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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IALS Fellows Seminar: Verification of Evidence

Verification of Evidence - between the Efficiency of the Procedure and the Guarantees of the Fair Trial in Criminal Proceedings. This Webinar is free but advance booking is required. 

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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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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Women’s Rights are Human Rights: A Perspective from Afghanistan

University of Nottingham, Human Rights Law Centre's (HRLC) Annual Lecture with Hasina Safi, Afghan politician, human rights activist and former Acting Minister of Women's Affairs. Register now!

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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Digital Colonialism: A Discussion

With digital health booming, how do historical inequalities shape new partnerships between high-income and low-and-middle-income countries? This roundtable discussion, part of the Open Global Health series and the Transform Health Coalition's Digital Health Week, convenes leading thinkers to explore current inequalities shaping digital health, and imagine alternative futures.

Thu 2 Dec, '21
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Race Colonialism & Power in the Legal System

Judicial Racism and the Lammy Review with Professor Leslie Thomas QC

This lecture series will explore the dynamics of race, class and power in the legal systems of the UK and the Commonwealth Caribbean, how those systems have been shaped by the legacy of colonialism, and how the legal system plays a dual role as an instrument of oppression and as a means for the oppressed to defend themselves.

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.

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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IALS Seminar Series: Finding time in abortion law

This paper turns to literatures working at the interstices of law, time and social reproduction to assist with the theoretical and methodological challenge of developing a set of tools for working the time-related requirements in abortion law.

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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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.

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.

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.

Mon 17 Jan, '22
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Lecture Series: Medical Law

Your Body Parts and the Law with Professor Imogen Goold

Do we own our own body parts? What can we do with them? Can we sell them and control what others do with them? People often say, "it’s my body", but the law is much more complex. This lecture explains the law on body part ownership, tracing it from the early legal cases through the body-snatching years of the Victorian period, to the present day. Should we use the law of property to regulate human tissue?

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.

Thu 20 Jan, '22
Society of the Year Awards

Bright Network provides ten fantastic societies with national exposure and up to £2,000 in funding to help drive forward their efforts!

Mon 24 Jan, '22
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Lecture Series: The Misrule of Law

Terror and the Rule of Law with Professor Thomas Grant QC

In this series of three lectures I will show how the rule of law can be subverted, and the law abused, to further the aims of privileged elites.

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.

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