Series 1 Episode 6 - One final hurdle: the assessment centre

by Allen & Overy

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In a series of interviews and panel discussions, this podcast explores the many routes to becoming a lawyer as well as the options available during and after a career in law. Hosted by Bianca Vasilache, an A&O trainee, the guest speakers share their stories and practical advice for potential applicants and current practitioners alike.

In this final episode of Launch, our host, Bianca Vasilache, a final-seat trainee, is joined by Karan Dinamani, a partner in the private equity group, Emma Barker, a graduate recruitment specialist, and Godwin Tan, a second-seat trainee, in discussing how to prepare for and put your best self forward during the assessment centre. With a particular focus on case study interviews and competency/scenario-based interviews as the most common types of assessment centre tasks, they share their experiences, expectations and advice on how to deal with pressure, curveball questions and much more.