Careers Talks

Encouraging students to think about their career options

Bangor Law School regularly arranges careers talks aimed at encouraging students to think about the career paths they wish to pursue and to help them take the next step towards their particular goals.

Future events will be advertised on our Events page. The following speakers have been welcomed to Bangor in recent years:

2016/2017

Speaker
Company
Title

Sarah Thompson

British Red Cross

Careers in International Law

Various

Andrew Hughes Wealth Management; Barclays; Bar Pro Bono; BIS Legal; BPP; British Transport Police; Careers & Employability Service, Bangor University; CILEx; Cyngor Ar Bopeth; Civitas Law; Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol; Y Community Rehabiliation Company; Gwynedd Council; DAS; Fieldings Porter; Gamlins; Hugh James; JMW Solicitors; Jones Davey; Knox Commercial; Knights; Linenhall Chambers; Magistrates Service; North West Wales Magistrates Association; RKH Marine & Energy; Silverman Sherliker; Swansea University; Swayne Johnson; University of Wales Press; 7 Harrington Street Chambers; 25 Bedford Row

Bangor Law School Law Fair: an opportunity for students to discuss their career options with practising barristers, solicitors and in-house lawyers

2014/2015

Speaker
Company
Title

Various

Advent Project Management; Andrew Hughes Wealth Management Cyf; Bennett Smith Solicitors; BPP; Careers & Employability Service, Bangor University; Carter Vincent; Citizens Advice Bureau; Civitas Law; Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol; Department for Business, Innovation and Skills; Fieldings Porter; Gamlins; Howell Jones Cyfreithwyr Solicitors; Hugh James; JMW; Knox Insolvency Ltd; Linenhall Chambers; Nelson Myatt Solicitors; North West Wales Magistrates Association; Norton Rose Fulbright; NWL Costs Lawyers; Probation Service; RKH Marine & Energy; Santander; Silverman Sherliker; Swayne Johnson; 7 Harrington Street Chambers

Bangor Law School Law Fair: an opportunity for students to discuss their career options with practising barristers, solicitors and in-house lawyers

2013/2014

Speaker
Company
Title

BARBRI International

BARBRI International

Presentation on BARBRI International's career-enhancing services

Various

Atlantic Chambers, Civitas Chambers, Linenhall Chambers, Carter Vincent Jones Davis, Gamlins, Hugh James, Knox Commercial, Stephensons, Gwynedd Council, the Magistrates’ Association, LawCareers.Net, Pearson Publishing, Bangor Students’ Law Society, Bangor University Careers Department, and Winning in Tendering (Public Procurement Research Project, Bangor Law School).

Bangor Law School Law Fair: an opportunity for students to discuss their career options with practising barristers, solicitors and in-house lawyers

 

2012/2013

Speaker
Company
Title
BPP Law School BPP Law School

So you want to be a lawyer? Your career in Law and how to finance it.

 

2011/2012

Speaker
Company
Title
John Wotton Allen & Overy; President of the Law Society of England & Wales The Young Lawer of the Near Future - strategies for embarking on a successful legal career
BPP Law School BPP Law School Securing your Dream Training Contract
BPP Law School BPP Law School

So you want to be a lawyer: how to fund your legal career, and tips for success at a law fair!

 

2010/2011

Speaker
Company
Title
Professor Suzannah Linton Bangor University Law School Careers in Public International Law and Human Rights
Ian Hargreaves and Dan Bickerstaffe Partners at Addleshaw Goddard LLP and Squire Sanders Hammonds LLP BPP Certificate of Commercial Awareness: Being commercially minded at interview stage
Paul Gascoyne and Kelly-Ann Taylor BPP Law School Beyond your LLB
Timothy Petts Recorder at 12 King’s Bench Walk Careers at the Bar
Alison Courtier BPP Law School Understanding Commercial Awareness
Liverpool John Moores University Liverpool John Moores University The LPC at Liverpool John Moore University
Paul Gascoyne and Kelly-Ann Taylor BPP Law School How to Fund Your Legal Career
ILEX ILEX Career opportunities as a legal executive
College of Law College of Law How to secure your dream training contract

 

2009/2010

Speaker
Company
Title
Tom Jones The Legal Services Commissioner for Wales Careers in Legal Services
Alan Walker and Pippa Read Partner, Cobbetts LLP and Partner, Pinsent Masons LLP BPP's Certificate of Commercial Awareness: Succeeding in your interview
Aled Davies Aberystwyth Law School The Aberystwyth LPC
Adrian Mason Institute of Legal Executives Career options with ILEX
Judge Seys Llewellyn Designated Civil Judge for Wales The role of the judge in the modern era
Paul Gascoyne BPP Law School How to Kick-start Your Legal Career
Manchester Metropolitan University Manchester Metropolitan University Studying for the LPC at Manchester Met
Paulinus Barnes Nicholas Street Chambers A Career at the Bar
Alison Courtier BPP Law School Being Commercially Aware
Katie Evans Centre of Careers and Opportunities, Bangor University A Legal Career: Your Options
Liverpool John Moores University Liverpool John Moores University The LPC at Liverpool John Moore University
Paul Gascoyne BPP Law School How to Fund Your Legal Career
Dr Chris Davies James Cooke University, Australia Legal Careers
College of Law College of Law Studying for your LPC at the College of Law