The Junior Lawyers Division, in partnership with the Manchester TSG and YSG, 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 forum will include the following sessions:

  • How to standout on your application form
  • Picking the right firm: Finding the right fit
  • Effective networking: Get out of your comfort zone
  • Assessment centres: Tips and hints to success
  • Acing the interview: The use of self-confidence
  • My journey to a training contract: Ask a current trainee

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 10:00am to 4.15pm, followed by a networking reception until about 6.00pm.

The day will involve a series of four or five 45-50-minute presentations on various topics designed to assist those junior lawyers looking to secure a training contract.

CV clinics and mock interviews

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

  • Information about the CV clinics and mock interviews, including how to book an appointment with an 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 or mock interview.

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

Date and location details

Date: Saturday 8 February 2020

Time: Registration is from 10:00 with the event starting at 10:30. It will finish at 4:15pm followed by a networking reception until 6:00pm.

Venue: University of Law, 2 New York Street, Manchester M1 4HJ

Cost of event: This event is free to attend

In partnership with the Manchester TSG and Manchester YSG