Real World Lecture: Does the Law support the LGBTQ+ Community?, 28 February 2024, 16:00 – 17:00

To celebrate the LGBTQ+ history month, our expert tutor will be looking at changes in the law relating to LGBTQ+ rights. We will walk through the historical challenges the community faced, momentous changes in legislation but also the new obstacles standing in the way of progression.

Join our event as our expert tutor delves into the dynamic changes in LGBTQ+ rights law, navigating through historical challenges, celebrating legislative milestones, and addressing contemporary obstacles in the ongoing pursuit of equality.

Commemorate LGBTQ+ History Month with us, gaining valuable insights from our expert tutor as they examine the evolving legal landscape, offering a nuanced understanding of the community’s journey, triumphs, and the current legal challenges.

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Bar Series Part 3: Chambers, Circuits And Practice Areas, 29 February 2024, 17:00 – 18:30

Are you wanting to understand more about the bar, and its various components? Do you know the differences between the different circuits and practice areas, and what this may mean for you? Our bar series event on chambers, circuits and practice areas will provide everything you need to know on these crucial areas and will allow you to be completely confident ahead of making those all-important pupillage applications in the future.

Gain invaluable perspectives from a panel of pupil and practicing barristers during this comprehensive event, providing a unique opportunity to ask questions and enhance your understanding of the bar’s intricacies.

Equip yourself with the essential insights into the bar, ensuring confidence in your understanding of chambers, circuits, and practice areas as you prepare for crucial pupillage applications in the future.”

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Explore Law, 5 March 2024, 16:00 – 17:00

Our Explore Series events are designed to introduce students to career paths across our subject areas (Law, Psychology, Business, Criminology, Policing, and Computer Science) through a combination of talks, practical tasks and other activities such as a Q&A panel sessions.

– Tailored for aspiring legal minds, our Explore Series events provide a roadmap to various legal career paths
– Immerse yourself in a holistic experience encompassing talks, practical tasks, and interactive Q&A sessions, ensuring a well-rounded understanding of the opportunities within the field of Law.

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Advocacy 101: The Basics, 12 March 2024, 17:00 – 19:00

Are you interested in a career at the bar, but the idea of advocacy feels confusing? Or, do you want to learn more before heading into your pupillage interviews? Then join us for our brand-new event, advocacy 101: the basics.

This event will take you through everything you will need to know about advocacy, from start to finish, giving you top tips on what to expect from advocacy exercises in pupillage interviews, along with key information on bail applications, plea in mitigations, and a chance to try it out for yourself! Hosted by our future pupil programme coordinator, this event for future barristers is one not to be missed!

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Real World Lecture: Are Women Fully Protected by The Law?, 13 March 2024, 16:00 – 17:00

Join us as we celebrate international women’s day by exploring whether women’s rights are fully protected by the law. The #MeToo and ‘time’s up’ movements have highlighted the issues that most women face on a daily basis and have started to shift attitudes but violence against women is a major problem world-wide and more needs to be done.

In this real world lecture we will discuss some of the evidence regarding domestic abuse and violence against women and girls, outline what the police have established works to protect them and discuss how women and girls can expect to be safeguarded moving forward.

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Postgraduate Law Open Day (Multiple Campuses), 13-21 March 2024

Find out about our LPC, SQE, BPC and Law conversion courses & how they are taught, via our on campus open days. Meet our tutors, current students & employability team. Learn how we produce the future lawyers that the legal profession and the wider business world want to employ. You can also find out more about the SQE (the new route to qualifying as a solicitor). Please note that this event will not cover any of our standalone LLM courses.

– Hear from Tutors who teach on the course
– Get your questions answered live by our Support Services team
– Speak to current students about their experiences studying at the University of Law

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Postgraduate Law Open Day, 14 March 2024, 17:00 – 19:00

Find out about our LPC, SQE, BPC and Law conversion courses & how they are taught, via our virtual open day. Meet our tutors, current students & employability team. Learn how we produce the future lawyers that the legal profession and the wider business world want to employ. You can also find out more about the SQE (the new route to qualifying as a solicitor). Please note that this event will not cover any of our standalone LLM courses.

– Hear from Tutors who teach on the course
– Get your questions answered live by our Support Services team
– Speak to current students about their experiences studying at the University of Law

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Convert to Law Event, 26 March 2024, 16:00 – 18:30

Are you wanting to convert to a career in Law from a non-law background? Are you unsure about the legal landscape and the various professions within it? Are you unsure if your non-law degree will successfully convert into Law? This live virtual event is specifically designed with non-law students in mind – to help you become a practising lawyer! It will provide you with an insight into career options in the legal sector, the routes to qualification, the recruitment process for graduate positions and how to sell your non-law experience.

– Explore the legal sector’s diverse career paths, qualification routes, and graduate recruitment processes in one comprehensive virtual event, designed to equip you with the knowledge needed to succeed.

– Learn how to leverage your non-law background to your advantage, with strategies for effectively marketing your skills and experiences to potential employers, ensuring you stand out in the competitive legal field.

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Commercial Awareness Explained, 11 April 2024, 17:00 – 18:30

Do you want to become more commercially aware but don’t know where to start? This virtual event is for you! Our guest speaker, Husnara Begum, a former magic circle corporate lawyer, will introduce you to the fundamentals of commercial awareness, how law firms operate as businesses and how an M&A deal works.

You’ll also have the opportunity to join short commercial case study sessions to learn about key developments as well as how to ‘sell’ your commercial knowledge when applying to graduate roles.

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The SQE Explained, 18 April 2024, 17:00 – 19:00

The introduction of the SQE, or solicitors qualifying examinations, have changed the route to qualification as a solicitor, and this event aims to explain it all to you, to leave you feeling confident about this new pathway.

Are you unsure about the content of the exams and what courses you can take to help you pass these? Do you want to learn more about qualifying work experience and how you can gain this? This event will give you all the information you need to know. Join our SQE tutors to find out the information and benefits of the SQE. You’ll also find out practical course information about our SQE courses to help you decide which pathway is best for you.

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