Careers in Law 2021

Date / time
Date(s) - 27/09/2021 - 30/09/2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


In September 2021, JUSTICE ran week of exclusive free events for our student members. Focusing on the breadth of career opportunities within the legal profession, we were joined by a panel of professionals who discussed their different paths into the law and the hiring processes involved. 

Members can watch all recorded sessions on the members’ area.

Monday 27 September – the Bar 

Emma Foubister, Matrix Chambers
Mia Hakl-Law
, Director Of Operations And Human Resources, Garden Court Chambers
Robin White, Old Square Chambers

Tuesday 28 September – Solicitors

Katie Everett, Trainee Solicitor, Irwin Mitchell
Maya Grantham
, Solicitor, Leigh Day
Georgina Naylor, Early Careers Manager, Irwin Mitchell
Alex Temple, Public Law Solicitor, Bindmans

Wednesday 29 September – Government

Saira Ahmed, Lawyer, Constitutional and Social Care Public Law Team, Government Legal Department
Michael Jennings
, Principal Legal Advisor, Ministry of Justice
Liam Evans, Joint Committee on Human Rights

Thursday 30 September – NGOs and the Charity Sector

Abiodun Olatokun, Research Leader in Citizenship and the Rule of Law; Head of Public and Youth Engagement, Bingham Centre for Human Rights
Anna Spencer, Trainee Solicitor, The Howard League for Penal Reform
Alex Woolhouse, Pro Bono & Legal Strategy Coordinator, Mermaids