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Law Returners - Manchester

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Marriott Renaissance Hotel

Blackfriars Street

Manchester

M32EQ

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Join us at our Law Returners - Manchester launch event for a morning of inspiration, support, information gathering, and networking, specifically designed for legal professionals returning to work after a long career break. Law Returners is a new 6-month cross-company returnship programme in partnership with the Law Society and leading legal firms. The Manchester pilot is funded by the Government Equalities Office Returners Fund and will start in February 2019. Participating companies include DAC Beachcroft, DWF, Express Solicitors and Widdows Pilling. More companies will be announced shortly.

What will you get out of the day?

  • Find out more from participating companies about the returnship opportunities on offer through the Programme

  • Find out more from The Law Society and Women Returners about the support provided to Law Returners

  • Hear why the UK Government is supporting individuals back into work

  • Participate in a return-to-work workshop facilitated by Women Returners

  • Build your support network connections with other like-minded returners

  • Informally network with our participating employer representatives

Who should attend?

The event is targeted at individuals with a legal background who have taken an extended career break (over 12 months) and who now want to get back into the workforce using their professional skills and experience. You may have taken time out to look after children or elderly/sick relatives, for relocation, for a personal health issue or for other reasons. You may have been working on a small-scale basis to fit around your other commitments or have not done any paid work for a number of years.

Note: This event is not targeted at employers, recruitment agencies or coaches. This event is for the target audience described above. If, from your answers to the registration questions, you do not appear to fit this profile, we reserve the right to notify you that your registration has not been accepted and will do so within 2 weeks after your registration.

About Law Returners

We are delighted to announce the launch of our exciting new Law Returners Programme in partnership with the Law Society. We are working with leading legal firms to create paid returnship opportunities starting in February 2019 for 6 months. Successful applicants will gain recent and relevant CV experience within a suitable level, professional role with the possibility of on-going employment. During the returnship programme you will receive full transition support including group returner coaching from Women Returners and an internal mentor, as well as peer support from other returners. You will also benefit from technical training and support from the Law Society. This programme is funded by the UK Government Equalities Office Returners Fund which supports individuals back to work following a career break. See http://wrpn.womenreturners.com/law-returners/ for more details.



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