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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DWF LLP

DWF LLP

  • Emma Byers

Emma Byers has plenty of recruitment insight to share about DWF, including advice on the video interview component of the firm’s application process for training contracts. Read on to learn more.

DLA Piper UK LLP

DLA Piper UK LLP

  • Katie Sands

Katie Sands is the UK graduate recruitment and development manager at DLA Piper. She is based at the London office and joined the firm in December 2016.

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

  • 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.

TLT LLP

TLT LLP

  • 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.

Vinson & Elkins RLLP

Vinson & Elkins RLLP

  • 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.