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Competition for training contracts is at an all-time high. In its Winter 2015 graduate recruitment survey, the Association of Graduate Recruiters reported that law firms receive 42 applications for every training contract vacancy they advertise.
Alex de JonghBates Wells Braithwaite
University of Oxford | Senior Associate
BWB is big enough to attract the highest profile clients, within the charity and social enterprise sector but also far beyond, but small enough to give lawyers real autonomy and client exposure from an early stage.
Last year I sent off over 50 training contract applications, but wasn't invited for a single interview. What am I doing wrong? How can I improve things this year?