Location: Parliament Hall, St Andrews
We are delighted to welcome Ailsa Wilson QC, Hazel Scott and Stuart Waddell for a presentation and Q&A on a career in law.
Whether you haven't considered law as a career, definitely know it is for you, or are just interested in finding out what a legal career may involve and what opportunities are available, then this is the event for you.
For those of you applying for vacation schemes and training contracts, this is a unique chance to gain commercial awareness and key insights into the Energy Sector.
Ailsa Wilson QC is ranked in the Legal 500 Chambers and Partners 2014 as a 'Leading Individual'. She has practiced widely in various areas of the law since being called to the Bar in 1993. More recently, the focus of her practice has been on land-related disputes that include planning, environmental and other statutory regimes, Other areas of practice include; Commercial, Constitutional, Local Government and Shipping Law.
Separately, as a Standing Junior to the Advocate General, Ailsa Wilson has gained considerable experience in administrative and public law areas such as education, immigration, human rights and competition law.
Hazel Scott, Head of Infrastructure Legal, and Stuart Waddell, Head of Legal Commercial, lead the in-house legal team at SSE. SSE is a FTSE 100 company, listed on the London Stock Exchange, involved in the generation, transmission, distribution and supply of electricity, in the production, storage, distribution and supply of gas and in other energy services.
The event will start with networking drinks before Ailsa, Hazel and Stuart present on their career experiences, what their roles involve and advice on pursuing law. Ailsa will provide advocacy tips - perfect for those wishing to become involved in mooting! Post-presentation there will be a Q&A session and dinner in St Andrews.