Careers in Law
Tuesday 9th March 2021 – 18:30

Join this webinar to gain an insight into the world of law.


Adam Cannon
Senior Legal Counsel, News UK for the Sun Newspaper.

As a senior Media Lawyer and qualified barrister, Adam has unparalleled expertise and experience in all issues of reputation management. He has a far-reaching network throughout the newspaper, broadcasting and online worlds as well as a profound understanding of the key issues within the media. This has developed from his 17 years working for two of the largest newspaper groups. He is sought out for advice management on all areas of reputation management, high-level and high stakes crisis communications, advocacy and general strategy.

He managed the editorial legal department and oversaw its budget, provided practical, commercial and legal advice with particular emphasis on defamation, contempt, reporting restrictions, copyright, and IPSO issues. He provided 24/7 support as well as practical media law training to journalists.

Previously, he was Group Legal Advisor at Associated Newspapers (The Daily Mail Group).

He was called to the Bar at Middle Temple in October 1997 and practiced for 5 years before moving in-house.

Adam studied law at Magdalene College, Cambridge. While there, he was elected President of the Cambridge Union.

Ollie Gordon
LLB Law (First Class Honours); LPC (Distinction);

Ollie is a Trainee Solicitor at Dentons UK and Middle East LLP. He is currently sitting in the Banking & Finance team focusing on non-contentious restructuring and insolvency, real estate finance, acquisition finance and general corporate lending. Previous seats include aviation finance & leasing as well as commercial real estate.

Jasmin Ferdinand
Inclusion & Community Engagement Manager Crown Prosecution Service.

Jasmin is an experienced manager with a demonstrated history of working within the public sector. Skilled in Coaching & Development, Sales, Training Delivery, Management and Employee Training.

Nick Singer
Nick Singer is a self-employed barrister who specialises in employment and personal injury law. He is based at 42 Bedford Row Chambers and has been there for 15 years. His work involves drafting documents, giving advice and appearing in court & tribunals.