6-7 Dec

Virtual

LawCareersNetLIVE Virtual will be split across two afternoons.

Day one

Tuesday 6 December 2022

13:30

Open of conference and networking

14:00

Welcome and introduction

14:05

Keynote speaker

Claire Graham, partner at TLT LLP, kicks off LawCareersNetLIVE Virtual with her insights and advice for anyone embarking on their legal journey.

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 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 – Birketts LLP
  • Nicholas Grewal – associate director, Osborne Clarke LLP
  • Rob Morson – partner, Pinsent Masons LLP
  • Shazia Bashir – partner, TLT LLP
15:00

Networking

15:30

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 a law firm.

Workshops:

  • Jones Day: How do you solve a Global Dispute?
  • Michelmores LLP: Sustainably run law firms – what does it mean for lawyers?
  • Osborne Clarke LLP: The metaverse in the legal landscape
  • Pinsent Masons LLP: The life of a transaction
16:45

Networking in workshops

17:00

Close of day one

Day two

Wednesday 7 December 2022

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 The University of Law will also be on hand to answer your questions about postgraduate study and employability.

The panellists are:

  • Katy Dixon – first-seat trainee, Burges Salmon LLP
  • Miles Aho – third-seat trainee, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • Giulia Joynt – second-seat trainee, Jones Day
  • Tatiana Menezes – third-seat trainee, Michelmores LLP
  • Darren Broad – LPC student, The University of Law
15:00

Networking

15:30

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 a law firm.

Workshops:

  • Birketts LLP: Business development and marketing in law firms
  • Burges Salmon LLP: Planning & CPO
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP: Private equity and private funds
  • TLT LLP: Future energy
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?

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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