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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Ropes & Gray International LLP

Ropes & Gray International LLP

  • Katy McAteer

Global law firm Ropes & Gray has gone from strength to strength in recent years and its London office is an integral part of that success. HR guru Katy McAteer explains how the firm is moving to make its vacation scheme its primary UK recruitment tool and offers some valuable insights into the firm’s approach to recruitment. 

Trowers & Hamlins LLP

Trowers & Hamlins LLP

  • Anup Vithlani

Some like it hot, and that's certainly how Trowers & Hamlins' graduate recruitment manager likes his Nando's. Find out more about Anup Vithlani and his taste buds of steel, here.

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright

  • Gemma Barns

Spending time at the McLaren Honda Technology Centre is just one of the perks of the job for Gemma Barns, senior graduate recruitment adviser at Norton Rose Fulbright. Read on to learn more about this and the many other great things about working at this super firm.

Shoosmiths

Shoosmiths

  • Samantha Hope

When she’s not imagining life as a deli owner or listening to random playlists on Spotify, Samantha Hope is Shoosmiths’ grad rec guru; she suggests we should all embrace failure, among many other sound pieces of advice.

White & Case LLP

White & Case LLP

  • Christina Churchman

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