Law Careers Fair, Wednesday 22 November 2017

Venue: 5th Floor Business School,  Lord Swraj Paul Building, City Campus North (Molineux)

Time: 11am - 2:30pm

Wednesday 22 November 2017 

Law firms and other organisations will be waiting to meet with you and discuss the opportunities in their areas of work. For details of the organisations attending visit wlv.ac.uk/lawcareersfair.

There will also be two lectures running on the day. 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 There is no need to book to attend the exhibition.

Inside the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) by Jason Cordon-Bowen, Crown Prosecutor and John Bristow, Level 2 Manager

Time: 11.30am    Venue: Lord Swraj Paul Building, MU514

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. Qualified 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.

Aspiring Solicitors by Zhi Ong, Universities and Student Liaison Officer

Time: 1pm   Venue: Lord Swraj Paul Building, MU514

Zhi Ong, Universities and Student Liaison 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.

 

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