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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Thu 27 Jan, '22
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How to Put Together a CV for Law

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 27 Jan, '22
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Legal Cheek: Funding the SQE

With BPP University Law School. Unsure about the different funding options on offer for the SQE? Then make sure to secure your place at NEXT WEEK's virtual student event exploring the core questions around funding the SQE.

Thu 27 Jan, '22
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Begin Your Career @ LinkedIn - Summer Internship Program

Join us virtually for a panel discussion, to learn more about the summer Internship Program and how you can be successful in the recruitment process at LinkedIn. At this event you will hear all about the roles, benefits, and perks of working for LinkedIn and you will hear from our current graduates who will share their experiences of the program.

Thu 27 Jan, '22
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Quadrant Chambers - Women in Chambers event

The event is free to attend and open to students of all genders at any stage of legal study who are interested in a career at the Commercial Bar. The event will take the form of a panel discussion where some of the female barristers at Quadrant will discuss the reality of life at the Commercial Bar. They are at differing stages in their careers, from pupils and new tenants through to our new female Head of Chambers, Poonam Melwani QC. They will give a range of perspectives on their work, the challenges and rewards and how the career affects their work/life balance. The discussion will be followed by some smaller breakout sessions for a more informal fireside chat, where you can ask questions and get some first-hand knowledge of life at the Commercial Bar.

Mon 31 Jan, '22
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FREE WEBINAR - January 2022 Current Affairs Wrap Up

Former WLS student Jake Schogger is offering our students free access to this webinar.

Jake Schogger (ex-Magic Circle lawyer, career coach and City Career Series founder) and Peter Watson (ex-stock broker, head hunter and founder of Watson's Daily) will be providing a summary of the key current affairs and trends from January 2022, including insights from a business, markets and legal perspective.

Tue 1 Feb, '22
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Legal Assessment Centres – top tips!

Alison Peyton, Marketing Manager at Vantage will talk you through how to prepare in advance for assessment days (both virtual and in-person), and her top tips for the day/interview itself.

Tue 1 Feb, '22
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The Legal Cheek Commercial Awareness Academy: ‘The world in 2022’

Session on what to expect from the world in 2022, delivered by Carol Osborne, Training Principal and Practice Group Leader for Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner’s (BCLP) Technology, Commercial & Government Affairs team, and her colleague, Chris Bryant, Antitrust and Competition Partner in BCLP’s White Collar, Antitrust, and International Trade department.

Wed 2 Feb, '22
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Anthony Collins Solicitors Virtual Open Day

If you would like to know more about Anthony Collins Solicitors and whether we are the right firm for you, we would encourage you to attend our virtual open day on Wednesday 2 February 2022. This is held each year and is for anyone thinking about training at Anthony Collins Solicitors. If you are interested in attending, you can apply by submitting a copy of your CV and covering letter to openday@anthonycollins.com by Friday 21 January 2022.

Wed 2 Feb, '22
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How to ace your vacation scheme & training contract application

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 3 Feb, '22
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FREE WEBINAR - Alternate Careers in & Outside of Law

Former WLS student Jake Schogger is offering our students free access to this webinar.

Four ex-City lawyers will talk openly about: Their journeys into private practice; What they liked and didn't like about being a lawyer; Why they left the City; What they're doing now (journalism in Beirut, crypto at Revolut, founding and advising start-ups, legal tech at Avvoka, working in-house - our panel represents all these careers!); How their legal education and training has helped in a non-legal context; What they wish they had done differently when exploring careers... and more, including an interactive Q&A.

Wed 9 Feb, '22
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Law School Research Seminar - Shannon McSheffrey, Concordia University

MS Teams

Title: 'High Jinks or High Treason: Prosecuting the Evil May Day Riot, 1517'

Thu 10 Feb, '22
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Legal Cover Letters

Need to learn how to put together a legal cover letter 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.

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.

Wed 16 Feb, '22
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Law School Research Seminar - Caterina Nirta, University of Roehampton London

MS Teams

Title: 'The Problem of Recognition in the Gender Recognition Act 2004 and the Limits of Self-Declaration'

Tue 22 Feb, '22
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Careers in Law & Social Justice

At Careers in Law & Social Justice, you will gain an understanding of the different roles and career paths open to you. Representatives from organisations including the independent think-tank Centre for Social Justice and charity, Law for Life will deliver a series of virtual presentations. Further speakers are presently being confirmed - please check back for more details. Following the presentations, there will be an opportunity for networking with the speakers in an online Q&A session.

Thu 24 Feb, '22
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Preparing for Legal Interviews

Need to learn how to prepare for legal interviews? The workshop will cover how to prepare for your interview, what employers are looking for and the types of questions that are likely to come up.

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.

Tue 1 Mar, '22
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LPC vs SQE

For students intending to train as a Solicitor, the LPC and SQE workshop will outline the old and new route helping students to decide which is best for them. The workshop will be delivered by colleagues from the University of Law and explain what is the SQE. The focus will be on pros and cons of each route and guidance on making your decision. The team will lead an interactive taster to demonstrate what PG legal study will be like. There will also be the opportunity to ask further questions at the end of the session.

Sat 5 Mar, '22 - Thu 10 Mar, '22
All-day
Asia Careers Insight Series

Runs from Saturday, March 05 to Thursday, March 10.

The Series will headline with a physical International Careers Day (10-1pm) due to be held in the Oculus building on Saturday 5 March. This will be followed by a 4-day series of live, short, online employer careers workshops. Each day will be categorized by country (Mon 7 Mar – China, Tues 8 Mar – S.E Asia, Wed 9 Mar – China, Thurs 10 Mar - SE Asia & India) and broken down into industry events so students can easily ‘pick and mix’ by interest.

Sat 5 Mar, '22
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International Careers Day

Join us to hear from alumni and learn about their successful career in the international market. Network with our global employer panel of experts and pick up top tips and advice on the skills, interests and aptitudes you need to work internationally. We'll also be hosting a series of workshops to help you gain the skills you need for gaining the perfect graduate job, plus we'll have our experts on hand to check through your CV's and offer helpful advice in a friendly atmosphere!

Wed 9 Mar, '22
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Law School Research Seminar - Panu Minkkinen, University of Helsinki

MS Teams

Title: 'The Court: Judicial Artifacts as Cultural Techniques'

Wed 16 Mar, '22
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Law School Research Seminar - Annika Dorn, The University of Bonn Berlin

MS Teams

Title: 'The Handling of Nazi-Looted Art in the United Kingdom and Comparative Approaches in European Jurisdictions'

Sat 26 Mar, '22
Gray’s Inn University Advocacy Day
Gray's Inn

Are you interested in pursuing a career at the Bar? The day is designed to give you the opportunity to hear from leading barristers and introduce you to vocational elements of Bar training. There will be discussions on the art of persuasion and life at the Bar, and advice on approaching scholarship applications. These will be followed by group workshops, where you will discuss ethical scenarios and receive guidance and constructive feedback on your oral advocacy from practising barristers. The day will end with a drinks reception. This event will take place in person at the Inn. It is free to attend and subsided travel is available.

Applications are now open. The application deadline is 9am on Monday 14 February.

Fri 29 Apr, '22
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3rd Annual PhD Conference
S2.09

Theme:'Criminal Questions: Paths (and Shortcuts) Within and Beyond the Law'.

Hybrid format COVID-19 restrictions permitting.

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