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20 common law interview questions
Here are the questions you're most likely to be asked in an interview for a vacation scheme or training contract in commercial law
Law fairs: advice from a graduate recruiter
Caroline Sarson, Graduate Recruitment and Development Manager at global law firm Mayer Brown, gives us her law fair advice
City law firm applications: the recruiter's perspective
Caroline Sarson, Graduate Recruitment and Development Manager at global law firm Mayer Brown, on what the recruitment process looks like from her side
Haven't got a training contract yet? 5 common application mistakes that you could be making
Advice from Kaplan Law School's Head of Careers and a personal perspective from a student
Balancing the legal profession
Keely Lockhart asks if law firms are doing enough to promote social diversity
Law societies: why you should join one
If you're interested in a career in law, signing up is a savvy step
Law firm applications: interviews and assessment days
Anna Cooke, recruitment manager at PwC Legal, explains what large commercial law firms look for at this stage of the recruitment process
Law firm applications: how to do your research
Kaplan Law School Careers Service on the best way to go about it
Experience that'll impress law firms
Norton Rose Fulbright recruiter Caroline Lindner tells us about the experiences that will impress a commercial law firm
Law firm applications: written applications
Charlotte Hannan, Recruitment Officer at Shearman & Sterling explains what large commercial firms look for in a written application
Answering commercial awareness questions
For interview at a law firm, you'll need to be commercially aware. Here The Gateway shows you how it's done
Careers clinic: law
Solving your job-related problems - here we focus on the legal industry
How to get an offer from a law firm
What are firms looking for in your application and in interviews?
How to get into law if you can't get a training contract
A run-down of some routes into a legal career that you may not have considered
Law firms' favourite interview questions - and how to answer them
Advice from Alison Peyton and Diana Spoudeas, graduate recruiters at top City firms Hogan Lovells and Jones Day
Winning a training contract: applications and interviews
Discover how you can stand out from the competition
10 steps to getting into a top law firm
What can you do to build a successful application while you're at university?
What it takes to get a training contract and succeed at a City law firm
Hogan Lovells graduate recruitment partner Lawson Caisley on how to get a training contract, complete it successfully, and continue to progress
Courting a job in the law?
Susan Hazledine discusses recruitment, applications and expectations at Allen & Overy, one of the leading London law firms.
Law firm intentions?
Paul Harris from All About Law, tells you how to make an outstanding training contract application
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