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In-House v. Private Practice Panel Event
In-House v. Private Practice Panel Event

Thu, 05 May


BPP Leeds

In-House v. Private Practice Panel Event

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Time & Location

05 May 2022, 18:00

BPP Leeds, Whitehall 2, Whitehall Quay, Leeds LS1 4HR, UK

About the Event

Location:BPP Leeds, Whitehall 2, Whitehall Quay, Leeds LS1 4HR

Date: Thursday 5 May 2022

Time:Arrival from 6pm. Panel talk starts at 6.30pm

Sponsors:Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment

Leeds Junior Lawyers Division and BUPA, in sponsorship with Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment, are proud to present an exciting open panel talk with solicitors working across a variety of in-house and private practice organisations. The event will provide an informative comparison in to the differences of working in-house and private practice. The panellists will share  their legal journeys and discuss  topics such as training, qualification, support, opportunities and work-life balance, as well as answering any questions from the audience.

The event is open to all who are interested in pursuing a legal career. The panel talk will last approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour which will be followed by the opportunity to network with the panel and your peers with drinks and nibbles.

The event is FREE to attend although tickets must be obtained in advance to secure your place. Tickets can only be obtained via the Leeds JLD website at:

Our panel consists of:

- Owen Jones, In-House Solicitor at Bupa

- Helen Bailey, In-House Solicitor at

- John Purvis, In-House Solicitor at Leeds City Council

- Sarina Leone-Mazza, In-House Trainee Solicitor at Bupa

- Shanika Varga, Solicitor at Stowe Family Law and Vice President of Leeds Law Society;

- Rachael Wheatley, Trainee Solicitor at North Family Law

- Yasmin Walker, Trainee Solicitor at Ridley & Hall Solicitor

- Chiara D’Orazio, Trainee Solicitor at Hill Dickinson

If you have any questions about the event, please contact Harvey Blake (Leeds JLD) at and/or Sarina Leone-Mazza (Bupa) at

Please note by purchasing a ticket with us, you accept our terms and conditions for tickets. By attending a JLD event you understand that your photograph may be taken and posted in the public domain. If you do not want to have your photograph taken, please let us know before the event by emailing Please refer to our privacy policy for more information.


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