MEMBERS of Huddersfield Law Society were updated on the organisation’s work with lawyers in Uganda at its annual dinner.
Almost 200 guests attended the dinner at Bertie’s Banqueting Suite in Elland.
Guests were welcomed by president Lynn Crabtree and the guest speaker was barrister John Myers.
Other top table guests included Eileen Marchant, chairman of the bench at Huddersfield Magistrates Court, Stephen Bonfield, president of Halifax Law Society, Andrew McConnell, president of the Huddersfield Society of Chartered Accountants, Jimmy McKiee, of the St Andrew's Society and Iain Glencross, past president of the Huddersfield Medical Society.
Sarah Young, a solicitor at Ridley and Hall in Huddersfield, explained about the work of the society with the Ugandan Law Society, providing text books and arranging visits provide support and advice.