Secrets to Success Birmingham — with Pinsent Masons, Reed Smith, DWF, Browne Jacobson and ULaw

Thursday 27 June, 4pm to 6:30pm, taking place IN-PERSON at The H Suite, Birmingham


Legal Cheek is in Birmingham for the latest in its series of IN-PERSON Secrets to Success events – in association with The University of Law (ULaw) – to help students boost their commercial awareness.

The event takes place on Thursday 27 June at The H Suite, and features lawyers from Pinsent Masons, Reed SmithDWF and Browne Jacobson, alongside a careers expert from ULaw.

Date: Thursday 27 June 2024
Time: 4pm to 6:30pm
Location: The H Suite, Birmingham
Level: Students, Graduates

The speakers will share the secrets to their own success, telling the stories of their career journeys and advising students on how they can best position themselves to obtain training contracts with leading law firms. Also up for discussion will be the key commercial awareness topics that students need to have on their radar.

The speakers

Michelle Knight, director in the public sector real estate team at DWF
Karine Kirlew, senior associate in the real estate team at Browne Jacobson
Rik Palmer, graduate recruitment advisor at Reed Smith
Clare Stapleton, employability group & careers manager at ULaw Birmingham
Further speakers to be announced

After the Question Time-style discussion, which will be chaired by a Legal Cheek journalist, there will be networking over drinks and snacks with the speakers, current trainees from the firms and members of their graduate recruitment teams.

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