New legal year marked by Red Mass this month

This year’s annual Red Mass to mark the beginning of the new legal year in Scotland, takes place on Sunday, 27 September 2015 at noon.

The Mass will be celebrated in St Mary’s R.C. Cathedral, Broughton Street, Edinburgh.

After the Mass, there will be an informal reception in the Cathedral Hall to which all members of the profession and the families and friends are warmly invited.

The reception will be supported by Thorntons Investment Management Ltdand a children’s entertainer will be there to entertain younger children (aged 12 and under) during the reception.

Members of the profession who wish to take part in the procession should meet in the Cathedral House, 61 York Place at 11:30am.

An invite is extended to those who may not have previously attended the Mass which is now a well-established event on the Scottish legal calendar.

It would be gratefully appreciated if you could please contact Jamie Kerr in advance of 27 September by e-mail ( in order to advise whether you will be attending (a) the Mass; and (b) the reception and also to say if you will be bringing any family or guests to the reception.

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