26 Nov

Manchester

LawCareersNetLIVE will be taking place on 26 November.

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

Harold Brako, Addleshaw Goddard

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 2022. 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:

  • Jonathan Patterson – managing director – innovations & ventures, DWF
  • Chris Dexter – partner, BLM
  • TBC – Shoosmiths
10:50

Networking and refreshments

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

11:25

Firm-led workshops

  • Catastrophic injury – BLM
  • Cross team collaboration across a professional services group – Gateley
  • Working together on a corporate transaction – Pinsent Masons
  • Real estate: the heart of every business – Shoosmiths
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

  • Do you have an appetite to innovate? – Addleshaw Goddard
  • Banking – DWF
  • A focus on M&A – what does a deal really look like? – Hill Dickinson
  • How do you solve a global dispute? – Jones Day
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 Nottingham Law School will also be on hand to answer your questions about postgraduate study and employability.

The panellists are:

  • Connor Fairbairn – trainee solicitor, Gateley
  • TBC – Hill Dickinson
  • TBC – Jones Day
  • TBC – Nottingham Law School
  • Hannah Archer – trainee solicitor, Pinsent Mason
16:30

Close

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