KPUM X UKSLSS Spring Gala 2022
Feb 26, 2022 - Holiday Inn Camden Lock, London
A night filled with singing, dancing and socialising, UKSLSS and KPUM held a joint social event this year. Malaysian and Singaporean law students in the UK were given a chance to intermingle and have fun in a non-professional setting.
Bar Careers Talk 2021
Dec 4, 2021 @ China Exchange, Prudential Hall, London
Over the weekend, the UKSLSS organised the Bar Careers Talk where our members heard from a panel of highly successful barristers. The barrister in the UK is a prestigious role which calls on lawyers who have the deepest passion for advocacy and the grit to forge an independent career.
What Law School Didn't Teach Me - Finance & Projects
Dec 3, 2021 - Virtual Event
As part of UKSLSS's flagship industry series, lawyers from Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow (Finance & Projects specialisation) share personal experiences about their journeys to entering the legal profession, and what they wished they had known during the process.
Vacation Scheme Help Desk 2021
Oct 24, 2021 - Virtual Event
As always, UKSLSS is grateful for the trainees and associates from top London law firms who take time off to share with us their personal experiences. The speakers talked about what it means to work away from home, as well as gave our members some tips to secure a training contract.
Sept 22-24, 2021 - Virtual Event
The world’s leading law and tech conference discussed deliberate developments and innovations in the law of technology and the technology of law. This event allowed UKSLSS members to gain knowledge in an area of law which has become increasingly relevant throughout the past few years. Our members were also fortunate enough to have the opportunity to connect with some of the brightest legal professionals and technologists.
Singapore Legal Forum 2021
Aug 21, 2021 - Virtual Event
Held virtually due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we had four exciting panel discussions this year - Dispute Resolution, Corporate, International Arbitration, and a Careers panel, followed by a virtual Careers Fair, where UKSLSS members learned more about individual firms. The SCLR 2021 was also launched here.
Freshers' Welcome Call 2021
Jul 24, 2021 - Virtual Event
Similar to last year, freshers had the chance to learn more about UKSLSS and the possibility of becoming a University Representative. Freshers learnt a lot more about the society's upcoming events of the year, as well as mingled with one another.
UKSLSS Pre-University Webinar 2021
Feb 27, 2021 - Virtual Event
Newly introduced this year, this event is relevant to all pre-university students considering a degree in law in the UK. From university life to specific information about the modules, the UKSLSS Uni Reps and Exco members came together and discussed them. They also answered questions potential UK law students had.
Bar Careers Talk 2020
Dec 12, 2020 - Virtual Event
The BCT is aimed at those interested in pursuing a career at the English Bar. Although open to international candidates, there are challenges that internationals should be mindful of; these are addressed in this informational session, followed by a Q&A with the panel speakers.
Vacation Scheme Help Desk 2020
Oct 24, 2020 - Virtual Event
Once again, the UKSLSS partnered with SYNC to hold the VacScheme Help Desk, which has, year on year, received an overwhelmingly positive response. This year, UKSLSS members had the opportunity to hear from Singaporean lawyers working in Magic/Silver Circle and American law firms.
Fresher's Welcome Call 2020
Oct 3 & 10, 2020 - Virtual Event
Here, freshers had the chance to learn more about UKSLSS and possibly even becoming a University Representative. Not only did they get to meet our members, they also got the chance to engage in a fun pub quiz (yes, very British) with their peers!
Singapore Legal Forum 2020
Aug 22, 2020 - Virtual Event
In accordance to the global pandemic, this year's event was held virtually, discussing the topical theme of "Navigating the New Normal". Our speakers this year include leading industry practitioners in dispute resolution, international corporate law and legal technology.
Vacation Scheme Help Desk 2019
Nov 2, 2019 @ UCL Wilkins Gustave, London
Members enjoyed an insightful panel discussion with trainee solicitors and associates from various Magic Circle and international law firms regarding applications for vacation schemes and training contracts, and their experiences working in the UK.
Singapore Legal Forum 2019
Aug 24, 2019 @ Singapore National Gallery
Back at it again with our annual event! This year, the theme was: "The Legal Industry of Tomorrow: Our Race for Relevance". The session focused on how UKSLSS members can strive to be better adapted to the constant changes faced by the legal industry, from technology disruptions to transforming business models. Very relevant in today's world.
Fireside Chat with Walter Woon 2018
Nov 14, 2018 @ Singapore High Commission, London
In partnership with the Overseas Singapore Unit (OSU) and the Singapore High Commission in London, UKSLSS members were offered the wonderful opportunity to hear from Professor Walter Woon, SC and Dean of the Singapore Institute of Legal Education.
University Court Friends Programme Appreciation Tea 2018
Sept 18, 2018
The Community Justice Centre (Singapore) concluded the 2018 University Court Friends Programme with an Appreciation Tea for all the volunteers on the Scheme, including UKSLSS members who were selected to participate in it. We hope that the participants had a fruitful experience and look forward to a successful 2019 collaboration with the CJC as well!
Social Events 2018
Jan 27, 2018 @ Various locations
Over the weekend, Uni Reps organised successful social events for the UKSLSS members. In London, members participated in deer-watching and sight-seeing at Richmond Park. Whilst in Warwick, students enjoyed a cosy meal together. Finally, in Bristol, students had a fun-filled bowling night. The UKSLSS isn't just about law; we also have fun!
Vacation Scheme Help Desk 2017
Nov 25, 2017 @ KCL Strand Campus, London
As always, this event was hosted in conjunction with SYNC (Singapore Young professionals in Network Community). Trainee solicitors and associates in the UK participated in a panel discussion, followed by a networking session, enabling UKSLSS members to gain insights into the work culture in London.
Singapore Legal Forum 2017
Aug 5, 2017 @ NTUC Centre, Singapore
In this year's edition of our flagship event, students engaged with local legal developments surrounding the theme: ""What Next for Singapore Law". The forum is centred around the ever-changing landscape of industries in Singapore and what aspiring law students should be on the lookout for, in terms of the legal landscape.
Vacation Scheme Help Desk 2016
Nov 26, 2016 @ KCL Strand Campus, London
We were pleased to have Jia-Yi, Peng Kun, Jonathan, Rachel, Constance, and Praveetha to join us on the panel. They were Singaporean lawyers working in the UK who have kindly volunteered to share their personal experiences with our aspiring lawyers. The session provided our students with many insights and considerations to account for when choosing a country to practise law in.
Singapore Legal Forum 2016
Aug 13, 2016 @ One Marina Boulevard, Singapore
The UKSLSS's annual flagship event. This year's theme was 'The Globalising Legal Industry', and our students had the honour of hearing from the Honorable Justice Quentin Loh, Judge of the High Court of Singapore, as well as many other senior lawyers from eminent firms. This event also saw the launch of Lex Loci 2016, the UKSLSS's Annual Legal Journal (see Past Publications).
Singapore Legal Forum 2015
Aug 15, 2015 @ Supreme Court, Singapore
SLF 2015 focused on the legal Career and Life Lessons. Not only did members leave the SLF with much more wisdom, they also gained much more insight into how to make one of the toughest decisions that aspiring lawyers have to make: how to choose a practice.