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
- Samantha Hope
An enthusiast for skiing and the indie stylings of London Grammar, Samantha Hope is also Shoosmiths’ grad rec guru. Click this way for her application wisdom and for an insight into trainee life at Shoosmiths.
Recently featured recruiters
- Samantha Hill
Samantha Hill has recruited talent across a whole range of industries before joining Addleshaw Goddard, adding up to a deep understanding of the different strands that make up a law firm and a wealth of application wisdom which she kindly shares here, so read on!
- Lucy Lenygon
Lucy Lenygon is very clear on what Ashfords is looking for in its trainees. Find out whether you match up and more about life at this Southwest firm, which has plenty to offer aspiring solicitors.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.