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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Winckworth Sherwood LLP

Winckworth Sherwood LLP

  • Joanna Clark

Joanna Clark is keen that prospective trainees know all about the friendly culture and diverse practice that characterise Winckworth Sherwood. Read on to deepen your understanding of this interesting, central London firm.

White & Case LLP

White & Case LLP

  • Christina Churchman

Graduate resourcing & development manager Christina Churchman is looking to recruit keen and motivated individuals who want to work at the "truly global" White & Case.

BLM

BLM

  • Keely Nelson

Unlike at some firms, Keely Nelson and her team at BLM carefully read every training contract application themselves to gain a rounded view of each candidate, not just their academics. Read on to learn more about what BLM values in its recruits.

Slaughter and May

Slaughter and May

  • Janine Arnold

Don’t be fooled by what you might have heard about Slaughter and May – as trainee recruitment manager Janine Arnold attests, it’s an accessible firm with a friendlier culture than its name suggests to augment its elite-level practices. Read on for an insight into the firm and its recruitment process.

Mayer Brown International LLP

Mayer Brown International LLP

  • Charlotte Hart

Former high-end wine taster and alternative folk aficionado Charlotte Hart offers useful tips on how to be recruited by Mayer Brown, as well as insights into the firm itself.