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
- Emma Ridley
A qualified solicitor herself, Emma Ridley’s careers advice and application tips stem from first-hand experience of both sides of the process. Read on for her salient advice and to learn more about top US-headquartered firm, Kirkland & Ellis.
Recently featured recruiters
- Gemma Cowley
TLT’s Gemma Cowley regrets only one thing about leaving her job at Cadbury’s; no more access to the impressive treats cupboard. However, what she has lost in chocolate she has gained in fulfilling interactions with great students and a sparkling career in grad rec. Read on for more.
- Sarah Stockley
Member of the graduate recruitment team and baking enthusiast, Sarah Stockley knows what it is like to be a trainee at Vinson & Elkins, and can tell you all. Learn more about her role and the sorts of things you can expect as a trainee at Vinson & Elkins.
- 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.
- Germaine VanGeyzel
Having successfully resisted the urge to become a travel journalist, Germaine VanGeyzel has spent 16 years at Travers Smith honing her craft. She knows exactly what makes a successful interviewee and trainee; read on for her valuable insight.
- 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.