Inside Track: How to become a City lawyer — with Baker McKenzie, Hogan Lovells, Mayer Brown, PRIME and BPP Law School

Wednesday 10 July in London

With exams over, and students’ attention turning once more to training contract applications, Legal Cheek is bringing together a host of leading City lawyers with a diversity organisation and legal educator for an evening of careers advice and networking.

Date: Wednesday 10 July 2019
Time: 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: BPP University Law School, London Holborn
Level: Students, Graduates

‘How to become a City lawyer’ takes place on the evening of Wednesday 10 July at BPP University Law School in Holborn, central London, and is open to all students. It kicks off at 6pm with a panel discussion featuring lawyers from Baker McKenzie, Hogan Lovells, Mayer Brown, PRIME and BPP University Law School. The session will be chaired by a Legal Cheek journalist.


Baker McKenzie: Jeremy Levy, partner specialising in banking & finance
Hogan Lovells: Lewis Fairfax, associate specialising in the corporate litigation, investigations, contentious insolvency and fraud team
Mayer Brown: Sarah Rochelle, senior associate specialising in real estate
PRIME (Linklaters): Katharine Collard, associate specialising in fintech at Linklaters
BPP University Law School: Caroline Rayson, deputy head of law at BPP Holborn, and former associate at Ashurst and Osborne Clarke

Students — who can apply to attend the free event below — will be able to ask the speakers any questions they like during the Question Time-style session.

Afterwards there will be drinks and networking with the speakers, trainees from their firms and members of their graduate recruitment teams.

Apply to attend. You’ll be asked to submit a CV and two questions for the panel. Students of all levels are welcome, but places are limited.