Date: Wednesday 22 November 2017
Venue: 5th Floor Business School, Lord Swraj Paul Building, City Campus North (Molineux)
Time: 11.00am to 2.30pm
Law firms and other organisations of all sizes, offering careers concerned with law, legal process and law enforcement, who wish to:
There will be two lectures running on the day as follows:
Time: 12pm Venue: MU515
Zhi Ong, Student Officer at 'Aspiring Solicitors' will be attending the Law Fair to explain who Aspiring Solicitors are and how they can help you to secure employment after you leave leave University. The primary aim of Aspiring Solicitors is to increase diversity in the legal profession. As of August 2017, it works with over 26 law firms and legal teams to provide events, mentoring, competitions, employability assistance and access to the legal profession. In the past 24 months, it advertises that its members have been offered over 260 training contracts and over 650 vacation schemes. Zhi Ong himself is a future trainee solicitor at Jones Day. He will also address networking as a tool in finding legal employment.
Time: 1pm Venue: MU515
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) is responsible for prosecuting criminal cases investigated by the police in England and Wales. A Crown Prosecutor will be giving students a valuable insight into their daily working life as well as the varied career paths within the CPS. The CPS offers a large number of opportunities for students and graduates including work placements, paralegal positions and training contracts. Qualifies solicitors and barristers are employed as Crown Prosecutors. Such roles require excellent case management and advocacy skills and require work on complex, high quality cases.
Both lectures are open to the public. However, places are limited, so please pre-book your place by emailing Sasha Gray at FossBEE@wlv.ac.uk