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Top professions out of reach - government report
Top professions, such as medicine and law, are increasingly inaccessible to all but the most affluent, according to a new government report on social mobility. The report looks into widening access to high-status jobs and recommends that young people in England have access to much better careers advice.




Legal Profession Task Group seeks new members

AGCAS's Legal Profession Task Group has vacancies for two new members. Membership of the group offers the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the work of a key AGCAS task group.




HBJ Gateley Wareing win careers service engagement award

Law firm HBJ Gateley Wareing has won the AGCAS Award for Excellence in Careers Service Engagement at the TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2011. They were presented with their award by Anne-Marie Martin, AGCAS President, at the awards dinner in London on 31 March.




Vacancy for the role of Chair on the AGCAS Legal Profession Task Group

The AGCAS Legal Profession Task Group is seeking a new Chair. This is a rewarding role which involves overseeing the work of the task group and chairing two meetings per year, held at The Bar Council and The Law Society respectively. You will have the opportunity to lead and make a significant contribution to the work of a key AGCAS task group.


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Insights into careers in law, Oxford

Wed 22 Apr 2009

Find out more about careers as a solicitor and a barrister at this regional AGCAS event.




Careers in law, Chester

Fri 19 Jun 2009

Update and develop your knowledge on a career in Law and the range of opportunities available with this free regional AGCAS course.




The Law Fair, Manchester

Tue 16 Nov 2010

A fair for undergraduates and graduates of any university who want to find out more about a career in law.




University of Aberdeen Law Fair

Mon 11 Oct 2010

Law Fair advertising traineeship and work experience opportunities to law students at the University of Aberdeen.




Northumbria University Careers in Law Fair 2010, Newcastle

Thu 14 Oct 2010

An event for students and graduates interested in a Career in Law where they can meet staff from a range of organisations including law firms, barristers chambers and professional bodies. Non-law students can also find out about post-grad conversation courses. Open to students from any university.




The University of Nottingham Law Fair

Wed 17 Oct 2012

The University of Nottingham Law Fair is a prestigious event that attracts over 70 exhibitors every October.




University of St Andrews Law Fair 2010

Tue 05 Oct 2010

Considering Law as a career? Attend this fair to find out about conversion courses, training contracts and sponsorship opportunities. Suitable for students of all years and disciplines.




Spotlight on Law, Cardiff

Tue 02 Nov 2010

New format for 2010 - a niche 'conference style' event for organisations keen to target Cardiff's Law Scholl and students keen to pursue a career in Law.




Oxford University Law Fair

Sat 13 Nov 2010

Oxford University Law Fair is one of the largest University Law fairs with over 90 organisations and 900 students attending. This fair is an opportunity for private practice firms of Solicitors, Barristers Chambers, Law Course providers and Public Sector legal employers to raise awareness of their organisations, and to promote their recruitment and training opportunities to all undergraduates and postgraduates looking for positions within this sector.




Queen Mary Univeristy of London Law Fair

Wed 13 Oct 2010

This fair is aimed at students and graduates interested in a Career in Law.  It is an opportunity to meet staff from a range of organisations including law firms, barristers chambers and professional bodies. Non-law students can also find out about post-grad conversation courses.




The City Law Fair, London

Wed 27 Oct 2010

The fair will be primarily aimed at Law students but will be open to students from other courses as well, who are thinking of pursuing a career in law. The event will be open to students from all UK Universities. First year students are encouraged to attend so that they can research organisations and vacation opportunities.




UCL Law Fair

Mon 15 Nov 2010 to Tue 16 Nov 2010

For City and Regional Solicitors, Barristers’ Chambers, Public Sector and Not-for-Profit, Professional Services.

Aimed primarily at Laws and non-Laws students in their penultimate and final years.




Newcastle Law Fair

Mon 15 Feb 2010

The event is aimed at both law and non-law students and attracts over 50 of the UK's prestigious law firms, course providers and professional bodies. 




Newcastle Law Fair

Mon 15 Nov 2010

In association with Newcastle Law School, the event attracts over 50 of the UK's prestigious law firms, course providers and professional bodies.




Robert Gordon University Law Fair, Aberdeen

Tue 12 Oct 2010

Come along to meet and talk directly to representatives from Scottish law firms, public sector and professional bodies. Find out what they are looking for in prospective trainees. Ask about legal work experience and traineeships and learn more about the recruitment process.




Dundee Law Fair

Tue 04 Oct 2011

The Dundee Law Fair is open to all students and graduates who are interested in a career in law.




Newcastle Law Fair

Mon 14 Nov 2011

In association with Newcastle Law School, this event attracts over 50 of the UK's prestigious law firms, course providers and professional bodies.




Robert Gordon University Law Fair, Aberdeen

Tue 11 Oct 2011

This fair is for law students and recent graduates. Representatives from Scottish law firms, the public sector and professional bodies will available to discuss the career opportunities on offer.




Law Update, Manchester

Thu 14 Jul 2011

This event is a chance to update and develop your knowledge of legal careers. It will include a general update on routes into law and qualifications and a panel of practitioners to give their experiences, including a practical session.




The Law Fair, Manchester

Tue 20 Nov 2012

This fair is for any current student or graduate from any university who is considering a career in the legal sector. Exhibitors include leading City, national and local law firms, course providers and professional bodies, including representatives from the Bar, all under one roof.




Durham Law Fair

Mon 19 Nov 2012 to Tue 20 Nov 2012

This event is aimed at all students keen to take up a career within the legal profession. We welcome law firms with summer internships or placements to fill, as well as graduate positions.




Alternative Careers within the Legal Sector, Bradford

Wed 20 Jun 2012

This North East AGCAS regional training event aims to provide individuals with an awareness of some of the alternative legal professions.




Newcastle Law Fair

Mon 12 Nov 2012

In association with Newcastle Law School, this fair attracts over 50 of the UK's prestigious law firms, course providers and professional bodies.




Northumbria University Law, Business & Finance Fair

Thu 08 Nov 2012

An event for regional and national employers seeking students and graduates for legal, business and finance roles.




The University of Aberdeen Law Traineeship & Work Experience Fair

Mon 01 Oct 2012

This fair offers the chance to speak to firms about their opportunities and gain information on application procedures, entry requirements and what it's like to work with them. The fair is open to all Scots LLB and Diploma in Legal Practice students at The University of Aberdeen.




The University of Nottingham Law Fair 2013

Thu 24 Oct 2013

The University of Nottingham law fair attracts law firms (from global firms to local firms), barristers' chambers, legal education providers and professional bodies, all keen to promote their opportunities to students.




Legal Training Update, Chester

Wed 03 Jul 2013

A one-day North West AGCAS regional training day covering routes to qualification, what's happening in Law, and more.




The University of Edinburgh Scots Law Fair 2013

Wed 18 Sep 2013

The Scots Law Fair brings together the larger Scottish law firms which have upcoming traineeship closing dates, usually for starting two years hence, plus a variety of other organisations who can provide information about working in the Scottish legal profession.




University of Leeds Law Fair

Thu 30 Oct 2014

The University of Leeds Law Fair is a leading regional information and recruitment event aimed to help undergraduates and recent graduates interested in a career in law to find out more about the legal profession. Exhibitors include representatives from a wide range of solicitors firms and institutions offering professional law courses.


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Be Successful at Legal Interviews (PowerPoint)
This presentation is designed to give an overview of the different styles of interviewing and the range of questions which may be asked at a legal interview. It also offers advice on ways to tackle answers effectively.




Legal Profession Task Group Newsletter

The AGCAS Legal Profession Task Group produces a regular newsletter to keep members informed of developments in the legal profession in relation to student applications to courses and entry to the graduate labour market. 




Inside Buzz

Inside Buzz offers students and graduates the opportunity to browse thousands of quotes from actual employees. The website offers an inside view into companies, interviews, salary information and more for the accounting, banking, consulting and law sectors.




Legal Profession Task Group: Legal careers information resources

The AGCAS Legal Profession Task Group has coordinated the production of a range of legal careers information resources, designed to help careers professionals working with current and prospective law students.




LawCareers.Net

LawCareers.Net is a market-leading resource providing key information and guidance to prospective lawyers (and their advisers). In-depth editorial, a comprehensive directory of over 1,250 employers, a weekly newsletter and practical research tools all explain recent analysis which shows that this is the most popular site among candidates.

This is a paid for advertisement - AGCAS does not endorse this item or other external products or services.




Fair Access to Professional Careers: A progress report

In 2009, Alan Milburn, Chair of the Panel on Fair Access, reported on what the UK's professions were doing to aid and abet social mobility in the UK. Unleashing Aspiration made 88 recommendations to professions, employers, universities, schools and government. This new report, Fair Access to Professional Careers, documents what has changed since then.




Applying for training contracts: AGR Legal feedback

This is a summary of feedback collated at an AGR Legal meeting in relation to the performance of candidates applying for training contracts. The meeting was attended by over 30 graduate recruiters from a range of commercial law firms including Magic Circle, national and regional commercial firms.




Industry Insights

Industry Insights aim to provide an overview of the key UK employment sectors relevant to students and graduates.


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