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The LawSoc Blog

Welcome to the LawSoc Blog. A brand new feature to our website! Check the blog regularly for: Social events, dates and themes etc Support & Wellbeing events, meet-ups and collaborations Law Ball information Competition information (Mooting, Client-Interviewing, Commercial Awareness and Negotiations) including dates, times and location Commercial Awareness updates to prepare you for BIUCAC, workshops…

January Deadlines

January opportunity deadlines by Sarah Ridgway Deadline Date Name of organisation Type Link 13/01/2022 Allen & Overy Consulting Graduate Programme https://www.aograduate.com/apply 13/01/2022 Allen & Overy LawTech Graduate programme https://www.aograduate.com/apply 14/01/2022 DWF Group Plc Summer Vacation Scheme 2022 https://dwfgroup.com/en/careers/graduate-recruitment 14/01/2022 Vinson & Elkins Vacation Scheme 2022 https://www.velaw.com/careers/london-graduate-recruitment/ 15/01/2022 Goodwin Procter Summer Vacation Scheme 2022 https://www.goodwinlaw.com/careers/london-graduate-recruiting 15/01/2022…

December Deadlines

Here is a list of Decembers deadlines for career development opportunities by Sarah Ridgway (Law Careers Officer) Deadline Date Name of Organisation Type Link 07/12/2021 Cornerstone Barristers Pupillage Open Evening https://cornerstonebarristers.com/join-us/ 07/12/2021 Shakespeare Martineau Future Legal Leaders Q&A event https://www.apply4law.com/shma/ 07/12/2021 Weil Gotshal & Manges Virtual Events 2021 https://ukrecruiting.weil.com 09/12/2021 Clifford Chance Training Contract 2024…

November Deadlines

Deadline Date Name of Organisation Type Link 4/11/2021 Simmons & Simmons Bristol Open Day https://www.simmons-simmons.com/en/graduates/apply 4/11/2021 Weil Gotshal & Manges WeilPride Insight Evening https://ukrecruiting.weil.com 5/11/2021 Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner London Open Day https://trainee.bclplaw.com/apply-now 5/11/2021 DWF Group Plc Open Day 2021 https://dwfgroup.com/en/careers/graduate-recruitment 5/11/2021 Reed Smith Open Day 2 https://www.reedsmith.com/en/careers/regions/uk-graduates 7/11/2021 Kirkland & Ellis Open Day 2021…

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October Careers Deadlines

Everything from events, open days, insight days, vacation schemes, mini-pupillage and more! Collated by Sarah Ridgway – Law Careers Officer Deadline Date Name of Organisation Type Link 13/10/2021 Allen & Overy Winter Vacation Scheme 2021 https://www.aograduate.com/apply 13/10/2021 Ashurst Winter Vacation Scheme 2021 https://www.ashurst.com/en/careers/students-and-graduates/uk/ 14/10/2021 Linklaters Winter Vacation Scheme 2021 https://careers.linklaters.com/en/early-careers/your-application 15/10/2021 Bird & Bird Open…

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Commercial Awareness update 11/10/21

Hi everyone! Here is a quick insight into last week’s news! Firstly, supply-chain shortages are running havoc on major manufacturing countries. As you all probably saw on the news, the UK faced a huge fuel crisis due to lack of lorry drivers to deliver petrol. This led to consumers panic-buying petrol leading to a petrol…

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BPP Events + Autumn Career Development Certificate.

BPP University Law School have a new opportunity for autumn 2021 – the Autumn Career Development Certificate. This certificate can be added to your CV and posted on your LinkedIn and is a chance to attend some exceptional events! Attend any four* of the Law Schools i-Opening webinars, Law Fairs, Online Workshops or Virtual Open…

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October Events!

October 1st – Bar Crawl. 5pm meeting at the marquee October 4th – Support and Wellbeing Meet up. (coffee and cake evening) October 6th – Introduction to Mooting. ( Held in Lecture Theatre F ) 6-7:30pm October 7th – Client-Interviewing Workshop ( Held in Lecture theatre F ) 6-7:30pm October 10th – World Mental Health…

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Commercial Awareness Officer Welcome

Hi everyone! My name is Emily and I will be your Commercial Awareness Officer for the University of Surrey’s law society this year!🦌👩🏽‍🎓I am about to begin my third year at UoS, studying law with criminology. Throughout the year I will be hosting commercial awareness workshops in order to kickstart your knowledge and help you…

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Client-Interviewing Officer welcome

Hello! I am Antonieta the new client-interviewing officer. I am very sociable and approachable, always up for a chat and a doughnut.  I would like to welcome all students who are interested in developing their professional skills to join us, especially if you have a competitive side.   Participating in our interactive workshops will prepare you for internal competitions, you will learn how to critically evaluate…