The Big Commercial Awareness Themes of 2022-23 — with Clifford Chance, Gowling WLG, Irwin Mitchell, Orrick and ULaw

Tuesday 29 November, 4pm to 6pm, taking place virtually

Join us on the afternoon of Tuesday 29 November for a virtual event in partnership with The University of Law (ULaw) exploring the big commercial awareness themes that students need to focus on as they apply for training contracts.

The virtual event kicks off with a panel discussion chaired by a Legal Cheek journalist featuring lawyers from Clifford ChanceGowling WLG, Irwin Mitchell and Orrick, and a careers expert from ULaw.

Date: Tuesday 29 November 2022
Time: 4pm to 6pm
Location: Virtual event
Level: Students, Graduates

The speakers will consider key topics including global supply chain disruption, inflation, the digitisation of society and the Green Economy – and explain how their effect shapes clients’ priorities and the day-to-day lives of lawyers. They will also discuss their career journeys and give advice to students hoping to follow a similar path.

The speakers

Nicole Kalli, Tutor at ULaw
Karim Vellani, associate in the corporate TMT department at Clifford Chance 
Anjali Bancroft, principal associate specialising in residential development at Gowling WLG
Marcos Eleftheriou, senior associate in the medical negligence team at Irwin Mitchell
Jamie Moore, partner specialising in venture capital at Orrick

After the panel discussion there will be virtual networking with some of the speakers, graduate recruitment team members and trainees from their firms and some of ULaw’s campus ambassadors.

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