2 Dec

London

Our immersive conference is for talented students who want to learn more about how to build a successful career as a solicitor in a prestigious firm.

09:15

Registration and networking breakfast

Please head to the conference room at 09.30. A topic is displayed on the main screen for you to discuss with the delegates at your table/the delegates sitting around you.

09:45

Welcome

09:50

Keynote speaker

This year’s keynote speaker is Claire Temple, partner and training principal at Cooley (UK) LLP.

10:05

Question Time: The law firm as a business

Our panel of top law firm partners will address the key issues affecting firms in 2023. This session will help delegates understand how firms operate as businesses and the role they will play as trainees. The panel will answer questions from the audience.

The panellists are:

  • TBC – Addleshaw Goddard
  • Claire Temple, partner and training principal – Cooley (UK) LLP
  • TBC – Osborne Clarke LLP
10:50

Networking and refreshments

Your opportunity to speak with the firm representatives and your fellow delegates.

11:25

Firm-led workshops

Firm-led workshops give you the chance to discover the work of a practising solicitor. From practice areas to practical skills, your workshop leaders will take you through the key issues and tasks of working in the City.

12:45

Networking lunch

Please note that lunch is served standing. This is your opportunity to speak to firm representatives.

14:00

Firm-led workshops

Firm-led workshops give you the chance to discover the work of a practising solicitor. From practice areas to practical skills, your workshop leaders will take you through the key issues and tasks of working in the City.

15:20

Networking and refreshments

Your final opportunity to speak with the firm representatives and your fellow delegates.

15:45

Question Time: Life as a trainee

Our panel of trainee solicitors will provide insight into their experiences of the law firm application process, what being a trainee is really like and their advice for prospective candidates. A representative from The University of Law will also be on hand to answer your questions about postgraduate study and employability.

The panellists are:

  • TBC – Baker McKenzie
  • TBC – Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • TBC – RPC
  • TBC – Trowers & Hamlins LLP
  • TBC – Watson Farley & Williams LLP
16:30

Close

Think you’ve got what it takes?

Gain insight into the career path at a variety of prestigious firms that could help you to secure a vacation scheme place or training contract in 2023.

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