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.

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Taylor Wessing

Taylor Wessing

  • Sarah Harte

Sarah Harte is Taylor Wessing’s graduate recruitment officer – this way for advice on applying for a training contract at this full-service commercial firm that is also famed for its swanky roof-terrace socials.

Hogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells

  • Catherine Griffiths

Catherine Griffiths of Hogan Lovells offers excellent advice on how to impress at law fairs, the skills needed to shine as a trainee and much more. Read on for her words of wisdom and depiction of life at this international firm.

Clyde & Co LLP

Clyde & Co LLP

  • Ed Mills-Webb, Caroline Walsh, Hayley Ives and David Wilson

Clyde & Co’s graduate recruitment team have plenty of application and interview wisdom to share, plus insights into life at this great firm – read on to learn more.

DLA Piper UK LLP

DLA Piper UK LLP

  • Linda Luong

Linda Luong of DLA Piper likes cheese, travelling and Fleetwood Mac, and knows a lot about how to impress graduate recruiters like her. Read her sound advice to put yourself ahead of the pack. 

DWF LLP

DWF LLP

  • Emma Hardman

Emma Hardman 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.