The Legal Skills Academy is part of the Careers and Employability Service and targets Law students to increase their employability.
We host events and workshops nearly every week during the semester at Little Titchfield Street with various law firms, alumni, and career professionals, on skills and topics that will help you to get your foot in the door and started in your law career.
The programme is open to all University of Westminster students and alumni.
|Monday 21 January 2019||Researching Legal Employers by Chambers & Partners||
|Tuesday 22 January 2019||Application Masterclass by LawCareer.net||
|Wednesday 23 January 2019||Commercial Awareness by Aspiring Solicitors||
|Thursday 24 January 2019||Corporate Law Programme by SEO London||
|Thursday 31 January 2019||Preparing for a Year Abroad for Law Students||
|Thursday 7 February 2019||European Union Civil Service Application||
|Thursday 14 February 2019||Get Networking Right with Dwain Reid||5.30-7pm||Main Boardroom|
|Tuesday 19 February 2019||Question Time with London's Law Firms||6-8pm||Fyvie Hall|
|Thursday 7 March 2019||A Career in Entertainment Law||6-8pm||Fyvie Hall|
|Thursday 14 March 2019||Emotional Intelligence & Mind Upgrowth with Jump Training||5.30-7.30pm||LTS 4.10B|
|Thursday 21 March 2019||Creating a Legal CV (workshop style)||5.30-7.30pm||LTS 3.07|
|Thursday 28 March 2019||Law School's Alumni Reunion||6-8pm||Portland Hall|
|Thursday 4 April 2019||Dispute Resolution/ Arbitration Workshop by CiArb||6-8pm||LTS 3.07|
Check out our events on Engage and book your place for future events.
Don't miss out
Learn how to secure work experience, whether you need help with a trainee solicitor’s contract, securing a pupillage, or applying to a vacation scheme, our workshops are to help guide you on obtaining these opportunities and making the most on your journey into the legal profession.
This is a collaboration between the Westminster Law School and the Careers and Employability Service. We are here to talk with you and answer any questions you may have. We can help with:
- Advice on LPC, BPTC, and CiLEX routes
- Finding work experience
- Writing CVs and completing application forms
- Preparing for interviews
All appointments must be booked on the Engage for short or long career consultations.
Log in to Engage Plus to use our online resource to practice video interviewing, psychometric testing, and get general applications advice. If you are already logged in to Engage you can access Engage Plus from the homepage.
If you have any questions about our workshops, or if you are interested in being a speaker, contact us at [email protected] or x66209.