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.

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Slaughter and May

Slaughter and May

  • Janine Arnold

Don’t be fooled by what you might have heard about Slaughter and May – as trainee recruitment manager Janine Arnold attests, it’s an accessible firm with a friendlier culture than its name suggests to augment its elite-level practices. Read on for an insight into the firm and its recruitment process.

Nabarro LLP

Nabarro LLP

  • Mirrick Koh

Mirrick Koh of Nabarro is in the unique position of having been a lawyer at the firm before crossing over to graduate recruitment. His insight into and advice on everything from applications to law fairs is not to be ignored.

Trowers & Hamlins LLP

Trowers & Hamlins LLP

  • Anup Vithlani

Some like it hot, and that's certainly how Trowers & Hamlins' graduate recruitment manager likes his Nando's. Find out more about Anup Vithlani and his taste buds of steel, here.

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

  • Emma Clements

Herbert Smith Freehills’ Emma Clements shares advice on the firm’s vacation scheme, what it looks for in prospective trainees and how to make a stellar application.

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright

  • Kesh Kularatne

Learn more about what makes Norton Rose Fulbright tick from Kesh Kularatne, graduate recruitment adviser and secret McDonald’s lover.