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LAW FAIRS

We will be attending the following virtual law fairs:

07/09/2021 - Legal Cheek Virtual Law Fair. Register your place on the Legal Cheek website.

05/10/2021 - Legal Cheek Virtual Law Fair. Register your place on the Legal Cheek website.

18/10/2021 - 22/10/2021 - AllAboutLaw Law Fair. Register your place on the AllAboutLaw website.

04/11/2021 - Legal Cheek Virtual Law Fair. Register your place on the Legal Cheek website.

02/12/2021 - Legal Cheek Virtual Law Fair. Register your place on the Legal Cheek website.

OTHER EVENTS

We will be running the following virtual presentations during October and November. Please register your place via the links provided. You will not receive a confirmation email or a link to the event until the day before, but your registration will be confirmed on completion of the registration form. The virtual presentations will run on Microsoft Teams and you will have the opportunity to ask questions after the presentation.

All of the presentations (except for the Cineworld Group plc case study) will be recorded and will be available on a public facing section of our website and on other appropriate social media platforms. This is so that students who are unable to attend the session also have the opportunity to watch it.

A world of difference

Date: 18/10/2021 at 5pm (UK time)

Event description: Camila Sanger (Disputes and Investigations partner and one of the partners responsible for Trainee Recruitment) and Nick Pacheco (corporate partner) will talk about their journey to and time at the firm and provide an overview of the firm highlighting our 5 key differences: our way of working, our international approach, our people, our view on time and our culture.

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Trainee panel

Date: 27/10/2021 at 5pm (UK time)

Event description: A panel of 4 trainees will talk you through their experiences at the firm and give you an insight into their day-to-day work. They will also reflect on their journey to Slaughter and May and the interview process.

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Focus on Financing: A walk through the garden

Date: 01/11/2021 at 5pm (UK time)

Event description: Find out more about our Financing practice including examples of recent transactions and the impact of COVID-19 from Robert Byk (Financing partner). Robert will also be joined by a trainee who will talk about their experiences of working in one of our Financing groups.

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Insight into Competition

Date: 03/11/2021 at 5pm (UK time)

Event description: Find out more about our Competition practice including examples of recent transactions and the impact of COVID-19 from Lisa Wright (Competition partner). Lisa will also be joined by a trainee who will talk about their experiences of working in our Competition group.

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Corporate and M&A: Overview and insight

Date: 08/11/2021 at 5pm (UK time)

Event description: Find out more about our Corporate practice including examples of recent transactions and the impact of COVID-19 from Victoria MacDuff (Corporate partner). Victoria will also be joined by a trainee who will talk about their experiences of working in one of our Corporate groups.

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Disputes and Investigations Case study: Defending the “innocent” party in a fraud transaction

Date: 11/11/2021 at 5pm (UK time)

Event description: The Disputes and Investigations team advises on a range of complex matters. In this session, Eleanor Healy-Birt (Disputes and Investigations associate) and a trainee will present our role in defending a client caught up in a tax fraud scheme. With the tax authorities breathing down their necks, the fraudulent companies decided to seek compensation from the companies they traded with, including our client. The case is a long-running saga which could be heading to the Supreme Court later this year.

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Case study: Cineworld Group plc

Date: 16/11/2021 at 5pm (UK time)

Event description: Slaughter and May regularly advises Cineworld on many aspects of its global corporate and financing arrangements. The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to challenges for many industries, with the cinema industry being hit particularly hard around the world by the pandemic and governmental responses to it. In this session, Charlotte Eynon (Corporate associate) and Kieran Turton (Financing associate) will explain some of the various ways Slaughter and May has assisted Cineworld to navigate these challenges throughout its international business.

Please note that this presentation will not be recorded.

Innovation

Date: 17/11/2021 at 4pm (UK time)

Event description: Emma Walton (Knowledge & Innovation Manager) and Mark Gulliford (Real Estate Associate and a member of our Innovation Network) will provide an overview of our innovation and legal tech projects, from developing the firm’s innovation training programme to rolling out legal technology and running legal process decision workshops with clients. They will also discuss their experiences of client expectations and changing ways of working.

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Case study: Johnson & Johnson

Date: 23/11/2021 at 5pm (UK time)

Event description: Slaughter and May is advising the African Export-Import Bank in its partnership with the African Union on Africa’s continent wide vaccine procurement project. In this session, Richard McDonnell (IP/IT associate), Tim Morrison (Corporate associate) and David Cakebread (IP/IT associate) discuss their involvement advising on (i) the establishment of the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust; (ii) an agreement between all African Union member states and Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) for the purchase of up to 400 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine; and (iii) the establishment of a pan-African no-fault compensation scheme, which was set up to provide compensation to those who suffer rare and serious side effects following the administration of a vaccine procured by the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust.

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International approach

Date: 29/11/2021 at 5pm (UK time)

Event description: Simon Agar (Senior Business Development Manager, Global Client Development) will provide an overview of our international strategy and how this works in practice. Simon will also be joined by Ryan Law (Associate) who will talk about his secondment to Hong Kong plus Chaya Kupperman (Trainee) live from New York where she’s currently on secondment!

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Application and interview skills

Date: 30/11/2021 at 5pm (UK time)

Event description: David Ives (IP/IT partner and one of our interview partners) will provide an overview of our application and interview process including what we look for in a CV and hints and tips for the interview. David will also be joined by a trainee who will talk about their experiences of the application and interview process.

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Commercial awareness

Date: 02/12/2021 at 5pm (UK time)

Event description: You will need commercial awareness for any career in the city or in professional services, but what exactly do we mean by it and how do you become commercially aware? Claire Cooke (Partner) will explain exactly what commercial awareness means and what you can do to build yours. Claire will also be joined by a trainee who will share their experiences of building and demonstrating commercial awareness in an interview.

Recording to follow.

What does a world of difference look like?

Date: 08/12/2021 at 11am (UK time)

Event description: Find out what a world of difference looks like at Slaughter and May and hear from our partners and lawyers.

We are delighted to invite you to discover our collaborative and inclusive culture and find out what it’s like to work in one of the most prestigious law firms in the world. Please could you pass this invitation onto your members.

This event will run as a panel discussion featuring a number of Slaughter and May partners and associates:

  • Nick Pacheco (Corporate Partner and supporting partner of our PRISM Network)
  • Gayathri Kamalanathan (Disputes and Investigations Partner and DIVERSE Network committee member)
  • Deeksha Rathi (Tax Associate and DIVERSE Network committee member)
  • Abigail Westby (Corporate Associate and DIVERSE Network committee member)
  • David Cakebread (IP/IT Associate and Thrive Network committee member)

The panel will be facilitated by Sarah Lee (Disputes and Investigations Senior Consultant) who will invite the panellists to share their personal career paths, insights into diversity projects they have been involved in, and the working culture at the firm. There will also be the opportunity for you to ask questions.

Click here to watch the recording.

You can also sign up to our mailing list for updates on future events and vacancies.

If you have any questions or require any adjustments to attend and access any of our events, please contact Grace Powell, Trainee Recruitment Operations Specialist via email or on 020 7090 5324. For all other application, interview or general queries, please visit the application FAQs and work experience FAQs pages. If you have a question which has not been answered there, please contact the Trainee Recruitment Team via email or on 020 7090 4454. (Enquiries only - we do not accept applications by email).

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