Top firms offer careers advice to year-twelve pupils

A series of events offering advice on higher education to Year-12 state school pupils are being hosted at seven universities this summer.

The free events, organised by Pure Potential, are being sponsored by 12 major law firms Addleshaw Goddard, Allen & Overy, Baker & McKenzie, Berwin Leighton Paisner, Clifford Chance, CMS Cameron McKenna, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Herbert Smith, Linklaters, Lovells, Norton Rose and Slaughter and May.

The universities hosting the events are Aston, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Southampton, Imperial College London and the London School of Economics.