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City Law: CV & Interview Masterclass

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The City Law: CV & Interview Masterclass is a unique programme aimed at providing aspiring ethnic minority undergraduates and graduates with the practical advice and ‘insider’ information that will help them to improve their chances of securing a training contract. A joint initiative between the Society of Black Lawyers (SBL) and Ashurst LLP, the masterclass gives attendees an opportunity to:



  • have their CVs evaluated by associates at Ashurst LLP;
  • obtain tips on how to improve their interview techniques through mock interviews with partners at Ashurst LLP;
  • strengthen their presentation and communication skills;
  • develop a clear understanding and awareness of what City law firms are looking for in the training contract application and interview process; and
  • network with Ashurst LLP partners, associates and trainees.

45 student candidates took part in the first masterclass on 31 March 2011.

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