Solicitors, Russell-Cooke hosted a summer reception for members of London's commercial property industry at The Orangery, Kensington Palace on 18 June.

Over 200 guests including many leading property figures gathered in this exclusive setting which was once the location for Queen Anne's sophisticated court entertainments.

Guests basked in fine evening sunshine, whilst sampling Nyetimber, one of England's best sparkling wines, accompanied by contemporary canapés provided by Ampersand.

Peter Dawson, head of the commercial property group, commented, "This was an excellent opportunity for our clients and friends to meet many old and new contacts in a delightful setting in an area we know well."