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Law fairs

We will be attending the following virtual law fairs during October, November and December. Please book your place via the Legal Cheek and All About Law websites.

Presentations

We will be running a series of virtual presentations during October and November to give you an insight into the firm. Please register for a place via the links provided. Your place is guaranteed on completion of the registration form, although you will not receive a confirmation email or logon details until the day before the presentation. 

Our presentations will take place on Webex and all participants will be admitted with camera and sound off.  Each presentation will last for approximately one hour.  There will be time to answer questions at the end of each presentation and these can be submitted via the Q&A box during the talk.

October events

A world of difference

Date: 06/10/2020 at 4pm (UK time)

Two of our partners will provide an overview of the firm highlighting our 5 key differences.

Register your place here.

Trainee panel

Date: 07/10/2020 at 4pm (UK time)

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.

Register your place here.

SQE

Date: 12/10/2020 at 12pm (UK time)

Our Learning and Development team will provide an overview of the new SQE (Solicitors Qualifying Examination) route to qualification.

Register your place here.

International approach

Date: 14/10/2020 at 4pm (UK time)

The vast majority of our transactions are international and cross-border in nature. We choose to tackle the nuances of international law by building relationships with the best firms in each jurisdiction. Find out more about our international strategy and how this works in practice.

Register your place here.

Case study: Whitbread

Date: 16/10/2020 at 12pm (UK time)

We recently advised Whitbread on its sale of Costa Limited to The Coca-Cola Company for an enterprise value of £3.9 billion. In this session, one of our Corporate associates and a current trainee will explain the role they (and the firm) played, set the scene and the background to the deal, explain the structure of the deal and walk you through the timeline of the auction process.

Register your place here.

Innovation

Date: 19 October 2020 at 4pm (UK time)

Find out more about our approach to innovation and legal tech.

Register your place here.

Corporate and M&A: Overview and insight

Date: 22/10/2020 at 4pm (UK time)

Find out more about our Corporate practice including examples of recent transactions, the impact of Covid-19 and a trainee’s experience.

Register your place here.

If you have any questions or require any adjustments to attend and access any of our events, please contact Janine Arnold, Senior Manager - Trainee Recruitment, via email or on 020 7090 5049. For all other application, interview or general queries, please contact the Trainee Recruitment Team via email or on 020 7090 4454.

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November events

Commercial awareness

Date: 02/11/2020 at 4pm

What do law firms mean when they talk about ‘commercial awareness’ and how do you become commercially aware?

Register your place here.

Insight into Financing

Date: 04/11/2020 at 10am (UK time)

Find out more about our Financing practice including examples of recent transactions, the impact of Covid-19 and a trainee’s experience.

Register your place here.

Responsible Business

Date: 06/11/2020 at 12pm (UK time)

Find out more about our responsible business strategy including how trainees can get involved in volunteering opportunities.

Register your place here.

Application and interview skills

Date: 09/11/2020 at 4pm

Overview of the application and interview process including what we look for in a CV, hints and tips for the interview.

Register your place here.

Global investigations: advising clients in the eye of a storm

Date: 12/11/2020 at 10am (UK time)

Find out more about the high-stakes world of global corporate investigations. Whether it’s a ransomware data hack, a whistle-blower report alleging misconduct by the CEO, or a dawn raid by law enforcement, the company involved has to get to the bottom of what’s happened and figure out next steps. That’s where we come in. We will explain how we help companies navigate the tricky waters of global investigations, and defend against enforcement actions that could threaten the company’s very existence.

Register your place here.

Law for non-law

Date: 16/11/2020 at 4pm (UK time)

This session is aimed at non-law students who are interested in pursuing a career in law. Find out about transferrable skills, what City law firms do and the conversion process.

Register your place here.

Insight into Competition

Date: 18/11/2020 at 4pm (UK time)

Find out more about our Competition practice including examples of recent transactions, the impact of COVID-19 and a trainee’s experience.

Register your place here.

Case study: GSK

Date: 20/11/2020 at 12pm (UK time)

We recently advised GlaxoSmithKline plc on its £3.1bn sale of Horlicks (and the rest of its food and nutrition business) via an auction in India and Bangladesh to Unilever. In this session, two of our Corporate associates will explain the role they (and the firm) played, set the scene and the background to the deal, explain the structure of the deal and walk you through the timeline of the auction process.

Register your place here.

Case study: Takeaway.com

Date: TBC

We recently advised Takeaway.com on its recommended all-share combination with Just Eat plc. In this session, two of our Corporate associates will explain the role they (and the firm) played, set the scene and the background to the deal, explain the structure of the deal and walk you through the timeline of the auction process.

Register your interest here. We will contact you once a date has been confirmed.