Bristol career insights: you at your best

3 December 2018, 6.00 PM - 3 December 2018, 9.00 PM

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP, Cannon Place, 78 Cannon Street, London, EC4N 6AF

Get practical guidance, career insights and insider advice on recruitment at our next employability event in London

4 pm Graduate careers appointments 
6 pm Doors open
6:30 pm Talks from our key speakers
7:45 pm Networking over food and drinks

Graduate careers appointments

The evening will start with a limited number of 1-to-1 graduate careers appointments. Book an appointment online to review your CV or an application you are working on with a member of the Careers Service.

Jonas Agesand (BSc 1999), Managing Director at Warburg Pincuss, has kindly offered 1-to-1 appointments for those interested in potential careers in private equity, fundraising and investor relations. Jonas heads Fundraising and Investor Relations in Europe and is a supporter of women seeking a career in private equity as they are underrepresented in this industry. Book an appointment online

Key speakers

Claire Young (BSc 2001) is an entrepreneur and Apprentice finalist. Claire was made famous by her role as the highly driven runner up of series four of ‘The Apprentice’, an experience which inspired her to set up her award-winning business 'School Speakers'. Claire is passionate about promoting entrepreneurship and enterprise, helping to raise aspirations, take off the blinkers and think big! An expert in personal branding Claire is well placed to advise on presenting yourself at your best. 

The Careers Service offer support to graduates in the years follow graduation. They will discuss how best you can maximise on the support on offer.


Following the talks, there will be the opportunity to network with a host of graduates over food and drinks. This is your chance to get advice on securing a place on a grad scheme, progressing up the ladder, exploring different paths or any other areas you would like to discuss.

Some of the alumni you can meet and chat with on the night include: 

Jonas Agesand (BSc 1999), Managing Director at Warburg Pincuss
Tom Alabaster (BSc 2001), Partner at Latham & Watkins
Paul Charlton (BA 2012), Management Consultant at KPMG
Harri Davies (LLB 2013), Operations Executive at Aspiring Solicitors
Hussam El-Sheikh
(MEng 2012), Founder and CEO of 9 Fin
Ashwin Grover (BSc 2004), Managing Director at Arcadia Partners
Steven Hunter (LLB 2013), Founder and CEO of 9 Fin
Stephanie North (LLB 2011), Corporate Governance Manager at Legal Services Board
Miles Pope (LLB 2015), Trainee Solicitor at CMS
Martha Watson (BSc 2016), Assistant Producer at Sky Sports
Claire Wolstenholme (BA 1997), Head of Events and Protocol at the Commonwealth Secretariat

Our thanks to Cheryl Gurnham (LLB 2000, LLM 2001) and the London Branch for kindly co-ordinating and hosting the event at CMS London. 

Cost Free to attend and open to final year students and recent graduates from all disciplines.

Booking Register for a place online

Contact information For further information please contact