Secrets to Success London — with Ashurst, CMS, Osborne Clarke, Willkie and ULaw

Tuesday 20 February, 4pm to 6:30pm, taking place IN-PERSON at ULaw London Moorgate

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED. Check out our upcoming Spring Virtual Vacation Scheme and Law Fair and other student events

Legal Cheek is in London for the latest in its 2024 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 20 February at ULaw’s London Moorgate campus, and features lawyers from AshurstCMS, Osborne Clarke and Willkie Farr & Gallagher, alongside a careers expert from ULaw.

Date: Tuesday 20 February
Time: 4pm to 6:30pm
Location: The University of Law, London Moorgate
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

Ciaran Rutherfurd, junior associate in the projects and energy transition team at Ashurst
Vanessa Whitman, partner in the finance disputes team at CMS
Matthew Edwards, partner in the corporate group at Osborne Clarke
Gemma Baker, graduate recruitment manager at Willkie Farr & Gallagher
Aruna Verma, campus dean at ULaw London Moorgate

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 slick Moorgate campus, surrounded by global law firms in the heart of the City of London.

This event is now fully booked.