Skadden head of private equity and Quinn Emanuel London chief to speak at in-person junior lawyer event NEXT WEEK

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Duo will tell the story of their incredible career journeys at London in-person event that is free and open to all trainees and junior lawyers

Legal Cheek is back for an in-person event in central London NEXT WEEK for trainee and junior lawyers on the evening of Thursday 21 April.

Skadden’s global co-head of private equity will be joined by the founding partner of Quinn Emanuel’s London office at Legal Cheek’s first in-person junior lawyer event of the year.

The free event — held in partnership with BARBRI — is open to all trainee and junior lawyers. Register to attend.

The speakers will give TED-style talks where they will reflect on what they have learned so far in their careers, followed by a Q&A chaired by a Legal Cheek journalist. There will then be drinks, nibbles and networking with the speakers.

Date: Thursday 21 April 2022
Time: 6pm to 8pm
Location: King's College London corporate event space, The Strand, London
Level: Trainees, Junior Lawyers

The speakers:

Richard Youle graduated with a 2:2 from Newcastle University and began his career at a local high street law firm in Hull. Youle staged one of the best career progressions of his time, making the move from high street to the magic circle where he became one of Linklaters‘ youngest ever partners. He is now partner and co-head of Skadden’s private equity group.

Richard East left school aged 16 without any A-Levels. East will share how he overcame adversity, securing a training contract at Baker McKenzie before embarking on a series of career moves which ultimately led him to become the founding partner of the London office of US outfit Quinn Emanuel. East is now senior partner at Quinn Emanuel, having previously co-managed the firm for 11 years.

A third speaker will be announced later this week.

This event is open to trainees and junior lawyers.


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