Category Archives: Careers

Linklaters survey

Linklaters are pleased to announce that next year will see the introduction of a new two-day Insight Programme called ‘Pathfinder‘. ‘Pathfinder’ is designed specifically for you, first years studying Law, so that you can sample life in a City Law Firm. We would like you to tell us what you would like to experience during this programme and have compiled 3 short questions to gather your thoughts and suggestions.

The best suggestion will even be in with a chance of winning £200 worth of STA Travel vouchers! So please do take the time and tell us what you would like to see on the scheme.

Bright: the intelligent careers network

Bright is committed to helping bright people make the most informed decisions about their careers. We do it by providing the most up-to-date information about graduate recruitment opportunities (in law and beyond) both online through our groundbreaking, networking site and in person at our brilliant range of exclusive and intellectually stimulating events.

For those interested in a career in law, sponsors include: Ashurst, Allen & Overy, Berwin Leighton Paisner, Martineau, Herbert Smith, Kirkland & Ellis, Slaughter & May, SNR Denton and more.

Membership of Bright is dependent on at least ABB at A-level  and an impressive CV – we maintain the quality of membership to ensure the very best recruiters continue to work with us, and thus we can offer you the best possible network you need to get ahead.

Brighten your future, join at: http://www.brightnetwork.co.uk

Cobbetts Birmingham Open Day, Monday 29th November

Cobbetts Birmingham Office Open Day: 29 November 2010 – 12:00pm–3:00pm & 5:00pm–8:00pm

Come and meet partners, solicitors and trainees and find out what it is really like to work at Cobbetts. You’ll find out about the history of Cobbetts, about life at the firm and what we can offer you. You’ll also have the opportunity to network with partners, solicitors and trainees over food and drinks to ask them any questions you might have. Members of the graduate recruitment team will also run an interactive application form skills session where you’ll get the opportunity to become graduate recruiters for the afternoon and find out exactly how to submit a successful training contract application.

To reserve a place on the open day please email your Name, Degree subject, Year of study and Predicted grade to gr8training@cobbetts.com by 12pm on Friday 26 November. Please also state which time slot you would like to attend.

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP Open Day, application deadline Thursday 25th November

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP will be holding an open day and open evening at their London office to let you experience, at first-hand, the work that is carried out at the firm.

The dates for the events are as follows:
Open evening: 2 December 2010 (6pm-9pm)
Open day: 9 December 2010 (10am-4pm)

The open day/evening will be tailored to those interested in applying for vacation schemes or training contracts. The events will be an ideal opportunity for you to meet their solicitors, attend various presentations and widen your knowledge of City law and the training contract recruitment process.

In order to apply for a place at either event, simply email traineerecruit@blplaw.com with: your CV and up to 200 words outlining what exceptional client service means to you.

Please remember to quote ‘BLP2010Events’ in the subject heading, and specify the event (open day / open evening) that you wish to be considered for.

Closing dates for the applications: 25 November 2010

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) will be holding an open day and open evening at their London office to let you experience, first-hand, the work that is carried out at the firm.

The dates for the events are as follows:
Open evening: 2 December 2010 (6pm-9pm)
Open day: 9 December 2010 (10am-4pm)

Global legal career in Hong Kong, presentation, 28th November (Birmingham)

Study Law in Hong Kong for a global legal career

A delegation from The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law, will be visiting the UK to introduce the Faculty and their Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL) programme. The programme offers a unique opportunity of studying law outside the UK and qualifying as a legal practitioner.

The presentation will take place in Birmingham, on Sunday 28th November, 11:00 to 13:00. Venue: Jubilee & Kohinoor Suite, Copthorne Hotel Birmingham,Paradise Circus, Birmingham

The delegation are also visiting London, on Saturday 27th November, 11:00 to 13:00. Venue: Kensington & Chelsea Room, Hotel Russell, Russell Square, London

For further details of the event and the PCLL programme: CUHK_PCLL (opens as PDF)

Clifford Chance: Open Day

Clifford Chance have invited you to apply for an Open Day at their offices between 11am and 5pm on Wednesday November 3rd.

They will reimburse you for all reasonable expenses to attend and it will be a joint event with City and Imperial Universities.

There are only 10 places available so if you are interested please e-mail careers@holdsworthclub.org with your contact information (e-mail and phone number), year of study and degree discipline. Places go on a first come, first serve basis.

Baker & McKenzie: Autumn Dinner, Wednesday 20th October

Baker & McKenzie are visiting Birmingham University on Wednesday 20th October 2010.

We would be delighted to invite you to register for a place at an informal three course meal at Malmaison, The Mailbox.  This will be an excellent opportunity for you to meet the Firm’s fee earners and members of the Graduate Recruitment Team.

A limited number of places are available. To register your interest in attending this event, please email multiplyingyourpotential@bakernet.com with your contact details, A’ level results, degree subject and first year results plus a paragraph (50 words max) explaining your interest in the firm and why you would like to attend.

We are currently recruiting for training contracts to commence in September 2013 and March 2014 London and International summer placements and open days.

To find out more about training contracts and vacation schemes at Baker & McKenzie, please visit www.multiplyingyourpotential.co.uk

Linklaters evening presentation, Thursday 14th October

Join Linklaters and you become part of one of the world’s most prestigious law firms – a global network of exceptionally talented, highly motivated lawyers working as a team and learning from one another to fulfil our ambition of  becoming the premium global law firm.

To find out more about us and to meet our people please join us at 6:30pm on the evening of the 14th October, in room LG32 in the Learning Centre.

We all look forward to meeting you there.

Join Linklaters and you become part of one of the world’s most prestigious law firms – a global network of exceptionally talented, highly motivated lawyers working as a team and learning from one another to fulfil our ambition of  becoming the premium global law firm. To find out more about us and to meet our people please join us at 6:30pm on the evening of the 14th October, in room LG32 in the Teaching Centre. We all look forward to meeting you there.

Join Linklaters and you become part of one of the world’s most prestigious law firms – a global network of exceptionally talented, highly motivated lawyers working as a team and learning from one another to fulfil our ambition of  becoming the premium global law firm. To find out more about us and to meet our people please join us at 6:30pm on the evening of the 14th October, in room LG32 in the Teaching Centre. We all look forward to meeting you there.