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Please find below our full calendar of events for the season ahead. You can register to attend as many as you like to gain advice and tools to help you navigate your applications and career path.

Date Time Event More Information Available On Demand Register
07/09/2021
2-5pm
Legal Cheek Law Fair
Join us at the largest legal careers event in the UK, meet and engage with representatives from across the Firm and the Graduate Recruitment Team.
08/09/2021
4-6pm
Legal Cheek Event: Environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors have fast risen to the top of the board agenda for global law firms
This event will be an interactive panel discussion about key ESG themes to help students build their commercial awareness and understanding of the topic, followed by a Q&A led by students’ questions.
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22/09/2021
5-6pm
Together We Are Series: Accelerate
Meet individuals from our gender parity group and hear empowering stories from within our organisation that will shed a light on the culture and experiences of those that are working hard to make change.
23/09/2021
5-6pm
Skills Session Series: Commercial Awareness
This session will look at how to build your knowledge of the commercial world in a way that will be useful for when you are preparing for our case study and interviews. We will explore the various ways you can grow your confidence in articulating your interests in an interview environment.
28/09/2021
5-6pm
Skills Session Series: Impactful Applications
Join this session to get invaluable hints, tips and advice on how to approach our application form. We will share tools to help you frame your answers and experiences and offer insight in to exactly what we are looking for from each applicant.
04/10/2021
5-6pm
Together We Are Series: Non Law Applicants
We will be introducing you to lawyers and trainees from around our Firm that have come from a non-law background. They will share valuable insights in to how your degree can lend itself to an exciting career in law.
05/10/2021
2-5pm
Legal Cheek Law Fair
Join us at the largest legal careers event in the UK, meet and engage with representatives from across the Firm and the Graduate Recruitment Team.
06/10/2021
12:30-1:30pm
Guest Speaker Series: Bianca Miller-Cole
Hear insights from our guest speaker, Bianca Miller-Cole, an award-winning Entrepreneur and founder of ‘go to’ personal branding company The Be Group.
07/10/2021
5-6pm
Insight Series: Corporate
An insight into our Corporate practice.
12/10/2021
5-6pm
Skills Session Series: Commercial Awareness
This session will look at how to build your knowledge of the commercial world in a way that will be useful for when you are preparing for our case study and interviews. We will explore the various ways you can grow your confidence in articulating your interests in an interview environment.
13/10/2021
5-6pm
Insight Series: Global Financial Markets
An insight into our Global Financial Markets group.
14/10/2021
5-6pm
Together We Are Series: LIFT 3 Years On
LIFT is our innovative, award-winning internship opportunity for our future trainees. Hear from partner organisations and LIFT alumni about the vital skills and enriching experiences they have had and why this is the future of internships.
19/10/2021
5-6pm
Together We Are Series: Trainees Making an Impact
Our trainees take on real responsibility from the very outset of their Training Contracts in a variety of different ways. Change-makers, innovators and leaders, hear firsthand how they are making an impact.
21/10/2021
5-6pm
Guest Speaker Series: Thriving through uncertainty
Over a year since the outbreak of Covid-19 and the events that sparked the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement, we discuss how the black community has been impacted and how our panelists remain active in ensuring improvements are made in the workplace and society.
22/10/2021
5-6pm
Skills Session Series: Preparing for Interviews
In this session we will consider various techniques and confidence-building tools that you can start to utilise in the lead up to interviews. We will run through the process and provide useful guidance on both physical and virtual style interviews.
27/10/2021
5-6pm
Live Chat Series: All Things STEM
You will have the opportunity to chat directly with STEM alumni from the Firm and find out more about our INTERFACE event and IGNITE Training Contract opportunities. You can ask questions directly to our IGNITE Trainees and find out everything you need to know about a career in law.
28/10/2021
1-2pm
Insight Series: Litigation & Dispute Resolution
An insight into our Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice.
28/10/2021
4-6pm
Together We Are Series: One Firm
We have teamed 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 are currently involved in that focuses on issues such as LGBT+ rights, war crimes, human rights and children's rights.
02/11/2021
5-6pm
Guest Speaker Series: Mohsin Zaidi
Mohsin Zaidi is a criminal barrister at one of the top chambers in the country and represents clients in a number of high-profile cases. He has previously worked at a UN war crimes tribunal in The Hague and at the UK's Supreme Court. Mohsin is an advocate for LGBT rights, BAME representation and social mobility.
04/11/2021
2-5pm
Legal Cheek Law Fair
Join us at the largest legal careers event in the UK, meet and engage with representatives from across the Firm and the Graduate Recruitment Team.
04/11/2021
5-6pm
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.
08/11/2021
5-6pm
Guest Speaker Series: A Chance for Victory
Founded by The Duke of Sussex, the Invictus Games Foundation uses the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for wounded, injured and sick Servicemen and women. Join us to hear how our future trainees have been helping to advance the strategic aims of the IGF through our award-winning LIFT programme.
09/11/2021
5-6pm
Insight Series: Real Estate
An insight into our Real Estate practice.
10/11/2021
5-6pm
Skills Session Series: Impactful Applications
Join this session to get invaluable hints, tips and advice on how to approach our application form. We will share tools to help you frame your answers and experiences and offer insight in to exactly what we are looking for from each applicant.
11/11/2021
4-6pm
One Young World Caucus: Net Zero and Carbon Offsetting
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.
15/11/2021
5-6pm
Guest Speaker Series: Dr Grace Lordan
Dr Grace Lordan is the Founding Director of The Inclusion Initiative (TII), Director of the MSc in Behavioural Science and an Associate Professor in Behavioural Science at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Grace has a PhD in Economics, and an undergraduate degree in computer science.
16/11/2021
5-6pm
Skills Session Series: Preparing for Interviews
In this session we will consider various techniques and confidence-building tools that you can start to utilise in the lead up to interviews. We will run through the process and provide useful guidance on both physical and virtual style interviews.
17/11/2021
5-6pm
Together We Are Series: Views from our Partnership
Hear from our Partners covering topics ranging from our strategy and the ground-breaking work that is being undertaken across our international network, through to their insights into what we can expect in the legal sector in the years to come.
24/11/2021
All day
ACCEPT
ACCEPT is our groundbreaking one-day conference that provides an opportunity for LGBT+ students interested in a career in law.
25/11/2021
9:30am-2:30pm
INTERFACE
INTERFACE is our flagship event for students studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) degrees.
25/11/2021
5-6pm
Guest Speaker Series: Building a sense of belonging
Join us for a discussion on identity, mental health, and the unique pressures of growing up in the black community. Our speakers will explore the mental health challenges facing young black people linked to themes including, sexuality, family and religion.
29/11/2021
5-6pm
Insight Series: Tax, Pensions, Employment & Incentives
An insight into our Tax, Pensions, Employment & Incentives group.
30/11/2021
4-5:30pm
#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.
01/12/2021
5-6pm
Together We Are Series: SPARK
SPARK is our flagship scheme and we are proud to have so many current trainees and lawyers at the Firm who began their journey with us via this programme. Hear about the benefits of SPARK and why this is the best opportunity out there for first year lawyers and second year non-lawyers.
02/12/2021
2-5pm
Legal Cheek Law Fair
Join us at the largest legal careers event in the UK, meet and engage with representatives from across the Firm and the Graduate Recruitment Team.
02/12/2021
5-6pm
Together We Are Series: UGOY
Undergraduate of the Year has gone from strength to strength, enabling us to meet some exceptionally talented and inspirational individuals along the way. Meet some of the alumni, find out more about the awards and see if this could be the route for you.
07/12/2021
5-6pm
Live Chat Series: ACCESS
If you are interested in finding out more about ACCESS and what the programme can offer you then please join this chat to ask all your questions to previous ACCESS alumni and to the Graduate Recruitment Team.
10/01/2022
5-6pm
Live Chat Series: UGOY 2022
Come along and chat to previous winners of the awards, speak to the Graduate Recruitment team about both awards (Young Activist of the Year and LGBT+ Undergraduate of the Year) and find out if this is the opportunity for you.

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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