OULS Events Calendar

The calendar below includes events organised by the OULS as well as events organised by other bodies which may be of interest to OULS members.

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Tuesday 9th May 2017 – Mixed Messes Dinner – Gray’s Inn, London

Apply to attend a Mixed Messes dinner hosted by the Treasurer, Baroness Hale, Deputy President of the Supreme Court. Attend a drinks reception, hear a talk from Mrs Justice Bobbi Cheema-Grubb and enjoy a 3 course dinner in Gray’s Inn Hall.

You will be personally hosted by a young practitioner who practises in areas of law of interest to you and they will keep in touch with you to offer on-going advice and support.

There is no charge to attend.

Spaces are limited therefore please apply as soon as you are able, here.

 

Saturday 13th May 2017 – OU law School & University of Law Careers Day – Open University Campus, Milton Keynes

The OU’s annual careers day will start at 10am and finish at 5pm. The day will include sessions relating to a career within the legal profession as well as practical sessions on applying for professional courses and training contracts. The OULS will be providing a mooting demonstration, and there will be lots of insightful talks available from professionals and academics.

For more information or to apply to attend, please email ou-law@open.ac.uk.

 

Saturday 13th May 2017 – OULS Social Event – Milton Keynes (TBC)

After the OU’s annual careers day, the OULS will be hosting a Social Meet-Up for everyone who attended the event as well as all OULS members who wish to attend. The details will be finialised nearer the time, however if you would like to be kept informed then please contact james.sudworth@ouls.org to be kept in the loop. As always, this will be an evening of fun, drinking and laughter where you will be able to socialise with other OU Law Students.

For more information or to apply to attend, please email james.sudworth@ouls.org.

 

Sunday 25th June 2017 – Questoin and Answer Day – Inner Temple, London

The Inner Temple Question and Answer Day is a full day event, for people who are interested in a career at the Bar. Workshops are held on a variety of topics such as Training for the Bar and BPTC, Funding & Scholarships and Life as a Pupil, Junior Tenant & Employed Barrister.

The Question and Answer Day is free to attend, but advance booking is essential as places are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. You can registere here.

 

Tuesday 13th October 2017 – Mixed Messes Dinner – Gray’s Inn, London

Apply to attend a Mixed Messes dinner hosted by the Treasurer, Baroness Hale, Deputy President of the Supreme Court.Attend a drinks reception, hear a talk from Dinah Rose QC, Blackstone Chambers and enjoy a 3 course dinner in Gray’s Inn Hall.

You will be personally hosted by a young practitioner who practises in areas of law of interest to you and they will keep in touch with you to offer on-going advice and support.

There is no charge to attend.

Spaces are limited therefore please apply as soon as you are able, here.

 

Saturday 21st October 2017 – University Advocacy Day for 3rd or 4th year law students – Gray’s Inn, London

Gray’s Inn will run two University Advocacy Days in 2017.  The programme will comprise a talk on advocacy from Mukul Chawla QC, Head of Chambers at 9-12 Bell Yard and students will also experience advocacy and ethics training from some of the most eminent advocates in the country such as Ali Bajwa QC, Sally Ann Hales QC, HHJ Lynn Tayton QC, Alex Milne QC and Christina Michalos.

There will be a drinks reception in Hall hosted by The Treasurer, Baroness Hale, Deputy President of the Supreme Court and to which Bar course students, pupils, practitioners and judges will be invited.

There is no charge to attend and travel costs will be subsidised.

Spaces are limited therefore please apply as soon as you are able before the deadline of noon on Thursday 5th October 2017, here.

 

Tuesday 14th November 2017 – Mixed Messes Dinner – Gray’s Inn, London

Apply to attend a Mixed Messes dinner hosted by the Treasurer, Baroness Hale, Deputy President of the Supreme Court.Attend a drinks reception, hear a talk from Professor Jane Stapleton, Master of Christ’s College, University of Cambridge and enjoy a 3 course dinner in Gray’s Inn Hall.

You will be personally hosted by a young practitioner who practises in areas of law of interest to you and they will keep in touch with you to offer on-going advice and support.

There is no charge to attend.

Spaces are limited therefore please apply as soon as you are able, here.

 

PAST EVENTS:

Tuesday 19th April 2016 (London): Open University Law Lecture with Shami Chakrabarti

Saturday 23rd April 2016 (London): OU Law Careers Day and Social Event – University of Law

Monday 16th May 2016: The London Legal Walk

Wednesday 15th June 2016: Commercial Awareness Question Time – London

Friday 17th – Sunday 19th June 2016: Open University Students Association Conference – Milton Keynes

Saturday 13th August 2016: Summer Social Laser Tag and Beers – Bristol

Saturday 3rd September 2016: Edinburgh Mooting Workshop – Open University Scotland

Saturday 10th September 2016: London Mooting Workshop – University of Law,  Moorgate

Saturday 17th September 2016: Mooting Selection Day – Camden Town, London

Saturday 22nd October 2016: University of Law, Moorgate – Bar Council Pupillage Fair

Saturday 10th December 2016: Christmas Party, Manchester – ‘Aspen Rocks

Tuesday 31st January 2017: Tom Bingham Essay Competition Entry Deadline

Weekend 21st/22nd January 2017: Mooting Workshop – London

Monday 6th March: ICLR Open University Mooting Competition Grand Final – UKSC, London

Monday 6th March: Social Event – Red Lion, Westminster, London

Saturday 11th March 201: University Advocacy Day – Gray’s Inn, London

Tuesday 25th April 2017: OU Annual Law Lecture 2017 – Church House Westminster, London

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