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Interview Questions

2018

"I was asked about a commercial scenario as well as my commercial awareness."
Second year trainee, London
"What firms have you applied to and why did you apply to Dechert in particular?"
Second year trainee, London
"I recall being asked a lot about my route into law, focusing on why I wanted to be a commercial lawyer and whether I had the requisite skills to be successful at a high level. The interview tested my understanding of the firm and its work, clients and competitors."
First year trainee, City of London

2017

"You're asked a question about a business transaction and you work together with the interviewer to arrive at the answer."
First year trainee, London
"There are usually general commercial questions."
Second year trainee, London
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