To help you support your child with making decisions about their future, this section contains useful resources and information about events you may wish to attend.



Bird & Bird Law

Ever dreamed of becoming a legal professional or paving your way to a dynamic career in law? Imagine kickstarting your legal journey at Bird & Bird, one of the world’s leading international law firms. Join our Exclusive Insight Event opportunity with Bird & Bird on Tuesday 3rd of October, from 5pm – 6pm!

With 31 offices worldwide, Bird & Bird have the global reach and collaborative spirit to help you soar in your career. You’ll learn what it means to be a solicitor and the different routes to get into law.

You’ll be able to hear success stories and insights from recent apprentices, connect with experienced lawyers, and gain valuable knowledge on how to access Bird & Bird’s programmes.

What are some opportunities on offer?

* Solicitor Apprenticeship Programme: Qualify as a solicitor by undertaking on-the-job training while studying for a law degree and the SQE for six-years.

* Early Bird Scholarship: A mentoring scheme with our trainees for support and career guidance during your university studies in law, work experience at the firm, tailored workshops and skills sessions, and financial assistance of £7,500 paid in instalments over your time at university.

* Work Experience: A variety of online and in-person work experience opportunities across the year that you can book onto.

Following the event, you will receive a certificate of completion within 7 working days. This can be used on your CVs or LinkedIn profile and will undoubtably enhance your applications for upcoming opportunities and help your CV to really stand out! Join us for our exclusive virtual insight on Tuesday 3rd of October from 5pm – 6pm to kickstart your legal career at Bird & Bird! Secure your spot now:


Your Child, Their Future Virtual Event 

The job market for students leaving school or university can be tricky and now more than ever we need to help them as much as we can to secure the very best opportunities when they enter the workplace. We would like to extend our invitation to you for our parent / carer’s information evening event, Your Child, Their Future.

We have leaders from some of the biggest employers in their industry, PwC, KPMG, Amazon, Lloyds Banking Group, Clifford Chance, Experian, TfL and more all coming to talk to you about how your son / daughter or young person under your care can navigate the job market to find some incredible work experience / internship placements as well as graduate and apprenticeship opportunities.

We will be sharing some useful tips around psychometric testing, how to prepare for assessment centres, CVs, and applications as well as lots of information around preparing your child / young person for the workplace / university.

This event is free of charge, and it will be running on Tuesday 3rd October, 6pm – 7:30pm. You will have the opportunity to join this event virtually with your son / daughter / and or young person, ask questions you want directly to world leading employers and obtain lots of useful information. The booking link can be found below here.

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Skills London

The UK’s biggest careers fair for 14–24-year-olds, Skills London provides young people with a fantastic opportunity to discover a future that works for them, bridging the gap between what they enjoy doing and what they could do as a career to find a future that works for them. Returning in person on the 25th and 26th of November, the event is unique in offering up to 50,000 live jobs, training and apprenticeships in one place. Students can seek advice from career specialists and connect with some of the UK’s top higher and further education institutions, universities and employers. This year, Skills London welcome PwC, The Royal Air Force, Wagamama and the National Audit Office to their exhibitor lineup, offering students the chance to speak to a diverse range of outstanding organisations.

Skills London is free to attend, and perfect for students in Years 10-13. r professionals.

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Careers in Law

Is your child interested in Law? Would they like to learn more about the various pathways into the industry?

On Tuesday 11th October from 5:00pm – 6:00pm Young Professionals are hosting an online event with international law firm Charles Russell Speechlys. Charles Russell Speechlys are a top 30 law firm headquartered in London with offices across the UK, Europe, Asia and the Middle East with revenues of £120 million. We know how rare Solicitor Apprenticeships are as well as Mentoring and Work Experience placements within the legal profession. This is your chance to hear from global law firm Charles Russell Speechlys and discover how you can join their exciting school leaver programs open to Y12 & Y13 students across the U.K.

You will get some incredible insights from top lawyers at the firm, take part in some fantastic workshops and get a really great understanding of the alternative routes into the legal profession.

This gives students such a leg up into the industry straight from school with no university debt, a salary from day one and you become a fully qualified solicitor!

To sign up to this online event click here: (