Discover work experience opportunities at Legal Networking and Volunteering Event


The Legal and Volunteering Networking Event organised by Susan Rees, Career Development Manager and Phil Grierson, Employability Officer, will give students the chance to network with a range of voluntary and public sector organisations, firms and employers. 

There will be 22 organisations represented at the event such as The Bar Council, Leicester City Council and Knights PLC. The DMU Law Society and Street Law Society will also be in attendance, along with the Business and Law Careers Team and Placement Team. 

The event will take place on Wednesday 13 November from 11am-2pm at the Hugh Aston Atrium. 


Students will be able to speak to businesses and gain knowledge and awareness of the organisations, and take the first steps in acquiring legal experience to enhance their CV. There will also be the opportunity to show interest in volunteering and ask for advice regarding the application and interview process. 

There will be a presentation from 1-2pm in HU0.08, Hints and Tips for an Effective Legal Application and Interview, delivered by DMU alumna Cara Ward, Solicitor at Knights plc and DMU alumnus Myles Bennet, Solicitor at Wright Hassall LLP. 

Registration is not required for the event and students can drop-in throughout the day.

Further information and a list of organisations in attendance can be found on MyGateway

Posted on Friday 8th November 2019

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