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Free JLD forum: helping you to secure a training position (6 October) - book now

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The Junior Lawyers Division is holding a free one-day skills event to assist LPC students and LPC graduates with their search for a training position.

Please join us for presentations, discussion and activities which will be of value and assistance to LPC students and LPC graduates, with speakers who are highly regarded and experienced in their field. Refreshments and lunch will be provided.


The programme outline is now available, and includes the following sessions:

  • How to prepare for your interview - do’s and don’ts
  • Building online presence - how LinkedIn and Twitter can boost your profile
  • Law Tech - how can you adapt to the changing landscape
  • So, you have been invited for an assessment day – tips for success
  • Staying resilient
  • How we secured our training contracts
  • An HR guide to recruitment - covering letter, CV, application forms
  • Update from the JLD on national policy

Format of the day

The forum is a full day event running from 10:00-10:30 to 16:30, followed by a networking drinks reception until 17:30.

The day will involve a series of 30-45 minute presentations on various topics designed to assist those junior lawyers looking to secure a training contract.

CV clinics

Individual 30-minute CV clinics will be running throughout the day for delegates attending the forum.

  • Information about the CV clinics, including how to book an appointment with a CV adviser, will be sent to delegates by email about a week before the event.
  • Places are limited and allocated on a first-come first-served basis.
  • Only delegates attending the forum are eligible for a CV clinic.

If you are interested in attending a CV clinic with an adviser, please be prepared to have an up-to-date CV available.

Who should attend?

This event is for all current LPC students and those who have completed the LPC and are looking for training positions.

Date and location details

Date: Saturday 6 October 

Time: Registration is from 10:00-10:30. The forum will finish at about 16:30 followed by a networking drinks reception until about 17:30.

Venue: Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL.

Cost of event: This event is free to attend.

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About the Junior Lawyers Division

Your Junior Lawyers Division is dedicated to meeting the needs of all LPC students, LPC graduates (including those working as paralegals), trainee solicitors, and solicitors with up to five years post qualification experience.

See our 2017/18 Engagement Programme.

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