Careers in Law - The Essentials - recording
Friday, 1 April 2016 at 13:00 - Saturday, 30 July 2016 at 16:00 (BST)
Recording of the Careers in Law - The Essentials run on the 22nd March 2016 by Karen Watton and Mara Gardner.
Industry focused webinars
These webinars are designed to give an overview of different industries. Look at challenges of the current environment and hear some sector-specific employability tips and labour market information. Learn about routes into different sectors and how careers professionals can best support their students and clients.
Careers in Law – The Essentials
The Careers in Law - essentials webinar is for careers professionals who are working with undergarduate students wishing to pursue a career in law. The basics of the main legal careers paths will be covered as well as thinking about what employers are looking for and take a look at where the legal sector is headed.
A one hour webinar that will equip you with an overview of the career options and challenges facing law graduates and non-law graduates wishing to work in the legal sector.
By the end of the course you should have gained an appreciation of the legal recruitment process in the UK and an awareness of the resources available for a more in-depth exploration of this topic.
This course is for: careers and employability professionals who would like to gain an understanding of graduate recruitment and employment within the legal sphere.
This webinar will cover:
• Legal market overview
• Routes to qualification
• Legal recruitment time lines
• The application process
• Particular challenges
• Alternative careers in law
• Trends and future developments
• Helpful resources
Benefits / Learning outcomes
• Improve your knowledge of legal terminology
• Understand recruitment processes and training cycles
• Develop strategies for supporting students wanting to work in law
• Appreciate the potential impact of changes in the legal sector
• Training provided by experts in the field
Careers Consultant, School of Law, Queen Mary University of London, and former international lawyer
Careers Consultant, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London