Law fairs and events 2019

This year, we are excited to attend the below law fairs and events. These events will give you the opportunity to network with trainees, partners and the graduate recruitment team and find out more about life at Trowers. We will be able to provide tips for securing a training contract and information about further opportunities for students and graduates at Trowers & Hamlins. 

Law Fairs

Aston University

Friday 1 November 2019

  • Aston University's Law Fair is the opportunity for students to meet representatives from both national and local law firms, recruitment consultants, barrister’s chambers and educational providers.

SOAS University of London

Wednesday 16 October 2019

  • The Law and Justice Fair 2019 provides students with direct access to organisations who are able to promote their opportunities. The fair will take place between 1pm – 4pm in the Cloisters of the Paul Webley Wing at SOAS.  To view and book on to this event, please access your CareersZONE account.

University of Cardiff

Tuesday 29 October 2019

  • The law fair is a long established and popular event held in the impressive City Hall building during the Autumn Term. Whether you are a fresher or student from a different degree area, this is an unmissable opportunity. The event will take place between 1.30pm - 3.40pm and you can find more information on your university intranet page by searching 'fairs and events'.

University of East Anglia

Wednesday 6 November 2019

  • The annual Legal Careers Fair is the chance for students to meet graduate employers and trainees to discover more about opportunities open to them. More information can be found via your CareerCentral account.

University of Essex

Thursday 14 November 2019

  • The Law Fair is free and exclusively for Essex students, particularly second and final year law students and those from other degree disciplines who are interested in a legal career. You don't have to be studying law to look for law-related roles! Sign up for the Law Fair on your CareerHub+ account.

University of Exeter

Wednesday 20 November 2019

  • Over 80 organisations will be exhibiting, providing a fantastic opportunity for University of Exeter students from all disciplines to interact with some of the country’s top recruiters and discuss training contracts and vacation schemes. This will be held in the Great Hall and Sanctuary on the Streatham Campus. There is no need to book in advance, but remember to bring your UniCard for arrival!

University of Kent

Wednesday 30 October 2019

  • Kent’s annual Law Fair, organised by members of Kent Student Law Society (KSLS), offers an excellent opportunity for law students and non-law students to network with leading local, national and international law firms. This year's fair will be held at Eliot Hall between 1pm – 4pm.

University of Lancaster

Wednesday 20 November 2019

  • This fair is the perfect opportunity for you to get an initial look at law firms and take home guides and top tips for applications. The fair is being held at 1pm – 3pm in the Lica Building and is open to University of Lancaster undergraduates and postgraduates. If you would like to register, please do so here.

University of Sussex

Wednesday 23 October 2019

  • Meet over 40 law firms, chambers and legal training providers on campus, talk to current trainees and recruiters about their work and opportunities available to you including vacation schemes, training contracts and legal training. Access your CareerHub account to find out more information.

University of York

Wednesday 16 October 2019

  • This event is open to students of all years and subjects of study, interested in a career in law.  Last year's fair, attended by around 50 employers, attracted around 700 students from a wide range of degree disciplines, including Law and humanities. The fair will be held between 1pm – 4pm at the Physics Exhibition Centre. You do not need to book a place, just turn up at the fair on the day!

University of Warwick

Tuesday 22 October 2019

  • This event is specific to the Law Sector, and therefore smaller and more specialist. Each year, 50% of those pursuing a Law career come from non-Law degrees, via a graduate conversion course. So whether you’re in the Law School at Warwick or not, come along to meet us between 1pm – 4pm in the Rootes Building.  Login to your myAdvantage account to find more details.


Events

Aspiring Solicitors Culture Event 2019

Thursday 31 October 2019

  • We are speaking at the AS Culture event, taking place at BCLP, regarding cultural differences in the legal profession. The event includes a panel discussion by 5 senior speakers followed by networking. Our speaker is Yetunde Dania who will discuss her journey into law, including her background and barriers she faced and how she overcame them. A discussion will include ways the legal profession could improve in enabling ethnically and religiously diverse candidates to fulfil their potential and how the profession has changed in a positive way to ensure these candidates thrive.  To find out more information and register for the event, please visit here.

Aspiring Solicitors Social Mobility Event 2019

Thursday 14 November 2019

  • Applications are now open to attend the unique social mobility event focused on increasing awareness, understanding and confidence for aspiring solicitors from low income families, state school comprehensives and first generation of families to attend university. The event will include participation from a range of law firms and lawyers from a cross section of private practice and in-house legal teams. Our speaker is Chris Plumley, a partner in our Real Estate team in Birmingham. Chris will be discussing his journey from working in shipyards and studying at night school to getting a training contract and the social obstacles he had to overcome. More information can be found here.

Bright Network Live Birmingham

Wednesday 30 October 2019

  • This event is a full-day undergraduate fair which includes panel sessions, skills sessions and sector overviews. The panel session will consist of a two-minute introduction by each panellist and an overview of their career journey to date, followed by 20 minutes of hosted panel questions. Following that, there will be a 15-minute Q&A session with the audience. There will be the opportunity to network to gain an insight into working at our firm and to give you the chance to ask any questions you might have. Applications are open here.

BBP – Birmingham

Tuesday 22 October 2019

  • This will be a talk on blockchain technology discussing what it is and why lawyers need to know about it. Christopher Recker, an associate in the Dispute Resolution and Litigation department in Birmingham, will be speaking at the event.

BPP – London

Thursday 24 October 2019

  • We will be providing tips on how to make strong applications for training contracts in our employer event at BPP Law School. More information, including the location, will be released closer to the date.

University of Birmingham

Monday 14 October 2019

  • This will be a lunchtime session called 'Getting to know Trowers & Hamlins' for Birmingham university students. Attending will be Eleanor Beattie, Graduate Recruitment & Development Manager, and trainees from our Birmingham office. More information and registration details can be found here.

University of Law (Bristol)

Monday 4 November 2019

  • We will be attending the University of Law Bristol to provide an interactive presentation on applications. This event will be for University of Law students only who can sign up via the online Employability Portal.

University of Law (Birmingham)

Tuesday 5 November 2019

  • We will be attending the University of Law Birmingham campus to provide an interactive presentation on applications. Further information will be provided closer to the event.

University of Law London Moorgate

Tuesday 15 October 2019

  • This evening event at the University of Law London Moorgate will provide an interactive presentation on applications. This event will only be for University of Law students and further information will be provided on the intranet/ employability portal closer to the event.


Dates to be confirmed:

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