School of Law, University of Leeds - Get Involved

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School of Law, University of Leeds - Get Involved
Moorland Road
Leeds LS6 1AN
United Kingdom
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P: 44 (0)113 343 5033

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  • Mondays: 09:00- 17:00
  • Tuesdays: 09:00- 17:00
  • Wednesdays: 09:00- 17:00
  • Thursdays: 09:00- 17:00
  • Fridays: 09:00- 17:00

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Have you chosen your candidates in the LUU Leadership Race yet? The voting closes today at 4pm.

Published on 2015-03-12 09:16:32 GMT

The School of Law is providing two Access to Justice Scholarships which will support work experience at the Mental Disability Advocacy Centre in Budapest, Hungary. Please read the policy document first ( to check the eligibility criteria. The application is available here: Deadline: Friday 20 March at 12pm (noon).

Published on 2015-03-11 11:29:39 GMT

A big thank you to everyone who came to the Inside Law (Non-commercial) yesterday. The room was full, you asked really good questions and all the speakers enjoyed the evening. It is great to be able to show law firms in Leeds that we have such good students.

Published on 2015-03-10 09:08:46 GMT

Inside Law (Non-Commercial): TODAY (Monday) at 4.30pm in the Liberty Building, LG06. All welcome. For more information about the programme and the speakers, please see the following link: If you want to become a solicitor, this is a perfect opportunity to find out about the areas you can practise in such as family law, personal injury, charity law, immigration, employment or wills and probate.

Published on 2015-03-09 09:39:34 GMT

Lawyers for the 21st Century (Thursday 5 March, 5-6pm, the Liberty Building, G.32). A really good opportunity to find out more about the legal job market you will be entering, to hear how firms are adapting to a changing market place, and to consider the skills you will need in order to succeed in the legal career of the future. All this information should be very useful to have for vac scheme and training contract interviews!

Published on 2015-03-04 15:38:37 GMT

A big thank you to everyone who came to the Inside Law (Commercial) event yesterday. The attendance was great and all the speakers were really complimentary about you and the questions you asked.

Published on 2015-03-03 11:36:05 GMT

Inside Law (Commercial): TODAY (Monday) at 4.30pm in the Liberty Building, LG06. All welcome. For more information about the programme and the speakers, please see the following link: If you want to become a solicitor, this is a perfect opportunity to find out about the areas you can practise in and the different firms you can work for.

Published on 2015-03-02 09:36:22 GMT

Paid work shadowing opportunity at Freshfields in September exclusively for 6 of our first year Law students. If you are interested, please check your university emails for more information. You should have received an email about it today.

Published on 2015-02-25 16:18:47 GMT

Inside Law (Commercial): Monday 2 March 2015; from 4.30pm; the Liberty Building, LG06. Spaces are limited. Please sign up via the VLE (Law organisation - PD and Careers - Events, talks and workshops). The aim of the event is to provide you with more information on what it is like to work as a solicitor within commercial law. There will be a panel of 5-6 speakers who will talk about what it is like to work in commercial law and also specifically in the areas of commercial law they practise. They will also talk about their career journey and what you need to do when to be successful in the recruitment process. We are planning to invite speakers from different types of firms (national, regional, local and niche). The presentations will be followed by a Q&A session, and a networking buffet afterwards will give you an opportunity to talk to the speakers one-to-one.

Published on 2015-02-17 11:48:33 GMT

Manuel Bravo Project are organising a raffle to raise funds for their work. Each entry costs £5, and 7 lucky winners will get some work experience at local law firms and chambers. Deadline for entry: 26 February.

Published on 2015-02-12 16:37:59 GMT

The Graduate Jobs and Internships Fair is taking place in the Parkinson Building until 3pm. If you have already been, do you have any recommendations for others on who to go and speak to? If you have not been yet, don't miss out on the opportunity to find a job or an internship.

Published on 2015-02-12 00:29:56 GMT

Career advice appointments with Claris D'Cruz: Monday 16 February at 11.30am, 12pm (noon) and 12.30pm. Claris is currently working as a charity lawyer and also as a lecturer at the School of Law. She originally trained and practised as a barrister before moving on to work in-house and then for the government. She can provide advice on what it is like working in different parts of the legal system, on making career choices or choosing an area of law you want to practise in. She can also talk to you about how to get work experience. To book an appointment, please email Marika ( which time would suit you.

Published on 2015-02-09 16:38:30 GMT

The Gray's Inn is organising an advocacy weekend in Leeds between 6 and 8 March. The opportunity is open to all Law students except for first years. The deadline is quite tight though: 10 February at 10am.

Published on 2015-02-06 17:29:33 GMT

A Career as a Notary: Talk on Monday 9 February, 1pm, the Careers Centre. Please book here: Notaries perform a vital function in international trade and business. The notary's function is to verify, authenticate and record deeds, documents and facts for cross-border transactions. Few in number but highly trained in this specialised area, notaries enjoy a varied range of work and deal with a wide range of clients. The profession of notary can be exercised exclusively or combined with a career as a solicitor or barrister.

Published on 2015-02-06 15:40:35 GMT

Meet the Hogan Lovells team today (6 February) in the UG Common Room in the Liberty Building for their on-campus competition "What do you think makes the best of all lawyers?" A chance to win a prize that will broaden your international horizons, support your learning, and build up your professional wardrobe :).

Published on 2015-02-06 10:28:49 GMT

Leeds Internship Programme: each year the Careers Centre offers 80+ paid 8-12 week summer internships exclusively to University of Leeds undergraduates. Find out more here and register your interest to receive more information.

Published on 2015-02-05 17:46:31 GMT

You can meet Freshfields' graduate recruitment team in the the Foyer on the Student Union today (5 February) to ask them about working in corporate law, applying for training contracts and attending international workshops or first year focus programmes. You can also enter the “Choose your Destination” quiz – where you stand a chance of winning a week’s holiday. The quiz is also available online:

Published on 2015-02-05 10:56:09 GMT

Interested in recruitment consultancy or in finding out how a FTSE 250 business works? MichaelPage Group is organising an Insight Day on 12 September in London. The day will also involve group exercises with a particular focus on assessment centres.

Published on 2014-08-15 13:53:31 GMT

The Legal Education Foundation will fund eight training contracts in social welfare law.

Published on 2014-08-15 11:29:52 GMT

A-level results today. Good luck everyone. Looking forward to welcoming all the new first year students in September.

Published on 2014-08-14 08:27:13 GMT

2nd Annual International Bar Association and International Law Students Association Conference is taking place in London on 5-6 September. Please see the link for info about the programme and how to register:

Published on 2014-08-13 10:50:46 GMT

Student Engagement Showcase Internships (up to 100 hours, paid @£7.67 per hour). A great opportunity to help and organise the first ever Student Engagement Showcase at Leeds Uni. Deadline for applications: Wed 20 August at 9am.

Published on 2014-08-12 11:06:02 GMT

The Law Reform Essay Competition 2014. The first prize is £4,000. Deadline: 7 October at 5pm.

Published on 2014-08-11 08:30:45 GMT

The TARGETjobs National Student Challenge is an online competition which gives you the opportunity to practise the skills required in assessment center scenarios. Let's get a Leeds student into the top 10! :)

Published on 2014-08-08 00:38:56 GMT

Are you looking for work experience? You may be interested in a few tips from the Careers Centre:

Published on 2014-08-07 15:25:09 GMT

For all students starting the BPTC in September 2014: if you have not sat your BCAT test yet, you only have a chance to do so until 22 August.

Published on 2014-08-04 14:00:00 GMT

Today's the big deadline for submitting training contract applications for the 2016 intake at a lot of law firms. Good luck everyone. Fingers crossed.

Published on 2014-07-31 08:18:08 GMT

Applications are now open for the Legal Launch Pad Programme which is a nine-month intensive training, networking and mentoring programme targeted at university students from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds.

Published on 2014-07-30 09:36:47 GMT

Some useful information on Law assessment centres:

Published on 2014-07-24 08:54:49 GMT

Many congratulations to all School of Law students who are graduating today. Wishing you the best of luck in everything the future brings. Enjoy the day! :)

Published on 2014-07-23 09:56:01 GMT

Applications are still open for the Autumn graduate intake at PwC. There is a wide range of career options to choose from:

Published on 2014-07-21 08:26:03 GMT

Only 10 days to go until the big training contract application deadline of 31 July. AllAboutLaw put together lists of firms, which may be of interest if you are still thinking about where to apply. International Law Firms: City Law Firms: National/Regional Law Firms: US Law Firms:

Published on 2015-07-21 13:39:10 GMT

It's results day today. Good luck everyone. Fingers crossed.

Published on 2015-07-06 08:18:50 GMT

RateMyPlacement has put together a list of top 100 undergraduate employers to undertake an internship or a placement with. The rankings are based on reviews written by students in 2014-15.

Published on 2015-09-11 09:33:46 GMT

Off for a holiday now but will be back on 2 September with more news and updates on how to get involved :D

Published on 2015-08-17 15:08:59 GMT

If you need to brush up on your commercial awareness and business knowledge before training contract interviews, here are a couple of good websites to look at:

Published on 2015-08-17 00:19:33 GMT

The Manuel Bravo Project in Leeds is now recruiting volunteers to act as court support or as interpreters. The deadline for applications is 17 August.

Published on 2015-08-13 14:33:03 GMT

Good luck to everyone who is receiving their A-level results today. Hope to see a lot of you in Leeds in September.

Published on 2015-08-13 10:39:02 GMT

Student Engagement Showcase 2015 – 2 paid internships to assist with organisation of the event (£7.85/hour, up to 100 hours). Being a Student Lead of the showcase is an opportunity to put your skills to the test: creativity, organisation, attention to detail, people skills. The deadline for applications is 4 September at 9am.

Published on 2015-08-12 08:39:31 GMT

The University Digital Learning Team is looking to recruit Student Champions to support blended learning within the faculty. The role is paid (£7.48/hour) and will start in October 2015. The commitment is to 54 hours in total to be completed during the academic year. The deadline for applications is 14 August.

Published on 2015-08-07 09:00:46 GMT

The British Council is offering the The Social Leadership Programme for those of you living in the UK who are engaged in some way with community social action and want to develop your skills and networks further. The deadline for applications is Sunday 6 September 2015 at 11pm.

Published on 2015-08-05 10:15:09 GMT

A Hull based firm, SJP Law, is offering training contracts for 2017. The deadline for applications is 31 August.

Published on 2015-08-04 10:01:44 GMT

Applications open today (Monday 3 August) for the The Justice First Fellowship Scheme which is offering 7 training contracts in social welfare law with a start date of January 2016. The scheme is open to students who have completed the LPC. The deadline for applications is 15 September.

Published on 2015-08-03 11:33:08 GMT

Amicus, a legal charity which helps to provide representation for those facing the death penalty in the United States, is looking for a Leeds Campus Ambassador for 2015-16. The deadline is Sunday 9 August but applications are being considered on a rolling basis.

Published on 2015-07-31 09:06:03 GMT

Final week to apply for training contracts at Hogan Lovells which start in February and August 2017. A training contract will provide you with exposure to the Hogan Lovells business, focused training and the personal support you need to become a leading international lawyer. Don't miss out - apply before the 31 July deadline date.

Published on 2015-07-27 13:02:27 GMT

Linklaters is recruiting a Leeds campus ambassador for 2015-16. The position is paid (£10/hour) and open to students starting their penultimate year in September 2015. Deadline: Monday 27 July at 9pm.

Published on 2015-07-22 10:34:01 GMT

Zermansky and Partners, a law firm in Leeds city centre, are looking for a paralegal/legal assistant to work in their family law department. The deadline for applications is 17 July at 4pm.