University of Portsmouth - School of Law Careers

University of Portsmouth - School of Law Careers We aim to help University of Portsmouth students find work related opportunities in the field of Law, offering help and advice when needed.
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It's never too early to start planning your future career. Find information here on job vacancies, work experience and placements, together with careers events and opportunities in the School of Law and outside. We can offer help and advice on the route to qualifying as a solicitor, barrister, legal executive or chartered secretary, as well as alternative career options."

30/11/2018

Are you hoping to go into practice as a solicitor in the future? We are running a careers clinic which will focus on this career path next Wednesday 5th December at 2.00pm in Anglesea Building, Seminar Room A1.67. If you are considering a career in practice, or would simply like to know a bit more about it then please do join us. No need to book.

30/11/2018

Aspiring Solicitors have launched their new AS First programme for first year law students which includes a one-day employability workshop followed by the opportunity to attend first year open events at their partner firms and take park part in legal work experience programmes. For further information and eligibility criteria take a look at their website: https://www.aspiringsolicitors.co.uk/employability-programmes/first-year-plus/

16/11/2018

Law Fair 2018! The annual Law Fair is taking place next Thursday 22nd November in the Portland Building Atrium from 1.00-2.30pm. A range of employers will be in attendance, actively looking to recruit into their business. You will have the opportunity to ask questions, make valuable contacts and potentially find yourself an excellent placement or graduate role.

16/11/2018

Would you like some help with writing a good personal statement? There will be a '30 Minute Guide to Personal Statements' session at the Careers and Employability Centre next Wednesday 21st November at 1.00pm.

16/11/2018

IBM will be holding Mock Assessment Centre Workshops next Tuesday 20th November from 12.30-2.30pm at the Careers and Employability Centre. Find out exactly what you can expect from an assessment centre so that you can be prepared, confident and able to shine when the time comes!

16/11/2018

Interested in a career in the Royal Navy or Royal Marines? There will be a presentation, together with the opportunity to ask questions and have a one-to-one discussion next Wednesday 21st November at 12.30pm at the Careers and Employability Centre.

25/05/2018
Current Vacancies

Hyperion Insurance Group currently have an opening for an Assistant Company Secretary to join their Company Secretariat department. Please follow the link provided to access the job description. CVs and covering letters should be emailed to [email protected].
http://www.hyperiongrp.com/en/careers/current-vacancies/

Recruitment Agencies/Head-Hunters please note in the event we require assistance with any of the openings listed we will be in contact.

Level 5 Students, are you considering a placement year?  If so, do check out these placement opportunities with Shoosmit...
30/04/2018
Shoosmiths Online Application

Level 5 Students, are you considering a placement year? If so, do check out these placement opportunities with Shoosmiths, based in their Solent office. https://www.allhires.com/Shoosmiths/admin/Positions/PositionDetail.aspx?id=1417&preview=yes

A leading UK law firm with a network of offices from the South Coast to Scotland, working together as one national team. An innovative practice and the first top 100 law firm to achieve “Gold Standard” Investors in People, our values and culture are not just words on our website but are the hear...

Mental Decluttering for Students: 22nd March from 12.00-2.00pm.  This is a practical workshop to help you gain more clar...
06/03/2018
University of Portsmouth

Mental Decluttering for Students: 22nd March from 12.00-2.00pm. This is a practical workshop to help you gain more clarity, focus and positivity when tackling career and personal life. There will be a range of practical exercises which have been developed by trainers, coaches and consultants designed to challenge some of the things we do such as worrying, ruminating over mistances and negative self-talk, all of which can impact decision-making and career-planning. Book your place here: https://purpledoor.port.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=915&service=Purple+Door

Employability Event: Careers For No Ideas, 15th March from 12.30-2.00pm.  Many students do not know what they want to do...
06/03/2018
University of Portsmouth

Employability Event: Careers For No Ideas, 15th March from 12.30-2.00pm. Many students do not know what they want to do with their lives in the future. This session will start the process by considering the big picture, the graduate labour market and postgraduate study, and how an individual can fit into this picture. This sessions will be a mix of discussion and interactive activities. Book here: https://purpledoor.port.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=899&service=Purple+Door

Employability Event: Presentation from Enterprise Rent-a-Car, Graduate Employer of the year - 14th March from 12.30-2.00...
06/03/2018
University of Portsmouth

Employability Event: Presentation from Enterprise Rent-a-Car, Graduate Employer of the year - 14th March from 12.30-2.00pm. This is for students from any degree discipline and a great opportunity to take part in an informative experience revolved around people's experiences with Enterprise. Learn about placement and graduate opportunities with the company and understand how you can progress through the business. Book here: https://purpledoor.port.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=921&service=Purple+Door

Employability Event: Networking using Social Media for your Career, 13th March from 12.30-2.00pm. Explore and discuss st...
06/03/2018
University of Portsmouth

Employability Event: Networking using Social Media for your Career, 13th March from 12.30-2.00pm. Explore and discuss strategies to build an understanding of the importance of this approach for making new contacts for the purposes of careers research. Networking has long been recognised as a powerful tool for business people and professionals. It is equally beneficial for students in the early stages of finding out about careers and job opportunities. Book here: https://purpledoor.port.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=881&service=Purple+Door

23/02/2018
Training Contracts | Coffin Mew

Applications are open for Coffin Mew's training contracts, vacation schemes and open day. Closing dates are as follows:-

Open Day 2018: 1st April 2018
Vacation Scheme: 1 April 2018
Training Contract: 2 June 2018

More details can be found on their website at: https://coffinmew.co.uk/join-our-team/graduates-and-trainee-solicitors/.

Training Contracts Bright? Ambitious? Commercial? Personable? Apply here We aim to have up to 15 Trainee Solicitors in training at any time. We are looking for bright, ambitious, commercial, entrepreneurial and personable individuals and we take time to ensure this select group are the perfect fit f...

12/02/2018

Law students! You are invited to a guest lecture this Wednesday 14th February at 4.00pm in Mildam LE 0.05. We are delighted to welcome Maria Willis from the Company Secretariat team at Nationwide together with two of her colleagues, Victoria Orme and Yvonne Fisher, who will talk to you about their route into the profession, their experiences working in small and large organisations and their day to day job role, and offer tips and advice for students starting out on the secretarial career path.

In addition we will also welcome Jo Cooke who is the Company Secretary of the National Trust. Jo will offer a different perspective from the charitable sector.

There will be an opportunity to chat informally to our guests and ask questions during and after the talk.

Please come along if you can. This is a fantastic chance to meet some practising ICSA members and get the lowdown on chartered secretarial careers.

University of Portsmouth - School of Law Careers
28/11/2017

University of Portsmouth - School of Law Careers

University of Portsmouth - School of Law Careers
28/11/2017

University of Portsmouth - School of Law Careers

The University of Law will be hosting the second part of their 'Step into Law' programme next Wednesday 22nd November fr...
16/11/2017
Events and centre visits | The University of Law

The University of Law will be hosting the second part of their 'Step into Law' programme next Wednesday 22nd November from 2-6pm at their Guildford Campus. You do not need to have attended the first part and if enough students are interested then ULaw will provide return coach travel. The event is designed to give students an insight into training contracts, vacation schemes and how to approach law firms for future recruitment. Students will also get a chance to speak with employees from some of the major law firms, 18 firms will be in attendance. Book your place here: http://cc.law.ac.uk/personal/events/book

Visit The University of Law on an open day or centre event and find out more about our courses and student life. Book your place now

16/11/2017

Students, the Law Fair will take place next Thursday 23rd November in the Portland Building Atrium from 2-4pm. There will be lots of organisations in attendance.

12/10/2017
Graduate Trainee

Final year students: There is an opportunity to apply for a place on the Graduate Programme at Pfizer. The advertisement states that they are primarily looking for business or science graduates, but that other disciplines will be considered. There is more information on the company's career’s page, a link that will take candidates directly to the posting is below:
https://pfizer.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/PfizerCareers/job/GBR---Walton-Oaks/Graduate-Trainee_1610714-1

We have been asked to tell you that applications will only be accepted on the company's application form - CV applications will be rejected.

Deadline for applications is Sunday 5th November 2017.

GRADUATE FUTURE LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME Pfizer: Working together for Britain's national health Are you an ambitious, self-motivated, high-performing individual who is passionate about your development and eager to start a career in an exciting innovative company? If so, we would really like to hear…

For those who are interested in pursuing a training contract application to Shoosmiths, please note that they are now ta...
06/10/2017
Insight evening

For those who are interested in pursuing a training contract application to Shoosmiths, please note that they are now taking applications for their Insight Evenings. These offer opportunities to find out more about the firm, its clients, its training contract, and to get advice on the application process. You will also have an opportunity to speak to current trainees, and to meet solicitors and partners from the firm. Applications close on 27 November 2017. For further details, please visit this web page http://www.shoosmiths.co.uk/careers/graduate/insight-evening-10940.aspx
To apply, visit http://www.shoosmiths.co.uk/graduate-recruitment-187.aspx. These pages also provide details of the firm's summer placement scheme and training contract application process.

We hope to answer all of your questions, including: How are we different from other firms? What opportunities do we offer? What does our training contract consist of? What makes our offices unique?

20/09/2017
Commercial Awareness Competition | Aspiring Solicitors - Law Careers Diversity Advice

You could win six weeks' legal work experience by entering the Aspiring Solicitors Commercial Awareness Competition. The competition takes place from November 2017-March 2018 and comprises four or five rounds. You are assessed purely on your performance in each round. Winners will get one week's work experience with each of the sponsoring organisations: Barclays, Clifford Chance, Dechert, Mayer Brown, TLT and Travers Smith. The deadline for entry is 5pm on 10th October, but it is advisable to apply at the earliest opportunity due to limited spaces available. To find out more and to register your team please visit: https://www.aspiringsolicitors.co.uk/commercial-awareness-competition/

Our national Commercial Awareness Competition, open to undergraduates, graduates and career changers, is one of the biggest competitions of its kind in the

Aspiring Solicitors is committed to increasing diversity in the legal profession and seeks to help students from all und...
20/09/2017
Register- Aspiring Solicitors

Aspiring Solicitors is committed to increasing diversity in the legal profession and seeks to help students from all underrepresented groups (this includes studying at a non-Russell group university) in pursuing a career in law by offering free access, opportunities and assistance to students. They have a dedicated team and over 340 Professional Ambassadors who can give you both targeted and general guidance on all things application, interview, and CV related. Their events, workshops, and summer schools will provide you with all the skills you need to make yourself a prime candidate and secure that vacation scheme and training contract! Join Aspiring solicitors today and get free access to their full range of member services, including events, one-to-one advice & professional ambassadors: https://www.aspiringsolicitors.co.uk/register/

Like their page to keep updated with news and information about upcoming Aspiring Solicitors events and visits at Portsmouth University: https://www.facebook.com/Aspiring-Solicitors-The-University-of-Portsmouth-216981958475618/

Register to become an Aspiring Solicitors member with exclusive access to opportunities and assistance to enter the legal profession.

Considering a career as a Barrister? This year's Bar Council Pupillage Fair will take place on 21st October at the Unive...
15/09/2017
Pupillage Fair 2017

Considering a career as a Barrister? This year's Bar Council Pupillage Fair will take place on 21st October at the University of Law in Moorgate, London. It is free entry but you do need to register at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pupillage-fair-2017-tickets-36104165531?aff=ehomecard.

The Bar Council of England and Wales will be hosting its annual Pupillage Fair on Saturday 21 October 2017 at the University of Law, Moorgate. This Fair is an opportunity for students to gain further insight into the career at the Bar by meeting members of different chambers and organisations, the I...

21/07/2017

School of Law graduates: four legal firms are now recruiting for Paralegal/Legal Assistant roles. Please check for an email from Martine Eneas for further information. Please contact [email protected] if you have any queries.

This year's Law Reform Essay Competition is now open with a deadline of 5pm on Friday 29th September 2017.  There are so...
17/05/2017
The Bar Council

This year's Law Reform Essay Competition is now open with a deadline of 5pm on Friday 29th September 2017. There are some great prizes to be won. Please see the website for further information: www.barcouncil.org.uk.

23/03/2017

Thanks to those who came to the Coffin Mew Presentation. CILEX and Training Contracts applications are available through their website from next week at www.coffinmew.co.uk

06/03/2017
Graduates and Trainee Solicitors | Coffin Mew

Coffin Mew's 2018 and 2019 Trainee Solicitor application process is now open! The closing date for applications for both 2018 and 2019 is 2nd June 2017. The assessment day will be held on 6th July 2017. https://www.coffinmew.co.uk/join-our-team/graduates-and-trainee-solicitors/

Graduates and Trainee Solicitors Training Contracts Are you the Perfect Fit? Bright? Ambitious? Commercial? Personable? Apply here We aim to have 10 Trainee Solicitors in training at any time. We are looking for bright, ambitious, commercial, entrepreneurial and personable individuals and we take...

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