Reed Smith is a global law firm, with more than 1,800 lawyers in 27 offices throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the United States.

The firm is particularly well known for its work advising leading companies in the areas of financial services, life sciences, shipping, energy and natural resources, advertising, technology and media. It provides a wide range of commercial legal services for all these clients, including a full spectrum of corporate, commercial and financial services, dispute resolution, real estate and employment advice. Much of the work is multi-jurisdictional.

This event is perfect if you have just finished your A-Levels, currently at university or considering a change of career. 

What will I learn on the day?

The day 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 lawyer - gain a clear overview of the industry
  • A presentation given by Reed Smith clients - deepening your understanding of the difference between in-house and private practice lawyers.
  • Networking lunch - a brilliant opportunity to speak directly to trainees and paralegals
  • Legal Technology inter-active session – an opportunity to learn how future technology will assist the role of a lawyer
  • Lawyer panel session with Q&A - ask questions to lawyers of various levels and learn more about different practice areas
  • Application and assessment tips delivered by the graduate recruitment team – leave knowing how to submit a fantastic application and become a part of Reed Smith.


Date: Friday 29th June

Time: 10:30am – 4:30pm

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

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

The minimum age for this event is 19. We welcome younger applicants to apply, however, please note that some sections may not apply to you but the overall Insight Day will provide you with a good understanding if you are looking into a career in law.

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

“The best thing was the Q&A panel and insight into being a lawyer. It gave me information on areas I’d never considered before.”- Jamie

“The advice was extremely relatable and relevant, and it really helped to get a feel for what the firm is like to train with.” – Jessica

“The networking session was very informative as the trainees helped to give me a clear insight into their working life, which was really useful.” – Freddie

Further information

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