Meet Us

Meet Us

"Meet us in person, it's the best way to learn about your Training Contract"

Samantha Hope

Graduate Recruitment Manager

We think the best way for you to find out about training at Shoosmiths is to meet us face to face.

We will be attending various Law careers fairs in Winter 2019 so keep an eye out for updates of where we will be exhibiting. We also deliver employer presentations in educational establishments so if you would like us to attend an employer presentation or skills event at your University, College or School, please email [email protected].

We hold a number of insight evenings so that you can gain an insight into working as a solicitor at Shoosmiths. This opportunity is open to candidates who are either currently at university or have graduated, in any degree discipline. The online application form for insight evenings has now closed; however you can apply for our 2020 insight evenings from September 2019. The dates of our insight evenings will be advertised on our website, Facebook page and Twitter.

You can see the photos from our previous events on Twitter and Facebook using #InsightEvening.

Keep an eye on our list below for updates on events near you.

Shoosmiths Events

Date and Time Event Location Tweet us @ShoosmithsGrads for more info
19 September 2019, 11:30am - 14:30pm University of Dundee Legal Recruitment Fair Bonar Hall, Park Place in the University precinct #LawFair @ShoosmithsGrads @EdinburghUni
25 September 2019, 12:30pm - 4pm University of Edinburgh Law Fair University of Edinburgh #LawFair @ShoosmithsGrads @UofGlasgow
2 October 2019, 11am - 3pm University of Glasgow Law Fair Hilton Grosvenor, Glasgow #LawFair @ShoosmithsGrads
3 October 2019, 18:00 - 20:00 BPP Manchester LPC Electives Fair BPP Manchester #LawFair @ShoosmithsGrads
8 October 2019, 12.30pm - 4pm University of Manchester Law Fair Manchester Central Exhibition Centre #LawFair @ShoosmithsGrads @OfficialUoM
16 October 2019, 11:30am - 2pm University of Law Birmingham University of law #LawFair @ShoosmithsGrads @UniversityofLaw
17 October 2019, 12pm - 3pm University of Leeds Law Fair The Edge, University of Leeds #LawFair @ShoosmithsGrads @UniversityLeeds
21 October 2019, 11:30am - 3:30pm University of Nottingham Law Fair University of Nottingham #LawFair @ShoosmithsGrads @UniofNottingham
21 October 2019, 11:30 - 3:30 University of Sheffield Law Fair University of Sheffield #LawFair @ShoosmithsGrads @sheffielduni
23 October 2019, 1pm - 3pm Buckingham Careers Fair Chandos Road Building #LawFair @ShoosmithsGrads
29 October 2019, 1:30pm - 4:30pm Cardiff University Law Fair City Hall, Cardiff #LawFair @ShoosmithsGrads
30 October 2019, 1pm - 3pm University of Reading Law Fair Whiteknights Campus #LawFair @ShoosmithsGrads @UniofReading
1 November 2019, 11am - 3pm Aston University Law Fair Student Union Building #LawFair @ShoosmithsGrads
12 November 2019, 11am - 2:30pm University of Northampton Graduate and Placement Fair Waterside Campus #LawFair @ShoosmithsGrads
13 November 2019, 1:00 - 3:30pm University of Birmingham Law Fair The Great Hall, Aston Webb #LawFair @ShoosmithsGrads
19 November 2019, 5pm - 9pm University of Southampton Law Careers Fair University of Southampton #LawFair @ShoosmithsGrads @unisouthampton
19 November 2019, 17:30 - 19:00 Oxford Brookes Law Fair John Henry Brookes Building, Gipsy Lane Campus #LawFair @ShoosmithsGrads
27 November 2019, 4pm - 6pm University of Law Guildford, Autumn Law Fair University of Law Guildford #LawFair @ShoosmithsGrads
27 November 2019, 4:30pm - 6:30pm BPP Leeds Law Fair BPP Leeds #LawFair @ShoosmithsGrads
27 November 2019, 1pm - 4pm University of Law Leeds, Autumn Law Fair Leeds campus, Park Row @UniversityofLaw
28 November 2019, 6pm – 8pm BPP Manchester Law Fair BPP Manchester #LawFair @ShoosmithsGrads
29 November 2019 LCNLIVE19
Manchester @LawCareersNetLive
6 December 2019 LCNLIVE19
London @LawCareersNetLive
January and February 2020 Shoosmiths Insight Evenings Shoosmiths offices #InsightEvening @ShoosmithsGrads

Shoosmiths LIVE

Join us on facebook LIVE as our graduate recruitment team answer your questions, and provide tips on how you can secure a vacation placement and training contract at Shoosmiths.

This is a great opportunity to find out more about Shoosmiths and what we can offer you. You will get an insight into our practice areas, clients, our training contract and the skills you need to develop to become a successful solicitor. We've invited guest speakers to join us LIVE so you can get a real feel for what working in a law firm is all about.

Our LIVE videos will be published onto our Facebook page after the live broadcast, so if you can't watch us live, then you can come back and watch us anytime.

Visit our Facebook page to view all of the events, and click 'going' to receive a reminder when we go LIVE.

Watch Shoosmiths LIVE here:

18 September 2019 12:30 Preparing for law firm events
1 October 2019 14:00 Coffee with the CEO
9 October 2019 12:30 Understanding different areas of law
4 November 2019 12:30 Five skills you need to work in a law firm
3 December 2019 12:30 Meet a trainee solicitor
20 January 2020 12:30 Focus on: Law firm strategy
4 February 2020 12:30 Your questions answered
3 March 2020 12:30 What is ‘business development’ in a law firm?
7 April 2020 12:30 Focus on: Birmingham
5 May 2020 12:30 Your questions answered
2 June 2020 12:30 Assessment Centre Tips

A recording of our last Shoosmiths LIVE can be viewed here:

That might make a start at answering your question, but if you have any more have a look at our FAQ page, tweet our trainees directly at or email us at [email protected]