Virtual student event TODAY: Secrets to Success Newcastle — with Norton Rose Fulbright, Womble Bond Dickinson, Muckle LLP and ULaw

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Thursday 22 April, 4pm to 6pm, taking place virtually

Taking place on Thursday 22 April, from 4pm to 6pm, the virtual event marks ULaw’s new partnership with Newcastle University to deliver the Legal Practice Course (LPC), Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL), Master of Arts in Law (MA Law) and Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE) preparation courses.

Date: Thursday 22 April
Time: 4pm to 6pm
Location: Virtual event
Level: Students, Graduates

It begins with a panel discussion featuring lawyers from the Newcastle offices of leading law firms Norton Rose Fulbright, Womble Bond Dickinson and Muckle LLP, as well as a careers expert from ULaw and Newcastle University. The discussion will be chaired by a Legal Cheek journalist, who will put questions to the panel about key commercial awareness issues, including the effect of Covid-19 on law and business. The speakers will also be encouraged to discuss their career journeys and advise students hoping to follow a similar path.

The speakers

Kiran Radhakrishnan, commercial director and head of the Newcastle Hub at Norton Rose Fulbright
Lyudmil Stoyanov, solicitor specialising in commercial disputes and regulatory work at Womble Bond Dickinson
Matthew Tomlinson, dean at The University of Law (Leeds & Sheffield Campuses)
Kevin Maloney, partner in the banking and restructuring team and leads the graduate recruitment programme at Muckle LLP
Christine Fletcher, undergraduate degree programme director at Newcastle University

After the panel discussion there will then be virtual networking with the speakers, trainees from their firms and some of ULaw’s campus ambassadors.

Apply to attend here. You’ll be asked to submit a CV and two questions for the panel.