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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DWF LLP

DWF LLP

  • Sarah Tucker

A key part of Sarah Tucker’s role at DWF is developing good relationships with vacation scheme and training contract candidates over the multiple stages of the firm’s recruitment process. Read on for her advice and insights. 

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

  • Emma Ridley

A qualified solicitor herself, Emma Ridley’s careers advice and application tips stem from first-hand experience of both sides of the process. Read on for her salient advice and to learn more about top US-headquartered firm, Kirkland & Ellis.

Taylor Wessing

Taylor Wessing

  • Lydia Block

Taylor Wessing is a people-focused, social firm where there is always something going on, as graduate recruitment adviser Lydia Block explains. Read on for more insights into the firm’s culture, as well as to learn about the emphasis on face-to-face interaction in the firm’s recruitment process and how its vacation scheme works.

Dentons

Dentons

  • Ellie Herve

Ellie may have only been at the firm for a few months, but she has a wealth of knowledge on what Dentons is looking for in candidates and how to shine in applications. It’s all about research!

Mayer Brown International LLP

Mayer Brown International LLP

  • Rebecca Player

Expert recruiter Rebecca Player shares valuable insights into her firm and its application process, from the open-to-all vacation scheme that forms the centre of Mayer Brown’s trainee recruitment, to opportunities for engagement on campus.