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Frequently asked questions

Can I attend if I'm not shortlisted?
How much does it cost?
If I win, will I have to give a speech?
When will I get my ticket?
I haven't received my ticket
I'm a guest of a sponsor but don't know how to register
I booked a table of 10 but now I only require 5 tickets
What hotel accommodation do you have available?
When does the event start/finish?
Are drinks included?
I have accessibility issues. Is there another option to book other than online?
If booking on behalf of a group, and I am a member/PC holder, who is entitled to a discount?
I'm in the process of booking but can't see the discounts
I don't know the names of all my guests
Can I chose who I sit next to? See a table plan in advance?
If I book as a group, will we be kept together?
I don't have all the dietary requirements of my guests
What do I get for the cost of a ticket?
If I start my booking, can I come back to it later?
What methods of payment are there?
Will I be able to find out if I have won before the event?

Can I attend if I'm not shortlisted?

Yes.

How much does it cost?

See below:

TicketEarly birdStandard rate
Member/practising certificate holderTable: £2125 + VAT
Individual tickets: £225 + VAT
Table: £2500 + VAT
Individual tickets: £265 + VAT
Non-member/non-practising certificate holderTable: £2380 + VAT
Individual tickets: £275 + VAT
Table: £2800 + VAT
Individual tickets: £325 + VAT
Concession*Table: £1485 + VAT
Individual tickets: £165 + VAT
Table: £1750 + VAT
Individual tickets: £195 + VAT

*Available to small firms (four partners or less), sole practitioners, legal aid firms, charities, and not-for-profit organisations. You must be able to provide evidence you are eligible for this rate.

If I win, will I have to give a speech?

No, there will be no speeches by winners. But if you win an award in an individual category, you may be asked a question by the host.

When will I get my ticket?

Tickets will be sent out a week before the ceremony.

I haven't received my ticket

Contact awards@lawsociety.org.uk or call 020 7316 5700

I'm the guest of a sponsor but don't know how to register

Forward them on to Scott Dale in Sponsorships & Partnerships

I booked a table of 10 but now I only require 5 tickets

Refer to the terms and conditions:

  • if the cancellation is over 10 working days from the event date, you can receive a refund for five tickets minus a 20% admin fee
  • if the cancellation is 10 working days or less, from the event date, you will still be liable for the total cost

All amendments/cancellations must be received in writing and sent to awards@lawsociety.org.uk.

What hotel accommodation options do you have available?

There will be a few hotels listed on the awards area of the website, which offer a preferential rate for delegates.

All accommodation must be booked and guaranteed by the individual - the Law Society does not make any hotel reservations.

When does the event start/finish?

The drinks reception starts at 6pm.

The awards dinner is at 7pm (and concludes at 10.40pm).

Carriages are at 1am.

Are drinks included?

Drinks are provided during the reception and wine is served during dinner. Additional beverages can be purchased from the bar.

I have accessibility issues. Is there another option to book other than online?

Contact the awards team on awards@lawsociety.org.uk or 0207 316 5700.

If booking on behalf of a group, and I am a member/PC holder, who is entitled to a discount?

The discount is applied to all bookings if the purchaser is a PC holder member.

I'm in the process of booking but can't see the discounts

All discounts will be applied at the basket/payment page.

I don't know the names of all my guests

These can be added later. Online access to the booking system to make amendments is available until Friday 5 October.

Can I chose who I sit next to? See a table plan in advance?

No. People are allocated to a table, but do not have assigned seats.

If I book as a group will we be kept together?

Yes but tables only seat up to 10 people. If you book some tickets and want to request to be sat with another group, email awards@lawsociety.org.uk.

I don't have all the dietary requirements of my guests

All dietary requirements must be received by 10 working days before the event, otherwise we may not be able to accommodate them.

What do I get for the cost of a ticket?

Welcome drinks reception, three course dinner with wine followed by coffee and petit fours.

Following dinner, there will be a DJ and dancing and great opportunities to network with colleagues and peers.

If I start my booking, can I come back to it later?

No.

What methods of payment are there?

Online (WorldPay), cheque, BACS.

Will I be able to find out if I have won before the event?

No - this is strictly confidential.

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