Events

Events are a great way to interact with our teams and get to know more about the culture at work at DLA Piper.

The UK Graduate Recruitment & Development team attend many events during the year, both at Universities, at our offices or with external organisations. We update this page regularly, so be sure to check back to see new events that we'll be attending!

First Year Insight Programme

Our insight programme is designed to give you an insight into life at a global commercial law firm. You will have the opportunity to hear from the firm's senior leaders, participate in professional skills training, gain an in-depth insight into our practice groups, and attend networking events.

The Insight Programme is aimed at first year law students or penultimate year non-law students, and is hosted in our London office.

Applications for our 2018 Programme are now open! Click here to apply!

DLA Piper Company Presentations

The following list provides an overview on the Universities our Graduate Recruitment & Development team will be visiting to deliver DLA Piper specific presentitions. Presentations are a great way to learn more about DLA Piper as well as meet our Graduate Recruitment & Development team.

As places are limited to these sessions, we ask that you RSVP by registering via the link below:

University Date Time Location  Registrations  
Scottish Presentation and Networking Evening Tuesday 17 October 18.30 - 20.30 DLA Piper, Rutland Square, Edinburg This event has already taken place
University of Sheffield Presentation and Networking Evening Monday 23 October 18.30 - 20.30 INOX, Level 5, Student's Union Building,
Durham Road, Sheffield
This event has already taken place
University of Birmingham Presentation and Networking Evening Thursday 26 October 18.30 - 20.30 KRUG, Hotel du Vin, Birmingham This event has already taken place
Durham University Presentation and Networking Evening Wednesday 1 November 18.30 - 20.30 Joachim Room, College of St Hild & St Bede, Durham This event has already taken place
University of Warwick Presentation and Networking Evening Wednesday 1 November 18.30 - 20.30 Rootes Building, University of Warwick This event has already taken place
University of Leeds Presentation and Networking Evening Tuesday 21 November 18.30 - 20.30 DLA Piper, Princes Exchange, 2 Princes Square, Leeds This event has already taken place
University of Manchester Presentation and Networking Evening Thursday 16 November  18.30 - 20.30 DLA Piper, One St Peter's Square, Manchester, M2 3DE  This event has already taken place
London Presentation and Networking Evening Wednesday 22 November 18.30 - 20.30 DLA Piper, 3 Noble Street, London This event has already taken place
University of Liverpool Presentation and Networking Evening Wednesday 29 November 18.30 - 20.30 DLA Piper, 4th Floor, Walker House, Liverpool, L2 3YL This event has already taken place

 

DLA Piper 2017 Open Days

Open Days are a great way to learn about DLA Piper as a firm, and commercial law in general. Our open days aim to provide you with insight into life as a lawyer in a global law firm. You will also get hints and tips on the application process, as well as the opportunity to meet employees at the firm.

They are aimed at applicants from all year groups and degree disciplines.

DLA Piper will be hosting Open Days in each of our seven UK Office locations on the dates below.

How to apply

Applications for our 2017 Open Days are now closed.

Applications for our 2018 Open Days will open in November 2018.

City Date Time Location  Apply
Birmingham Wednesday 6 December 2017 10:00 – 16:30 Victoria Square House,
Victoria Square,
Birmingham B2 4DL
The application deadline for this event has now passed
Edinburgh Friday 8 December 2017 10:00 – 16:30 Rutland Square,
Edinburgh EH1 2AA
The application deadline for this event has now passed
Leeds Tuesday 5 December 10:00 – 16:30 Princes Exchange,
2 Princes Square,
Leeds LS1 4BY
The application deadline for this event has now passed
Liverpool Thursday 7 December 2017 10:00 – 16:30 DLA Piper, 4th Floor, Walker House, Liverpool, L2 3YL The application deadline for this event has now passed
London Monday 4 December 2017 10:00 – 16:30 3 Noble St,
London EC2V 7EE
The application deadline for this event has now passed
Manchester Wednesday 6 December 2017 10:00 – 16:30 1 St Peter's Square,
Manchester M2 3DE 
The application deadline for this event has now passed
Sheffield Wednesday 6 December 2017 10:00 – 16:30 1 St Paul's Pl,
Sheffield S1 2JX
The application deadline for this event has now passed

 

Our Graduate Recruitment & Development team will be attending the following Law Fairs

Date University
Wednesday 20 September University of Edinburgh
Thursday 5 October University of Glasgow
Wednesday 11 October University of Liverpool
Wednesday 11 October University of York
Wednesday 18 October University of Sheffield
Thursday 19 October Cambridge University
Tuesday 24 October Kings College London
Tuesday 24 October University of Warwick
Thursday 26 October University of Leeds
Tuesday 31 October University of Bristol
Wednesday 8 November University of Birmingham
Monday 13 November University College London
Tuesday 14 November University of Manchester
Wednesday 22 November Durham University