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Interview Questions


"How would you pitch the firm to a potential client? Why have you chosen to apply to Trowers & Hamlins LLP? Which three people would you invite to a dinner party and why? Who are Trowers & Hamlins LLP's biggest competitors in the market, and what gives Trowers & Hamlins LLP the edge over those competitors?"
First year trainee, Exeter
"There are the expected questions such as: Why Trowers? Why Law? There are also other questions such as: Can you explain a complicated concept in a simplified way? If you could invite any two people to a dinner party, who would they be? Explain a time when you have come across a business that is failing and how you would have saved it? Who are our main competitors in the Middle East?"
First year trainee, London
"Who are the firm's biggest competitors? Give an example of a time you were stressed and how you dealt with it. What areas of law are you interested in?"
First year trainee, Manama, Bahrain
"I was asked competency questions and commercial questions. I was also asked about a recent news story that interested me and was asked questions to test my ability to think on my feet."
First year trainee, Birmingham
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