Gray's Inn



View the Calendar for upcoming events at the Inn.

See the main Qualifying Sessions page for details regarding the different types of QSs.

Booking online

If you are a student or barrister member, you can book and pay online via the Gray's Inn Online System (GIOS) for most events including Qualifying Sessions (QSs).

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

Benchers and barristers no longer requiring QSs are welcome and encouraged to join students and dine in Hall on QS nights. 

Please note that the following QSs are by email invite only, they cannot be booked online or via the Registrar:

  • Introductory events
  • Education Weekend
  • Residential weekends

If you encounter any problems using GIOS please email Thomas Charles in the Education Department or call 020 7458 7808.

Benchers wishing to attend an event should contact Michelle Clark in the Treasury Office.

Booking dates

Popular events sell out quickly so we advise you book early to avoid disappointment. 

  • Michaelmas Term booking opens in September
  • Hilary Term booking opens in December 
  • Easter Term booking opens in March
  • Trinity Term booking opens in April

If you are a barrister member, you may book and pay up to 4 clear working days before an event. 

If you are student member, you may book and pay up to 5 clear working days before an event.

The Inn reserves the right to limit the number of guests allowed at events; notice will be given in advance should this occur.


  • You will not be given a refund if you book an event, but choose not to attend
  • If you are unable to attend an event due to illness, a doctor’s note must be provided in order for a refund to be issued
  • You may be entitled to a refund in exceptional circumstances when notice is given at least 4 clear working days before the event

Find out more

  • Dress Code and Rules

    All rules, regulations and the dress code for members booking and attending Qualifying Sessions. Includes the dress code for guests attending Qualifying Sessions.

    Find out more

  • Transferring Lawyers

    Further information regarding transferring to the Bar, joining the Inn and post Call requirements.

    Find out more

  • Lunch and Dining in Hall