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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Tue 4 Oct, '22
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PGR New Student Welcome
Online

A schedule of activities has been arranged to welcome our new postgraduate research students to the Law School.

These will be taking place online via Teams. Details of the full schedule can be found on our welcome pages. Link opens in a new window

Wed 5 Oct, '22
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Law School Research Seminar - Romit Bhandari, Coventry University

Starting with lunch at 12:30pm in Room S2.09 followed by Seminar at 1:00pm in Room S2.12

Talk Title: 'The Interpretation of Dreams: A Reconsideration of the Law of Refugee Status'

Wed 5 Oct, '22
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WLS EDI Team Presents: Black Women in Red Games Night!
S0.10

The Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion team will be hosting a games night which will include a pub quiz, various games, competitions and music. The theme is to wear a piece of red clothing or a red accessory! During the event, you will be given the opportunity to anonymously submit any ED&I concerns and suggestions on post-it notes. This games night is a chance for students to chill and meet new people whilst also building support groups with others who can relate with their concerns and experiences as university students. It is also a great chance to learn more about the ED&I team, what we do and the positions available. The ED&I team aim to collaborate with a wide range of black led societies to make a change to the ‘Black Student’ experience at Warwick. Though this event is aimed at black women, feel free to come along and invite a friend too!

To register your place, please email Rebecca Limb (rebecca.limb@warwick.ac.uk with the subject heading 'Black Women in Red') by 12 noon on October 5th.

Wed 5 Oct, '22
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Lincoln's Inn: Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Forum
Hybrid (The Ashworth Centre and Online)

Social Mobility: Where to start, and where to find answers. This event is open to anyone interested in building awareness on what we mean by socio-economic status and how we achieve social mobility, in particular lawyers who are involved in management, recruitment, EDI and career progression across the legal sector. Those who book to attend remotely will be sent the Zoom link on the day of the event.

Thu 6 Oct, '22
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WLS EDI Team: Meet & Greet Coffee Morning
Social Sciences Cafe

Warwick Law School's ED&I team is back with our regular coffee morning for law students who have highly stigmatised mental health disorder (specifically: personality disorders, dissociative identity disorder, other specified dissociative disorder, and psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia). The support group aims to bring together law students with similar experiences to alleviate the feelings of loneliness and hopelessness that is so commonplace with having such a condition. Our first coffee morning will be hosted by Hana, our creator of the coffee mornings and your wonderful ED&I Advisor.

If you have one of the conditions listed (personality disorders, dissociative identity disorder, other specified dissociative disorder, and psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia) and would like to attend the coffee morning, please send an email expressing your interest to Hana Nasreen (u2008212@live.warwick.ac.uk) by 5pm on October 5th.

Thu 6 Oct, '22
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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion for PGT Students
OC0.04

PGT's, come and meet Dr Rebecca Limb, your student facing director of equality, diversity and inclusion on Thursday 6th October in OC0.04 at 11am. During this event you will learn about equality, diversity and inclusion, the role of the ED&I team in the Law School, how the team can support you during your time at Warwick and how you can get involved and join the ED&I student facing team. This is a drop-in session part of the PGT's week 1 planned sessions. For more information contact Satwant Kaur.

Sat 8 Oct, '22
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The Legal Cheek Virtual Pupillage Fair 2022

Opportunity to meet some of the top chambers in the country, as well as the Inns of Court and several leading law schools. Come along to ask your questions directly to barristers, explore different practice areas, and pick up application tips. All of this for free and from the comfort of your own home. Register now!

Tue 11 Oct, '22
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The Legal Cheek UK Virtual Law Fair Series 2022

The free online event is open to all students (both undergraduates and postgraduates) and gives students from all universities the opportunity to meet 70 of the nation’s leading law firms including all the Magic Circle, leading US, international and national firms. The Fair features video walk-ins with all the firms where students have the chance to meet grad rec, trainees and partners. Plus there are six back-to-back careers and commercial awareness workshops delivered by leading lawyers and graduate recruitment experts on topics such as acing interviews and practice area insights. Apply to attend.

Tue 11 Oct, '22 - Sat 15 Oct, '22
17:00 - 15:00
The Bar Council Pupillage Fair 2022

Runs from Tuesday, October 11 to Saturday, October 15.

Life at the Bar webinars: Tuesday 11 October – Thursday 13 October

Exhibition, CV clinic and seminars: Saturday 15 October, London

Free to attend

The Bar Council returns with our first in-person Pupillage Fair exhibition since 2019. Taking place at etc. venues, 133 Houndsditch, Liverpool Street, London, on Saturday 15 October 2022, you will be able to visit over 80 exhibitors and meet with representatives from a wide range of pupillage providers and experts from across the Bar. This year the Pupillage Fair will also include a series of online fringe events in the week leading up to the exhibition on Saturday 15 October 2022, through which you will be able to hear what life is like as a barrister working in different areas of practice and find out about joining the Bar as a career changer or an applicant with a disability.

Wed 12 Oct, '22
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PGR New Student Social
Law School Student Hub

Welcome to our new postgraduate research students.

10:30-11:30 - Coffee Morning: New PGR starters welcome session

11:30-12:30 - Coffee Morning: Mingling session with all PGR students and staff

Wed 12 Oct, '22
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BPP Webinar - Inns of Court Scholarships Panel: Part 1 (Applications)

Before submitting your scholarship application this year, you should attend our Inns of Court scholarship panel event, where you can hear all about the scholarship application process from representatives from the Inns, current Bar students who were successful in securing scholarships last year, and qualified barristers. Our panel will talk through what the Inns look for in scholarship applicants, and will be happy to answer any questions that you have.

Wed 12 Oct, '22
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Lincoln's Inn InnSight Day
Ashworth Centre and Online

Join us for an insight into the Bar where you will learn about the Inns of Court, scholarships, Qualifying Sessions and more, as well as a talk from a barrister, or recent student about their experience studying for the bar. There will be an opportunity to ask questions. Free to attend and open to all.

Wed 12 Oct, '22
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HK Virtual Presentation Series: Trainee Panel Event

At this session, join four of our current Hong Kong trainees as they discuss their path into law, their training contract so far and experiences at Clifford Chance. This is a great opportunity to gain a deeper insight into our firm, the training contract and to have your questions answered. Registration will close on Friday 7 October and all applicants will be emailed the access link in advance. Times are HK time.

Thu 13 Oct, '22
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Joint Inn of Court Evening
Online

Join all four Inns of Court (Inner Temple, Middle Temple, Gray’s Inn and Lincoln’s Inn) to hear from practitioners about a career at the Bar. The evening is open to everyone aged 16 and over with an interest in becoming a barrister and learning more about the profession. If you’re an undergraduate, postgraduate or career changer, this is an opportunity to hear from Barristers about the profession.

Fri 14 Oct, '22
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Six Steps to a Training Contract – AllAboutLaw Live Q & A

At the Live Q&A Paul Harris from AllAboutLaw makes himself available to answer any questions you may have off the back of the Six Steps to Secure a Training Contract presentation (pre-recorded). Whether mindset, practical guidance or specific tips, no question is off limits!

Mon 17 Oct, '22 - Fri 21 Oct, '22
All-day
AllAboutLaw National Virtual Law Fair 2022

Runs from Monday, October 17 to Friday, October 21.

Sign up now to reserve your spot on your favourite talks and workshops delivered by a wide range of leading law firms, including the Magic Circle, US law firms, national firms, regional firms, as well as City and International firms and carefully selected high profile guest speakers. Join live workshops and presentations every day and meet top law firms and law schools in our Networking Expo. After the fair, continue to use our Digital Campus - we've held more than 500 exclusive employer events.

Tue 18 Oct, '22
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How to prepare for the Law Fair
Social Sciences

Planning to attend the Law Fair, the workshop will consider how to prepare to ensure you get the most out of the Law Fair and create a great impression.

Thu 20 Oct, '22
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How to put together a CV for Law
Social Sciences

Need to learn how to put together a CV that has impact or to critically evaluate an existing CV? The workshop will set out key requirements in creating a CV for law, how to tailor your CV to employers’ requirements and how to showcase your skills and achievements when using a CV to apply for legal opportunities.

Thu 20 Oct, '22
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Diversity at the Commercial Chancery Bar: Pupillage seminar and networking event
Lincoln's Inn Old Hall, London

Maitland ChambersLink opens in a new windowSerle CourtLink opens in a new windowWilberforce ChambersLink opens in a new window and XXIV Old BuildingsLink opens in a new window invite students interested in pursuing a career as a barrister at the Commercial Chancery Bar to this interactive panel discussion followed by a networking reception, including food and drink, in the heart of Lincoln’s Inn.

Sat 22 Oct, '22
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Gray’s Inn University Advocacy Day
Gray's Inn

Our University Advocacy Days are fantastic opportunities for university students who are interested in a career at the Bar of England and Wales to engage with the profession. Application deadline is Wednesday 14th September.

Tue 25 Oct, '22
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Bright Network Proud to B 2022

Proud to B is back on 25th October and ready to support the next generation of LGBTQ+ students in their career journeys. Connect with top graduate employers who are championing inclusive working environments and build your professional network. Discover the right role and the right employer which inspires you to be your authentic self. Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to join other students and firms in a safe and inclusive environment. Apply now to secure a spot. Application deadline: 20 October 2022.

Thu 27 Oct, '22
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How to ace your vac scheme & training contract applications
Social Sciences

Need to know what makes for a stand-out legal application? This session will help you understand what firms are looking for and how to approach answering typical application questions? While the focus is on law firms the good practice principles apply to other legal applications including the Bar.

Thu 27 Oct, '22
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HK Virtual Presentation Series: Application Workshop & Ask the Recruiter

Join our Graduate Recruitment Manager, Bonny Hui as she talks you through our recruitment process, provides tips for your application and answers your questions.

Registration will close on Monday 24 October and all applicants will be emailed the access link in advance. Times are HK time.

Fri 28 Oct, '22
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targetjobs: Aspire
PwC HQ, London

targetjobs has partnered with leading employers in the UK to host Aspire. An event for Black Heritage students to meet with some of the biggest organisations in the world who have open roles for you to apply to. Develop the skills you’ll need to secure your first job through a series of recruiter-led workshops.

Sat 29 Oct, '22
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ED&I Movie Night
Law School Student Hub

Our movie nights are back! The Law School's ED&I team are hosting our first movie night of term 1 on 29th October 2022 (Saturday) at 4pm in the Law hub. The relaxed movie screening with be followed by an informal discussion on the themes the film raises. This week's theme is Mental Health, and the film to be screened will be confirmed shortly. To register your place please email Rebecca Limb (rebecca.limb@warwick.ac.uk) with the subject Movie Night.

Tue 1 Nov, '22
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Legal Cover Letters
Social Sciences

Need to learn how to put together a legal cover letter that has impact or to critically evaluate an existing one? The workshop will set out key requirements in creating a cover letter, look at how to tailor your cover letter to employers’ requirements and how to showcase your motivation, skills and achievements.

Thu 3 Nov, '22
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HK Virtual Presentation Series: Partner Panel Event

At this session, join a selection of our lawyers (partners, associates and trainees) as they discuss their path into law, experience at Clifford Chance and advice for students. This is a great opportunity to gain a deeper insight into our firm, the training contract and to have your questions answered. Registration will close on Monday 31 October and all applicants will be emailed the access link in advance. Times are HK time.

Fri 4 Nov, '22
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Bright Network Diverse Legal Leaders 2022

If you’re interested in a career in law, join us for Bright Network Diverse Legal Leaders. Network with 15+ world-class law firms who are diversity champions. Hear from partners and trainees and discover your ideal place through varied panel sessions. Build a diverse law network of bright students and professionals who can support your early career. Learn how to ace vacation scheme and internship applications. Application deadline: 30 October 2022.

Mon 7 Nov, '22
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targetjobs: Inside City Law
RPC HQ, London

Spend a day at RPC’s head office, overlooking The Tower of London! You can take part in sessions designed to reflect the application process, and showcase your skills and personality. Hear first-hand about what it is like to work in law within the City and the opportunities that are available to you in this leading firm.

Wed 9 Nov, '22
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BPP Pupillage Fair
Online

Our National Pupillage Fair is for students and candidates who aspire to secure pupillage or other opportunities in Chambers. You’ll have the opportunity to engage and network with a wide range of chambers, pupils and practising barristers to discover what a career as a barrister is like and ask any questions you might have.

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