Meet the Recruiter
This section aims to dissect that most-powerful personality, the graduate recruiter. We have – on your behalf – cut them open, rummaged around in their insides and examined what makes them tick. The resulting profiles are a great way for you to get a sense of the men and women who have the ability to welcome you to the profession with open arms or close the proverbial door in your face.
This week's featured recruiter
- Kate Osborne
Experienced City recruiter Kate Osborne has a wealth of wisdom to share about the world of commercial law. Read on for advice on applying to US firm Kirkland & Ellis, whose London office is based in the city’s glamorous Gherkin.
Recently featured recruiters
- Sophie Tughan-Jones
Freshfields’ trainee recruitment manager Sophie Tughan-Jones got her foot in the legal graduate recruitment door by chatting to people at a party – this, and many other top tips, are contained within.
- Victoria Bradley
Choosing a firm based on whether its culture is right for you is just one of the nuggets of wisdom dispensed by Shearman & Sterling’s recruitment manager, Victoria Bradley. Read on to find out more about applying to and training at this US-headquartered commercial firm.
- Sarah Harte
Sarah Harte is Taylor Wessing’s graduate recruitment officer – this way for advice on applying for a training contract at this full-service commercial firm that is also famed for its swanky roof-terrace socials.
- Puneet Tahim
DLA Piper’s Puneet Tahim has plenty of excellent advice to offer on navigating the choppy waters of graduate recruitment, from the vantage point of six years at the firm and many more in recruitment. SeaWorld’s loss was law’s gain…
- Carly Gilberg
Having practised as a solicitor for over four years before making the move into graduate recruitment, Carly Gilberg knows as well as anyone what it takes to secure a training contract. Read on for her application advice.