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Join our Intellectual Property and Cyber Open Day

Are you a studying a science, technology, medicine, electronics, maths, computer science or cyber subject? Ever thought of a legal career?

Location: London

Jess Rosethorn - A day in the life

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About the day

We'd like to invite you to our Intellectual Property (IP), Cyber and Technology Open Day where we'll introduce you to the many ways in which a technical background can be applied to a career in law.

The event will include an overview of IP law (the law protecting inventions, brands, technology, media and creative work) as well as the legal side of cyber security and other areas of technology. It will include case studies presented by our scientifically and technology qualified lawyers, showing how their skills and interests are involved in the matters we handle – from interviewing experts in a scientific field, to supervising experiments; appreciating how the latest blockbuster drugs were invented and understanding the scientific and technical context in which this happened, to being able to communicate with technologically sophisticated client and even prevent or limit cyber disasters.

We'll also give you an insight into the innovations in technology happening in our firm. The aim of the day is to give you an idea of the sorts of interesting and exciting things you would be working on if you decided to join our teams.

Who can attend

This opportunity is open to STEM and computer science and cyber students in any year, as well as graduates.

Key dates:

• Apply between: 16 September – 8 November 2019

• IP, Cyber & Technology Open Day date: 6 December

Onwards to our company and culture…

We are Herbert Smith Freehills

We’re a leading, full-service, global law firm working on some of the world’s biggest cases and deals at the forefront of the world’s most exciting sectors.

Herbert Smith Freehills – The future of law is here.

With an award-winning depth of expertise across a wide variety of sectors, geographies and legal specialisms, we’re the firm where you can build your future in law. 

By combining perspectives and potential from diverse backgrounds, we can offer our clients pioneering solutions. With our innovative and inclusive culture, we’re building a law firm ready to lead the future. Our progressive approach allows us to continually break new ground; whether it’s a complex international dispute or a billion-pound, cross-border deal. You’ll add your insight and expertise from day one.

Our work is incredibly varied. We provide top-quality tailored legal advice to major corporations, governments and financial institutions as well as various commercial organisations. We operate at the forefront of many exciting sectors and no other firm has more Chambers rankings.

Our dispute resolution practice is widely recognised as number one globally and this includes both our leading international arbitration practice and award-winning in-house advocacy unit. We can therefore offer a complete litigation service and a realistic alternative career to the Bar. We also specialise in finance, competition, regulation and trade, intellectual property, real estate and more. As a truly global law firm, we do this by attracting the brightest minds across the world to collaborate on work which has an international impact. 

At Herbert Smith Freehills, we recognise and appreciate all the differences that make each of us unique. Our culture of inclusion that fosters these differences is fundamental to our business and the diverse clients and communities we work with. Embracing a diversity of backgrounds and views means we attract and retain the best talent and continue to do the pioneering work that offers our clients the most considered and effective advice.

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