The SOAS Law Society is hosting an exciting event for first year Law students in association with Allen & Overy on the 1st of February 2017.
Successful applicants will enjoy a lunch at A&O's London Offices. The event is designed to provide attendees with invaluable insight into the working environment of the firm, unparalleled networking opportunities and practical knowledge to help improve their chances of securing a vacation scheme or training contract with A&O.
This event is an opportunity for first years only and will allow you to improve your CV and your understanding of a legal career. Please ensure that your CV includes your GCSE and A-level (or equivalent) grades.
To apply, please send your CV to the Law Society's Careers Officer, Zoha Rahman. The deadline by which to complete this is the 18th of January at noon. Requests for deadline extensions cannot not be considered.
If you have any queries or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Zoha. We look forward to receiving your applications!
The Habeas Corpus Project was founded by Ousman Noor, a former SOAS student, to provide pro bono legal representation to those seeking to challenge unlawful detentions. He will be returning to SOAS on the 5th of December to talk about his work at HCP, unlawful detention challenges in general, and his experience working as a barrister in this area of law.
There will be some time for questions and answers after the talk, followed by a short drinks reception.
The talk has sold out in previous years and been incredibly well-reviewed - please register using the Eventbrite link to avoid missing out!
The Law Society is having a quiz night! Sign up in teams to enjoy a night of trivia on a range of topics whilst enjoying food, drinks and snacks. There will be pizza, other food, alcoholic drinks, non-alcoholic drinks, soda, music and a lot of fun! Prizes will also be awarded!
You can sign up as a team or individually (don't worry we'll add you to a team on the day). Team sizes can range from 2-5, Sign up here.
Tickets are £5 per person
As part of the continuing Freshers and Welcome Back Programmes, the Law Society is hosting a get together for Law Postgraduates, with important events and dates announced! Refreshments will be served.
This is the perfect opportunity to start off the year by getting to know one another, members of the Law Society, and giving your feedback on what you expect this year.
As part of the Freshers and Welcome Back Programmes, the Law Society is hosting a get together for all Law Students, with fun games and important events and dates announced! Refreshments will be served.
The perfect opportunity to start off the year by getting to know one another, getting to know all members of the Law Society, meeting new people from all years, and giving your feedback on what you expect this year.
We hope to see you there!
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer will be hosting a SOAS exclusive careers dinner this June. This will be a great opportunity for training contract applicants during that time, to gain an insight into a distinguished and elite City law firm.
More details to come soon, so watch this space!
We cordially invite you to the SOAS Centenery Law Ball 2016 at the grand Law Society Common Room. Bring your finest and join us for an evening of drinks, canapés and endless dancing.
Due to limited spaces, make sure to purchase yours quickly to avoid disappointment. NO tickets will be sold at the door.
Dress Code: Black Tie
Unlimited photobooth between 8:30 and 10:30pm!
18:30 Arrival & Welcome Speech
19:00 Drinks and Canapés [halal options available]
21:00 Dance Floor Opens
23:00 Last Dance
Please note that this is a strictly 18+ event - IDs will be checked at the door, and you may be denied entry if you cannot provide proof of identity on the night.
We look forward to seeing you!
The SOAS Law Society
Norton Rose Fulbright will be hosting an 'Open Afternoon' for 20 SOAS students in the new term. The event will consist of the following:
3:10 Introduction to firm
3:30 Effective Applications Workshop
4:15 Life as a Trainee
5:00 Networking over drinks and nibbles
Send your CV's to Graduate.firstname.lastname@example.org for an exclusive insight into a leading international law firm.