***Virtual Insight Evenings 2021***
We will be hosting Virtual Insight Evenings in January and February 2021 which will follow a similar format to our physical events.
This includes application advice, insights from partners, Q&A sessions with trainees and a chance to network with various Shoosmiths employees.
Applications to attend are now open online.
What is an insight evening?
An insight evening is an opportunity for you to come and see for yourself what Shoosmiths is all about.
Attending an insight evening will give you an insight into our practice areas and clients, our training contract, and the skills you need to develop and become a successful solicitor. The event will be packed with opportunities for you to meet our people, build relationships, and include valuable advice for your training contract application.
You will hear from our current trainees who will explain what attracted them to Shoosmiths. You will also meet lawyers and partners and hear their journey from trainee to lawyer and why they chose to qualify into a certain area of law. We know you will have lots of questions, so there will be an opportunity for you to speak to everyone during the networking hour.
Why should I attend an insight evening?
You will have the opportunity to hear first-hand what current trainees and lawyers think about the firm. It's be a fantastic opportunity to network over drinks; get to know our people and ask our trainees about their training contract and their advice on how to apply. Most importantly, you will be able to introduce yourself to us and make a great first impression before you submit your application!
Our graduate recruitment team will be on hand to answer any questions you have about the application form or the recruitment process.
What else do I need to know?
Our Virtual events will run between 18.00-20.30. We host these in the evening, so you can fit them in around other commitments such as work or study.
Whilst you’ll want to make a good impression, you won’t be assessed at the event. It’s simply a great chance for you to find out more about us and develop your networking skills.
When are the insight evenings?
Insight evenings will be held in January and February each year. This means you are able to attend an event and hear all of our top tips before submitting your placement and training contract application.
Although the events are taking place virtually in 2021, we advise you to select an insight evening at the office location where you would like to complete your placement and training contract.
||For candidates applying to these offices
|Tuesday 12 January
||Birmingham, Nottingham & Milton Keynes
|Tuesday 19 January
||Manchester & Leeds
|Tuesday 26 January
||London, Thames Valley & Solent
|Tuesday 2 February
The deadline to apply is 30 November 2020.
Have a look at our meet us page, to see other events which you can attend.
We will be tweeting before, during and after all of our events with our top tips for securing a training contract, as well as photos from the night. We would love for you to get involved too, just use #InsightEvening @ShoosmithsGrads.