Applications open for LawCareersNetLIVE 2023

updated on 09 June 2023

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Applications are now open for LawCareers.Net’s legal careers conferences, LawCareersNetLIVE, taking place in November and December later this year.

The LawCareersNetLIVE conferences are for aspiring lawyers who want to learn more about how to build a fulfilling career as a solicitor. The events are timed to maximise the benefit to students intending to apply for vacation schemes and training contracts in 2024.

The comprehensive programme features a mixture of panel discussions, workshops and networking – all aimed at providing first-hand insights into the work of a commercial solicitor and helping delegates to hear from recruiters, trainees and partners at leading law firms.

The dates and locations of this year’s LawCareersNetLIVE events are:

  • Manchester – Friday 24 November 2023;
  • London – Friday 1 December 2023; and
  • Virtual – Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 December 2023.

Applicants can apply for one LawCareersNetLIVE event. The programme is identical at all events and delegates should select the event that best suits them in terms of location and sponsor firms.

A range of top law firms, including Baker McKenzieJones DayOsborne Clarke LLPDWF Group PlcShoosmiths and Squire Patton Boggs (UK) LLP, are sponsoring this year’s LawCareersNetLIVE conferences. They’ll be running their own individual practice area workshops and taking part in the panel discussions and networking sessions.

Previous firm-led workshop topics include banking, global disputes, real estate, M&A insurance and asset finance.

Unsure if you should apply? Make sure to read ‘Four reasons to apply for LawCareersNetLIVE’.

The LawCareersNetLIVE events are open to all students and aspiring lawyers who’ve not yet secured a training contract, especially first and second-year law students and non-law students. Applications from law graduates and Legal Practice Course/Solicitors Qualifying Exan students are also encouraged.

You can discover more about what we’re looking for in your application with this LCN Says: ‘Five tips for flawless LawCareersNetLIVE applications’.

Find out more about LawCareersNetLIVE via the LawCareersNetLIVE microsite and apply via the online application form.

Applications will close on Thursday 26 October 2023 but offers will be made on a rolling basis from early autumn, so we recommend getting your application in as early as possible.

If you receive a place at LawCareersNetLIVE, you’ll be asked to pay a refundable deposit of £20 for the Manchester and London events, or £10 for the Virtual event to secure your place. As spaces are limited, this is to secure your place at the event. The holding fee will be refunded upon attendance at the event. Look out for more information on the FAQ section of the LawCareersNetLIVE microsite.

We look forward to receiving your applications!