- This event has passed.
BSN Midlands: Virtual Panel Event
August 4, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Are you interested in exploring career opportunities in the legal profession and understanding what it takes to become a lawyer?
Then join our webinar panel event on Tuesday 4 August which will be hosted by BSN’s Chair, Paulette Mastin, and BSN Directors, Kyle Blackburn and Liam Symonds.
During this webinar, we will discuss various pathways to a legal career, including the solicitor, barrister, legal executive and apprenticeship areas of the profession, with our panellists. The session will kick off with an overview of the Solicitors’ Qualifying Exam (SQE) by Paul Carter, Policy Manager at the Solicitors Regulation Authority – the SQE is set to change the way all solicitors qualify from 2021. We will also be joined by panellists:
· Sandra Wallace, Managing Partner at DLA Piper on life as a solicitor
· Frances Swaine, Managing Partner at Leigh Day will cover legal apprenticeships
· Tom Lawal, Barrister at St Ives Chambers on life at the Bar
· Millicent Grant QC (Hon), Past President of CILEx, on the legal executive route to law.
The panel discussion will be followed by an interactive Q&A.
This will be a fantastic opportunity to learn more about the different routes into the legal profession. Sign up for the event here by 30 July 2020!