City law for ethnic minorities

City law for ethnic minorities

TARGETjobs Events are proud to present City law for ethnic minorities an event designed exclusively for students to discover more about a career in City Law.

Attendees will network with top recruiters from city law firms, discuss vacation schemes and training contracts and gain an insight into what firms are looking for in their ideal candidates. Attendees will take part in bespoke team challenges, interactive exercises and case studies, all designed to showcase what a career in law entails and the skills that are required to succeed! There will also be an opportunity to ask questions to trainees, partners and associates on their roles within the firms, and how to follow in their footsteps!

Who can apply?

  • You must be from an ethnic minority background as detailed in the Census Report 2011.
  • Open to both law applicants and non law applicants who are able to demonstrate a real desire to work in City Law.
  • You are currently studying at university in the UK or Ireland.
  • You must be able to demonstrate academic excellence.
  • Additional skills gained from extracurricular activities/work experience will be viewed favourably.

Event programme

The event programme may change slightly but here is a past programme to give you an idea of what to expect. (If offered a place to attend the event we will send the confirmed programme to you in full).


Welcome by TARGETjobs Events explaining the format of the day

Introduction to City Law

Hear from a senior partner or associate from one of the participating firms

Skills session

Learn first hand what firms are looking for from applicants, and how to make your application stand out

Lunch and networking

Your opportunity to have informal conversations with event partner representatives and fellow attendees

Presentation skills session

Learn first hand what firms are looking for from applicants, and how to make your application stand out

Case study

Participate in a case study and receive feedback on your performance

Insider insights

A networking session with current trainees

Panel discussion

Ask questions to senior representatives about what life is like at the top of the ladder and how they achieved their success

Event wrap up

A summary of the day from TARGETjobs Events (including a chance to complete feedback forms and travel expenses)

Networking drinks

An opportunity to speak with fellow attendees and firm representatives on a more informal basis