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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Friday 3rd November 2017 – Inner Temple Pegasus Access and Support Scheme Application DEADLINE

The Inner Temple runs the Pegasus Access and Support Scheme to help ensure that all students have the opportunity to undertake a mini-pupillage. University students from under-represented backgrounds in the profession are invited to apply and if successful will be placed with one of the participating Chambers, and join a skills development programme. Applications close on the 3 November. For more information please see 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 practices 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. -THIS HAS NOW SOLD OUT-


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

TARGETjobs is offering you the chance to attend the UK’s largest and most established Pupillage Fair; meet chambers’ representatives, discover more about different sets and find the best match for you and your career. National Pupillage Fair will be attended by some of the UK’s leading chambers, as well as course providers and Bar associations, and promises to be as popular as ever.

To book and for further details please visit the Targetjobs website, here.


Friday 1st December 2017 – OULS Christmas Party, Birmingham

This year the intoxicating energy of Manhattan comes to The NEC – from right lights of Broadway to the fun and fast paced Times Square night life and breath-taking entertainment, and the OULS will be there in full force! World-class aerial entertainers will perform the impossible while professional dance troops and high pole balancing acts will fill the floor. An amazing canape  reception and 3-course meal will be provided, as well as a very much needed midnight breakfast for everyone who consumes a little too much alcohol!

The cost of the event will be £65 and also includes a free glass of fizz on arrival, as well as the 3-course meal, canapes and midnight breakfast. There will be fairground rides, many cocktail bars and a dance floor to show off your festive moves. The full event brochure can be viewed here.

For more information, or to book your place, email chair@ouls.org




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

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

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