By: 16 May 2024
Top legal firms to connect with students at Yorkshire Legal Careers Fair

What to expect

Yorkshire Legal News is thrilled to be hosting the inaugural Yorkshire Legal Careers Fair. The event is set to take place on 23 October at the Leeds Marriott Hotel.

This landmark event is being held in collaboration with the University of Sheffield, the University of Huddersfield, Leeds Beckett University and Yorkshire Legal Jobs. It promises to be a key event for law students across the region. 

The career fair is a prime opportunity for law students at all stages of their academic journey to engage directly with a diverse array of law firms and legal employers, representing various sizes and specialisations within the legal sector. 

Attendees will benefit from direct interaction with a wide range of legal professionals, gaining top tips on how to stand out in applications and interviews. The event offers a valuable platform for students to start building their professional networks. It will encourage students to forge connections that will be instrumental as they transition from academic studies to their future careers. 


Our partners

A spokesperson for the University of Sheffield School of Law expressed their enthusiasm, stating, “The University of Sheffield School of Law is extremely excited to be an official partner of the Yorkshire Legal Careers Fair.  We are focused on making student studies as well-rounded as possible and are always thinking about their future after graduation. 

“Alongside academic studies, we aim to prepare students for their chosen career paths, encouraging them to make informed career choices by providing them with the chance to attend a wide range of careers and employability events. 

The Yorkshire Legal Careers Fair is a fantastic opportunity to connect our students with leading legal professionals in Yorkshire. It offers a unique chance to meet prospective employers, showcasing the range of firms, talent and career opportunities available in the north.”  

The University of Huddersfield echoed this sentiment, emphasising the event’s role in nurturing talent and building professional connections. “We are proud to support the first Yorkshire Legal Careers Fair. It is a great opportunity for law students at all stages of their academic courses to speak to such a broad range of law firms and legal employers of varying sizes and legal specialisms.” a representative noted. 

Leeds Beckett University highlighted the fair’s potential to inspire students to pursue their careers in Yorkshire. “This collaboration exemplifies our commitment to nurturing talent and equipping our students with professional connections that prepare them for their legal careers after university.’’ 


Yorkshire Legal News invites all law students and prospective legal professionals to join this groundbreaking event, which promises to be an essential step towards a successful legal career in Yorkshire.

Don’t miss this chance to connect with the heart of the region’s legal community and take the first step towards your professional future. Find out how to register, and more, here


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Emma Cockings
Emma is the content editor for Yorkshire Legal News. Emma is an experienced writer with a background in client-centric personal injury law for a major firm. She has attended and reported on numerous high-profile legal events in Yorkshire.