Bright Network Diverse Legal Leaders

3 Nov 2021, 12:30 p.m.
Application deadline was 31st October 2021, 11:59pm

If you’re interested in a career in law, join us this November for our Diverse Legal Leaders event. Here you will be able to network with fantastic firms whose diversity initiatives are at the forefront of the sector. Additionally, there will be insightful panel sessions to help you thrive in this competitive industry while still being authentically you.

Open to all degree disciplines who have an active interest in pursuing commercial law as a career, apply for this event to be a part of an afternoon designed to start you off on the right foot.

Why attend

Develop essential competencies for your career

Networking is a key skill that will open doors for you throughout your career journey. Get ahead by cultivating this skill with top law firms and other ambitious members.

Stand out from the crowd

Demonstrate to potential employers that you are passionate and proactive about pursuing a career in commercial law by attending this event.

Hear directly from industry leaders

Gain insight from our partner law firms about steps they are taking to ensure principles such as diversity, inclusion and equality are championed in their organisation.

Who can attend

Undergraduate or full time postgraduate students who identify with an underrepresented group, graduating in 2022, 2023 or 2024 (or 2025 if already at university on a four-year course)

Are currently attending university in the UK or the Republic of Ireland

On track for at least a 2:1 and demonstrate academic excellence

Additional skills gained from extracurricular activities/work experience will be viewed favourably, especially those related to law

Employers joining us

Schedule

3 Nov 2021

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

Member networking

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

Bright Network welcome

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Panel session

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

Structured networking

3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Skills session

4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Structured networking

5 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Wrap up, next steps & takeaways

Info

Frequently asked questions

Please note all timings on the agenda for Bright Network Diverse Legal Leaders correspond with Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

If you have any questions about Diverse Legal Leaders, 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.