Reed Smith LLP is an elite global law firm headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with more than 1,800 lawyers in 27 offices throughout the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. In 2017, Reed Smith was listed by Law360 as one of the top Global 20 Firms, which includes firms that have the biggest global presence and handle the largest, most ground breaking international and cross-border matters. Its lawyers advise on all corporate and finance matters, litigation and other dispute resolution services, deliver regulatory counsel, and execute strategic domestic and cross-border transactions. The London office is the firm’s largest.

Reed Smith is an advisor to industries including financial services, life sciences, health care, advertising, technology and media, shipping, energy and natural resources, real estate, manufacturing, and education. The firm counsels 13 of the world’s 15 largest commercial and savings banks; 25 of the world’s 35 largest oil and gas companies; and the world’s three largest pharmaceutical distribution and wholesale companies. Reed Smith’s shipping practice has been designated among the most preeminent in the world, and its advertising law practice is regarded as among the legal industry’s finest

Who should apply?

This insight day is perfect if you have just finished your GCSEs or about to start/started your A-Levels, and may be considering a career in law but would welcome a greater understanding in this profession.

What will the day involve?

The day on Friday 26th October aims to provide attendees with a greater understanding of the career route into law as well as the skills required to succeed as a lawyer, and will include:

  • An introduction to law presented by a Reed Smith partner – gain a clear overview of the industry
  • Legal technology activity – find out how technology will change and shape the future of a lawyer
  • Networking lunch – a brilliant opportunity to speak directly to trainees and paralegals
  • Lawyer panel session with Q&A – ask questions to lawyers of various levels and learn more about different practice areas
  • Guidance and tips delivered by the graduate recruitment team – leave knowing the different options of getting into law

Here’s what other young people who’ve attended previous insight days thought…

“Very informative, went into detail about various aspects about a career in law.”- Ibrahim

“Networking and getting my questions answered by knowledgeable people was really helpful.” – Ben

“I enjoyed being able to ask questions to a variety of individuals at different levels in the business.” -Simrn

Lunch will be provided at this event. Apply now as spaces are limited!


Date: Friday 26th October 2018

Time: 10.30am – 4.30pm

Location: The Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose Street, London, EC2A 2RS

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