Bright Network First Year Lawyers

15 Sep 2021, 9 a.m.
Application deadline was 10th September 2021, 11:59pm

Join us on the 15th of September to kickstart your career in Commercial Law at our First Years Lawyers event. At this year's event, gain exclusive access to representatives from leading global law firms as well as the opportunity to network with like-minded peers.

If you're going into your first year, or second year of a four-year course, don't miss the chance to receive invaluable advice on life in a global law firm and every aspect of the application process for training contracts and vacation scheme opportunities. 

Apply now for a mix of keynote speeches, panel sessions, and networking opportunities designed to leave you feeling confident about your future career.

Why attend

Gain practical insight

This event is specifically designed to help you meet the firms you may one day be working for. Learn how to attract the attention of recruiters with the tips you’ll learn throughout the event on the application process.

Develop commercial awareness

Hear first-hand experiences of how top law firms operate through networking sessions. As an attendee of this exclusive event, this knowledge will set you apart from other candidates.

Demonstrate your commitment

Attending this event will allow you to start building a CV that displays your dedication to personal growth and your future legal career.

Who can attend

Undergraduate law students at university in the UK, graduating in 2024 (or in 2025 if starting a four-year course)

Demonstrate academic excellence through achieved or predicted A level grades (or equivalent)

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

This event is always oversubscribed, so we highly recommend you get your application in ASAP as applications will be reviewed in the order they are received.

Employers joining us


15 Sep 2021

9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Member Networking

10 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Bright Network Welcome

10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Panel Session: What to expect in commercial law

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Structured Networking

12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Takeaways & Close of Event


Frequently asked questions

Please note all timings on the agenda for First Year Lawyers correspond with British Summer Time

If you have any questions about Bright Network First Year Lawyers, we have gathered all the most frequently asked questions here. If you have any other questions please get in touch with our Events Team -