Careers in Law Week 2013

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Pamela Devins (Career Development Adviser) pictured with iPad winner Rory Treacy (B. Corp Law) and Lughaidh Kerin (School of Law).
Pamela Devins (Career Development Adviser) pictured with iPad winner Rory Treacy (B. Corp Law) and Lughaidh Kerin (School of Law).

Careers in Law Week took place the week of Monday, 16 September. This is an initiative by the School of Law in conjunction with the Career Development Centre.

The highlight of the week was the law firms day on Tuesday 17 September in the Bailey Allen Hall, where students had the chance to meet Ireland's top firms, network and learn about their job opportunities. RDJ Glynn, William Fry, Arthur Cox, A&L Goodbody, Matheson Ormsby Prentice, Holmes O’Malley Sexton and Mason Hayes & Curran gave presentations, followed by networking and refreshments (kindly supported by RDJ Glynn).

Other events included:

  • Monday, 16 September in the Siobhan McKenna Theatre: 'Gateways into the Legal Profession in Ireland, the US and Australia' and 'Qualifying as a Barrister in Ireland - Tales from the Trenches'.
  • Tuesday, 17 September in the View: Mock Group Interview Workshop, facilitated by Arthur Cox.
  • Wednesday, 18 September: 'Qualifying as a Solicitor UK - Video Conference with Oxford University'
  • Thursday, 19 September: 'Alternative Careers with a Law degree'

Attendees at Careers with Law Week events were entered into a draw for an iPad, kindly sponsored by William Fry. The lucky winner was Rory Treacy (B. Corp Law).

 

Keywords: Law

Author: Lughaidh Kerin, NUI Galway
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