Secrets to Success Leeds — with Eversheds Sutherland, Pinsent Masons, Shoosmiths and ULaw

Tuesday 4 June, 4pm to 6:30pm, taking place IN-PERSON at ULaw Leeds

Legal Cheek is coming to Leeds for the latest in its series of IN-PERSON Secrets to Success events – run in association with The University of Law (ULaw) – to help students boost their commercial awareness ahead of vacation schemes and training contract interviews.

The event takes place on Tuesday 4 June at ULaw’s Leeds campus, and features lawyers from Eversheds SutherlandPinsent Masons and Shoosmiths, alongside a careers expert from ULaw.

Date: Tuesday 4 June 2024
Time: 4pm to 6:30pm
Location: The University of Law, Leeds
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.


• Emmanuelle Turner, associate at Eversheds Sutherland
• Christopher Graham
, legal director at Pinsent Masons
• Matthew Tomlinson
, campus dean at The University of Law and former associate at DLA Piper and Addleshaw Goddard
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. It’s a great opportunity not only to meet the firms but also to check out ULaw’s striking Leeds campus, located in the heart of the city centre with a dramatic glazed frontage, high specification interior and roof terrace offering panoramic views of Leeds’ skyline.

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