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"Not a huge amount."
First year trainee, London
"Unlike some firms to which I applied, there is absolutely no Oxbridge bias in Cleary's recruitment, and the firm seems to make every effort to judge candidates on their merits."
Second year trainee, London
"Cleary Gottlieb recruits from a wide range of law schools and colleges across the country. Candidates come from diverse backgrounds and are accepted purely on merit. Cleary also pays for the GDL and LPC courses and provides a very generous living allowance for prospective trainees, something which is incredibly helpful to students from less privileged backgrounds."
First year trainee, London
"As long as you have the qualifications or otherwise impress HR, no one cares about your background."
First year trainee, London
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