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
- 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.
Recently featured recruiters
- Miriam Dunlop
Miriam Dunlop has significant experience in the legal graduate world; read on for her take on what you need to do to succeed and what you need to avoid.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.