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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Wednesday 18th April: ‘A Career in Law – Becoming a Solicitor with GLS’ – Online Webinar (6-7pm)


Join OU Careers Consultant Lucy, and OU alumni Adam Paine, who now works as a Solicitor for the Government Legal Service, to discover what life as a Solicitor involves in this webinar from Careers and Employability Services. https://learn1.open.ac.uk/mod/connecthosted/view.php?id=19138.



Wednesday 25th April: ‘A Career in Law – Becoming a Barrister’ – Online Webinar (6-7pm)


Join OU Careers Consultant Lucy, and Barrister Julian Sidoli Del Ceno, to find out more about the work of a Barrister and training to become one, in this webinar from Careers and Employability Services. https://learn1.open.ac.uk/mod/connecthosted/view.php?id=19513.



Monday 30th April: Fletchers Solicitors Apprenticeship Scheme – Deadline 30th April


Leading medical negligence firm Fletchers Solicitors are looking for their next cohort of legal apprentices! This six-year apprenticeship allows aspiring Lawyers to learn on the job whilst completing their undergraduate degree with the University of Law. Apply by 30th April 2018 for your chance to be involved: https://www.fletcherssolicitors.co.uk/careers/vacancies/solicitor-apprenticeship/.



Thursday 3rd May: Kalisher Scholarship Trust Internship – Deadline 3rd May


Check out this 12 month internship offered by the CCRC and the Kalisher Scholarship Trust. Whilst this will not be of use to many law students, for those who completed their BPTC in 2017 or 2018 it could add the final touch to your CV. Applications close on 3rd May 2018, further details are available at https://ccrc.gov.uk/about-us/jobs/.



Saturday 30th June: The Open University & The University of Law Legal Careers Day – London


The Open University and the University of Law will be holding a careers day for law students on Saturday 30th June 2018 at the University of Law center in London, Moorgate. The purpose of the Careers Day is to help undergraduate Law students (LLB) understand the range of careers open to them once they have completed their degree and to help them understand the steps required to achieve these career goals.

More information, including a draft timetable, will be provided at a later stage, but if you’re interested in attending please make a note of the date in your diary. It is anticipated that this will be an all-day event.



TBC 2018 – OULS Internal Mooting Competition





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

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

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

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

Tuesday 12th September 2017: Business Network Briefing – OU Campus, Milton Keynes

September 2017: OULS Mooting Workshops – London, Manchester & Edinburgh

Monday 25th September: OU Business and Law Schools Induction (and OULS Mooting Demonstration), ONLINE

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

Saturday 14th October: OULS Mooting Selection Day, London

Saturday 21st October 2017: The Bar Council Pupillage Fair, University of Law, Moorgate, London

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

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

Saturday 25th November 2017: Targetjobs National Pupillage Fair, Gray’s Inn, London

Friday 1st December 2017: OULS Christmas Party, Birmingham

Thursday 7th December 2017: Open University Re-inventing your career webinar, Online

Wednesday 17th January 2018: Change100 Digital Information & Support Session , Online

Tuesday 23rd January 2018: Quick Queries Careers Forum, Online

Wednesday 31st January 2018: Careers in Criminology, Online

Thursday 15th February 2018: GradIreland ‘ Live’! – Dublin, Ireland

Friday 16th February 2018: Reed Smith Open Days – London

Saturday 24th February 2018: Global Animal Education and Law Conference – Leicester

Saturday 24th February 2018: Skills event for LPC students and graduates – Leeds


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