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Shoosmiths

Summer Vacation Scheme Placement, Commercial at Shoosmiths

Application Advice: Research the firm, attend the Insight Evening and go to any events that Shoosmiths are running or attending. Make sure they know who you are before the application is submitted.

Interview Advice: Be yourself, make sure you allow your personality to shine. Make sure you know why Shoosmiths!

Industry: Law

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Shoosmiths

Trainee Solicitor, Corporate at Shoosmiths

Application Advice: Really think about the experiences you have had both in and out of the work place. Lots of applicants write about the DofE award - try to think outside of the box and use ALL of your experiences. You can so much more than you think from part-time jobs and volunteering opportunities.

Interview Advice: Be honest. If you don't know the answer to a question take a second to think about why you might be being asked it - can you think of a way that you could work out the answer? Keep an eye out in the media for interesting/controversial news articles. Research both sides of the argument and try to present your own well reasoned opinion.

Industry: Law

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Shoosmiths

Trainee Solicitor, Real Estate at Shoosmiths

Application Advice: I would say to do first drafts of your answers in a Word document, then the next day read over them and remove any superfluous wording or anything that makes it a bit long-winded. Those that are reading through applications will appreciate a concise answer!

Interview Advice: Make it as conversational as you can. Your interviewers are people too and probably enjoy a good chinwag! My training contract interview actually ran over as we were chatting. I think this enabled me to build up a good rapport (as well as being confident in my answers to their questions!)

Industry: Law

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Mills & Reeve LLP

Trainee Solicitor, at Mills & Reeve LLP

Application Advice: Make sure you tailor your application to the firm. Recruitment want to know why you want them in particular, not just why you want law. Also try to pull out examples that fit with the core values of the firm.

Interview Advice: Be yourself, the interviewers want to know that they can work with you on a day to day basis. Questions asked were a mix of competency questions, why Mills & Reeve and general commercial awareness.

Industry: Law

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Mills & Reeve LLP

Trainee Solicitor, Planning at Mills & Reeve LLP

Application Advice: Don't make small errors. Read the firm's core values, make it specific to M&R.

Interview Advice: Relax

Industry: Law

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Gowling WLG

Trainee Solicitor, Commercial Litigation at Gowling WLG

Interview Advice: Be yourself.

Industry: Law

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Mills & Reeve LLP

Trainee Solicitor, at Mills & Reeve LLP

Application Advice: Make sure that you always write in the active voice - this really changes the tone of your application and makes it much more enjoyable to read.

Interview Advice: Be yourself but yourself. It's difficult but try not to be robotic, the interviewers will want to see you for who you are in an interview. Also, take your time when answering questions, pausing is not a bad thing!

Industry: Law

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Gowling WLG

Trainee Solicitor, Commercial at Gowling WLG

Application Advice: The firm has grown significantly over the past 5 years and understanding the reasons and motivations behind the recent spate of mergers is key.

Interview Advice: The standard questions you probably get asked at every firm (e.g. why law, why Gowling, why commercial law, etc,) as well as more specific commercial and industry questions (e.g. biggest growth areas, impact of tech on the legal industry, challenges to the firm, etc).

Industry: Law

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Gowling WLG

Trainee, Commercial Litigation at Gowling WLG

Application Advice: Make yourself stand out - no generic answers! Take time to research and understand the firm you are applying to!

Interview Advice: Be yourself. Show enthusiasm and interest.

Industry: Law

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Blake Morgan

Trainee Solicitor, at Blake Morgan

Application Advice: Research the company and show what you can bring to the role.

Interview Advice: Be confident and don't be put off by tricky questions. Show that you are interested in the firm and have done your research.

Industry: Law

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Gowling WLG

Trainee Solicitor, at Gowling WLG

Application Advice: The firm now hires trainees through vacation schemes, which I didn't do. As a general rule, also double and triple check the application form for typos and other errors.

Interview Advice: The interviewers are not trying to catch you out. You can steer the conversation towards subjects that you are confident speaking about.

Industry: Law

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Gowling WLG

Trainee Solicitor, at Gowling WLG

Application Advice: Quality not quantity! Tailor your application to the firm.

Interview Advice: Show interest and enthusiasm and personality. Do your research and gain some experience.

Industry: Law

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Mills & Reeve LLP

Trainee Solicitor, Various at Mills & Reeve LLP

Application Advice: Get someone else to read it before submitting!

Interview Advice: Try to relax, the interviewers aren't there to trick you and genuinely want you to do well.

Industry: Law

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Blake Morgan

Trainee Solicitor, at Blake Morgan

Application Advice: Take time to prepare each answer and try to relate each answer back to the firms principles

Interview Advice: Prepare thoroughly

Industry: Law

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Mills & Reeve LLP

Mills & Reeve LLP

Interview Advice: Be yourself.

Industry: Law

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Mills & Reeve LLP

Trainee Solicitor, Food and Agriculture (Real Estate) at Mills & Reeve LLP

Application Advice: Do enough research into the firm to give well-thought out answers.

Interview Advice: Be yourself! They don't always want to know about your legal skills, but rather what other things you have done before coming to the firm, and what you enjoy in your spare time.

Industry: Law

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Gowling WLG

Trainee Solicitor, Commercial, IT and Outsourcing at Gowling WLG

Application Advice: When writing your application, ensure it is truly tailored to the firm you are applying to. Look at the firm's website and see what our key values are, and try and link your experience to those values. Use examples where possible.

Interview Advice: Be prepared. Be enthusiastic - the interviewers are looking for an interest/passion in something and will often look to see how you react when challenged.

Industry: Law

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Gowling WLG

Trainee Solicitor, Real Estate at Gowling WLG

Application Advice: Consider what makes the firm stand out. What is it about the culture of the firm that makes it different from others and what is your evidence for thinking this.

Interview Advice: Know why you want to work and don't be afraid to appear human. Every person can bring something different.

Industry: Law

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Mills & Reeve LLP

Trainee Solicitor, at Mills & Reeve LLP

Application Advice: In a world where nearly all applications are submitted online, I strongly recommend always taking the time to print off your application form and read thoroughly before submitting it. Typos and grammatical errors tend to be a lot more obvious when something is on paper in front of you.

Interview Advice: Be yourself. I found the whole application process at Mills & Reeve genuinely enjoyable as I felt everyone was really interested in getting to know me rather than it merely feeling like a constant 'test'.

Industry: Law

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Reed Smith

Trainee Solicitor, CDG at Reed Smith

Application Advice: Be yourself.

Interview Advice: Be yourself.

Industry: Law

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Reed Smith

Trainee Solicitor, Entertainment and Media at Reed Smith

Application Advice: Be different - show graduate recruitment what new skills or experience you can bring to the table.

Interview Advice: Try to demonstrate why you are passionate about becoming a lawyer.

Industry: Law

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Reed Smith

Trainee Solicitor, Commercial Dispute Resolution at Reed Smith

Application Advice: Do thorough research on the firm and see what differentiates it from other global City firms.

Interview Advice: Don't fixate on one area of law that you like. Chances are your interviewer won't be a specialist in that area, and so you may accidentally disparage their specialism. Try to keep an open mind when going into the training contract.

Industry: Law

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Reed Smith

Trainee Solicitor, at Reed Smith

Application Advice: Know why you are applying the firm you have chosen and know why you want to be a solicitor - every firm expects a solid answer on this point.

Interview Advice: If you respond to questions using the STAR formula (Situation, Task, Action, Result), you may find it easier to cover all of the necessary points that graduate recruitment are looking for.

Industry: Law

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Womble Bond Dickinson

Trainee, Commercial Property at Womble Bond Dickinson

Application Advice: Be honest and make the most of your experiences.

Interview Advice: Be yourself - they look for the personality that will fit the firm.

Industry: Law

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Womble Bond Dickinson

Trainee Solicitor, Various – Currently Pensions at Womble Bond Dickinson

Application Advice: Have a thorough understanding of why you wish to apply to the firm and have a strong commercial awareness.

Interview Advice: Remember that the interview is a two way process, it is an opportunity for you to get a feel for the firm as well as the firm to get a feel for you. Most importantly, be yourself and don't try to be somebody that you are not.

Industry: Law

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Womble Bond Dickinson

Trainee Solicitor, Corporate at Womble Bond Dickinson

Application Advice: Research the company and know about its key clients and any work they are currently doing.

Interview Advice: Let your personality come across in the interview.

Industry: Law

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Womble Bond Dickinson

Trainee Solicitor, Corporate Rail at Womble Bond Dickinson

Application Advice: Make sure you put your own personality down when answering the online questions; law firms are not looking for someone who is really good technically but lacks other qualities (such as communicating with people in an open and friendly manner) that can be gained through life experiences outside of work and study. Ultimately, you have to prove that you should be representing the firm in front of its clients.

Interview Advice: Always have some questions prepared to ask your interviewer(s) but make them something you are genuinely interested in finding out about and not just a hot topic issue that you think it might sound good to mention.

Industry: Law

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Womble Bond Dickinson

Trainee Solicitor, Projects and Procurement at Womble Bond Dickinson

Application Advice: Actually research and tailor your tc application to the firm you're applying for and always proof read and get others to proof read if possible. Mistakes are the most common reason for being rejected at the outset!

Interview Advice: Be honest with yourself about why you want to go into law and be able to fully explain why. Be yourself at interview and make sure that you find out if it is the right firm for you - interviews are a two way street!

Industry: Law

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Womble Bond Dickinson

Trainee Solicitor, Real Estate at Womble Bond Dickinson

Application Advice: Be yourself and show your personality. Research the company and show you understand how it is different to other law firms.

Interview Advice: Be yourself, prepare well with firm and clear reasons for why you want the job and why you want to work at WBD.

Industry: Law

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Reed Smith

Trainee Solicitor, Financial Industry Group at Reed Smith

Application Advice: Try to understand the firm's key practice areas and types of client before answering the application questions.

Interview Advice: Research the firm's culture and its practice areas - show some passion about both when answering questions.

Industry: Law

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Gowling WLG

Trainee Solicitor, at Gowling WLG

Application Advice: Make sure you research the firm so that this comes across in your application.

Interview Advice: Be prepared, and be yourself.

Industry: Law

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Gowling WLG

Trainee Solicitor, Projects at Gowling WLG

Application Advice: Be different and do your research. Meet the recruiters.

Interview Advice: Be truthful and candid.

Industry: Law

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Taylor Wessing LLP

Trainee Solicitor, Financial Services Regulatory at Taylor Wessing LLP

Application Advice: Come to as many firm events as possible (i.e. open days / networking events / vacation schemes) before applying for a training contract to gain a better insight into the firm and to set your application apart from others.

Interview Advice: Relax and try to enjoy it. You've already impressed a firm if you are through to the interview stage so try and have a conversation with the interviewers.

Industry: Law

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Reed Smith

Trainee Solicitor, Corporate at Reed Smith

Application Advice: Focus on your interest / experience in the industry.

Interview Advice: Don't refer to Reed Smith as a US law firm.

Industry: Law

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Mills & Reeve LLP

Mills & Reeve LLP

Application Advice: Research and find out as much about the firm you are applying to as possible. Look at recent blog posts and the firm's reported news. You can find out a lot about the firm and its culture through the various media outlets.

Interview Advice: Look at your application and think about the questions the interviewer may ask you as a result. Also, there is no harm in looking up and finding out about your interviewer before your interview.

Industry: Law

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Mills & Reeve LLP

Mills & Reeve LLP

Application Advice: Do your research, always proof read carefully and try to think of a different way of answering the questions to how everyone else is going to answer. When the person trawling through the applications sees something different, it will really stand out.

Interview Advice: Relax, be yourself and don’t overthink it. Let your personality come through.

Industry: Law

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Reed Smith

Reed Smith

Application Advice: Tailor it to the firm specifically as opposed to including generic statements that could be applied to any firm.

Interview Advice: Be yourself. Reed Smith has a very unique set of questions that do not follow the general structure of "why law?", but rather "What kind of company would you like to work for?", "Who inspires you?" and "Do you make mistakes?"

Industry: Law

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Mills & Reeve LLP

Trainee Solicitor, at Mills & Reeve LLP

Application Advice: Be aware there are several steps to the application process, it helps to note down key deadlines so you can ensure you have time to complete them.

Interview Advice: Be yourself, and be ready to have a conversation with your interviewer - they want to get to know you.

Industry: Law

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Womble Bond Dickinson

Trainee Solicitor, at Womble Bond Dickinson

Application Advice: Understand the firm and reasons for applying. Try to make yourself stand out from the crowd.

Interview Advice: Know what is going on in the business world. Especially the impact of artificial intelligence on the legal profession.

Industry: Law

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Womble Bond Dickinson

Trainee Solicitor, at Womble Bond Dickinson

Application Advice: Be yourself and show your enthusiasm for the firm, draw on experiences outside of the law

Industry: Law

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Womble Bond Dickinson

Trainee Solicitor, at Womble Bond Dickinson

Application Advice: Make sure you're answering the question being asked, and not what you want the question to be. Also, demonstrate that you have tailored the application to where you are applying - show off what you know.

Interview Advice: Be yourself and show your personality. It's a cliché, however firms are looking for someone who will be a great fit for the business.

Industry: Law

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Walker Morris LLP

Trainee Solicitor, at Walker Morris LLP

Application Advice: Ensure you tailor your application to the firm. Draw from a range of experiences when asked to demostrate skills and experience (i.e. some from academic activities, some from extra-curricular activities, some from work experience or part time jobs, some from sports teams or hobbies e.t.c) to show that you are well rounded.

Interview Advice: Ensure personality shines through rather than focusing solely on your "on paper" attributes. Have a positive attitude and be confident, if you are asked how you think certain parts of the application process went (e.g. a group assessment or mock negotiation) make sure you look for positive aspects.

Industry: Law

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Reed Smith

Trainee Solicitor, at Reed Smith

Application Advice: To attend open days and other networking events where the firm is in attendance so that applicants can speak to people working at the firm. This allows applicants to have a better understanding of what the culture of the firm is like and the type of work undertaken to be able to tailor their application better also.

Interview Advice: I would try and think about your strengths and weaknesses and have some examples of where these strengths have been displayed in previous experiences. This is because the interview is strengths based so the questions will be open ended thus requiring a more detailed response from candidates about their skills.

Industry: Law

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Gowling WLG

Trainee Solicitor, Banking & Finance at Gowling WLG

Application Advice: Attention to detail.

Interview Advice: Be yourself.

Industry: Law

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Reed Smith

Trainee, Corporate at Reed Smith

Application Advice: Give significant consideration into which law firms align with your interests and ambitions. 'One size fits all' applications are unlikely to be successful - and thinking this through will prepare you for the inevitable 'Why us?' question at interview. Try to demonstrate an understanding of how law firms work as a business and the challenges to the market.

Interview Advice: Think carefully about what you learnt from the previous job/life experiences listed in your CV - be prepared to talk about these. Have 1-2 thoughtful questions to ask the interviewer - perhaps on a firm's strategy and the legal market more broadly.

Industry: Law

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Reed Smith

Trainee Solicitor, at Reed Smith

Application Advice: Ensure that your application is tailored to the firm. Think about what sets Reed Smith apart from other law firms in the industry.

Interview Advice: Make sure you have answers to the obvious questions in advance, and keep up to date with recent changes / stories in the legal market.

Industry: Law

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Addleshaw Goddard LLP

Trainee Solicitor, Banking at Addleshaw Goddard LLP

Application Advice: This is echoed by every firm, however research of Addleshaw Goddard is key. Understanding the culture of the firm is vital as well as understanding the firm's sectorial approach. The firm is looking for ambitious individuals, therefore highlighting why you have a particular interest in the firm would be one of the first things sought by those reading your application.

Interview Advice: If you make it to the interview process, the firm clearly likes you so that is important to remember, so no need to feel nervous. The interview will test your competencies, however view the interview process as a two way street. The interviewers will want to get to know you better and you should seek to do the same, wanting to show enthusiasm and keenness towards the firm.

Industry: Law

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Womble Bond Dickinson

Trainee Solicitor, Oil & Gas at Womble Bond Dickinson

Application Advice: Try to gain as much experience outside the legal profession as you can.

Interview Advice: Be yourself.

Industry: Law

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Irwin Mitchell LLP

Trainee Solicitor, Corporate at Irwin Mitchell LLP

Application Advice: Don't undersell yourself - you only make one application per year! Ask lots of (honest) people to proof read your application. The more people that read it, the more people that will spot mistakes or ask questions that could prepare you for interview.

Interview Advice: Don't script any answers but make sure you know your CV / application very well and, where you have given opinions or made statements about your experience, be well prepared to discuss them in more detail!!

Industry: Law

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Irwin Mitchell LLP

Trainee Solicitor, Clinical Negligence at Irwin Mitchell LLP

Application Advice: Research the company and show that you are interested in what makes Irwin Mitchell stand out from other law firms.

Interview Advice: Show your personality, the firm like to know about your skills and interests outside law as well as your technical knowledge.

Industry: Law

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Irwin Mitchell LLP

Trainee Solicitor, Personal Injury at Irwin Mitchell LLP

Application Advice: Highlight any unique skills/interests/hobbies that you have that are not legal/law related and that make you stand out.

Interview Advice: Be yourself and relax, don't try to put on a front - being 'human' is the best thing you can be in an interview, otherwise you may come across as frosty/too serious.

Industry: Law

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Capital Law

Capital Law

Interview Advice: Research the company.

Industry: Law

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Reed Smith

Trainee, Media (secondment) at Reed Smith

Application Advice: Be thorough and don't be afraid to stand out

Interview Advice: Focus on your passions rather than just past experience

Industry: Law

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Reed Smith

Trainee, Finance at Reed Smith

Application Advice: Research law firm.

Interview Advice: Be yourself.

Industry: Law

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Walker Morris LLP

Trainee Solicitor, Real Estate at Walker Morris LLP

Application Advice: It is best to make sure the application is tailored to the firm and not a repeat of applications elsewhere. It is a very competitive market so it is good to have something that can help you stand out.

Interview Advice: Know your CV and application well and be prepared to answer questions on it. Also practice skills based competency tests.

Industry: Law

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Reed Smith

Trainee Solicitor, at Reed Smith

Application Advice: Try and tailor the application to Reed Smith as much as possible. Do your research. But make sure it reflects you in the best light possible also, linking that back into why you and the firm would be a great match.

Interview Advice: It is a strengths-based interview, so make sure that you prepare on that basis as it was quite different in structure to a normal competency-based interview. It is also imperative to demonstrate your interest in the firm.

Industry: Law

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Reed Smith

Trainee Solicitor, Corporate at Reed Smith

Application Advice: Know the sectors the firm works in and how that interests you. Draw on previous work experience if possible.

Interview Advice: Come prepared with really good questions for the 'do you have anything you'd like to ask us?' question at the end of the interview.

Industry: Law

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Reed Smith

Trainee Solicitor, Shipping at Reed Smith

Application Advice: Research the firm as much as possible and try and include the results of that research in the answers that you give.

Interview Advice: Do not appear over prepared or rehearsed. Answer the questions naturally as if it were a conversation and do not give the answer that you think they want to hear as opposed to the unique answer that you actually have thought of in the moment.

Industry: Law

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Severn Trent

Account Creation Team Manager, Developer Services at Severn Trent

Application Advice: Get across your personality and commitment to the water industry.

Interview Advice: Get across your ideas, draw in others views and forward a structured plan. 1-2-1 interview, be prepared to discuss you and where you see yourself in the business.

Industry: Law

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Pareto Law

Business Development Executive, Sales at Pareto Law

Application Advice: Be yourself - they don't want people telling them what they want to hear. Personality is key.

Interview Advice: They ask a lot about your CV. Why Pareto?

Industry: Law

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Mills & Reeve LLP

Trainee Solicitor, Employment at Mills & Reeve LLP

Application Advice: Really try to demonstrate your commercial knowledge and give evidence that you have had positions of responsibility before - getting involved in societies at university is a good place to start. Proofreading is a must!

Interview Advice: I was asked for practical examples of the qualities I had described in my application, such as leadership or decision making skills. You should also be prepared to talk about current commercial issues and how they might impact the firm.

Industry: Law

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Mills & Reeve LLP

Trainee Solicitor, at Mills & Reeve LLP

Application Advice: Be very selective about which firms you want to work at. It is better to do a few good applications where you genuinely mean what you say than churn out loads of mediocre applications.

Interview Advice: Be yourself! Even though that sounds really cheesy, if you've found the right firm for you and done your research then the best thing you can do is relax and let your personality and natural enthusiasm for the job and firm shine through.

Industry: Law

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Reed Smith

Trainee Solicitor, Energy and Natural Resources at Reed Smith

Application Advice: Target your application - if you are particularly interested in a particular area, which you know Reed Smith specialize in, use that in your application, link it to your own experiences, whether legal or not.

Interview Advice: Breathe, smile and be honest, by that I mean don't try to be someone you are not; this is a firm that respects individuality.

Industry: Law

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Reed Smith

Trainee Solicitor, at Reed Smith

Application Advice: Tailor your application to the role - be specific.

Interview Advice: Make sure you can answer 'why the firm?'

Industry: Law

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Reed Smith

Trainee Solicitor, Shipping at Reed Smith

Application Advice: Honesty

Interview Advice: Approach case study in a logical and structured manner

Industry: Law

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Peninsula

Peninsula

Application Advice: Important to have HR experience or experience within a business and be good at problem solving.

Interview Advice: Know a lot about the company and how it works.

Industry: Law

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Peninsula

Employment Law Consultancy, Advisory at Peninsula

Application Advice: Make sure your CV is up to date and includes the skills that you could bring to the company. Research Peninsula and personalise your CV and application to suit the business.

Interview Advice: I would advise making yourself aware of any recent updates within HR and Employment Law as you will need to be able to demonstrate knowledge in both the initial interview stages and the assessment centre. If you are lucky enough to make it onto the assessment day I would advise researching Peninsula and demonstrating how your skill set would suit working here. In the group tasks on the assessment day, as well as looking at things from a best practice HR perspective, I would advise thinking commercially, and looking at what decision would benefit the business in question as Peninsula ultimately work for employers! Finally, don't worry if you don't feel you have enough HR or legal experience, the graduate scheme is there to provide you with the training - so as cliche as it sounds just be yourself throughout the process!

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Peninsula

Graduate Employment Law Consultant, Advisory at Peninsula

Application Advice: Applied via a graduate job site. Submitted my CV, took part in a telephone interview and invited to assessment centre. The process was very professional and I was asked to attend the next available assessment centre after the telephone interview.

Interview Advice: Ensure you've read up on recent developments in employment as this knowledge will come in very useful during the assessment centre and interview. Clearly demonstrate the skills you possess and how you will use these skills to offer a fantastic service to Peninsula's clients. Don't be afraid to show your personality. You will spend a lot of time interacting with clients and during these interactions knowledge alone will not be enough; it's essential you can demonstrate what else you bring to the table. Make up of Assessment centre: - Introduction - each candidate was given a few minutes to talk about themselves and their background. - Two group activities - candidates were split into numerous groups and given a real scenario Peninsula's advisors have dealt with, each group was asked to explain what they would do. This gives each candidate the chance to show off their knowledge and also demonstrate how they work in groups. Make sure you're heard without being overbearing. - Elevator task - all candidates are given a short brief and 30 seconds to answer. The purpose of this task is to give candidates the chance to demonstrate what they can bring to Peninsula outside their academic achievements. Interview Questions: - Academic and Professional career. - Why you want to work for Peninsula. - What inspires you. - Very personable interview.

Industry: Law

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Gowling WLG

Trainee, at Gowling WLG

Application Advice: Be different - Don't write answers that everyone else is going to write, you need to stand out.

Interview Advice: Be yourself, let your personality come through.

Industry: Law

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Shoosmiths

Solicitor, Planning at Shoosmiths

Application Advice: Sell yourself - your work, experience, qualifications. Make sure it comes across well on paper and don't feel like you are bragging or being big headed - if you have achievements make sure to show them.

Interview Advice: Research the firm's values and culture, they want someone who has similar values and ideas. Research the type of work and clients the firm has and how you personally can make a difference. Make sure you can discuss and follow up on answers on your application form.

Industry: Law

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Taylor Wessing LLP

Taylor Wessing LLP

Application Advice: Think about each question commercially and relate your skills to the role of a trainee.

Interview Advice: Ensure you have been following any recent developments closely as commercial awareness is key.

Industry: Law

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Taylor Wessing LLP

Trainee, Corporate at Taylor Wessing LLP

Application Advice: Ensure you understand the sector focus and the clients that we have at the firm. Demonstrate that you are a well-rounded applicant with commercial acumen and an interest in Taylor Wessing.

Interview Advice: Make sure you do your preparation and know the firm's culture and sector focus. Relax on the day - everyone is very friendly!

Industry: Law

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Taylor Wessing LLP

Trainee Solicitor, Employment, Mobility and Pensions at Taylor Wessing LLP

Application Advice: - Don't just regurgitate the information which is available on Taylor Wessing's website - There is a particular reason why the question is being asked - bear that in mind - Always check your spelling and grammar before sending the application off

Interview Advice: - Pre-empt the types of questions which you might get asked, but don't go in sounding like a pre-rehearsed robot - Don't put on a front, just be yourself - Make sure you've poured yourself a glass of water before starting

Industry: Law

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Shoosmiths

Solicitor, Planning at Shoosmiths

Application Advice: Be honest and confident in your abilities. You will be selected for interview from your application so don't hold back in showcasing your achievements, skills, and anything else that an employer would be looking for but will also set you apart from other candidates.

Interview Advice: Prepare well. The firm will likely ask you about its values, how you would be able to work within them, how your experience can already demonstrate you meet these values. Be honest and up front, interviewers will very quickly see through any "fakeness" and they want to see the real you to make sure you are right for the role/firm.

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Blake Morgan

Trainee Solicitor, Risk & Compliance at Blake Morgan

Application Advice: Do not look solely at the traditional route into a trainee solicitor role, especially if you were not educated at a prestigious university or are entering the industry late. Look at taking junior roles within a firm that you can make a difference in, look for people who will see your qualities and then impress.

Interview Advice: Take other people's advice - especially those who have been successful in the past, and those who have attended a number of interviews. Prepare, then prepare again. Often firms are looking for candidates that are able to express ideas rather than someone who already has the knowledge - worry less about what you have studied but focus on your presentational/written skills.

Industry: Law

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Blake Morgan

Trainee Solicitor, Corporate at Blake Morgan

Application Advice: 1. Use STAR when answering competency questions. 2. Research the firm well and make sure your answers are well-supported with relevant examples from your university/work experience. 3. Check your application for typos before you submit it.

Interview Advice: 1. What challenges is the legal industry facing at the moment? 2. What is a 'repudiatory breach of contract'? 3. Why did you choose to apply to Blake Morgan?

Industry: Law

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Blake Morgan

Trainee Solicitor, Trainee Solicitor at Blake Morgan

Application Advice: I would place as much emphasis on the skills that you have gained from previous work experience and extra-curricular activities to show that you are not just interested in pursuing a legal career but also have the required skills for a role in law, such as attention to detail, solving problems etc.

Interview Advice: I would make sure that you research the firm and current issues that may be affecting the firm. There is a lot of news on the firms website and so it shouldn't take too long to get a picture as to what is going on at Blake Morgan and then being able to discuss this in an interview will help demonstrate that you are actually interested in the firm.

Industry: Law

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Shoosmiths

Trainee Solicitor, Corporate at Shoosmiths

Application Advice: Thoroughly research the firm before you begin the application form. By attending insight evenings and talking to the Graduate Recruitment team at law fairs, you are getting to know information about the firm that isn't available online. It's also a great way of getting your name known around the office/firm!

Interview Advice: Preparation is key. Research the firm - the people, the practice groups, the office locations - the more you know about the firm the more relaxed you will feel on the day and the easier you will find it to ask questions. Equally, keep an eye on news stories that appear in the press and formulate an opinion on these - they don't need to be specifically related to the law or legal developments. I was asked "who should be responsible for deciding when to turn off a child's life support machine - the parent or the doctor?" in relation to a high profile case that was in the press at the time.

Industry: Law

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Shoosmiths

Trainee Solicitor, Real Estate at Shoosmiths

Application Advice: Be yourself.

Interview Advice: Look at the firms graduate recruitment bogs/articles to see what the firm is looking for in a candidate.

Industry: Law

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Shoosmiths

Trainee Solicitor, at Shoosmiths

Application Advice: Take your time, attention to detail is key.

Industry: Law

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Shoosmiths

Shoosmiths

Application Advice: This is a firm that values candidates who are able to be themselves and who can present themselves well.

Industry: Law

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Shoosmiths

Trainee Solicitor, Commercial – Secondment at Shoosmiths

Application Advice: Use uncommon examples. You need to make yourself stand out against a minimum of 2000 applications.

Interview Advice: Be yourself and let your personality shine through. All interviews are blind i.e. the interviewer knows nothing but the candidates name prior to the interview beginning.

Industry: Law

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Blake Morgan

Trainee Solicitor, Real Estate at Blake Morgan

Application Advice: Tailor your application to the firm rather than sending a generic application that has been sent to numerous firms.

Industry: Law

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Gowling WLG

Gowling WLG

Application Advice: Look at the firm's website for the key skills that it looks for.

Interview Advice: Be yourself.

Industry: Law

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Shoosmiths

Trainee Solicitor, at Shoosmiths

Application Advice: Make sure to tailor your application to the firm and its values. Ensure your personality and personal experiences come across.

Interview Advice: Give clear, structured answers and ensure to say what skills each experience taught you.

Industry: Law

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Shoosmiths

Trainee Solicitor, at Shoosmiths

Application Advice: Plan your answers in advance of the deadline so you can actually think about what the question is asking you. Often the answers miss a key element of the question. Use examples and apply them to the question and the role of a job.

Interview Advice: Be yourself, it's hard to keep up an act. Take advantage of mock interviews at careers services.

Industry: Law

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Shoosmiths

Trainee Solicitor, at Shoosmiths

Application Advice: Use the space you are given on the application form. I definitely under-sold myself by not using the space given to show the recruitment team who I am.

Interview Advice: Be yourself! It sounds like recruitment speak but at Shoosmiths the team really want to see who you are, not a corporate front.

Industry: Law

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Government Statistical Service

Trainee Solicitor, Planning at Government Statistical Service

Application Advice: Tailor application to the company.

Interview Advice: Important to demonstrate commercial awareness and be aware of relevant sector news.

Industry: Law

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Blake Morgan

Trainee Solicitor, Real Estate at Blake Morgan

Application Advice: - Be honest. - Be specific - why does this firm above all others appeal to you? What are you after - tailor this to what the firm offers you.

Interview Advice: - Be yourself. - Have various examples at the ready. - Know the firm.

Industry: Law

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Blake Morgan

Trainee Solicitor, Corporate – Commercial Services at Blake Morgan

Application Advice: Check and double check for typos and bad grammar. Do not lie. Do not forget to talk about all the unusual things you've done, places you've visited and life experiences you've had - it makes you a more rounded person and that is what this form looks for.

Interview Advice: Be yourself because you need to know whether you will fit in with the firm. Be completely honest if they ask you what area of law you liked least at university (I said I didn't like land law to a real estate partner and he said he appreciated my honesty).

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Blake Morgan

Trainee Solicitor, Succession & Tax at Blake Morgan

Application Advice: All experiences, jobs and roles can be relevant to the application, so don't shy away from writing about something simply because it does not relate to Law or Legal Practice. The firm wants to get to know you and the application is their first chance to do so.

Interview Advice: I was asked a lot about my work experience (I was currently on a sandwich year when interviewed so I was in full time work) and what it was about Blake Morgan that drew me to apply. Some more specific competency questions were asked (e.g Do you prefer contentious or non contentious work and why? / you've put an interest in X on your application, can you give me a suggestion of how this might come up in your Training or at the firm). A good understanding of the BM work environment (e.g open plan desks, no private offices, approachable senior members of staff) would show that you understand the firm and this has guided your application.

Industry: Law

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Peninsula

Employment Law Consultant, Advice at Peninsula

Interview Advice: Be commercial - don't just say you like working with people!

Industry: Law

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Peninsula

Graduate Employment Law Consultant, Employment Services at Peninsula

Application Advice: Be yourself and try to stand out.

Interview Advice: Elevator pitch, group tasks.

Industry: Law

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Taylor Wessing LLP

Trainee Solicitor, at Taylor Wessing LLP

Application Advice: There are two key things: tailoring the application to the firm and commercial awareness. Ensure that you work on getting to know the firm, its strategies, its values, its location(s) so that your application looks like you really know about the firm itself. The people who read the applications spend their lives immersed in the firm culture and will be able to spot someone who has no understanding or only a shallow understanding of the firm. Commercial awareness should arise naturally from an interest in working in the law/the City. It's as simple as checking BBC/Guardian business news a few times a day and actively considering the likely impact of whatever has happened. After a few months of actively following the business news you will achieve commercial awareness enlightenment. To improve commercial awareness, I would also recommend buying some shares in a FTSE 350 company or simply conducting paper trades. You'll become a lot more interested once you've got some skin in the game.

Interview Advice: Be yourself. Follow previous advice about commercial awareness. The firm assumes that you are intelligent and qualified, at the interview stage they want to see what you're like as an individual and potential employee. Be polite, conscientious and human.

Industry: Law

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Taylor Wessing LLP

Trainee Solicitor at Taylor Wessing LLP

Application Advice: Do not only focus on your knowledge of the Law, show that you have interests in extra-curricular activities.

Industry: Law

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Taylor Wessing LLP

Trainee Solicitor at Taylor Wessing LLP

Application Advice: Do your research, understand the firm's business and clients and demonstrate that you have interests outside of the law.

Interview Advice: Brush up on your commercial awareness and read about the key focus industries for the firm.

Industry: Law

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Legal Apprentice, Real Estate at Gowling WLG

Application Advice: Get loads of interview experience, look around and see what company's ethics and morals suit you because the environment which you work in is very important.

Interview Advice: Mainly skill based questions, consider how you have displayed good problem solving, time management and leadership skills for example. List the skills which you believe a successful career in law require and pre-plan some key examples of how you have showcased these skills through various aspects of your life.

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Trainee ATC analyst, ATC at Blake Morgan

Application Advice: List key points (skills) Explaining why you are interested in the role and what attracted you to it

Interview Advice: Be formal and punctual Really sell yourself Give them every possible reason as to why they should hire you

Industry: Law

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Legal Administration Apprentice, OnShore Administration at Womble Bond Dickinson

Application Advice: Research a variety of opportunities (different firms/positions/industries).

Interview Advice: Take lots of notes when experiencing different teams. Be friendly and open.

Industry: Law

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Apprentice Associate Supervisior, Supervision – Retail and Authorisations at Financial Conduct Authority

Interview Advice: Have plenty of examples ready to prove what skills you have.

Industry: Law

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Solicitor Apprenticeship, Property Litigation at Womble Bond Dickinson

Application Advice: Fill it full with unique points about yourself. Alongside your competencies and academic achievements.

Interview Advice: Just be yourself, and engage in the conversation with your interviewer. Always ask questions.

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Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship, Insurance at Womble Bond Dickinson

Application Advice: Sell yourself and remember it is not all about your qualifications! What else have you done in your life that is interesting?

Interview Advice: Be yourself, as there is a trial period where you come into the firm for a few days - you can't pretend to be someone you're not for that long! Also, relax. It isn't going to be as bad as you think!

Industry: Law

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City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma In Legal Administration, at Shoosmiths

Application Advice: Be as detailed as possible and only include things in your application that you feel employers would value.

Interview Advice: Act confident and prepare before your interview, research the company/job you are applying for.

Industry: Law

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Business Administration, at Shoosmiths

Interview Advice: Read up on the company before so you can ask more questions but also sound like you really want to work there. Don't worry about it. Smile. Come up with questions before you go in and research what they might ask you so you're more prepared.

Industry: Law

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Facilities Services Apprentice, Facilities at Womble Bond Dickinson

Application Advice: Learn about the role before applying so you're not disappointed.

Interview Advice: Ensure you know specifics for the company and have a few questions to hand to show interest.

Industry: Law

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Administrator, Conveyancing at Walker Morris LLP

Application Advice: Make sure it's the right job for you and think about the environment, working hours and your role and what you will be doing.

Interview Advice: Dress smart Research the company Express why your interested in the role/company Be friendly and confident

Industry: Law

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Business Administration, Recoveries at Walker Morris LLP

Application Advice: Have a look on the Company's website and look into their ''views/morals''. It shows you are interested in the job.

Interview Advice: Use what you have read from the website to show you have looked into this. look at the job role you have applied for.

Industry: Law

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Apprentice Quantum Analyst, Personal Injury – Special Damages at Irwin Mitchell LLP

Application Advice: Show an interest in the area of work and explain your skills to look appealable in order to secure an interview

Interview Advice: Be confident, approachable and smile. Be yourself and keep calm.

Industry: Law

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Paralegal apprentice, Serious injury at Irwin Mitchell LLP

Application Advice: When applying for this job I think it's very important to show the kind of person you are. Although you need certain qualifications to get the job, who you are as a person is just as important especially as you will be working within a team and be communicating with clients regularly at some point in your career so you need to get on with others well. Everyone in the firm has some form of qualification allowing them to do the job but how they interact with our clients is vital; therefore, you need to prove that you will be good at this.

Interview Advice: When I was interviewed I was asked to prepare a short presentation for it which was then followed by some questions. I think it is a good idea to always go into the interview with some questions of your own to show you are interested in the job, willing to learn more about it and wanting to know how you can progress. I think this shows you are a conscientious person who will fit in well. The questions I was asked were not just about the job, they want to get to know you as a person and see whether you are suitable for the job and the company. For example questions about where you have been proud, successful; where you have worked well as part of a team, things like that.

Industry: Law

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Paralegal Apprentice, at Irwin Mitchell LLP

Application Advice: - Be yourself. - Stand out from the crowd. - Ensure that you are fully committed to the role. - Research the brand/company. - Ensure your CV is professional and demonstrates all of the skills you could bring to the role.

Interview Advice: My interview process comprised of three stages: application, a video interview and a face to face interview. For the video interview be prepared for a 'curve ball' question (for example: 'name a successful UK brand'). Practice speaking confidently and clearly at home in front of family or friends and perhaps write down a list of questions you might expect to be asked. For the face to face interview I was asked to produce a presentation on a topic of my choice. I chose a topic I felt comfortable and confident talking about. In addition, I was given a written test and was interviewed by three Partners within the firm. Dress smartly, be confident and show your personality.

Industry: Law

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Paralegal, Real Estate at Irwin Mitchell LLP

Application Advice: Research the company, update CV

Interview Advice: Prepare interview answers, research the company

Industry: Law

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Internal Secondment in Real Estate, Real Estate at Shoosmiths

Application Advice: For an internal placement, the application forms were user friendly and therefore my tip would be to simply utilise that and try and show your personality on paper.

Interview Advice: For an internal placement, my advice to you would be to really know and understand the firm. This will show in your answering questions and highlight to the interviewer that you are serious.

Industry: Law

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Paralegal Apprentice, OnShore – Recovery + at Womble Bond Dickinson

Application Advice: Be as detailed as you can, list everything you have done and have been involved with. Sell yourself as a well rounded person who has a good work ethic and is prepared to go above and beyond in order to succeed in the role.

Interview Advice: Know your CV and application really well. If you have put something in your CV make sure you can talk about it confidently, as the interviewers are likely to ask you questions about your CV. Be confident but try not to come across as ignorant. Always remember that people are trying to help you so if someone gives you some constructive criticism take it on board and learn from it.

Industry: Law

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Business Administration Level 3, HR at Womble Bond Dickinson

Application Advice: Take your time and concentrate on every aspect of the application process.

Interview Advice: Be yourself. Think about some of the questions you might be asked beforehand so that you have a few scenarios to talk about if you are asked about things such as 'tell me about a time when you had to have a difficult conversation with a colleague' or 'how do you cope under pressure'. Personally, in my interview I felt that even though I answered the questions adequately, it was my personality and how I spoke about what the role would mean to me and how I would fit in with the team and company that really made me shine. So another tip would definitely be research the company and have some questions planned for the interviewers.

Industry: Law

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Paralegal Apprentice, Commercil Disputes and Regulatory at Womble Bond Dickinson

Application Advice: Ensure your application shows you off as a person and shows your traits of why these would be good for the role. It is important to put all of your experience down and show what you're like.

Interview Advice: Similar to the application, think about you're positives and negatives and how these could help you develop and work. Also, stay calm and think about it as your chance to sell yourself.

Industry: Law

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Paralegal Apprentice, Recovery + at Womble Bond Dickinson

Application Advice: Before applying make sure you research the firm that you are applying for. Employers appreciate when a candidate is able to talk confidently about the business and its successes and developments. Similarly, it will give you an understanding of the work that you will be completing and the area of law that the firm works in.

Interview Advice: Before starting an interview make sure you have a clear head, the last thing you want is to be thinking of other things whilst speaking with your interviewers. Most importantly, be yourself and be honest with your answers as this will allow the interviewers to have an accurate portrait of you.

Industry: Law

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Paralegal Administrator, Competition and Enforcement at Financial Conduct Authority

Application Advice: Know as much as you can about the company and make sure it's something you want to do.

Industry: Law

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Paralegal Apprenticeship, Real Estate at Gowling WLG

Application Advice: Prepare for anything they ask for, interviews (in person or on webcam) and research the firm itself.

Interview Advice: Prepare, take your time and enjoy the experience, this firm is incredibly welcoming so they won't make you feel uncomfortable.

Industry: Law

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Legal Apprentice, Tax at Gowling WLG

Application Advice: Do lots of research on the firm and find out what there identity is and what is important to the firm.

Interview Advice: Take your time answering questions and don't' rush, it's also Important to pay attention to your body language.

Industry: Law

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Legal Apprentice, Real Estate Finance at Gowling WLG

Application Advice: Make a note of deadlines and make sure you adhere to them. If possible, get someone to read through your application before you press send.

Interview Advice: Prepare some answers before you go in. Be yourself - but don't do this to the extent you come across as unprofessional. It is important to demonstrate that you have a personality but will be able to work professionally.

Industry: Law

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Legal Apprentice, at Gowling WLG

Application Advice: My advice would be to apply as early as possible. Apprenticeships are becoming very competitive and I missed out on quite a few good opportunities simply due to not applying in advance. I would also say try and boost your profile as much as possible when applying. Try to gain as much experience as you can related to the field you are interested in, and volunteering always looks good! When applying, make sure you convey your excitement and passion for the field as much as possible through everything you say, as you are going to stand out if you prove how much you want the job.

Interview Advice: Always arrive early and make sure you are confident with your knowledge of the company. Although interviews seem like a nerve-wracking test, try to show off your personality as much as possible. Even if you make mistakes through answers, or struggle on a question, if you have proven to the employer that you have a great personality, good work ethic and show pure excitement for the job, this will overshadow any little mistake that may be made. Remain confident!

Industry: Law

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Solicitor Apprentice, Private Capital at Womble Bond Dickinson

Application Advice: Be yourself. There are grade requirements for entry to the scheme, so in many ways the recruitment process was far more about getting to know you as a person and how you would fit in with the business as opposed to assessing your academic prowess.

Interview Advice: The interview was focused on how you would fit into the firm, your interests and your passion for the role. I think that it is useful to understand the way in which the firm operates but at the same time, it is more of a test of personality and how you could work within the firm.

Industry: Law

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Paralegal Apprenticeship, Banking and Finance at Blake Morgan

Application Advice: Research the company Take your time filling it out

Interview Advice: Ask questions Be positive and enthusiastic

Industry: Law

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Legal Apprentice, Construction at Gowling WLG

Application Advice: Look early. Most apprenticeships tend to go online in Dec-Jan, best to be prepared and start the applications early.

Interview Advice: Research the company beforehand. The interview I had didn't have any company related questions, but knowing some background to the company makes you sound interested in the company. Have some examples of when you've used some skills you said you have e.g. an example for showing team working skills could be playing for an outside football team.

Industry: Law

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Legal Apprentice, Non-Contentious Construction at Gowling WLG

Application Advice: Take your time when applying, make sure you're fully prepared before beginning an application or online assessment. Research for people who have previously done these type of assessments and what advice they have. Read up on what the firm are keen on i.e. charity work, ethical conduct, team work etc and incorporate it into your CV or application.

Interview Advice: Be confident in everything you say. Shake their hands firmly and maintain eye contact always. Try to avoid using notes where possible and speak freely without hesitation. Allow what you talk about to be passionate and allow the interviewer to see that you know what you want in life and that you're out to get it.

Industry: Law

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Trainee Administrator, Commerical Litigation at Blake Morgan

Application Advice: To emphasise on organisation, one of my key skills I have learned at Blake Morgan is how to be organised.

Interview Advice: Stay calm and be confident, sell your personality as well as your skills

Industry: Law

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Trainee Facilities Assistant, Facilities at Blake Morgan

Application Advice: Professional Up to date Spelling and grammar Be honest

Interview Advice: Professional Questions I was asked were: What would you find challenging in this role? How would you prioritise your tasks? How would you manage your work load? What are your strengths? What are your weaknesses?

Industry: Law

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Trainee Administator, LDR – Divisional Directors Team at Blake Morgan

Application Advice: Make sure you have a strong CV.

Interview Advice: Know examples of what successful achievements you have done and what challenges you have faced and how you have overcome them.

Industry: Law

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Traniee Paralegal, New Homes Sales at Blake Morgan

Application Advice: Be prepared, know your stuff and just be yourself.

Interview Advice: Be yourself, try not to overthink the questions.

Industry: Law

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Legal Administration Apprentice, Debt Recovery at Shoosmiths

Application Advice: List your biggest achievements e.g. qualifications, but also things that you have achieved outside of your educational career.

Interview Advice: Make sure you know plenty of information about the company and that you are also able to talk about your interests and what makes you unique. Be polite, friendly and show some personality.

Industry: Law

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Business Administration Apprentice, Unsecured Recoveries at Shoosmiths

Application Advice: straightforward and personality counts

Interview Advice: Be open. Being nervous will put the interviewer off at Shoosmiths.

Industry: Law

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Administration Assistant, Recovery Group Services at Shoosmiths

Application Advice: Get as much work experience as possible, but it doesn't necessarily have to be in the industry you want to work in. Experience that shows team work, independent work and leadership.

Interview Advice: Be relaxed, friendly and show some of your personality. Even though you might be nervous, this allows the interviewer to picture how you will fit in their team.

Industry: Law

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Trainee Corporate Administrator, Corporate at Blake Morgan

Application Advice: Put as much detail in your CV as possible, and don't leave anything out. If you are really interested in the role, ensure you explain why and what you can do for the company in the application (stand out).

Interview Advice: Be confident, and remember you are working in an office of 300 people + so if you want the job then you need to stand out.

Industry: Law

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Paralegal, at Blake Morgan

Application Advice: Be confident in what you want and portray that when applying.

Industry: Law

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Paralegal Apprenticeship, Real Estate at Gowling WLG

Application Advice: The application process consisted of four stages: 1) A written application 2) Online awareness tests 3) A video interview 4) A face-to-face group interview My tips would be to research the firm as much as you can so you can really explain why you want the job. The firm is also very focused on you as an individual - talk about the hobbies and interests that you do outside of work.

Interview Advice: The best advice for all interviews would be: even if you don't feel confident - fake it! The interview started off with 6 applicants. We were given a problem and asked to work out between us what the best solution was. My tips would be: don't shy away. Make sure your voice is heard whilst also being respectful of the other applicants' input. We then had one-to-one interviews. These were quite casual and not really serious like other interviews I have had. My tip would be to be as friendly as possible and show the interviewer you have a personality!

Industry: Law

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Paralegal Apprentice, Commercial Litigation at Gowling WLG

Application Advice: Be yourself.

Interview Advice: Smile, be relaxed. Focus on competency questions, questions specific to the firm and your other interests.

Industry: Law

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Business Services Apprentice, Business Development at Gowling WLG

Application Advice: Make you sure you have as many extra curricular activities as you can included as it shows you're a proactive individual.

Interview Advice: Be honest and have set answers prepared before hand. Always have examples to back yourself up.

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Gowling WLG

Application Advice: Make sure that your application gives a good representation of you: in essence, you're selling yourself on paper. Give a summary of your life achievements and try to relate these to the role you're applying for and why they're relevant.

Interview Advice: This is where first impressions are made so be friendly, approachable and polite - with both the interviewers and other interviewees. The Company is looking for people that will fit in with their team and have the right work ethic, so try your best to interact with the people you meet.

Industry: Law

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Paralegal Trailblazer – CILEx Law School, Construction and Engineering – Dispute Resolution Group at Gowling WLG

Application Advice: To try and communicate your personality as much as possible, giving emphasis to any charitable work and hobbies outside of academics.

Interview Advice: To be confident but not arrogant. Show you can work well within a team, but also stand out as an individual. Dress smart as first impressions are everything.

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Business Service Apprentice, Travel at Gowling WLG

Application Advice: Always make sure you keep your Application short and to the point, it's important you get across information in the best possible manner and don't waffle on. It is really important to ensure you keep things on the Application that are truthful and will set you in good steed for the role. I think it is really important you supply the application with lots of evidence. Yes you want to keep it short and sweet but you also need to be able to show how deep your knowledge is, what attributes you have and the skills you will bring to the table. I would be sure to make the application stand out, show off your achievements and leave yourself room for improvement as no one is perfect.

Interview Advice: Remain cool, calm and collected. Everyone is nervous but you have to have faith in yourself because no one is there to hold your hand. Try to remember what is on your CV and think of the questions you may be asked. Have a list of things in your head you can use as examples. EG if interviewer says tell me one of the reasons why you're good for the role, you need to be able to say about your past experience and why you would fit in with this company. Everything you say needs to have substance to it, and you need to support statements with evidence to make sure you come across the best way you can. Most of all I think it is important to prepare for the interview, don't go in blind. You need to ensure you know a lot about the firm, show an interest in the work the firm does and also just enjoy yourself, because personality carries very well in interviews.

Industry: Law

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