Legal interviews – prepare to succeed!

You’ve secured an interview with one of your target firms/chambers.  Savour the moment! The recruitment process for law firms and barristers’ chambers is challenging and this is a great result. You’ve completed significant preparation to get to this stage.  Build on this to successfully navigate the sort of questions you will be asked at interview. … More Legal interviews – prepare to succeed!

Vacation scheme and training contract applications

Securing a training contract (or vacation scheme) is highly competitive and you’re likely to be competing against hundreds, possibly thousands of other applicants. In April 2021, a recruiter at an international law firm said that they received 1600 applications for their vacation scheme with only 20 places available. Getting through to the next stage of the selection … More Vacation scheme and training contract applications

Legal Cover Letters

A covering letter is a business letter which you use as part of the application process to emphasise your motivation and suitability for specific opportunities.  Your cover letter should accompany your CV (unless otherwise stated) and be tailored to the employer and job role based on your research.  It provides relevant information which goes beyond … More Legal Cover Letters