ticket at the door to enter the lecture.

Qualifying Sessions

You must present your printed bar coded ticket at the door to enter and be accredited with a QS. 

The dress code for all Qualifying Sessions (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.