Legal event gives graduates chance to court employers

Published on 4 October 2022

Students and graduates will have the opportunity to put prospective employers in the dock as the University of Dundee hosts its annual Legal Recruitment Fair.

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Dozens of the country’s leading law firms will attend the University’s Bonar Hall on Wednesday 5 October, where the next generation of legal talent will be able to learn more about job and internship opportunities throughout the industry.

Returning to an in-person format this year having been hosted online throughout the pandemic, hundreds are expected to attend this year’s event, with students from universities across Scotland welcome to attend.

Thorntons Solicitors, one of Scotland’s most distinguished legal firms, will be among those attending.

“Many of our lawyers began their legal careers at the University of Dundee and it is one of the top ranked Law Schools in Scotland, with a reputation for producing highly talented graduates. We are really looking forward to meeting some future trainee solicitors at this fantastic event and sharing what a career at Thorntons can offer.”

Fiona Stewart, Thornton Solicitors, Recruitment Manager

The Dundee event is already one of the largest of its kind, with the University having established a reputation as one of the UK’s leading institutions for studying Law. The University offers dual qualifications in Scots and English Law, ensuring that the fair attracts firms from across the UK.

“The University of Dundee has a reputation for producing highly-motivated graduates capable of working in both Scotland and beyond. University of Dundee graduates are already integral to the UK legal system and events such as our Legal Recruitment Fair ensure that the next generation will enjoy the best start to their own careers.”

Alison Mackay, from the University’s Careers Service

The University of Dundee Legal Recruitment Fair runs from 11:00 - 14:30 on Wednesday 5 October. Attendance is free but registration in advance is required, which can be completed online.

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