Civic life celebrated at annual ceremony

Organised by the University of Wolverhampton the service, which celebrates the Administration of Justice in the Black Country, will take place on Sunday 9 March 2014.

The High Sheriff of the West Midlands, Dame Christine Braddock, DBE and the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Wolverhampton, Professor Geoff Layer will be joined by the Bishop of Lichfield, the Right Revd Jonathan Gledhill and the region’s civic leaders for a procession through the city prior to the service.

They will be joined by representatives from the justice sector including judges, barristers, solicitors, court staff, prison and probation officers for a procession through the city.

Dr Anthea Gregory, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, said: “The ceremony is an opportunity to reflect upon the essential work performed by members of the legal profession throughout the region.

“Our role as a University is to continue to produce high calibre graduates who can take their place among this band of professionals and we are very proud of the contribution our students make to society.”

The service, which is open to the public, will take place at the Collegiate Church of St Peter in Wolverhampton city centre at 11am.


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Date Issued: Thursday 6 March 2014

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