The Legal Cheek Commercial Awareness Academy: Law firm client dynamics — with Baker McKenzie

Tuesday 28 November, 10am to 11am, taking place virtually

Welcome to the second in this year’s new series of The Legal Cheek Commercial Awareness Academy, in partnership with various leading law firms, designed to help boost students’ business and legal sector knowledge as they apply for training contracts.

Date: Tuesday 28 November 2023
Time: 10am to 11am
Location: Virtual event
Level: Students, Graduates

The next Academy session takes place on the morning of Tuesday 28 November, exploring the dynamic between lawyers and their clients, delivered by Hannah Luqmani, partner at leading law firm Baker McKenzie.

Hannah will break down key themes in this area including:

  • The key differences working in-house vs. private practice
  • How solicitors win work
  • The relationship between lawyers and their clients
  • Core skills essential to building strong ties with clients

Also up for discussion will be how students need to be thinking about this key tenet of commercial awareness as they apply for vacation schemes and training contracts.

Following the talk there will be an audience Q&A, hosted by a Legal Cheek journalist, to ensure full understanding of the topic.

Secure your place now.

This is the second in a new series of Commercial Awareness Academy sessions, running from autumn 2023 through to spring 2024. After each session you will be required to sit a short test to demonstrate your understanding of the topic. If you pass all of the tests, you will receive a certificate of completion.