Interview experiences for vacation schemes and training contracts. Law firms are sorted alphabetically.
Squire Patton Boggs vacation scheme interviewee:
– Squire Patton Boggs is big on personality, be sure you interact with the partners/trainees and make a good impression. It is really important to them that you can get on with them and those around you.
– Know your CV inside out. The interview is mainly CV based and they will quiz you on everything you have written down.
– While the interview is CV based, other aspects are commercial based. Ensure you are up to date on recent business/legal news and things which affect the firm and its clients. Reading the FT or BBC Business is not enough. You need to be able to apply the impact on the firm and its clients. Oh, and be prepared for follow up questions.