Secrets to Success North

With Pinsent Masons, Womble Bond Dickinson, Kings Chambers and ULaw

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Hosted by The University of Law
Reference WS21-14
Date Tue 9 Mar 2021
Time 4pm to 6pm
In partnership with Legal Cheek
Location Virtual event
Theme Careers, Commercial Awareness
Level Students, Graduates

Taking place on Tuesday 9 March, from 4pm to 6pm, the virtual event features lawyers from the Leeds and Manchester offices of various leading law firms, as well as legal education experts from ULaw’s campuses across the North of England.

It begins with a panel discussion chaired by a Legal Cheek journalist, who will put questions to the panel about key commercial awareness issues, including opportunities arising for law firms in the wake of Covid-19. The speakers will also be encouraged to discuss their career journeys and advise students hoping to follow a similar path.

The speakers

  • Amie Norris, partner specialising in the AMT and energy sector at Pinsent Masons’ Manchester office
  • Kevin Bell, partner in the transport, logistics and infrastructure team at Womble Bond Dickinson’s Newcastle office
  • Piers Riley-Smith, barrister specialising in planning and environmental law at Kings Chambers, Manchester
  • Matt Tomlinson, dean of The University of Law’s Leeds campus

After the panel discussion there will be virtual networking with the speakers, graduate recruitment teams and trainees from their firms and some of ULaw’s campus ambassadors.

Apply to attend below. You’ll be asked to submit a CV and two questions for the panel.