RPC 1st Year Insight Event

  • Date: 25th March 2019
  • Time: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: RPC, London

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  • 11:15 – Arrival / Welcome
  • 11:30 – Introduction from James Wickes (Partner)
  • 12:00 – Practical Skills Session [for attendees covering personal impact, networking and other top tips]
  • 13:00 – Networking Lunch
  • 14:00 – Life in our law firm [delivered by RPC trainees]
  • 14:45 – Round Table Discussion [with senior members of RPC’s inclusion and diversity work streams – we will split the students into smaller groups so they can have time to ask questions and here about the career journeys of various representatives]
  • 15:30 – Reflection / Close [deal with any final questions, feedback and expenses]
  • 16:00 – End


  • To apply for this event you must:
  • be an Aspiring Solicitors member;
  • be a 1st year law student or a penultimate year non-law student;
  • be from at least one of the following diversity groups (i) Black Asian or Minority Ethnic (ii) be socially mobile (i.e. at least two from the following- be from a low income family, state school comprehensive, first generation of you family to attend university, be a refugee, have spent more than 3 month in local authority care) (iii) be LGBT+ (iv) have a disability or long term health condition;
  • want to pursue a legal career at an international commercial law firm; and
  • have secured at least BBB at A-Levels or equivalent (excluding mitigating circumstances).

Important Information

  • No late applications will be accepted;
  • Reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed where travel is booked promptly following invitation to the event and on the production of a valid receipt up to £75;
  • Applications will be reviewed after the deadline and offers made after that date; and
  • All those who applied will be notified of the outcome of their application within three weeks of the event.

Booking for this event is now closed