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Law Conversion Conference 2018

*BRAND NEW EVENT: 20th October 2018 in London!*

Non-law students and graduates, The Lawyer Portal presents its first staple conference just for you: the Law Conversion Conference, in partnership with BPP University Law School!

The Lawyer Portal, in official partnership with the Bar Council and CILEx, engages with some of the most renowned firms across the globe, including Herbert Smith Freehills, Dentons, Hogan Lovells and more.

For just £5 a ticket, you can get first-hand insights into converting to law from experienced lawyers at top international law firms, as well as insights into the following topics:

There’s limited spaces for this full day of workshops and Q&As, so book your £5 ticket fast before they sell out!

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Want more targeted information about getting a training contract? You can also attend one of our Training Contract and Vacation Scheme Conferences for just £5!

Law Conversion Conference: Why Should I Attend?

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Our sell-out Training Contract Conference
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Law Conversion Conference: What Do Other People Say About Our Events?

Our Law Apprenticeship Conference in March scored an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars when asked how they’d rate today’s event, and 96% of attendees would recommend it to a friend.

Whilst at our Training Contract and Vacation Scheme Conference, attendees rated the event an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars and 96% said they would recommend it to a friend.

Other comments included:

“Fruitful discussions and helpful advice throughout the day at the Training Contract & Vac Scheme Conference. Enjoyed engaging directly with trainees and graduate recruitment advisers!” – Andrea, Conference attendee (over Twitter)

“Panel at @thelawyerportal conference has definitely helped me to understand the application process and some useful tips to stand out!” – Sophie, Conference attendee (over Twitter)

“The best event I’ve ever been to regarding law and the different routes in. I can’t put into words how helpful all of the speakers and all of the workshops were extremely valuable. Thank you so much!” – Conference attendee

“It was very helpful being able to speak to people from firms that I have applied to” – Conference attendee

Law Conversion Conference: Timetable

To give you an idea of what to expect, take a look at the preliminary timetable here:

Workshop 1Introductory session - meet the firms
Workshop 2Interview Techniques & Tips, with a Freshfield trainee
Workshop 3Application Process & Tips, with a future BLP trainee
Workshop 4Funding Your GDL & Getting Sponsorship from Firms
Workshop 5STEM & Humanities - What Makes You Different in a Good Way?
Workshop 6Meet the GDL Student
Workshop 7Meet the Non-Law-Graduate Lawyer
End of the DayQ&A Panel - Ask the Experts

Remember, each workshop will run a number of times throughout the day, so if you miss one slot, you can always attend the same workshop but at a different time.

There will also be two Q&A panel sessions where you can ask the experts everything you want to know about Law Conversions.

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Law Conversion Conference: Dates & Venues

We are currently listing the following Law Conversion Conferences:

To book, just click the link below, select the location and the event date and then enter your name and quantity of tickets.

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For venues, visit our Conferences: Dates, Venues & Times page.

Law Conversion Conference: Pre-Conference Reading

Take a look at these articles to get yourself riled up for the Conference!


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