Legal Recruitment Insight Day

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At this event you will meet tutors from your course and members of the NLS Employability Team. Their experience and expertise will provide you with the advice and guidance you need to help you gain legal employment.

  • From: Wednesday 10 June 2015, 9.45 am
  • To: Wednesday 10 June 2015, 6 pm
  • Location: Newton building, Main Entrance, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU

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Event details

At this event you will meet employers, tutors and the NLS Employability Team. Their experience and expertise will provide you with the advice and guidance you need to help you gain legal employment.

The programme for the Legal Recruitment Insight Day offers an excellent range of speakers from within the legal profession. The day will provide you with advice on:

  • how to prepare a winning CV and covering letter - Mcmillian Williams
  • how to make successful training contract applications - Shoosmiths
  • how to manage assessment centres and interviews - Browne Jacobson
  • tips for the Bar.

During the day, Nottingham Law School are also pleased to run their Summer Legal Recruitment Fair between 12 pm – 2 pm in the Newton Gallery, Level 1, Newton Building.

Firms attending all have vacant positions they want to fill including training contracts, pupillages, paralegal and placement opportunities – don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity!

Recruiters confirmed* so far include: Browne Jacobson, Freeths LLP, Shacklocks LLP, Shoosmiths and Estate Planners Network.

Current and prospective students are invited to come along and meet with a range of recruiters from this sector and receive one to one advice on your CV from legal professionals.

Booking is not required for students only attending the recruitment fair.

*This page will be updated with attending exhibitors.

Programme


The programme for the event is now available, but is subject to change. We advise you check our pages regularly for updates.

Programme
TimeActivity
9.45 am - 10 amRegistration and coffee
10 am - 10.15 amIntroduction and welcome
10.15 am - 11.15 amHow to prepare a winning CV and covering letter - Dawn Fazackerley, Graduate Recruitment Manager at McMillan Williams
11.15 am - 11.30 amBreak
11.30 am - 12.30 pmHow to make successful training contract applications - Danielle Owens, Head of Recruitment at Shoosmiths
12.00 pm - 2.00 pmLegal Recruitment Fair (Drop-in)
12.30 am - 1.30 pmLunch - An opportunity to meet employers, the Employability Team, course leaders and careers tutors.
1.30 pm - 2.30 pmHow to impress at assessment centres and interviews - HR Manager, Browne Jacobson
2.30 pm - 3 pmTips for the Bar - Ian Fox, BPTC Course Leader
2.30 pm - 4 pmA Client Interviewing training seminar. This is being run in conjunction with our Postgraduate Courses Open Event which takes place from 4 - 6 pm on this day
4 pm - 4.30 pmThere will be an opportunity to take a tour of the University facilities
4 pm - 6 pmOpen event - should you have any further questions academic staff will be available to talk to you

In the meantime if you have any queries about the day, please feel free to get in touch on +44 (0)115 848 4460 or send us an email.

Booking information

To book your place at this event please visit our website.

Location details

Room/Building:

Newton building, Main Entrance

Address:

Nottingham Trent University
City Campus
Goldsmith Street
Nottingham
NG1 4BU

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