Law careers fair

Law Careers Fair

The information below relates to our 2016 event. Our 2017 fair dates will be released shortly and bookings will open in February/March. 

Wednesday 16 November 2016
The Great Hall, Streatham Campus

This fair is open to law firms, barristers' chambers, training providers and those offering further study opportunities. Exeter students from any discipline and year group can attend. Students are advised to use the fair to meet and find out more about particular exhibitors and also build upon any existing research they have undertaken.

Please be aware that a small group of year 13 students participating in the Pathways to Law programme will also be in attendance.  

Please note this fair is not suitable for those offering volunteering opportunities. 


The 2016 Law Careers Fair is now fully booked. 2017 dates will be released in due course. 


Organisation Type


  • Recruitment Agencies and Job Portals*
£475 + VAT
  • Private Sector
  • Central Government (including regional branches)
£425 + VAT
  • Local Government
  • Professional Bodies and Associations
  • Large (over 250 staff) Not for Profit organisations
  • Higher Education Institutions
£275+ VAT
  • Small and Medium Enterprises (250 or fewer staff/less than £50 million turnover based in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset only)
  • Small (fewer than 250 staff) Not for Profit organisations
  • Registered Charities (over 250 staff and recruiting to paid positions)
£150 + VAT
  • Registered Charities (under 250 staff and recruiting to paid positions)
£100 + VAT

*Due to high demand for this event, we have had to limit the number of spaces available to recruitment agencies and jobs portals to a maximum of three. If you fall within this category, you are strongly advised to book promptly to avoid disappointment. 

If more than one Tier applies to your organisation, please note that you will be required to pay the higher charge. If you have any queries, please contact us.

The charges include:

  • a stand space (2m width x 1.5m depth x 2m height)
  • one table and 2 chairs
  • an electrical point
  • a standard entry in our fair booklet
  • hyperlink from the Career Zone’s website to your organisation’s website.
  • wi-fi access
  • lunch for 2 exhibitors (additional lunches will be chargeable)
  • tea, coffee, water and biscuits available throughout the day
  • use of the complimentary coach to and from the train station
  • car parking permit for one vehicle (additional parking spaces will be chargeable)

Invoicing will take place after the event. Failure to provide accurate invoicing details may result in a processing fee of up to £30.

The sponsorship package has been secured for 2016. 

A hot lunch will be available for exhibitors at the nearby Terrace Restaurant from 11.30am. Tickets are distributed to exhibitors on the day.

Additional lunches can be booked in advance. They are charged at £6.25+VAT per head (inclusive of tea, coffee, water and biscuits throughout the day). 

The fair will take place in the Great Hall, University of Exeter, Stocker Road, Exeter, Devon EX4 4PZ.  Fair opening times are 13:00-16:00.

Access to the building is from 09:00 to 17:00. Student helpers will be available throughout these times to assist.

In 2015 we had 72 exhibitors and approximately 950 students visit the fair. A selection of exhibitor quotes are below:


"Best quality of students I have seen."

"Very well organised event."

"Some very well prepared students."

"Very well attended, thoroughly worthwhile event."

"Very engaged, brilliant attendance."


100% of respondents confirmed they would recommend the event to other organisations.


View our brochure to see the range of exhibitors who attended. 

Deliveries in advance of the fair date will only be accepted on 17 November between 9:00 – 16:00. Deliveries on the day are not accepted. All deliveries are the responsibility of the exhibiting organisation. The University of Exeter cannot accept responsibility for any loss of, or damage to, items that are delivered to campus.

It is the responsibility of the exhibitors to ensure that any goods for collection are packaged and labelled accordingly. Items must be collected no later than 17:00 on the day of the fair.

Cancellation must be received in writing by emailing Natalie Luscombe, Employer Liaison Officer ( by Wednesday 28 September 2016. Cancellations received after this date will result in the full cost being incurred. Failure to attend the Fair, regardless of reason, will result in the full charge being levied.


To discuss inclusion in the Law Careers Fair, please contact:

Natalie Luscombe
Employer Liaison Officer
Tel: 01392 724418