These are aimed particularly at new Liverymen and Freemen; partners are also welcome, as are Court Assistants and Liverymen of longer standing, who have not previously been to a Briefing, who are also encouraged to attend.
They give a short introduction to the work of the Corporation, especially the relationship with the livery companies. The presentation is given by an Assistant Town Clerk and a member of the Livery Committee. There is opportunity to ask questions of the speakers and the Briefing is followed by a light finger buffet, which provides the chance to mix with other Liverymen and Freemen.
71 Basinghall Street
London EC2V 5DH – see map
There is a non-refundable charge of £20 per person for the course.
There are three Briefings a year held on the dates listed below. Once you have selected and applied for one of the Briefings, you will be able to change the date and carry your payment forward, providing 10 days notice is given.
To change the date of the Briefing you wish to attend please contact the Course Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org stating your and your guest’s (if applicable) name, your livery company, the date of the course you were originally booked on and the new date of the course you wish to attend.
Programme and timings
5.00pm - registration, tea/coffee served
5.30pm - Welcome: Vicky Russell, Chairman of the Livery Committee
5.40pm - Livery companies, their membership, and activities: Paul Jagger, The Worshipful Company of Information Technologists
6.00pm - The role of the City of London Corporation: Lorraine Brook, Town Clerk’s Department
6.15pm - The Freedom of the City of London: Murray Craig, Clerk to the Chamberlain’s Court
6.35pm - On being an Alderman: Alderman Michael Mainelli (for 20.11.18)
6.45pm - Panel discussion with q and a
7.00pm - Closing remarks: Chairman of the Livery Committee
7.05pm - Drinks Reception
8.00pm - End
- Tuesday 20 November 2018
- Tuesday 5 February 2019
- Wednesday 15 May 2019
- Monday 21 October 2019
- Tuesday 19 November 2019
Max no. per course: 120
Please note that the booking facility will close 10 days before a course date or as soon as the maximum number of participants for a course has been reached.
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