As promised, I am creating this thread so that you can ask me any questions which you may have, whether they are questions about my journey to a TC or more general ones about the process itself, ask away!
By way of background for those of you who are maybe new to the forum, I decided to explore corporate law as a career option in October 2018 and went to every event I possibly could that month. I applied to open days at the firms whose cultures I felt appealed to me and managed to secure a few of those open days. I subsequently applied for around 7/8 vacation schemes at those firms I had engaged with and I interviewed with Hogan Lovells, Shearman & Sterling and Latham, in that order. I managed to secure a spring vacation scheme with Shearman and a summer one with Latham.
Sadly, following both schemes, I was unsuccessful. However, I was really able to take stock and reflect on my journey up until that point and it set me on a slightly different path. I thoroughly...
I'm delighted to say that the Shearman & Sterling graduate recruitment team (Paul Gascoyne and Alexandra Roots) will be running this Ask Me Anything thread. A big welcome to them to the forum.
As with the other threads, feel free to post any questions you have at any time and they will respond at their convenience.
I'll leave this to you guys, but you might want to use this as an opportunity to better craft your applications to the firm, learn more about what it means to work at Shearman & Sterling, and/or ask any questions that you would have loved to ask at an open day.