Black lawyers share their stories — with Ropes & Gray

Wednesday 23 November, 4pm to 6:30pm, taking place IN-PERSON at Ropes & Gray, London

Join us on the afternoon of Wednesday 23 November for an IN-PERSON student event with Ropes & Gray at the firm’s City of London office.

Ropes & Gray is one of London’s leading international law firms for private capital clients. It advises sophisticated private capital investors and providers on fundraising, transactional dealmaking and financing, antitrust, compliance, data protection, restructuring, private equity real estate, life sciences regulation, financial regulation, tax and more.

The firm, which offers 12 training contracts a year and pays its newly qualified solicitors £147,000, is looking to attract more under-represented populations and among its objectives is the recruitment of more Black future lawyers.

We’ll be hearing from several of Ropes & Gray’s Black lawyers about life in corporate law, their experiences at the firm and their career journeys, while getting their advice for those hoping to follow a similar path.

Date: Wednesday 23 November 2022
Time: 4pm to 6:30pm
Location: 60 Ludgate Hill, London EC4M 7AW
Level: Students, Graduates

The speakers

Kwasi Yeboah, funds associate
Emilio Fabrizi, private equity associate
Aisha Arden, trainee solicitor currently sitting in litigation
Jake Bennett, finance associate

After short talks and a panel discussion there will be networking over drinks and canapes with the speakers, Ropes & Gray trainees and members of the firm’s trainee recruitment team.

Apply to attend. You’ll be asked to submit two questions for the speakers.