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Personal development , Careers | LIVE webinar

Preparing 2nd-Year Trainees for Qualification

1.5 hoursFoundation

This webinar will run on 9 June 2021, between 14:00-15:30.

The session will provide an opportunity for trainee solicitors, mulling their post-training contract options, to gain insight into the newly qualified (NQ) jobs markets from Husnara Begum, a former lawyer turned career coach who specialises in offering guidance to final seat trainees who miss out on internal NQ jobs.

 

Who this is for

Junior lawyers, Students / Trainees.

Required prior knowledge

This webinar is addressed to second-year trainee solicitors planning their next steps as their traineeship nears an end.

It would also be suitable for newly qualified solicitors seeking employment

Learning outcomes

SRA competence: D1  +1 more for SRA competence: D1, D2

Throughout this 90-minute webinar, attendees will:

  • learn how to successfully navigate either the internal qualification process or the external jobs market
  • discover the options available to you if you do not secure an internal newly qualified position
  • tips for navigating the internal qualification process and key factors to consider when choosing a specialism
  • learn how to get the best from legal recruitment agencies
  • discover how to network your way into a ‘hidden job’
What this will cover

Topics covered

  • options available as your traineeship nears an end
  • tips for navigating the internal qualification process and key factors to consider when choosing a specialism
  • pros and cons of moving on after completing your traineeship
  • an unbiased overview of the NQ jobs market, particularly in light of the global pandemic
  • next steps for trainees who are not offered internal NQ roles or want to explore the external jobs market
  • CV and interview tips.
How you will learn

Webinar content followed by Q&A:

  • 14:00-15:00 Session
  • 15:00-15:30 Q&A