1. Open days/evenings
  2. LPC Information Sessions
  3. Career events

Career events

The City Law School runs a programme of career events for law students each year.

The exact programme of career-related events arranged by The City Law School each year varies, but details of some of the events on offered during 2008-9 are provided here as a guide. Some events are run for the students on particular programmes (indicated in brackets) and others are available to all City Law School students.


  • Applications to Law Firms (developing your Curriculum Vitae and writing the covering letter) (Legal Practice Course LPC)


  • Career Bites lunchtime session (LPC)
    Mock interview practice (LPC)


  •   Open evening at Gray's Inn for LLB and CPE students to find out about the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) and the LP
  • Career Bites lunchtime session (LPC)
  • Banking and Finance Alumni evening (LLB)
  • Law degree? What next? A multi-speaker event on alternative career paths organised by the Student Law Society (LLB)
  • Making applications: developing your Curriculum Vitae and writing the covering letter (LLB)

Practice Awareness Programme events:

  • Firmer and Faster but is it Fairer? The New Immigration and Asylum Jurisdiction - speaker Barbara Mensah, Senior Immigration Judge
  • Life at the Junior Criminal Bar: What to expect - speaker James McCrindle, Barrister, 1 Pump Court
  • Prosecuting and Defending White Collar crime cases - speaker Michael Hopmeier, Recorder, Barrister, Hardwicke Building


  • Solicitor Advocacy Explained - speaker Ian Gatt, Head of the Advocacy Unit at Herbert Smith
    Career Bites lunchtime session (LPC)

Practice Awareness Programme event:

  • Disability Awareness at the Bar and in Court - speakers Sean Enright, Recorder, Barrister, 9-12 Bell Yard, and Declan O'Dempsey, Barrister, Cloisters
  • Membership Evening with The Association of Women Barristers


  • Alumni evening - alternatives to the legal profession
  • Interview skills and practice (LLB)
  • Career Bites lunchtime session (LPC)


  • Career Bites lunchtime session (LPC)
  • Alternative Careers Law Fair


  • Career Bites lunchtime sessions (LPC)
  • Presentation Skills training day (LPC)
  • Alternatives to the legal profession and the use of Prospect (LLB)


  • Career Bites lunchtime sessions (LPC)
  • Pupillage Fair


  • Alternative careers week (LPC)


  • Presentation Skills training day (LPC)

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