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Stephenson Harwood Interview 2021

BK

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Please state the month/year you interviewed at the firm.
March 2021

Please specify what the interview was for.

Summer Vacation Scheme 2021

Please give an overview of the day with approximate timings.

The assessments took place on different days. Firstly, there was a Watson Glaser test. The next step was a 45 minute interview with HR. The final step was a 1.5 hour written assessment.

Please provide a summary of each assessment on the day with approximate timings.

The written case study was 1.5 hours to read through a bundle of documents and write a business report outlining the main risks and opportunities.

What is your best advice for each aspect of the assessment on the day? Please break this down for each assessment. This can include advice for preparation, as well as tips for the day.


For the interview, if you mention that you're interested in a particular practice area, make sure you can back up that you're interested in it (e.g. be able to discuss the trends happening in that area).

With the written assessment, try and make some effective links back to Stephenson Harwood's work throughout. It's quite tight for time, so make sure to keep an eye on the clock and cover all areas.

Were you successful?

Yes
 

Sim96

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Please state the month/year you interviewed at the firm.
March 2021

Please specify what the interview was for.
Summer Vacation Scheme 2021

Please give an overview of the day with approximate timings.
The assessments took place on different days. Firstly, there was a Watson Glaser test. The next step was a 45 minute interview with HR. The final step was a 1.5 hour written assessment.

Please provide a summary of each assessment on the day with approximate timings.
The written case study was 1.5 hours to read through a bundle of documents and write a business report outlining the main risks and opportunities.

What is your best advice for each aspect of the assessment on the day? Please break this down for each assessment. This can include advice for preparation, as well as tips for the day.

For the interview, if you mention that you're interested in a particular practice area, make sure you can back up that you're interested in it (e.g. be able to discuss the trends happening in that area).

With the written assessment, try and make some effective links back to Stephenson Harwood's work throughout. It's quite tight for time, so make sure to keep an eye on the clock and cover all areas.

Were you successful?
Yes
Thank you. What would be the best way to prepare for the SH case study?
Are there specific topics that you recommend reading up?
 
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