Interview Questions

2018

"I was asked why I wanted to have a career in law despite not having studied it at university and also whether I was certain that I wanted to be a solicitor since I had previous work experience at the Bar. I was asked what appealed to me about Gibson Dunn specifically. I was also given a news article that prompted a discussion in which I was expected to balance defending my views with being open to other suggestions."
First year trainee, London
"I had questions about my CV and why I was interested in Gibson Dunn. There were no unusual questions."
Second year trainee, London

2016

"The usual questions regarding my background but also questions regarding my knowledge of the firm and why I wanted to work here."
London
"Why law and Gibson Dunn? What extracurricular activities did I get involved in at university? I had to debate whether bankers should receive bonuses after reviewing a recent news article (2013)."
First year trainee, London
"I was asked about my career experience to date as well as volunteer projects I'd been a part of. I was also asked what challenges I expected to face after joining the firm."
London
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