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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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.

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

  • Olivia Ponton

Olivia Ponton loves getting out onto campus and spreading the word about Herbert Smith Freehills and all it has to offer lawyers of the future. Learn more about the firm – and the recruiter – by reading on. 

Dentons

Dentons

  • Amy McCarthy

Amy McCarthy is part of the graduate recruitment team at the largest law firm in the world; learn why you too might want to work at the global behemoth that is Dentons.

Vinson & Elkins RLLP

Vinson & Elkins RLLP

  • Sarah Stockley

Member of the graduate recruitment team and baking enthusiast, Sarah Stockley knows what it is like to be a trainee at Vinson & Elkins, and can tell you all. Learn more about her role and the sorts of things you can expect as a trainee at Vinson & Elkins.