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How to perform well on a Vacation Scheme

6th November 2019

TRANSCRIPT Hi, I’m Alex Roots, graduate recruitment officer at Shearman & Sterling. And today, I am going to give you some advice on how you can perform well on a vacation scheme. There’s lots of materials out there that talk about how to pass the application stage and how to perform well on an interview. […]

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Vacation Scheme to Training Contract – Whiteboard Wednesday

16th July 2019

Vacation Scheme to Training Contract: 11 Reasons why a vacation scheme can be the best route to get a training contract 1. Vacation Schemes take place earlier in the recruiting cycle Recruitment for vacation schemes usually takes place before direct training contract recruitment. This is the case for most law firms. Law firms may fill […]

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Should You Take the New York Bar Exam? – Whiteboard Wednesday

22nd May 2019

Transcipt – Should you Take the New York Bar Exam? Hi, my name is James Webber. I am the Shearman & Sterling graduate recruitment partner, and welcome to this week’s Whiteboard Wednesday, where we’re going to talk about whether you should take the New York Bar. So, we are increasingly asked whether we encourage people […]

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Breaking Down The Buzzwords – Whiteboard Wednesday

23rd January 2019

Transcript – Breaking Down the Buzzwords Hello and welcome to “Whiteboard Wednesday.” Today, I’m going to be talking about how you can break down some of the buzzwords which law firms use in their promotional material. 1. Global/International Okay. Starting off with probably the most used law firm buzzword which you’ll find in graduate recruitment […]

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A Guide to Legal Project Management – Whiteboard Wednesday

17th December 2018

TRANSCRIPT: A GUIDE TO LEGAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT (LPM) Well, hello, everyone. Welcome to another Whiteboard Wednesday. My name’s Anthony Widdop, I’m the Global Head of Legal Project Management here at Shearman & Sterling. Well, today we’re going to talk about an introduction to legal project management. So what is LPM? LPM is a set of […]

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How to Prepare for a Training Contract Interview – Whiteboard Wednesday

26th September 2018

Transcript – How You Can Prepare for a Training Contract Interview Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of Whiteboard Wednesday. Today, I’m going to be talking about – how you can prepare for a training contract interview. Now, the challenge with preparing for a training contract interview is that you never really know the […]

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