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Legal Insight Event 2018

Guidance on securing a training contract

Legal Insight Day
Networking | Seminars | Workshops

This event is designed for Nottingham Law School current and prospective students who wish to become a solicitor or paralegal.

Legal experts will deliver a number of recruitment and selection workshops to help you secure a training contract with your chosen firm and / or gain paralegal employment in the legal profession.

  • From: Wednesday 13 June 2018, 1 pm
  • To: Wednesday 13 June 2018, 4 pm
  • Registration: 12.45 pm
  • Location: Lecture Theatre 1, Nottingham Trent University, Newton building, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, NG1 4FQ
  • Booking deadline: Wednesday 13 June 2018, 12.00 pm
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Event details

This event is designed to offer you guidance on securing a training contract with your chosen firm and improving your job prospects.

At this event you will meet tutors from your course and members of the Nottingham Law School employability team. Their experience and expertise will provide you with the advice and guidance to help you gain legal employment.


12.45 pm: Registration

1 pm: Welcome and Introduction with the Nottingham Law School employability team

1.15 pm: How to prepare a winning CV and covering letter with Sarah Kinton, Postgraduate Careers Consultant

2 pm: How to make a successful training contract application with Samantha Hope, Recruitment Manager at Shoosmiths

2.45 pm: Refreshment break - an opportunity to meet employers, the Employability team, course leaders, and careers tutors.

3 pm: How to manage assessment centres and interviews with Elliott Moulster, VHS Fletchers

3.45 pm: Q & A session

4 pm: End

4 pm – 6 pm: If you have further questions, you are also welcome to attend out postgraduate and professional open event (Level 1, Newton building) where you can find information about course structure, fees and funding and scholarship opportunities.

Booking information

The event is free, but places are limited. Please book your place as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

To book your place at this event, please use the add to basket option and follow the short online booking process. Name badges will be issued to facilitate the networking aspect of the event, so please ensure you complete the booking form correctly.

If you have any questions please email us or call on 0115 848 4460.

Location details


Nottingham Trent University
Newton building
50 Shakespeare Street


Nottingham has plenty of Park and Ride services, a number of which are run alongside the city’s tram service - the parking provision is always generous, and you can expect a tram every ten minutes. We recommend using them, as parking in the centre can quickly become expensive. Visit the NET site for more information on the city’s Park and Ride services.

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