7-8 Dec

Virtual

LawCareersNetLIVE Virtual will be split across two afternoons.

Day one

Tuesday 7 December 2021

13:30

Open of conference and networking

14:00

Welcome and introduction

14:05

Keynote speaker

Abigail Hadfield, TLT

14:15

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:

  • Patrick Taylor – partner, Debevoise & Plimpton
  • Alexandra Gower – partner, Osborne Clarke
  • Audrey Ferrie – legal director, Pinsent Masons
  • Abigail Hadfield – partner, TLT
15:00

Networking

15:30

Firm-led workshops

  • Future of work – Osborne Clarke
  • A day in the life of an environment and energy lawyer – Pinsent Masons
  • Commercial disputes – RPC
  • Changing the future of law one innovation at a time – TLT
16:45

Networking in workshops

Final networking will take place in your workshops.

17:00

Close of day one

Day two

Wednesday 8 December 2021

13:30

Open of day two and networking

14:15

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:

  • Liam Edwards – trainee solicitor, Burges Salmon
  • Hatti Briggs – trainee solicitor, Mills & Reeve
  • Karolina Lewicka – trainee solicitor, RPC
  • Callum Scott – Nottingham Law School
15:00

Networking

15:30

Firm-led workshops

  • Family law – from initial instruction to final hearing – Burges Salmon
  • Private equity and private funds – Debevoise & Plimpton
  • Sports law – regulatory disputes – Mills & Reeve
16:45

Networking in workshops

Final networking will take place in your workshops.

17:00

Close of day two

Think you’ve got what it takes?

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