This section offers you profiles of the men and women who have the ability to welcome you to the legal profession with open arms or close the door in your face. Read on for info on what makes them tick, what impresses them and what makes each of their firms unique.

This week's featured recruiter

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Addleshaw Goddard

Addleshaw Goddard

  • Samantha Vecchione

Samantha Vecchione has recruited talent across a whole range of industries before joining Addleshaw Goddard, adding up to a deep understanding of the different strands that make up a law firm and a wealth of application wisdom which she kindly shares here, so read on!

White & Case LLP

White & Case LLP

  • Christina Churchman

Graduate resourcing & development manager Christina Churchman is looking to recruit keen and motivated individuals who want to work at the "truly global" White & Case.

Taylor Wessing

Taylor Wessing

  • 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.

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

  • Aisling Barnes

Aisling Barnes is passionate about recruitment and has a wealth of information and advice for aspiring lawyers looking to apply for a training contract or vacation scheme place. Read on to learn more about CMS and the process for joining this prestigious, full-service firm.

Shearman & Sterling (London) LLP

Shearman & Sterling (London) LLP

  • Katie Makey

Katie Makey has a wealth of experience in the grad rec world; ignore her wisdom and advice at your peril! Learn more about her role within international firm Shearman & Sterling.