Professional Development Courses
September 2014 — Present
Feb 2017- Present: I have a mentor from Irwin Mitchell.
Sep 2016- Present: I have a mentor from Mayer Brown. I am able to improve my skills required for commerical law with tailored career guidance.
Apr 2014 – Apr 2016: Participant on Pathways Plus Law. A three-year programme offering academic and careers support focusing on commercial law, including a three-day residential trip to leading City firms [DLA Piper, Linklaters and Hogan Lovells]. Participated in a commerical business exercise, group pitches and a negotiation exercise . Completed a 'mini' vacation scheme at Hogan Lovells and a mentor from DLA Piper.
Aug 2014 – Jan 2015: Participant at Rare Discuss Programme. After a competitive application, I was selected to take part in a training programme sponsored by Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance and Slaughter and May. During group sessions at each firm, I worked on live cases, reviewed contracts and pitched to partners.