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10 November 2023


6:30 pm - 1:00 am


The Coal Exchange Hotel, Cardiff

The President of Cardiff and District Law Society invites you to the society’s 2023 Annual Dinner – an unmissable opportunity to catch up with peers, colleagues, friends & clients, and to celebrate its annual award winners.

The Cardiff & District Law Society (CDLS) Annual Dinner will be hosted at the historic Coal Exchange Hotel in Cardiff Bay.

Book your place now to join the largest regional law society in Wales for an evening of informal networking, a three-course gourmet dinner, with a special guest speaker and the announcement of the CDLS annual award winners, followed by dancing and networking at the fully-stocked bar. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Jenine Abdo, CDLS President for 2022/2023, invites CDLS members, those working in and with legal brands in and around Cardiff, affiliated industries and law students to join her on Friday 10th November 2023 for a night filled with entertainment and celebration of another successful year supporting the legal sector in Cardiff.

CDLS members and JLD members can also benefit from a booking discount.


Booking is now open. CDLS members can use our discounted member rate when booking individual tickets and tables. If you are unsure of your member status, please email

  • Individual Tickets (CDLS Members): £70 pp
  • Individual Tickets (Non Members): £80 pp
  • Table of 10 (CDLS Members): £700
  • Table of 10 (Non Members): £800

Guest Speaker

The 2023 guest speaker will be announced shortly.


  • 6:30pm: Start the night off at our sparkly drinks reception
  • 6:45pm: Call to Dinner
  • 1:00am: Carriages

Dress Code

Black Tie, Ball Gowns or Cocktail Dresses


You can pay via Eventbrite when ordering or choose to pay offline. Please include details of the organisation you wish us to invoice, where to send the invoice and how you wish to pay (BACs or Cheque). Your ticket(s) cannot be confirmed until payment has been made.

For all enquiries, including payment enquiries, please email

Wine Pre-Orders

A wine pre-order form will be sent to you / your table’s lead contact once CDLS has received payment for your booking.

Dietary Requirements

Please send your guests’ dietary requirements to no later than Friday 27 October 2023 to ensure that the venue can accommodate your needs.


Sponsorship packages and programme advertising rates are now available. Please email for more information.


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