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Interview Questions

2015

"I was asked to name three companies I would invest in and then give my reasons why."
First year trainee, London
"Questions included: Would you rather be on Masterchef, the Apprentice or the X-Factor? How would you start your own business? Please tell me about a time when you worked in a team/independently/dealt with difficult clients, etc."
Second year trainee, London
"I was asked questions relating to my commercial awareness, primarily current events and their commercial or political implications. This ranged from partners asking me about the economic impact of the Olympics in the UK to whether Scotland should be able to leave the UK. They also found creative ways to validate my CV through asking me to explain how I would approach doing business in a particular sector."
Second year trainee, London
"I was quizzed on legal current affairs - particularly about the Legal Services Act and the legal aspects of London 2012. I was also asked why I wanted to work in law? Why I wanted to work at Fieldfisher? And where do I see myself in ten years?"
Second year trainee, London
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