FutureCareers Seminar - Law
Tuesday 25th January, 7.30pm
Our first FutureCareers Seminar of 2022 will focus on the world of Law and, once again, will be held online to ensure as many of our students and friends from the wider Reed’s community can attend.
We will have a panel of guest speakers who will able to provide valuable insight into the various routes into the profession and supporting functions; the skills, attributes and commitment required to succeed and what employers are looking for when appointing new graduates. As ever, there will be a chance to put your questions to these experts at the end of the session.
Please use the form below to sign up; once registered, a Zoom link will be sent to the email address provided a few hours before the Seminar commences on 25th January.
Barrister, 36 Family (part of The 36 Group)
Tricia was called to the Bar in 1989. Having spent the first half of her career covering a mixed practice of cases, she now specialises in family law, particularly in relation to children and primarily care and adoption cases, but also cases involving contact and residence. She also trains experts at the Royal College of Paediatricians and others involved in the family justice system, eg social workers, and has been involved with the recruitment committee in Chambers for many years.
Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
Rob is a partner at top international law firm, Norton Rose Fulbright. Based, in London, he is the head of the Energy, Infrastructure and Natural Resources team and advises clients in relation to the development, construction, operation, financing and investment into projects across the globe. Rob has a particular focus on energy transition and the renewable energy sector and co-ordinates the firm’s services to an increasingly diverse range of clients active in this space.
Ben has over 20 years’ experience in legal and corporate communications, working both in-house and agency side. In June 2021, he was appointed as Director of Byfield Consultancy who provide reputation counsel to support the brand building and business development campaigns of leading law firms, and to protect their reputations during crises and disputes. Prior to this, Ben spent seven years as head of communications at Slaughter and May, during which time he worked closely with the leadership team on a variety of projects.
Ben Girdlestone (Capel 1991)
Louise has over 15 years of experience in early careers recruitment and development. She works with law firms advising them on recruiting trainee and apprentice solicitors. She designs and creates recruitment processes and materials as well as assessing the candidates on behalf of the firms. Louise has also spent the last two years helping firms plan for the transition to the new qualification routes into the legal profession.
Clerk to Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service
Having left Reed's in 2015, Jack read Law with Politics at the University of Manchester before pursuing a Masters at Durham University. A gap year teaching in a prep school in South West London was the precursor to studying the Bar Practice Course and being called to the Bar in November 2021. He currently works as a Clerk to High Court Judge, Mr Justice Holgate, and was the Clerk to Mrs Justice Cockerill, Judge in Charge of the Commercial Court of England and Wales from May 2021 to January 2022.
Jack Le Feuvre (Capel 2015)
To book, please use form below. If you have any queries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org