It sounds like you’re taking the right approach. Use Chambers & Partners/Legal 500 to see what they do well and go through all the publications: Chambers Student, Legal Cheek and particularly The Lawyer (go back a couple of years on this one) to assess their past and present strategy, and search for any further press releases on the website. You’ll develop a detailed understanding of the firm, where they’re based, how they hire, what kind of deals they work on and often what the senior partner has to say. By then, you’ll have an understanding of what the firm is likely to do in the next few years i.e.

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