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DWF Young Professionals Network Hub

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Bringing together Young Professionals from all industries and sectors.

Welcome to the DWF Young Professionals Network Hub. Our mission is to deliver an exciting and engaging international programme of webinars, panel discussions, newsletters, round tables and networking events relevant to ambitious young professionals. Read below to find out more about the Network and how you and your colleagues can get involved.

Click below to sign up for Young Professionals updates. Please ensure you click "Yes, I would like to receive business communications, sector insights and event information from DWF via Email." and scroll to the bottom of the list and tick "Young Professionals".

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Why join?

Networking in the early stages of your career helps give you a ready-made network of contacts to help and support you as you make your way up the career ladder, gaining new skills to help steer and shape your own company's direction.

The DWF Young Professionals Network is completely free to join. By signing up to our newsletters and joining our events you will have the opportunity to develop good professional relationships and build your network in a friendly, relaxed and approachable environment. There will also be opportunities to enhance your knowledge via educational events and updates arming you with useful tips and ideas that you can apply to your own careers. There is no cost to join.

How do you get involved?

Join the mailing list and keep up to date with our regular events and communications by subscribing to our mailing list and ensuring you tick the "young professionals" option when opting in. You can also keep up to date with our latest news and events by following us on our dedicated LinkedIn page.

For any queries relating to the network please contact the Young Professionals Network co-chairs Nikki Hussey and Thomas Charnley.

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What is the DWF Young Professionals Network?

What is the DWF Young Professionals Network?
The DWF Young Professionals Network is a global professional forum aimed at bringing together Young Professionals from all industries and sectors. Our forum is driven by a collective group of passionate Young Professionals from within DWF that aim to offer members an opportunity to expand their professional networks through learning & development, educational events, regular communications and socials.

Who is the Young Professionals Network for?

Who is the Young Professionals Network for?
The DWF Young Professionals Network is for any young professional from any sector who is looking to expand their business networks with like-minded people that are at the earlier stages of their careers. There is no age limit to joining the network but our programme and events are aimed at professionals, which are up to and around the associate/manager level.

What does the Network do?

What does the Network do?
The group provides valuable networking opportunities through a varied programme of activity including events focused on topical issues, panel debates, legal updates and relaxed socials alongside a regular e-newsletter containing articles, hot topic discussions, Q&As and relevant news and information.

Who are we?

Who are we?
Our committee is formed of enthusiastic and ambitious young professionals who drive the delivery and direction of the Network globally.

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