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
- Natalie Perkin
Fancy getting your hands on a koozie or going to a Houston-based prom? Natalie Perkin, lawyer and grad rec decision maker, can tell you how. Learn more about her role and the sorts of things you can expect as a trainee at Vinson & Elkins.
Recently featured recruiters
- 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.
- 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.
- Rebecca Withers
London Grammar fan Rebecca Withers has plenty of advice to share on applying to a firm with the unique identity and specialisms of Ince & Co. Read on for her words of wisdom.
- Jess Heading
Formerly a commercial lawyer herself, the Beyoncé-loving Jess Heading knows just what it takes to be successful at a top firm like CMS. Read on for her expert advice.
- 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.