PARTNERS & SPONSORS
WOMBLE BOND DICKINSON
We are delighted to say Womble Bond Dickinson is sponsoring our new Article Writing Competition. Each month we will have a question which you will answer in the form of an article on various topics such as Diversity, Pride, Gender and many more. The winner of the competition of that month will have the opportunity to speak to a member of the firm as a way to build up your network as well as a special end of the year prize at the end! Keep an eye out for more information and how to get involved as well as opportunities Womble Bond Dickinson have for students.
Womble Bond Dickinson is a transatlantic law firm serving corporate, individual and nonprofit clients across every business sector. They have a very strong presence in Newcastle and they pride themselves on being Diverse and Inclusive through various incentives such as their PRIDE and BAME network. For more information on Womble Bond Dickinson and their graduate recruitment opportunities such as open days, vacation schemes and training contracts check out their website!
Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
This year the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn have sponsored a 'Linkedin Professional Headshot Event' for members of the society to allow members to have the opportunity to get a professional photo taken for free! Event will be going ahead when it is safe to do under Covid-19 guidelines!
This year we are collaborating with Law Answered which offers first-class revision law notes for the GDL, LPC and LLB which are written by qualified solicitors. You can buy these guides with our code GREYSOC15 for 15% off your purchase for the rest of this year at https://lawanswered.com/. Follow their blog and Instagram for the latest updates and tips!
THE STUDENT LAWYER
The Student Lawyer is a platform for law students which provides weekly newsletters, a Mentorship Scheme, guides and articles. As a Partner with The Student Lawyer, The Grey Society members get offers and discounts on any paid events they offer. You can become a writer for The Student Lawyer or a Campus Ambassador through the website below: https://thestudentlawyer.com/ and you can sign up to their weekly commercial awareness newsletter https://thestudentlawyer.com/sign-up-to-the-tsl-newsletter/
CITY CAREER SERIES- JAKE SCHOGGER
This year we are collaborating with the fantastic Jake Schogger who is the founder and CEO of City Career Series which offers a range of resources to various City Careers. City Career Series has recently published updated versions of its Commercial Law, Business Writing and Application, Interview & Internship Handbooks. You can buy these books at https://shop.citycareerseries.com/ and our code GREYSOC2020 gets you 10% off your purchase for the rest of this year! Jake also runs a LinkedIn group, Commercial Law Applications which can be found at https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8944518/. This group shares resources, articles, tips for anyone wanting to pursue commercial law and some great opportunities!
Commercial Law Acamdemy- JAKE SCHOGGER
Jake Schogger has recently launched his Commercial Law Academy! This is a comprehensive e-learning platform for aspiring commercial lawyers, complete with hundreds of videos and articles, practical tips, interactive quizzes, insider insights, flow charts, downloadable e-guides and exclusive guidance from industry experts and qualified lawyers.
Jake has been kind enough to give our member 25% off the first 6 months of the subscription with the code greysoc2020 at the website www.commerciallaw.academy.
THE CORPORATE LAW ACADEMY
This year we are society partner with The Corporate Law Academy which is an educational platform which provides online training to help aspiring lawyers excel in their legal careers! Alongside TCLA we want Northumbria Students to see the legal profession as accessible, no matter your background or circumstances. Keep an eye out on our social media pages and our employability page for 5 free one-month subscriptions and 3 free six month subscriptions to TCLA Premium. We will also have a give away during the academic year of The Corporate Law Academy Commercial Awareness Guides! As well as this, you can get 20% off TCLA Premium Packages using the code SOCPARTNER12. To have a look at TCLA and what they do, alongside some of their free courses check the link out: https://www.thecorporatelawacademy.com/.
This year we are society partner with Bright Network who strives to connect the next generation of students with the opportunities, insights and advice to succeed as the workforce of tomorrow. They help provide students with internships, networking opportunities and career development. Sign up to become a Bright Network member to gain various opportunities: https://www.brightnetwork.co.uk/signup/?utm_source=Society&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Northumbria_Grey_Society. On their website you will find graduate careers guide, Bright Network Academy which includes online learning modules on commercial awareness, law CV templates, exclusive member events and much more!
FUTURE CITY LAWYERS
This year we are society partner with Future City Lawyers who aim to help students to develop true Legal Commercial Awareness by learning how to apply it to a given set of facts, identify the legal and commercial risks and then provide advice to a fictional client as to the best way to mitigate those legal and commercial risks. Future City Lawyers host a variety of opportunities including webinars, feedback sessions, case studies and more. Take a look at the Future City Lawyer's website to discover more: