Event: Secrets to Success Manchester — with Freshfields, Fletchers, Pinsent Masons and ULaw

Thursday 27 February at ULaw Manchester; open to all students


Top lawyers share their secrets to success; students ask the questions

Legal Cheek is coming to Manchester for the latest in its series of Secrets to Success events — in association with The University of Law (ULaw) — to help students boost their commercial awareness as they apply for vacation schemes and training contracts.

The event takes place on the evening of Thursday 27 February at ULaw Manchester, and features lawyers and graduate recruitment teams from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Fletchers and Pinsent Masons, alongside a careers expert from ULaw.

Date: Thursday 27 February 2020
Time: 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: ULaw, Manchester
Level: Students, Graduates

On the agenda will be key topical issues including policy aims of the new UK government, rising global trade tensions, technological disruption and the Green Economy. How will developments in these areas affect law firms, and what associated changes can we expect in the legal market?

The speakers

  • Philip Roberts, associate, Freshfields
  • Ed Fletcher, CEO, Fletchers
  • TBC, Pinsent Masons
  • Catherine Morgan, careers manager, ULaw Manchester

The speakers will also share the secrets to their success, telling the stories of their career journeys, while advising students on how they can best position themselves to obtain training contracts with leading firms.

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

Apply to attend below. You’ll be asked to submit a CV and two questions for the panel.