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JLD Forum: helping you to secure a training contract (24 February 2018)

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

The Junior Lawyers Division, in partnership with the Leeds JLD, 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 is below (speakers to be confirmed shortly) which shows that the following sessions will be covered:

  • What firms and organisations are looking for in trainees
  • Assessment centres
  • How I got my training position: personal experiences from current and recent trainees
  • Effective networking to further your career
  • Coaching on self-confidence for interviews
  • Volunteering and how you can benefit through undertaking pro bono work

Who should attend? 

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

Format of the day

The forum is a full day event running from 10:00 to 16.15, followed by a networking drinks reception until 17:30.

The day will involve a series of 45-50 minute presentations on various topics designed to assist 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 and have an up to date CV available.

Book your place

Date : Saturday 24 February 2018 

Venue : BPP Law School, Whitehall, 2 Whitehall Quay, Leeds LS1 4HR

Cost of event : This event is free to attend

In partnership with the Leeds JLD

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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 2016/17 Engagement Programme.

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