How to get into Commercial Law (for Law Students) 2021

8 Nov 2021, 4 p.m.

Studying law at university? Want top insider tips on how to kickstart a successful legal career? Then this How To Series event is made for you.

The legal industry is a competititive space which values those who are proactive in seizing opportunites to network and develop their employability. This is the perfect event to start developing these qualities and gain all the key information you need to explore a career in commercial law. Whether you're looking to uncover the different pathways you can take, get an in-depth breakdown of the unique application process, or learn how to overcome the challenges you'll face, this event covers it all.

Join us on Monday 8th November for this fantastic one-hour event where we will be taking a deep dive into:

  • The qualifications you need for a career in law and what they all mean 
  • How to successfully apply for vacation schemes, training contracts (and when applications will open)
  • Key skills you'll need to hone to be a top future lawyer

This is your no.1 opportunity to gain honest and helpful advice from trainee lawyers working at leading firms such as Covington & Burling, Kingsley Napley, Mishcon De Reya, Slaughter and May and Clyde and Co.

Law is a competitive industry, so there are many Bright minds also trying to get their space at an event like this. Hit the orange 'Apply now' button to secure your place today.

Why attend

Gain top tips and advice

Learn from the best and work out how to smash your applications to secure your future in law

Find out whether law is for you

The leap between a legal degree and career can be a big one, so use this event to figure out if you're ready to take it

Boost your competitive edge

Law is an extremely competitive industry, so attending an event like this can help you stand out against your peers

Who can attend

Undergraduates currently studying law at university

Graduates with a law degree

Employers joining us


8 Nov 2021

4 p.m. - 4:05 p.m.

Bright Network Welcome

4:05 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.

Sector Keynote

4:20 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.

Alumni panel

4:55 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Wrap-up and close


Frequently asked questions

Can I attend this event if I am not studying law?

This event is designed for law students looking to utilise their law degree to get into the legal sector. However, we have a “How to get into commercial law” event specificially for students studying non-law degrees which you can sign up for here.

How long will the event last for? 

Each of the 'How To Series' sessions will last for one hour.

Can I attend more than one 'How To Series' event?

Yes you can! They are here to help you figure out which industry is right for you and what are the next steps should you be interested in pursuing a career there.

If you have any additional questions which we have not answered, please refer to our most frequently asked questions hereOtherwise, you can get in touch with us at