1-2 Dec

Virtual

LawCareersNetLIVE Virtual will be split across two afternoons.

Day one

Tuesday 1 December 2020

13:30

Open of day one and networking

14:00

Welcome and introduction

14:05

Keynote speaker

Catherine Wolfenden – Osborne Clarke LLP

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 2021. 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.

  • Catherine Wolfenden – Osborne Clarke LLP
  • Navjeet Virk – Pinsent Masons LLP
15:00

Networking

15:30

Firm-led workshops

  • Working together on a corporate transaction – Pinsent Masons LLP
  • TBC – RPC
  • Restructuring and private equity during a global crisis – Weil, Gotshal & Manges (London) LLP
16:45

Networking

17:00

Close of day one

Day two

Wednesday 2 December 2020

13:30

Open of day two and networking

14:15

Question Time: Key advice for applicants

Our panel of recruiting experts will provide detailed guidance on what makes a good applicant, how to prepare and present a successful application form, and how to excel during a vacation scheme or training contract interview. Again, audience participation is encouraged.

  • Anna Dixon – Burges Salmon LLP
  • Rachel Rowley – Nottingham Law School
15:00

Networking

15:30

Firm-led workshops

  • Family law – Burges Salmon LLP
  • New legal advice needed as a result of the covid-19 pandemic – Osborne Clarke LLP
16:45

Networking

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 2021.

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