How to get into Commercial Law for Non-Law Students (online)

12 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. We're delighted to partner with University of Law for a new event for non-law students thinking about pursuing the legal sector.


Frequently asked questions

What is How to get into Commercial Law for Non-Law Students?

This event will provide you with an overview of Commercial Law and how you can enter the sector with a non-law degree background. From the GDL to Vacation Schemes and Training Contracts, this event will have advice and guidance for your upcoming applications as told by professionals working within the industry. Our speaker will provide an outline of the sector, discussing their 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 Speech from Gareth Richards, Campus Dean at University of Law London Moorgate. 

3:50 p.m. – 4:15 p.m:    University of Law Workshop: How to stand out on Virtual Applications.

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

This event is a great way to ensure you understand Commercial Law and how to get there with a non-law degree, 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 for Non-Law Students. 


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