There are lots of exciting events happening within the Law School. Plus there are many other University and external events which may be of interest. We have therefore collated them all into one central calendar to help you choose which you would like to attend.


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Wed 1 Dec, '21
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The Legal Cheek Commercial Awareness Academy

The Academy is designed to help boost students’ business and legal sector knowledge as they apply for training contracts. A virtual session on people skills, delivered by Dan Kayne, general counsel (routes) of Network Rail and founder of the O Shaped Lawyer.


Wed 1 Dec, '21
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How to practise competency based interviews

In this session we will be looking at what a competency question is and how to structure an effective response.

Wed 1 Dec, '21
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Let's Discuss CVs and Applications
SH.06

Members of the Careers team will lead the discussion and students will need to be willing to actively engage with the topic and be ready to ask questions and share experiences of writing applications.

Wed 1 Dec, '21
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Virtual Vantage: First Years

You’ll have the opportunity to take part in Q&A panels with lawyers and trainee solicitors, and find out more about life as a lawyer and applying for first year opportunities. You must have a Vantage profile to sign up which takes 10 minutes to make.

Thu 2 Dec, '21
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Let's Discuss CVs and Applications
SH.06

Members of the Careers team will lead the discussion and students will need to be willing to actively engage with the topic and be ready to ask questions and share experiences of writing applications.

Thu 2 Dec, '21
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DiversCity in Law: Free online LGBTQ+ legal careers event

Firms will include RPC, Reed Smith, Weil, Milbank, Pinsent Masons, Mayer Brown, Sidley, Ashurst, Ropes & Gray, Hogan Lovells, Latham & Watkins, Linklaters, BCLP, Covington, CMS, White & Case and Arnold and Porter. This event has been created to help LGBTQ+ Undergraduate and Postgraduate students find out more about potential careers in law with our participating firms. We’ll be discussing being LGBTQ+ in the workplace and specific graduate and internship schemes. After the event, students can apply for mentoring opportunities with our clients too.

Thu 2 Dec, '21
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The Legal Cheek UK Virtual Law Fair 2021

The free online event is open to all students (both undergraduates and postgraduates) and gives students from all universities the opportunity to meet nearly 60 of the nation’s leading law firms.

Thu 2 Dec, '21
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Post Study Work Visa Options in the UK (student visa holders)

Are you an international student interested in working in the UK? This session will outline the main options for working in the UK including the new graduate immigration route. The session will be delivered by one of the immigration advisers from the University’s Immigration & Compliance Team.

Fri 3 Dec, '21
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LawCareersNet LIVE London
County Hall, London, SE1 7PB

The LawCareersNetLIVE events are intensive, one-day student conferences where excellent candidates discover how law firms really work, looking at the business drivers of national and international law firms and how a career might progress in this sort of firm.

Delegate fee: £29 (payable on acceptance of delegate place). We are offering a number of free places across our LawCareersNetLIVE events to delegates from low socio-economic backgrounds, and those who might not be able to afford the delegate fee. Find out more. Closing date for applications: Thursday 28 October 2021.

Fri 3 Dec, '21
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ASPIRE Graduate Careers Event

The ASPIRE Graduate Scheme is a two year programme open to graduates of all disciplines and is tailored to allow you to explore both our business and your own talents. You'll rotate around every area of our business and have plenty of opportunities to show us what you can do and find out where your talents fit best.

Fri 3 Dec, '21
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Let’s Discuss Interviews
SH.06

By the end of this session you will be able to: Recognise what recruiters are looking for, prepare and research effectively for your interview Identify different type interview questions and possible approaches, and create a good impression.

Sat 4 Dec, '21
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The Legal Cheek Virtual Pupillage Fair 2021

Our Pupillage Fairs have capacity for up to 2,000 students, making them the largest bar careers events in the UK. The Fairs give students from all parts of the UK the opportunity to meet the nation’s leading chambers from their laptops. In addition to video walk-ins with chambers’ pupillage recruitment teams each Fair has six careers and commercial awareness virtual workshops delivered by leading barristers.

Mon 6 Dec, '21
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targetjobs: Aspire Law

targetjobs has partnered with some of the UKs leading law firms to host Aspire, an event to help more Black Heritage students take several steps closer to their dream careers. Do you Aspire to be a senior partner of the future, maybe even at one of the biggest law firms in the world? Our new event, Aspire Law, is here to start you on that path.

Mon 6 Dec, '21
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Wilkes Partnership Insight Evening
Birmingham

Join us in Birmingham for an informal festive evening to learn more about the Wilkes Partnership and applying to be a Trainee Solicitor.

Tue 7 Dec, '21 - Wed 8 Dec, '21
All-day
LawCareersNetLIVE Virtual
Virtually on Attendify

Runs from Tuesday, December 07 to Wednesday, December 08.

The LawCareersNetLIVE events are intensive, one-day student conferences where excellent candidates discover how law firms really work, looking at the business drivers of national and international law firms and how a career might progress in this sort of firm.

Delegate fee: £10 (payable on acceptance of delegate place). We are offering a number of free places across our LawCareersNetLIVE events to delegates from low socio-economic backgrounds, and those who might not be able to afford the delegate fee. Find out more. Closing date for applications: Thursday 28 October 2021.

Tue 7 Dec, '21
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Career at the Bar Seminar: Apply for Pupillage

Hybrid Seminar Programme 'How to...' with New Square Chambers. Session on how to apply for pupillage.

Email events@newsquarechambers.co.uk with your name, the session you would like to attend, whether you want to attend in person or virtually, and any reasonable adjustments.

Wed 8 Dec, '21
Charles Russell Speechlys London Open Day

Come along to an open day to find out more about life at our firm. You’ll hear about what life is like as a trainee and from associates and partners across the firm about the breadth of work that we do. Our Early Careers team will also be on hand to answer any questions you have about our Training Contract application process. Deadline: 14 November 2021.

Wed 8 Dec, '21
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Vantage Wednesday Webinar - Summer Vacation Scheme GR Q&A

Alison Peyton, Vantage Marketing Manager, will be joined by graduate recruitment representatives from Willkie Farr & Gallagher, Eversheds Sutherland and Freshfields to answer all your questions about applying to their firm's spring and summer vacation schemes and how to stand out in the application process.

Wed 8 Dec, '21
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Virtual Open Day: At Home with Roythornes

Calling all university students! Join us for an informative afternoon of insight and information on a career at Roythornes Solicitors. During the afternoon, you’ll hear from a range of our team including new Trainees, Associates, and Partners about what it’s like to work for an expanding and ambitious top 150 firm with a focused and specialist approach.

Mon 13 Dec, '21 - Fri 17 Dec, '21
All-day
Legal Cheek Winter 2021 Virtual Vacation Scheme

Runs from Monday, December 13 to Friday, December 17.

Applications are now open. It features leading firms including Macfarlanes, Travers Smith, Weil, Ropes & Gray, BCLP, Norton Rose Fulbright, Osborne Clarke, RPC, WBD, Wiggin, Gateley and Dentons + Blackstone and Gatehouse Chambers. Secure your place now!

Tue 14 Dec, '21
Charles Russell Speechlys Guildford Open Day

Come along to an open day to find out more about life at our firm. You’ll hear about what life is like as a trainee and from associates and partners across the firm about the breadth of work that we do. Our Early Careers team will also be on hand to answer any questions you have about our Training Contract application process. Deadline: 14 November 2021.

Tue 14 Dec, '21
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Career at the Bar Seminar: Interview for Pupillage

Hybrid Seminar Programme 'How to...' with New Square Chambers. Session on how to interview for pupillage.

Email events@newsquarechambers.co.uk with your name, the session you would like to attend, whether you want to attend in person or virtually, and any reasonable adjustments.

Thu 16 Dec, '21
Charles Russell Speechlys Cheltenham Open Day

Come along to an open day to find out more about life at our firm. You’ll hear about what life is like as a trainee and from associates and partners across the firm about the breadth of work that we do. Our Early Careers team will also be on hand to answer any questions you have about our Training Contract application process. Deadline: 14 November 2021.

Wed 12 Jan, '22
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1GC Family Law Pupillage Virtual Event

A series of short presentations from Heads of Chambers, pupil supervisors, barristers from the different areas of law practised at 1GC.

Tue 18 Jan, '22
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Quadrant Chambers Virtual Speed Moot 2022

Quadrant Chambers will be holding a virtual speed moot for law students and society members. The event is open to any students who are thinking of applying for pupillage during the 2023 pupillage round. First prize is £150 Amazon voucher. Second prize is £75 Amazon voucher. Find out more.

Tue 18 Jan, '22
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Career at the Bar Seminar: Mooting

Hybrid Seminar Programme 'How to...' with New Square Chambers. Session on how to moot.

Email events@newsquarechambers.co.uk with your name, the session you would like to attend, whether you want to attend in person or virtually, and any reasonable adjustments.

Tue 25 Jan, '22
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Career at the Bar Seminar: Debating

Hybrid Seminar Programme 'How to...' with New Square Chambers. Session on how to debate.

Email events@newsquarechambers.co.uk with your name, the session you would like to attend, whether you want to attend in person or virtually, and any reasonable adjustments.

Tue 25 Jan, '22
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University of Law: Becoming a Barrister

Interested in a career as a Barrister? Why not come along to a virtual mini-series hosted by The University of Law’s Future Pupil Programme Coordinator. This session provides an overview of the bar, the options of how to get there and what the University of Law Bar Professional Course offers students.

Tue 15 Feb, '22
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University of Law: Inns of Court and Scholarships

Interested in a career as a Barrister? Why not come along to a virtual mini-series hosted by The University of Law’s Future Pupil Programme Coordinator. This session provides an overview of the inns of court, who they are and what they offer along with an explanation of the scholarship process and what you will need to do if you are intending to apply for an Inn of Court Scholarship.

Mon 28 Feb, '22
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University of Law: Pupillage and how to get it

Interested in a career as a Barrister? Why not come along to a virtual mini-series hosted by The University of Law’s Future Pupil Programme Coordinator. This session provides an overview of the pupillage process with top tips on how to approach selecting chambers and what chambers will expect from you when applying.

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