Home > Events > Fellows' Events > Fellows Winter Dinner 2017

Fellows Winter Dinner 2017


Fellows Winter Dinner 2017 

Following the hugely successful event last December we are delighted to be once again hosting our Fellows Winter Dinner at the prestigious and historic Oriental Club giving a unique opportunity for Fellows to experience the ambience of the Orient in the luxuriant surroundings and to enjoy the Michelin – rated cuisine.

For nearly two hundred years, the Oriental Club has been an iconic Central London focal point for those returning from India and the East. The Club treasures its rich history and the extraordinary characters who have been associated with the it, since the Duke of Wellington founded the Club as the first and only President. Don’t miss this great opportunity to catch up with old friends and meet new ones to wish them Seasons Greetings.

We are also delighted to have Dean Armstrong QC speaking about the new legislation on Data Protection (GDPR) that will affect us all from May 2018. Dean will staying for dinner so there will be ample opportunity to have all your questions answered.

Places are very limited so book today to secure your place. The cost to attend this event is £75.00 per person inclusive of vat which will be added at the end of the booking process.

This event is open to Fellows only.

The dress code at the Oriental Club is jacket and tie, no jeans.

Date: Monday 27 November 2017
Venue: Oriental Club
Fee: Members - £62.50 per person


Bookings are no longer being taken for this event


This event is open to CIPS Fellows only.


18.00   Registration and Drinks reception in the Small Smoking Room
18.45   Speaker - Dean Armstrong QC
19.15   Four Course Dinner in the Main Drawing Room
23.00   Carriages


Dean Armstrong QC

Dean Armstrong QC is a highly experienced practitioner who has been involved in some of the highest profile cases of the last decade, as well as providing advice to those who have found themselves having to deal with major public inquiries. Amongst those have been R v Darwin ( the wife of the canoeist who faked his own death); R v Asil Nadir; R v Vincent Tabak ( murder of Joanna Yeates in Bristol; criminal investigation in to the news of the World newspaper.

He has been a regular commentator on legal matters both for Sky and BBC TV as well as on the radio.

He is a specialist in City and financial crime and regulation; fraud and confiscation, and where civil and criminal law meet.

He has a City background, having been employed by blue chip corporates and major City Solicitors and has advised on mergers and acquisitions, directors and shareholders rights and obligations and set up the regulatory regime for a major multi national.

In recent years he has become increasingly involved in all matters cyber and he is co author of Cyber Security Law and Practice, an authoritative and thorough textbook in this new area. Dean lectures extensively on this subject and in recent times has been asked to speak to high profile entities on GDPR. Dean has also advised the Law Commission on proposed changes to domestic data protection law.

Called to the Bar 1985

Queens Counsel 2014


The cost to attend this Dinner is £62.50 ex vat (£75.00 inc vat) which will be added at the end of the booking process.

Please note, there is a 2% surcharge for credit card bookings

The cost to attend this Dinner is £75.00 per person inclusive of vat (£62.50 ex vat) which will be added at the end of the booking process.
Please note, there is a 2% surcharge for credit card bookings


Oriental Club
Stratford House
11 Stratford Place

Book event