Liverpool Law Society directors are hosting the fifth annual “Pathways to the Legal Profession” event on Wednesday, 6th February 2019. This event is open to all Year 12 students at schools and colleges on Merseyside. We are expecting about 130 students from 15+ schools to attend. The purpose of the event is to explain to the young people the various methods of becoming a solicitor via the traditional graduate route, the CILEX route, and the apprenticeship route, and also how to become a barrister.
The President of Liverpool Law Society, Chris Topping, will welcome all and introduce the speakers Dr Thomas Horsley, Lecturer in Law, The School of Law & Social Justice at the University of Liverpool who will speak on The University route and the benefits of studying for a degree.
- The LPC and conversion course for non-law graduates by Laura Samaroo, Solicitor, Senior Lecturer in Law and Programme Leader LLM in Legal Practice Lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University
- The Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) and the Training for Tomorrow agenda by Carol Draycott, Associate Professor at The University of Law
- The Legal Executive Route By Lauren Goldsworthy, Paralegal and Graduate member of The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx)
- Becoming a barrister – by Hope Lappin, Pupil Barrister, 7 Harrington Street Chambers
- Recruiting both graduates and apprentices for a law firm by Jen Hulse, Talent and Development Manager, Hill Dickinson
- Apprenticeships by Carol Draycott, Associate Professor at The University of Law
- An apprentice’s view by Lynsey Burns, apprentice at law firm Slater & Gordon
Questions & Answers – chaired by Chris Topping
The event is kindly sponsored by
Event also kindly supported by Liverpool John Moores University, the University of Law and the University of Liverpool