Bright Network Black Talent in Law

30 Sep 2021, noon
Application deadline is 27th September 2021, 11:59pm

This September we are excited to welcome 60 of our brightest members to a brand new event: Black Talent in Law. Whether you’re already set on a career in law or you’re still considering if the industry is for you, this is a fantastic opportunity for our Black Heritage members to connect with six leading employers and learn more about each firm’s commitment to celebrating inclusion and diversity.

Throughout the day you’ll hear from industry professionals on how to succeed in this competitive and prestigious sector. There will be skills sessions to support you in your career journeys and opportunities to network with other like-minded Bright Network members. Apply now to avoid missing out on this exclusive event.

Why attend

Meet six top law firms

Gain invaluable insights into the law sector and learn more about each firm’s commitment to celebrating inclusion and diversity in the workplace and beyond.

Enhance your applications

During the structured networking session, you’ll gain a unique understanding of each firm's company culture, which skills they value the most in trainees and more. This is valuable information that you can use to tailor future applications.

Hear from industry leaders

Be inspired and hear about the career journeys of leaders within the law industry and how you could follow in their footsteps.

Who can attend

Undergraduate Black Heritage students at university in the UK, graduating in 2022 or 2023 (or 2024 if already at university and on a four-year course)

On track for at least a 2:1 and have demonstrated academic excellence throughout their education

Additional skills gained from extracurricular activities/work experience will be viewed favourably

Employers joining us

Schedule

30 Sep 2021

noon - 12:30 p.m.

Member networking

An opportunity to meet with other like-minded Bright Network members

12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Bright Network welcome and keynote

1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Structured networking

A chance to hear from some of the firms and ask them your questions

1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Skills session

2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Break

2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Structured networking

Time to hear from the rest of the firms and ask them your questions

3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Panel session

4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Wrap up and close of event

Info

Frequently asked questions

Please note all timings on the agenda for Bright Network Black Talent in Law correspond with Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

If you have any questions about Black Talent in Law, we have gathered all the most frequently asked questions here. If you have any other questions please get in touch with our Events Team - events@brightnetwork.co.uk.

Apply today

Application deadline is 27th September 2021, 11:59pm

We expect this event to reach capacity quickly, so we recommend getting your application in as soon as possible to secure your spot. Let us know if you have any questions and we look forward to seeing you on 30th September.