Urban Lawyers Careers Conference 2017
URBAN LAWYERS CAREERS CONFERENCE 2017
After the great success of last year?s Careers Conference, Urban Lawyers are excited to bring you the second Careers Conference for aspiring barristers and solicitors.
The aim of the conference is to provide key information and support to those from diverse backgrounds who are considering a career in law and those who are actively pursuing a career as a solicitor or barrister. Whether you are a law student, non-law student, studying the BPTC or LPC or working as a paralegal, this conference is for you!
Attendees will have the opportunity to network and engage with representatives from chambers, law firms and legal institutions and in-house legal practitioners providing the perfect opportunity to build meaningful relationships.
#ULCC2017 will consist of sessions and workshops from industry experts and trailblazers focusing on personal and professional development; including:
Individual CV review sessions with legal professionals: Attendees will have the opportunity to have one on one sessions with Solicitors and Graduate Recruiters who will provide invaluable advice and feedback to their CV.
Pupillages and training contract sessions: Interactive sessions led by prominent Solicitors and Barristers providing key guidance and information on how to make your application stand out amongst others.
Detailed advice on how to perform well on assessment days and interviews: Informative sessions covering all aspects of successful interviews and assessments days for all legal roles.
Sessions on how to build Commercial Awareness: Practical advice on how to effectively develop commercial awareness and use it to your advantage.
Personal branding and time management: Key information on how to enhance and take control of your professional brand.
Panel discussions with influential Barristers and Solicitors such as:
Chris White: Qualified solicitor and founder of Aspiring Solicitors, an organisation that is committed to increasing diversity in the legal profession.
Angela Rafferty QC: Queen?s Counsel at Red Lion Chambers and Vice Chair of the Criminal Bar Association.
Grace Ononiwu OBE: First African Caribbean to be appointed as a Chief Crown Prosecutor.
Leslie Thomas QC: Leading human rights and civil liberties Queen?s Counsel at Garden Court Chambers.
Millicent Grant: Vice President of CILEx, professional association representing around 20,000 qualified chartered legal executive lawyers, paralegals and other legal practitioners.
We will be annoucing more speakers and sessions so make sure you get your tickets before they sell out!
Breakfast, Lunch and beverages will be provided as well as information from law firms and chambers.
This is the perfect opportunity to discover more about the legal profession, network with like-minded individuals and meet law firms.
We want to make sure you leave the event with all the information that you need to be successful in gaining that elusive training contract or pupillage so please bring your A game!
Use the hashtag #ULCC2017 to let us know you're coming!
See you there!