On 29 February, My Plus Consulting hosted more than 40 delegates for a Graduate Recruiter’s Disability Café to look at how uniform recruitment processes may potentially exclude otherwise talented individuals from roles which they are more than competent of fulfilling.
LawCareers.Net was lucky enough to be invited to the OPEN event hosted at Linklaters earlier this month.
‘Open 2012’, which will take place on 3 February, will give aspiring lawyers with disabilities the opportunity to take part in a number of workshops and presentations with law firms Allen & Overy, Ashurst, Clifford Chance, Eversheds, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Hogan Lovells and Linklaters.
Trainees, partners and recruiters from Linklaters, Hogan Lovells, Clifford Chance, Freshfields and Allen & Overy came to meet talented disabled students and graduates aspiring to a career in law.
Last year Helen Cooke, Director My Plus Consulting, joined a small team to put together a projected aimed at engaging with children on the autistic spectrum.