Before completing your application forms take a look at this TargetJobs guide to applications, including an example application form with tips on how to fill out each section – Select Simulator
From the University of Nottingham, including tips from a Google representative: From the University of Exeter, including tips from a graduate recruiter at Linklaters:
Graduate recruiters explain how demonstrating commercial awareness can indicate a candidate’s genuine interest and suitability for a career and why jargon and superficial knowledge won’t suffice. Includes helpful advice from graduate recruiters from Allen & Overy and Freshfields.
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Various College of Law students give their reasons
A msut for commercial awareness and for anyone applying to and being interviewed by commercial law/City law firms. Scope of the session: how do law firms operate as a bsuines, some of the market treds, impact of the downturn, legal services act, etc… First q – how do law firms operate as businesses?
*mostly focusing on applications Spelling firm name right – no mistakes Avoid cliches Be yourself – if not you will be found out BM – passionate about commercial law, well rounded, understand BM Preparing for an athletics event – can’t do all preparation at last minute – needs to be ongoing MO – KEY – […]