Law Fair 2021

#UofGCareers
Wednesday 29 September, 1100 - 1500, Online

If you are looking for a career in the legal profession, this event is for you. The Law Fair will help you get prepared and research the graduate and summer work opportunities available to you.

Book now and reserve your place at the fair.

At the fair you can:

  • meet friends at the virtual Student Lounge and plan your visit
  • move around the fair and chat to employers
  • grab the virtual elevator and attend a CV & Cover Letters Masterclass
  • get inspired at the Big Brave talk

This event will be hosted on Remo, check it out

We will guide you through your virtual experience, to ensure you get the most out of your visit. Book now and reserve your place at the fair. You will be sent joining instructions and links via email the day before the fair, once you have booked.

Exhibitors, 1100 - 1500

EXHIBITOR LIST

  • Barbri - Floor 1
  • Brodies - Floor 1
  • Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service - Floor 1
  • Dentons - Floor 1
  • Dickson Minto - Floor 1
  • Digby Brown LLP - Floor 1
  • DWF - Floor 1
  • Faculty of Advocates - Floor 1
  • Fragomen LLP - Floor 2
  • Gillespie Macandrew LLP - Floor 2
  • Harper Macleod - Floor 2
  • Herbert Smith Freehills - Floor 2
  • Latham & Watkins - Floor 2
  • Scottish Government - Floor 2
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn - Floor 2
  • Shoosmiths - Floor 2
  • SYLA - Floor 3
  • The Law Society of Scotland - Floor 3
  • Thorntons Law LLP - Floor 3
  • TLT LLP - Floor 3
  • Turcan Connell - Floor 3
  • University of Glasgow - Floor 3
  • Vinson & Elkins - Floor 1
  • Womble Bond Dickinson - Floor 3
  • Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie - Floor 3

New recruiters will book right up to the event.


Live Talks, 1200 - 1500

Masterclass: CV & Cover Letters, 1300 - 1400

Hosted by one of our Careers Managers, learn how to prepare targeted CVs and Cover Letters.

This event will take place on REMO.

Register to take part! Further details will be emailed to you 1 day before the event.

The Law Society of Scotland: Get That Traineeship, 1400 - 1500

Do you want to get practical information and advice about how to find a traineeship? Attend this talk and find out where best to look and gather useful information about the job market.

You will also get vital tips gathered from legal employers about makes a good trainee!

This event will take place on REMO.

Register to take part! Further details will be emailed to you 1 day before the event. 


Big Brave with Nina Tavakkoli, Policy Officer, German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, 1500-1600

Big Brave

Find Your Career Inspiration

Q&A with Policy Officer, German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Nina Tavakkoli

Time: 1500-1600

Are you looking for career inspiration or hoping to build your confidence before you start applying for jobs? Well, we have invited alumnus Nina Tavakkoli, Policy Officer, German Federal Ministry for the Environment, to chat honestly about her career and help inspire you.

Introducing Policy Officer, German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety Nina Tavakkoli

Nina Tavakkoli is a lawyer with a specialisation in International and European Union law. She has decade-long experience working for the German Federal Government in the field of International and European Union environmental law and policy.

Her professional experience includes negotiating political positions and legal texts on both levels, as well as the national transposition and enforcement of treaty obligations.

Nina is an alumnus of the University of Glasgow, graduating in 2006 and she is also one of our World Changing Alumni Award nominees. We look forward to chatting with Nina to learn more about her work in developing and implementing acts and guidelines to the EU Single-Use Plastics Directive and how she negotiated the first carbon dioxide monitoring system for the shipping sector. We will chat with Nina about her career and explore topics such as resilience, and confidence.

This event is open to any UofG student and is your opportunity to hear about different career paths in a comfortable and casual environment. All you need to do is log in from home, prepare your questions and get ready to have an interesting conversation with our brave speaker.

This event will take place on REMO.

Register to take part! Further details will be emailed to you 1 day before the event.

Accessibility

We aim to ensure that people have equal access to public events. If you need alternative formats or other reasonable adjustments, please contact Simone Cilia or 0141 330 2300 with your request so that arrangements by 27 September.

When possible, a video recording and transcript will be made available and posted on our website.

#UofGCareers

#TheBigBrave

 

 

 


Student Guidelines

Law Fair 2021

Student Guidelines - Attending a UofG Careers Fair

Find out how to get set-up and ready for the online fair.

1. You will need to register on REMO

Before the event, you will need to register on Remo for the Law Fair.

Click, 'Save me a spot' then go to 'log in with University of Glasgow' using your GUID. You must use your student email address.

Law Fair Remo guidelines

2. Now to set up your profile

Please click on your initials located in the top right-hand corner in the circle. Click on, 'My profile' then 'Edit profile'.

  • In the 'headline' field, add student
  • In the 'company' field, add UofG
  • Please ignore fields that are not applicable

3. Before attending the event

Make sure you get your computer ready for the event.

  • REMO works on desktops and laptops
  • Tablets are not supported at this time, and you do not get the full functionality on mobiles
  • You will need to ensure you are using the right browser and the latest version (see link above)
  • Please check your camera and microphone work too

4. What's on at the fair:

The fair will look very much like this, and there will be 3 floors:

Remo floorplan

At the fair you can visit the:

  • Quiet waiting area: gather your thoughts in private and decide your next move
  • Student lounge: Meet your friends, plan your visit, then join employer tables together
  • Exhibitors: Look at the 'Exhibitor List and Location' and decide who to meet and what floor they're on
  • Live Talks: Check out the 'Live Talks' programme and see what's on

You can click on the banners too, located around the event.

5. On the day:

  • Join the event
  • Please wait in the lobby to be admitted
  • On arrival you will be seated at random on any floor and table. Your camera and mic will be switched off so no one can see you but there may be other people on the table initially
  • Check your screen isn't zoomed in and you can view the whole fair. Zoom out if you can't
  • Take a look at the 'Exhibitor List and Location' banner and decide who you would like to see and what floor they're on
  • You can use the elevator on the left-hand side to locate the correct floor. It will look like this:

Remo floor guide

  • Once you decide who you would like to visit, double click on a seat and join their table
  • To join in the conversation, turn your camera and mic on. Alternatively, you can communicate via the chat facility. Discussions at your table will be in a small group environment (maximum 6 people), very similar to Zoom

 

We hope you have a great day!

If you have any problems accessing the event, please email careers@glasgow.ac.uk


Accessibility

We aim to ensure that people have equal access to public events. If you need alternative formats or other reasonable adjustments, please contact Jo MacDonald or call 0141 330 5647 with your request by close of business Friday 1 October, so that arrangements, where possible, can be made. 

Law Fair 2021