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In case you missed it.....

All of our main events from the last season are accessible via our On Demand platform so you can go back and catch-up on events that have passed that contain really valuable content. We will be updating On Demand as we progress through our events this season so you can pause, rewind and re-watch sessions that you have already attended or catch-up on the ones that you were not able to make. 

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Together We Are...One Firm

We are teaming up with several of our offices across the UK, Europe and the US to bring to you this free, virtual, event showcasing the collaborative nature of our Firm. You'll have the opportunity to hear from lawyers across multiple jurisdictions, talking about their involvement in one of our biggest cross-jurisdictional deals to date. There will also be chance to hear about the scale and breadth of our pro bono work headed up by Tom Dunn, with lawyers from across Europe who will provide a good insight into the range of work we're currently involved in that focuses on issues such as LGBT+ rights, war crimes, human rights and children's rights.

Following the panel discussion, you can join a networking booth with the speakers and ask them any questions about their presentations and you'll also have the chance to network with the HR teams and some representatives from your region. This is an unmissable event for anyone who wants to understand what working at a truly global law firm can look like and is interested in finding out more about the opportunities available.

Date:
28 October 2021
Time: 4-6pm BST time / CE 5-7pm

Environmental, Social and Governance Event continued....

We recently hosted a fascinating ESG focused event in partnership with Legal Cheek, where lawyers from across the Firm shared their insights in to how environmental, social and governance issues are transforming the world of business. We had so many phenomenal questions but we did not have time to get through them all.  We are running a follow-up session featuring the same panel that participated in the first event, who will be answering many of the questions we missed. Click here to watch the Legal Cheek event.

Date: 4 November 2021
Time: 5-6pm

One Young World Caucus: Investing in a Green Economy

Each year we send Clifford Chance future trainees and trainee delegates to the One Young World Summit which identifies, connects and promotes young leaders, giving them a global platform. Join us for this inspiring event where you will hear from change-makers working towards to a greener world. Our panel of inspiring lawyers, including Jeroen Ouwehand, Roger Leese, Jemima Roe and Francis Beechinor-Williams, will be discussing our work towards carbon offsetting and our role as a founding member of the Net Zero Lawyers Alliance to accelerate the transition to net zero emissions by 2050. This will be followed by a series of short talks which will leave you feeling inspired, empowered and motivated to make a positive difference. This will include a powerful keynote with climate advocate Gilles Amadou Oerdraogo who is working to support the Pan-African Agency for the Great Green Wall in attaining its objectives of creating 10 million jobs, restoring 100 million hectares of land and capturing 250 million tonnes of Carbon through the Great Green Wall region by 2030. Click here to watch last year's Caucus.

Date: 11 November 2021
Time:
4-6pm

ACCEPT

ACCEPT is our groundbreaking one-day conference that provides an opportunity for LGBT+ students interested in a career in law, to hear from senior role models and understand how your sexuality can complement your career. Hear from past ACCEPT attendees about why they think its important to be part of this inspiring student conference.

Date: 24 November 2021
Time: 09:30am-2:30pm
Applications open: 2 August 2021
Applications close: 
10th November 2021
Selection process: Online application form only

We particularly welcome applications from those who represent the wider diversity of genders, ethnicities and sexualities.

INTERFACE

Registrations are now open for our flagship INTERFACE event being hosted in our Canary Wharf offices aimed at students studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) degrees.

This event will provide an opportunity to understand the ways in which a STEM degree can lay the foundations for a successful career as a lawyer and give you an insight into our IGNITE Training Contract.

Through a varied line-up of sessions and opportunities to network with our lawyers in person, attendees can discover:

  • Clifford Chance lawyers with STEM degrees, on why they decided to become lawyer
  • How technology is changing the law, with a specific insight into IGNITE
  • Keynote speeches from leading thinkers on matters of AI, cyber security including;
    • Professor Sue Black, named in the list of top 50 women in tech in Europe, and winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Lovie Awards 2018, Sue is one of the leading tech personalities in the UK today.
    • Kriti Sharma, a leading artificial intelligence technologist and founder of AI for Good, an organization focused on building scalable technology solutions for social good.
    • Elisabeth Braw, a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and a leading female in cyber security

Date: 25 November 2021
Time: 9:30am – 2.30pm
Registrations close: 19th November
Venue: 10 Upper Bank Street
Selection process: Open to all with a specific focus on STEM students

#WeThe15: Being disabled in the workplace and the value found in difference

We are partnering with Legal Cheek  for a virtual student event exploring how to support colleagues with a disability, long term injury or condition to ensure a safe, inclusive, and open workplace where everyone can thrive. The definition of disability is wide and includes mental health conditions and people who are neurodivergent. In this event we will also discuss managing learning difficulties in the workplace, such as dyslexia and dyspraxia.

We’ll be joined by our Global Director of Inclusion, Tiernan Brady, for a panel discussion with the firm’s disability network champions to discuss the firm’s recent involvement in the #WeThe15 campaign, career progression and workplace support at the firm and mental health and resilience in the face of adversity. The panel will close with an awe-inspiring keynote with Lauren Rowles (MBE), Paralympic gold medallist and motivational speaker. 

This will be followed by networking in the following breakout rooms with our lawyers, future trainees and Enable representatives who will speak to you about their experiences of managing mental health and disability in the early phases of their career. Graduate Recruitment will also be available to answer your questions.

• Mental health support in the workplace
• Disclosing and talking about disability
• Application and workplace adjustments
• Imposter syndrome and confidence

The virtual event is free and open to all. Apply to attend. You’ll be asked to submit two questions for the panel.

Date: 30 November 2021
Time: 4-5:30pm

Clifford Chance Live

Open to everyone, we have grouped our virtual, live events into a series structure, each carefully designed to provide you with meaningful development opportunities . So whether it is getting to know more about our work and practice areas through our 'Insight series' or receiving support on how to put together a great application through our 'Skills Session series', there is wealth of content available that will be essential to anyone thinking of taking the next steps towards a career with us.

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