Scholarship Opportunity for A Week in Legal London
If you are interested in attending the 2024 A Week in Legal London but are precluded from doing so due to a lack of financial resources, please submit your request to the Litigation Section no later than February 5, 2024 and include the following:

  • Why you are interested in attending A Week in Legal London?
  • What is your financial basis for requesting the scholarship?
  • What other factors make you a good candidate for the scholarship?

Click here to send a submission to Mary McKelvey and Larry Biegel.

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MCLE CREDIT: A Week in Legal London program offers participants the opportunity to complete 25 hours of MCLE.

London participants who attend all daily sessions earn 18 hours of MCLE credit. You will need to take 7 additional hours of Online CLE classes at your convenience in order to satisfy the 25-hour MCLE requirement.

A Group Leader's Diary of – A Week In Legal London – October 2022
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LONDON PROGRAM

Our plans for the 2024 A Week in Legal London program continue to develop, and we will post updates to the website as they become available. For the 2024 program, we are able to expand our court visit opportunities to courts in both London and Cambridge.

This agenda represents the current plans for the 2024 program and is subject to change:

Sunday, April 7
Afternoon   Welcome Reception and Program Orientation at the May Fair Hotel
Evening   Your evening is free
Monday, April 8
Morning   Welcome at the Royal Courts of Justice
We are privileged to meet with the Lady Chief Justice, Dame Sue Carr, who serves as the Head of the Judiciary of England and Wales and the President of the Courts of England and Wales.

MCLE Session Introducing the English Legal System
Afternoon   Court Observations in Small Groups
Evening   Your evening is free
Tuesday, April 9
Morning   Court Observations at the combined Oxford Crown and County Court
Afternoon   Lunch and Cultural Activity in Oxford with participants in the Guest Program
Details to be confirmed shortly
Evening   Reception and Moot Trial at Inner Temple
Join your California colleagues for a spirited Moot at the iconic Inner Temple. We’ll be joined by members of the English Bar as we debate a cross-Atlantic dispute. May the best side win! Guest Program participants are welcome to join this event.
Wednesday, April 10
Morning   Welcome at the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom
The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom is the final court of appeal in the UK for civil cases, and for criminal cases in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Supreme Court hears cases of the greatest public or constitutional important affecting the whole population. We will be welcomed by one of the twelve Justices.

MCLE Session
Afternoon and Evening   Your afternoon and evening are free
Thursday, April 11
Morning and Afternoon   Court Observations in Small Groups
Evening   Your evening is free
Friday, April 12
Morning and Afternoon   Court Observations in Small Groups
Evening   Closing Reception and Dinner in the Peer’s Dining Room of the House of Lords in the Palace of Westminster

Please note: Due to the size of some of our court venues and limited access, not all individuals/groups will have the same experience throughout the week. The agenda is subject to change.

Learn more about A Week in Legal London from this article featured in California Litigation magazine.