TL4 & ConTrA present Private Client Summer School: The Ultimate Insider’s Guide

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Wednesday 21st - Friday 23rd August 2024 - Downing College, Cambridge 


Downing College, the 'newest of the old and oldest of the new'

Downing College in the University of Cambridge was founded in 1800 by the bequest of Sir George Downing. Nestled in the heart of Cambridge, Downing College's beautiful neo-classical buildings are set among 20 acres of magnificent, spacious grounds and peaceful gardens.

Known as the 'newest of the old and oldest of the new', the College was the 17th to be founded within the University of Cambridge. Originally formed ‘for the encouragement of the study of Law, Medicine and of the cognate subjects of Moral and Natural Science’ Downing provies the perfect environment for 2 days of focussed legal learning. 


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Accomodation & The Residential Experience

  • The 2-day summer school (Thur-Fri) package includes 1 nights' accommodation (Thursday night), all meals and evening activities.

*Please note the 1 night's accommodation included in the ticket price will be located at a nearby offsite venue. Delegeates will have access to all the event activities and all other onsite ammenities. 

  • Drinks at the college bar are not included. Please note that the bar accepts cards only, no cash.
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Arrival at Downing College 

Downing College is only a 15 minute walk or very short taxi ride from Cambridge Station.

Trains from London regularly depart from Liverpool Street and King's Cross stations and take 45 minutes.

The closest airport to Cambridge is Stansted Airport.

Regular buses to Cambridge's Drummer Street bus station depart every hour from all major airports, as well as National Express coaches to and from all major cities in Britain.


Please find us in the Howard Building and we will make sure you are looked after. 

Dress Code 

Most delegates wear smart casual for the week.

There is no requirement to be formal. Just make sure you are comfortable and relaxed.

When you Arrive

Please go to the Porter's Lodge, which is on the main road. 

You will receive directions to the conference area which is the Howard Building. 

Your room key can be collected from 2pm on the day of your arrival from the Porter's Lodge. Please bring any baggage to the TL4 registration desk and we can look after it for you. 

Contact Us


For Speaker enquiries please contact Seth on +44 (0) 20 3433 2282 or email


For Partnership enquiries please contact James on +44 (0) 20 3398 8546 or email

Accommodation, Arrival & Venue

For Accommodation, Arrival & Venue enquiries please contact Laura on +44 (0) 20 3433 2284 or email

Booking & General

For Booking & General enquiries please contact Paul on +44 (0) 20 3398 8510 or email


For Marketing enquiries please contact Yelda on +44 (0) 20 3398 8551 or email