How to get into Commercial Law (online)

9 Oct 2020, 3:30 p.m.

Our popular ‘How to…’ event series returns for the 2020/21 academic year, with industry professionals giving sector specific advice and guidance. Running for 6 weeks, this series will provide an exclusive insight into a range of fields and how their application process works, with the opportunity to have your key questions answered. 



Frequently asked questions

What is How to get into Commercial Law?

This event will provide you with an overview of the industry as told by professionals working within it, with advice and guidance for your upcoming Training Contract and Vacation Scheme applications. Our speaker, Jake Schogger, will provide an outline of the sector, discussing his personal experience and the key features of an application. A panel of Bright Network Alumni will then answer your questions, giving you an insight into life at top firms and how you can secure your place there. 



3:30 p.m. – 3:50 p.m:    Welcome & Keynote: Luke Murphy, Senior Associate at Simpson Thatcher & Bartlett LLP

3:50 p.m. – 4:15 p.m:    Skills Session: Jake Schogger, graduate careers coach and ex-Freshfields solicitor. 

4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m:    Bright Network Alumni Panel.

This event is a great way to ensure you understand the sector of Commercial Law, whilst giving you the opportunity to build your industry network. Commercial Law is notoriously competitive, so give yourself an edge by securing your place on How to get into Commercial Law. 


Any Questions?

If you have any questions about How to get into Commercial Law, we have gathered the most frequently asked questions here. For any other questions, please get in touch at